Lower Omo Valley Tour (5 Days)

5 Days
5 Days Lower Omo Valley Tours
Lower Omo Valley Tour - Omo Valley Travel & Tours

The price for 5 days of Lower Omo Valley tours for 2 adults is $765 USD per person. The cost of a 5-day Omo Valley tour for a solo traveler is $999 USD.

Product SKU: LOVT-279

Product Brand: Omo Valley Tours

Product Currency: USD

Product Price: 765

Price Valid Until: 2024-12-31

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Our 5 days Lower Omo Valley Tour takes you to UNESCO’s world heritage site in southern Ethiopia and to the unique tribes of the Omo Valley. The Omo Valley is one of the most culturally diverse areas with more than 16 different tribes in an area of about 160 square kilometers. Visit the Omo Valley by booking this unique 5 days Lower Omo Valley tour; you will explore the most amazing and famous Omo Valley tribes such as Mursi, Aari, Banna, Hamar, Karo, Arbore, and Dassanech tribes. In addition, you will visit the Konso and Dorze people in their unique villages before your return flight from Arba Minch.

Why 5 days Lower Omo Valley Tours?

Omo Valley Travel & Tours offers exceptional Omo Valley independent travel packages to south Ethiopian tribes. Book your 5 days Lower Omo Valley tour from Jinka. This tour includes visits to the tribal markets in Keyafer, Dimeka, Turmi, and the Aldubba market depending on the travel date. Book enriching cultural tours with a local tour operator from the Omo Valley and receive a warm welcome from the tribes. Your tour guide (Minalu) and founder of Omo Valley Travel & Tours, speaks most of the Lower Omo Valley tribal languages well enough and can translate any questions you and/or the tribes ask. It will be an authentic, lifetime cultural experience when you travel with the best-reviewed local operator for Lower Omo Valley Tour on TripAdvisor!

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Lower Omo Valley Tour 5 Days Itinerary

Your guide will welcome you at Jinka (Baco) Airport and start a 130 km (2 hours) drive to Turmi town where the Hamar tribe resides in nearby villages. If it is a market day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday), you will visit a tribal market either in Jinka, Kako, Keyafer, Alduba, or Turmi town. In the late afternoon, you will visit a Hamar tribal village and get an authentic immersion experience with the Hamar tribe. You may also see the Bull Jumping Ceremony of the Hamar (optional) or the Evangadi Dancing Ceremony (Optional).
Overnight: Buska Lodge Turmi

Drive 65 km (1 hour) west to visit the Kara (Karo) people who live by the Omo River and experience their culture and lifestyle. The Karo (Kara) tribe is the smallest ethnic group in Omo Valley. They are famous for elaborate body and face paintings. You can get your face or body painted like the Karo way of beautification. You will return to Turmi for lunch, you may attend a tribal market on a market day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday). You may also see the Bull Jumping Ceremony of the Hamar (optional) or the Evangadi Dancing Ceremony (Optional).
Overnight: Buska Lodge Turmi

After breakfast, depart around 8:30 am on a 72 km (1 hour) drive to Omo Rate town to genuinely experience the culture and way of life of the Dassanech tribe. It is the last town near the Kenyan border, you will go to the immigration post before heading to the Dassanech village. You will cross the Omo River by a dugout canoe and walk for about 10 minutes to get to the village. Return to Turmi for lunch, you may attend a tribal market on a market day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday). You may also see the Bull Jumping Ceremony (optional). Finally, continue to Jinka to spend the night at the Eco-Omo Lodge.
Overnight: Eco-Omo Lodge Jinka (from the new building rooms)

Visit the famous Mursi tribe by driving 50 km crossing the Mago National Park. Meet with the Mursi people whose women wear lip plates. After interacting genuinely with the Mursi, you will return to Jinka and continue driving 150 km to Konso, visit the Konso village, and head to Arba Minch.
Overnight: Haile Resort Arba Minch

On this day, you will continue on a 1-hour drive to visit the Dorze people who live on Guge Mountain at an altitude of 2400m. The Dorze people are famous for handicrafts such as weaving and pottery. You will experience the preparation of Kocho, local food from the false banana plant (Enset). After exploring Dorze, you will go to Arba Minch airport to fly to Addis Ababa.


Cost Includes

  • Transportation (4WD vehicle with driver and fuel starting from Jinka 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

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.

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