Five days Omo Valley Tribal Tours


Five  days Omo Valley Tribal Tours

Day 1- International flight to Addis Ababa and continue by domestic flight to Arba Minch. If arrival time in Addis Ababa is in the morning, our staff will welcome you at the airport and you will proceed to a short city tour of Addis Ababa.

You then fly to Arba Minch in the afternoon. Upon arrival drive to the hotel for check in and then drive to mountain Guhe were the Dorze people live. Dorze people are known for their Elephant shaped houses made of bamboo wood & false banana leafs.

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Day 2 –Drive from Arba Minch - Turmi (280 KM)

You start early morning to a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the Nile crocodile and hippos. You will have a chance to see groups of hippos and some of the biggest Crocodiles.

You will then drive to Tourmi on the way visit the Konso Tribe. The Konso Tribe is well known for their finest Terrance making tradition. These advanced but old-age traces are one of Ethiopia’s UNISCO registered heritages.

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Day 3 – Excursion to karo Tribe and Dassenech Tribe (290KM)

After breakfast drive to the Karo tribe village. The karo are well known for their body painting & decorations. The Karo people are also the Smallest of all tribes.  After visiting Karo drive to Omorate and cross the Omo River using locally boats made out of wood to visit the Dassenech tribe whose people come from multiple ethnic groups. There are eight clans which make up the Dassanech tribe; each clan is defined by its territory and you will visit one of them.    

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Day 4 - Drive from Tourmi to Jinka and visit Hammer Tribe (120KM)

Today Morning visit the hammer Tribe. The Hammer Tribe is the jewel of lower Omo valley. Hammer ladies can be identified by their hair decorated with a mixture of red clay mixed with butter and also the neck band helps to identify if they are married.

You then continue driving to Jinka and visit the Ari Tribe.

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Day 5- Visit Mursi Tribe and fly to Addis Ababa (140KM)

After breakfast you will visit the Mursi village within Mago National park. The Mursi tribe women are known for their lower lip and earlobe Plates. After lunch fly to Addis Ababa to continue city tour and get transferred for your international flight.