4 Days Omo Valley Tribes Tour

4 Days

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4 Days Omo Valley Tour from Jinka

All prices listed below are for a private tour, you will not join a group. Below are the high-end tour price of this package for different group sizes;

  • The price for a solo traveler is $999 USD.
  • The price for two up to four (2 – 4) adults is $600 USD per person.

4-Day Omo Valley Tour Highlights

  • Omo Valley Tribes: Mursi, Banna, Aari, Hamar, Karo (Kara), and Dassanech tribe
  • At list one colorful tribal market in Omo Valley.
  • Likely to see the bull jumping ceremony of the Hamar or Banna tribe

4 Days Omo Valley Tours Itinerary

Your guide will meet you at Jinka (BCO) Airport and continue a 130 km (2:30 hours) drive to Turmi town via Jinka, Keyafer, Aldubba, and Dimeka towns where you may see a tribal market in one of the towns on market days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday). The Journey takes you to a different range of altitudes with stunning topographies. In the late afternoon, you will visit a Hamar tribe village and get a genuine experience with the Hamar people. You may also see the bull jumping ceremony or other ceremonies by the Banna or Hamar tribe (optional).
Overnight: Paradise Lodge Turmi

Drive 75km (1 hour) south to Omo Rate town on an asphalt road to visit the Dassanech tribe who live by the Omo River. The Dassanech people are among the Cushitic-speaking tribes of the Omo Valley. They live at the Kenya border. After having a genuine interaction with the Dassanech tribe, return to Turmi for lunch. You may visit the Hamar tribal market on market days (Monday, Thursday, and Saturday. You may also attend the Hamar Bull Jumping Ceremony (optional) or Evangadi Dancing Ceremony (optional).
Overnight: Paradise Lodge Turmi

After breakfast, drive 65 km (1 hour) to Korcho village of the Kara (Karo) tribe driving 65km west from Turmi. You will meet with the Kara people in their village on the shore of the Omo River. The Kara or Karo is the least populous ethnic group, in the Omo Valley region. They are famous for elaborate facial and body paintings. You can get your face painted in Karo style. Return to Turmi for lunch, you may also attend the Hamar Bull Jumping Ceremony (optional) or Evangadi Dancing Ceremony (optional). Finally, proceed to Jinka town.
Overnight: Eco Omo Lodge Jinka (from newly built rooms)

Depart early on a 50 km (1-hour) drive one way to visit the Mursi tribe whose women wear a lip plate. The Mursi tribe is a nomadic agro-pastoral community that moves from place to place within their territory in search of fresh pasture and farming grounds. You will genuinely interact with the Mursi people and head back to Jinka. Continue to Jinka Airport and fly to Addis Ababa.

This 4-Day Omo Valley Tour Price Includes & Excludes

The Cost Includes

  • Transportation: 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Nissan Patrol with driver and fuel starting from Jinka airport,
  • Guide and local guides,
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
  • Accommodations during the trip: mentioned on the program,
  • All entrance fees except ceremonies,
  • All the required permits and paperwork,
  • Photo fees in tribal villages.

The Cost Excludes

  • International & domestic airfare,
  • Visa charges,
  • Your travel and medical insurance,
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, telephone, laundry, etc,
  • Food and accommodations in Addis Ababa,
  • Ceremonial Events; Bull Jumping ceremony, Evangadi dancing, etc,
  • Tips, Invitations, etc,

Frequently asked Questions

Is it a private tour or am I going to join others?

This tour is a private tour, you will have your private 4WD SUV with a driver, guide, and local guides in tribal villages.

Is there enough time on the last day to visit the Mursi Tribe and fly from Jinka to Addis Ababa?

There will be enough time to go to the Mursi people and fly from Jinka to Addis Ababa if the fight is around 10am or after. Most of the flights from Jinka (BCO) to Addis Ababa (ADD) are after 10 am, so it is possible to visit the Mursi and fly back. However, there are fewer occasions where the flight from Jinka (BCO) depart around 9 am. In such case you will use the alternative itinerary of the exact same experience, accommodations, and price up on your request.

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4 Days Omo Valley Tribes Tour
9% Off
From $660.00 $600.00
/ Adult (from 2 to 4 Pax)
From $1,100.00 $999.00
/ Solo Traveler

4 Days Omo Valley Tribes Tour Info

  • 4WD SUV, Excellent Condition
  • The best available
  • Jinka / Baco (BCO) Airport
  • Jinka / Baco (BCO) Airport
  • Luxury Tour
  • National and international dishes
  • English

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