5 Days / 4 Nights Omo Valley -tour


Explore the Omo Valley in the south, passing through Mago National Park. Encounter the Karo, Mursi, and Hamar tribes, pastoralists near the Omo River. The Mursi are recognized for lip plates, earlobes, and stick fighting (Donga). Hamar women adorn themselves with colorful beads, goatskins, necklaces, bangles, and long dread-lock braids covered in ocher. Hamar are also known for the ritual Bull jumping. The Karo tribe showcases elaborate body painting. Uncover the fascinating and symbolic cultures of these unique tribes.

Day 1: Addis Ababa- Jinka

Upon arrival in Addis Ababa, connect to Jinka. In the afternoon, explore the South Omo Ethnographic Museum and visit an Ari village. Overnight at Lodge/Hotel. Note: On Saturday, and Meal Plan: Dinner.

Day 2: Jinka- Mago National Park- Turmi

After breakfast, drive through Mago National Park to visit the renowned Mursi people, known for piercing the lower lip with circular and square-shaped clay materials for adornment. Experience abundant wildlife during the drive. In the afternoon, head to Turmi. Overnight at Lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 3: Turmi- Omorate- Turmi

After breakfast, drive to Omorate, cross the Omo River with a dug-out canoe to visit the Geleb (Dassenech) people. Along the way, observe various wildlife. In the afternoon, visit the Hamer people in their village. Overnight at Lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 4: Turmi- Kolocho- Jinka

Drive to a Karo village to visit the people renowned for body scarification. In the afternoon, drive to Jinka. En route, visit the Tsemay and Benna people. Overnight at Lodge/Hotel. Depending on your tour days and other factors, you may also explore vibrant tribal markets.

Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 5: Jinka- Addis Ababa

After breakfast, fly back to Addis. In the afternoon, embark on a quick city tour of Addis. Transfer to the airport for your international flight.

Meal: Breakfast

What’s Included:

4 Nights' hotel cost in Twin/Double rooms on a Bed & Breakfast basis

• Ground transportation service, including all transfers

• Domestic flight fare: Addis  Jinka  Addis

• Entrance fees according to the tour program

• English-speaking local guide

• Payment for scout/ranger

• Boat trip on Lake Tana

• One liter of mineral water per person per day


What’s Excluded:

• International flights

• Any other expenses not mentioned above

• Visas

• Driver/Guide gratuities

• Drinks, dining room tips, porterage

• Personal travel and baggage insurance

• Telephone bill, laundry, and items of a personal nature

Omo Valley

Destination : Ethiopia

Duration : 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

Category : Group Joining

Adult Price : USD 855

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