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Omo valley expedition

Art, Culture, & Historical
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This tour is more focused on culture, belief and way of life of the Omo valley tribes who are intact with their own way of life. Most of them are nomadic societies excluded from the modern world. There are about 18 ethnic groups with unique practices that express their identity. Of wich few of them are- the Hamer, Bena, Tsemay, Karo, Mursi, Dasanech, Surma or Suri and etc.

08:00 AM

Meeting Point

At the airport

07:30 AM

Day 1 Addis Ababa

Arrive Addis Abeba transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day, do city tour and visit National museum where Lucy is located, Mount Entoto and Merkato. O/n hotel

07:50 AM

Day 2 Addis Abeba- Aawassa

Early breakfast then drive to Awassa. On the way visit Tiya cemetery field, Lake Ziway home for different species of aquatic birds and Abijata-Shalla lakes NP. (In poor condition). O/n hotel

08:00 AM

Day 3 Awassa-Arbaminch

Check out your hotel and go for Awassa fish market then proceeded to Arbaminch. Lunch in Sodo town, more drive to Dorze village to visit the Dorze people and their day to day activities. O/n hotel/Lodge

07:30 AM

Day 4 Arbaminchi - Turmi

Have breakfast and proceed to lake Chamo for boat cruise to see Hippos and African Crocodiles, back to your car then drive to Konso for lunch. Afternoon continue to Turmi with a stop at Keyafer market where the Bena, Tsemay and Ari people are transacting their goods (Thursday). O/n lodge

07:30 AM

Day 5 Full day in Turmi

Full day in Turmi with excursion to Kara village to visit the Karo tribe, the smallest in the Omo valley counting not more than 1500 heads. They live nearby the Omo river for they are semi pastoralist growing small crops through the river. They are known for body painting and scarification. O/n lodge.

7:30 Start the day

13:30 In the afternoon drive to Omorate to see the Dasenechi people or optional Bull jumping ceremony if available. Late afternoon, more visit of the Hamer village and experience their way of life. O/n Lodge

08:30 AM

Day 6 Jinka

Today we drive to Jinka with a stop at any available market places. Late afternoon visit Ari village who occupy the outskirt of Jinka town.

O/n hotel (basic)

06:30 AM

Day 7 Jinka-Addis Abeba

Take an early breakfast, pack your luggage and drive to Mago N/P to visit the Mursi tribe known for lip plate insertion. Back to Jinka for lunch then transfer to airport for your flight to Addis Abeba. Balance of the day, Shopping and other activities then go to one of the cultural restaurants for farewell dinner and experience local dishes and dances, finally, drop at Bole Int'l airport for your departure home.

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Ending Point

At the airport

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

-meal in full board with 1 soft drink or water

-Englisgh speaking guide all the way

-local guide service

-Room

-car rental

-all entrance fee in the villages

-bottle of water/day/pax

-pick up and drop of hotel or airport

-gov tax and so on

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What‘s not included

-Local and Int'l flight fare

-Video and camera charges

-photo payment for tribes

-shopping expenses

-alcoholic drinks

-juice and tea or coffee

-insurances

-medical expenses and etc

-payment for bull jumping ceremony

Tour Important Information

-Be aware of taking photo of the tribes before ask permission

-Negotiate with the tribes /person how much he/she/they will charge you.

-Take mosquito shots or use mosquito repellent lotion as we stay in the low land

Available any time of the year

Important message from the guide

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As I am working in the travel business, I work from Monday- Sunday. But in the month of May 2023, I am not available in Addis Ababa for I fly to Gondar. In case if your are coming there by that month, I can arrange you all the necessary things for the city tour of Gondar and trekking or day trip to the Simen mountains NP.

Also, I'm happy to create a special itinerary for you and your family, friends or loved ones up on your request. Thus, please feel free to contact me at any time when you schedule to travel Ethiopia.


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