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6 Day Souther Omo Valley Tour

Highlights

Different tribes

Cultures

Nature and wild life

Local Markets

South Ethiopia is a home for more than 56 ethnic groups with their distinct culture, language and traditional values. Thus the region has given the name "Museum of Nationality" Since it is endowed with a variety of beautiful culture and natural scenery and resources. And the lower Omo Valley pale anthropological sights are registered by UNISCO as the world heritage sights

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Tour Details

Booking Type

Instant Booking

Duration

6 Days

Tour Type

Group Tour: Min. 1/ Max. 12 persons

Guiding Method

Live guide/instructor

Guide Language

English

Starts/ Ends

Arba Minch/ Addis Ababa

DAY 1:

Pick up from the airport or hotel and drive directly where we will make a right turn right before the city of Arbaminch and head to the Dorze tribe of Chencha and visit the village life of these people; famous for traditional cloth making by weaving cotton using locally made instruments. We will visit their late afternoon village life. Finally, we drive back to Arbamimch and overnight in forty spring hotel Arbaminch

 

DAY 2:

In the morning we drive directly to Jinka where we will make a stop in Konso and visit the village life of these hard working communities ,well known for their terracing culture that dates back to some 500 years, to cultivate crops especially Maize and Sorghum in a challenging topography which has been recognised by UNESCO as a heritage. After visiting this village for as long as you want and head to Jinka where we will visit the village life of the Ari tribe who live on the plateau lands surrounding Jinka town( The administrative town of the 16 different Tribal communities of the Omo valley area). Overnight Jinka

 

DAY 3: 

In the morning we head to the unique tribe of Mursi ( The women are famous for putting clay made circular lip and ear plates which symbolizes beauty in honor) crossing through Mago National Park in order to reach their village. We will visit the uninterrupted authentic daily life activities the entire afternoon where this will give an excellent time of interaction which makes it a once in a lifetime time experience. Overnight through camping with the tribes where we will have an excellent cook with us and a well organized team with complete and clean camping gears.

 

DAY 4:

In the morning after breakfast we drive back to Jinka and then continue driving directly to Turmi where we will have several village stops on our way down to meet the tribes we come across as such: Banna and Hammer tribes village life daily activity with no interruptions till late afternoon and overnight in Buska Lodge. Not forgetting to mention that we will attend any colorful tribal markets we come across which happen once in a week in each tribal destination. Overnight mango lodge

 

DAY 5:

In the morning we drive further down to Omorate which is a border town with the Northwest Kenya as to visit the Dasenech tribe deep in their remote villages leaving the commonly visited ones by going down as far as the Northern tip of Lake Turkana and experience a wonderful time you will never forget. Later on we drive back to Turmi and camp overnight with one of the most hospitable tribes of the Hammer people within their communal village compound with an excellent interaction time. Then drive to Arbaminch overnight

 

DAY 6:
morning drive back to addis through the rift valley region will arrive addis abeba let in the afternoon. End of the trip!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Car 4WD with fuel and drive

accommodation in clean room with private shower

and English speaking tour guide and local guide fee

 village, market, park entrance fee

ceremonial payment

scout

community payment

What you need to bring:

-Closed, comfortable shoes (trekking shoes)

- Sun protection (strong suns-cream 50+) and hat

-Jacket, Jumper, long pants, and Shors

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

photography payment, shopping and Tip

Any international, and Domestic flights are not included in this price.

Travel insurance is not included.

 
 
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