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Omo Valley Ethiopia Tours Overview
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 $1250 USD
- The price for two (2) people is $1500 per group or $750 per person USD
Omo Valley Tour 5 Day Itinerary
Your driver and guide will depart early on a 5 hour drive from Jinka and welcome you at Arba Minch airport in the afternoon. After arrival at Arba Minch airport you will continue on a 1-hour drive one way to visit the Dorze village and spend some quality time with the Dorze people. The Dorze are famous for their amazing elephant shaped traditional bamboo houses. You will witness the preparation of their cultural food known as Kocho prepared from the indigenous plant locally called Inset (also known as false banana plant). Finalley, after testing their local food and spending quality time at the village, you will head back to Arba Minch.
Overnight: Haile Resort Arba Minch (from lake view room)
Drive 90 km to Konso and visit the Konso village which is a UNESCO world heritage site. You will also visit the Konso museum and continue driving 200km to Turmi town where the Hamar tribe lives nearby. On the way you will visit the Arbore tribe.
Overnight: Paradise Lodge Turmi
In the morning, drive 65km west to meet with the Karo tribe who are famous for elaborate face and body painting. You will have a traditional coffee ceremony with a family from Karo/Kara tribe in Korcho Village. Return to Turmi for lunch, you may visit the Hamar tribal market on Monday or Thursday, or head to Dimeka to visit the Hamar tribal market on Saturday. In the late afternoon, around 5:30 pm, you will visit the Hamar traditional village and have a coffee ceremony in a Hamar traditional house. You may see the Hamar Bull Jumping Ceremony on this day (if available).
Overnight: Paradise Lodge Turmi
Drive 75km south to meet with the Dassanech tribe who live near the Omo River. You will cross the Omo River with a traditional dugout wooden canoe and walk for about 10-minute to the village. After interacting well with the Dassanech tribe and visiting a family house in the village. Return to Turmi town for lunch and continue the 130 km drive to Jinka. You may visit a colorful market of the Hamar or Banna tribe in Turmi, Demeka, Aldubba , or Keyafer towns on a market day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday) on the way to Jinka. Finally, you will visit the Aari tribe village and hed to your lodge.
Overnight: Eco-Omo Lodge Jinka (from newly built room)
Early in the morning, go on a 1-hour drive to visit the Mursi tribe famous for the women wearing lip plates. You will drive 50km crossing the Mago National Park and spend an interactive moment with the Mursi. After spending some quality time with the Mursi people in their village, you will continue to Jinka airport for your flight back to Addis Ababa.
5 Days Omo Valley Ethiopia Tour Cost Includes/Excludes
- Transportation (4WD SUV with driver and fuel starting from Arba Minch airport).
- Guide and local guides
- Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Accommodations during the trip: the best in the destinations
- All entrance fees except ceremonies
- All the required permits and paperwork
- Photo fees in tribal villages
- 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.