Omo Valley Tours

Omo Valley Tours

Package Duration
11 Days / 10 Nights
Destination Covered
Addis Abeba - Arba Minch - Dorze - Konso - Jinka - Mursi - Yabello - Awassa

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  • Package Includes :
    • All accommodation,
    • b.All ground transportations:
    • All transfer in and out service with Mini Van
    • Fully insured 4 WD Toyota LC with AC and Seat belt for clients/tourists,
    • Experienced drivers with allowance coverage
    • The entire fuel and lubricant’s expense
    • Boat excursion on Lake Chamo to visit he Crocodile market
    • Meals & Beverages
    • Only breakfast with soft drinks in the hotels
    • 2 lunches/dinners at Turmi
    • Water without limit
    • Tea and coffee
    • Soft drinks, fresh fruits and crackers when available
    • More additional refreshments
    • Guides, Militias & Chef
    • English Speaking and Experienced guide from the office,
    • Local guides when obligatory
    • Camping gears
    • N/A
    • Entrance and other payments
    • Entrance and Permission letter and payment to touristic areas
    • Elders and chiefs fee
    • Every village fee
    Package Excludes :
    • Lunch and Dinner except at Turmi
    • International airfare,
    • Domestic air ticket
    • optional tipping or gratuities to leaders or staff,
    • any additional hotel nights made necessary by airline schedule changes of other factors;
    • pre-trip expenses such as medical immunizations (if any, travel insurance, or passports and visas;
    • And other expenses of a personal nature (liquor, laundry, etc)

  • Day 1: Arrival In Addis Ababa/Arba Minch

    Meals: Only Breakfast

    Fly Addis Abeba to Arba Minch. Enjoy with the back side of the lodge for its beautiful view of the Two Lakes and Riverine forests. O/N. Paradise Lodge

    Day 2: Boat Trip And Dorze Village

    Meals: Only Breakfast

    AM. Drive to top of Gughe mountain on which the Dorze tribes settled. The Dorzes were once warriors and now turned to agriculturalist. Live in a beehive shaped hut, these tribes are famous by their weaving culture. You will be introduced by your guide how these people are living. Back to Arba Minch. After lunch, boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the Crocodile Market and Hippo farm. Spot so many bird species. O/N. Paradise Lodge.

    Day 3: Arba Mkinch To Jinka

    Meals: B/B

    We will start today's activity by the drive to Jinka-the capital city for the southern Omo Valley Region. After some miles, you will pass through Konso town, the settlement for the hard worker people-the Konso People and who are considered to be the first people to introduce Terracin in Ethiopia. Lunch stop in Weito- the market place for Tsemay tribes. After lunch in head to Jinka; on the way you will meet with Tsemay, Bena and Ari tribes. O/N. Jinka Resort

    Day 4: Mursi Village & South Omo Museum

    Meals: B/B

    Drive to Mago National park to process the entry permit for the park to visit the Mursi tribes. These tribes are famous by their lower lip plate(for women) and the Donga or stick fighting(for men)-believed to be the path to boyhood to adulthood. The Mursi live in Mago national park territory. After lunch break, visit South Omo Museum and Research center. Also visit the village of Ari tribes. O/N. Jinka Resort

    Day 5: Mursi Village & South Omo Museum

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch/dinner

    Start driving to Turmi, Turmi- home for Hamer tribes. Having their own typical culture,the Hamer tribes are the most welcoming, friendly and Photogenic tribes. Their dressing style and hair style make the Hamer women very different from others. Bull Jumping-another typical culture for the Hamer man and Evangady"Dancing at Night" are some of the performances not to be missed while you visit these tribes. These performances are taken place during Wedding- after harvesting. Visit also Hamer village. O/N. Lodge

    Day 6: Karo Tribes And Hamer Market

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch/dinner

    Head to visit another omo Valley tribes whop settled at the shore of Omo River-The Karo Tribes- who are agro-pastoralists and considered to be the master of Body painters. Picnic lunch on the way. AM. Back drive to Dimeka via Turmi, for the visit of another market place for Hamer Tribes. O/N. Lodge

    Day 7: Turmi/Konso

    Meals: Only Breakfast

    Leave Turmi for the drive to Konso Dimeka, another Hamer market place for the Hamer tribes. Take your time wandering in the city; then keep on driving to Konso, you will visit the Koso village and the Konsos' Chief who he has remarkable influence on dealing and solving problems for the society. O/N. Lodge

    Day 8: Konso/Yirgalem

    Meals: Only Breafast

    Take your breakfast and start driving to Awassa via Welaita-Sodo. Arrive in shashemen for lunch and keep on driving to Yirgalem. The lodge is situated in a dense forest where you can experience the beautiful forests. Walk around in the forest. Around 1800, the Hyenas will come to the lodge to be feeded. Walk around to spot so many bird species. O/N. Argash Lodge

    Day 9: Yirgalem/Awassa To Langano

    Meals: Only Breakfast

    Early morning, visit Fish Market to enjoy with some of the bird species including Kingfishers, Gret White Pelican, Hammerkopf, Stilts, Heron… Having lunch in Awassa, head to Langano for an overnight stay at Saba Lodge. O/N. Lodge

    Day 10: Langano To Addis Abeba

    Meals: Only Breakfast

    Check our from your lodge and start returning back to Addis Abeba. On your way, visit Lake Ziway, which is the northernmost Rift Valley Lakes and famouse by its bird species and Fish Products. Lunch break in Modgo and after visit the Crater Lakes in Debre Zeit, you will arrive in Addis Abeba. In the evening, enjoy your Farewell dinner at cultural restaurant, dine Ethiopia traditional dishes and enjoy with different Ethiopian dances.

    Day 11: Depature

    Meals: NONE

    Depart home

Contact Detail

Authentic Ethiopia Tours

Contact Person :-

Sileshi Tesfaye

Address :-

Gerji, Close to Jackros Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia