John Grinling writes: Dilla & surrounds The 84 km road between Awassa and Dilla is now in a terrible condition. Supposedly under repair since several years, this major thoroughfare to Moyale, Kenya and the sea port of Mombasa is in such a appalling state that it takes close to 3h and 30 minutes - each … Continue reading Dilla stelae and South Omo markets
Bryan & Judy Pready write First part (days 1 to 16, to Gonder) prebooked through Tesfa Tours http://www.tesfatours.com/ ; after that independent travel, mainly using local buses. A selection of our photos can be seen here: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B1pd3zAKtirpZGJ6S2tTVjNrLVE&usp=sharing 12 17 Jan Axum Ye Yared Zema Hotel: Stellae 13 18 Jan Axum Ye Yared Zema Hotel. Stellae … Continue reading Trip report (useful South Omo info) Jan-Mar 2016
Stuart Dickson writes: If you are in Dilla to catch an early morning bus out there is a good little pension just outside the station for 100etb a night. Basic, clean, moz nets and cold water shower and toilet en suite.If you come out of the bus station and turn right just opposite on your … Continue reading Dilla accommodation recommendation
Stuart Dickson writes: The Dila to Moyale road is under rehabilitation, part of the Mombasa to Addis project. For the time being, it is a long 9-hour dusty & very bumpy haul, very similar to the Moyale to Isiolo road, and it looks like it will be that way for quite a while.
I did the road from Dilla to Fisiha Genet and there to the right, 192 km down to Konso. Very good road without any problem, you can drive by small toyato corolla. By 4X4 it takes you 5 hours from FISIHA to Konso. Ethiopian drivers don’t like off the track roads and find always an … Continue reading Road from Dilla to Konso
I made a fifteen days trip with my wife and some other Dutch tourists, organized by a Dutch agency via the Ethiopian agency Greenland Tours. We started in Addis, flew to Harar, spend two nights there, then drove to the south, with overnight stops in Nazareth, Dinsho, Goba, Awassa, Konso, Jinka, Mago NP campsite, Turmi three … Continue reading Southern Ethiopia updates
have just returned from a 10 day road trip to southern Ethiopia and Omo valley travel initially set up with Adimasu Travel and good driver Tesfu who was with me the whole way and good Omo guide Berket fro that part of trip was traveling solo so costs were up in general also most … Continue reading Adimasu Travel