Omo Valley Tours Arba Minch - 6 Days

Omo Valley Tours Arba Minch

Book your Omo Valley Tours from Arba Minch with Omo Valley Tour and Travel. We have been operating in the region for over 15. We are proudly the best Omo Valley tour operator in Ethiopia. Our unique Omo Valley tours give you options to attend ceremonial events and tribal markets.

We have offered you the opportunity to dive deep into the culture and rituals of the tribes of the Omo Valley before boarding the plane for your Ethiopian Omo Valley tours. On this website, you will find detailed articles about each of the tribes in the Omo Valley. Our goal is to make your cultural experience enriching, authentic and memorable.

We are committed to all the principles of sustainable and responsible tourism. We also contribute to the preservation of the rich cultural heritage of the region. The founder, Minalu Adem, is the pioneer among the writers who promote the unique cultures of the original tribes of the Lower Omo Valley region.

Why Omo Valley Tours Arba Minch?

Arba Minch, meaning 40 springs, is a town with two of the largest lakes in the Rift Valley. When you arrive in Arba Minch, be sure to visit the Lake Camo Crocodile Market. The lake also hosts a large population of hippos and beautiful water birds on Gangule Island.

Near the lake is a white grassland with zebras, Netch Sar National Park. The park is home to several species of mammals and birds, including the Abyssinian roller. It can usually be reached by a two-hour boat ride on Lake Chamo and about an hour’s hike. We are a top-rated company for Omo Valley tours on TripAdvisor.

Omo valley Tours Arba Minch, 6-Day Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Addis Ababa - Arba Minch

In the afternoon you will visit the Dorze Village. The Dorze people are famous for weaving, pottery, and Kocho, local food from the false banana plant (Enset). You will experience the local food and experience the cultures and traditions of the Dorze people.
Overnight: Hayle Resort

Day 2
Arba Minch - Konso - Jinka

After breakfast, go for the short boat trip to Lake Chamo and continue to Konso. You will have lunch in Konso, explore the Konso village, and continue to Jinka.
Overnight: Eco Omo Lodge

Day 3
Jinka - Mursi - Turmi

In the morning, you will drive 55km one way to Mursi village to experience the Mursi Tribe. You will get back to Jinka for lunch. Continue driving for 130km to Turm, a town where the Hamar tribe lives around.
Overnight: Buska Lodge

Day 4
Drive Turmi - Karo Village - Turmi

Drive from Turmi to the Karo tribe and get an authentic cultural experience with the Karo people. They are famous for elaborate body and face painting. In the afternoon of this day, visit a tribal market in the Lower Omo River Valley, Ethiopia.
Overnight: Buska Lodge

Day 5
Turmi - Omo Rate - Jinka

Continue to Omo Rate town 70km south of Turmi. It is the last border town with Kenya. The Dassanech or Daasanach tribe live around Omo Rate. Dassanech means people of the delta in the local language. After experiencing the Dassanech people, you will return to Turmi for lunch. You will also visit a tribal market on your way back to Jinka if it is a market day.
Overnight: Eco-Omo Lodge

Day 6
Fly Jinka - Addis Ababa

Visit Jinka museum and Ari village around Jinka. After lunch, you will head to the airport. It will be the end of this tour.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Transportation (4WD vehicle with driver and fuel starting from Jinka airport),
  • Guide (Minalu Adem), the best Omo Valley guide in Ethiopia.
  • 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
  • Photography Fee

The Trip 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.

Overview

This tour starts from Arba Minch and Ends in Jinka. You will explore the Dorze and Konso area before your Omo Valley experience. Our Omo Valley tours usually start from Jinka and end in Arba Minch. If you are interested in this tour but want to do the Omo Valley tribes first to avoid the long drive, we have a version of this package that starts from Jinka with the same price. Check out 6 days of Omo Valley Tours from Jinka.

Highlights of Omo Valley tour from Arba Minch

  • Dorze village
  • Lake Chamo
  • Konso Village
  • Omo Valley Tribes: Mursi, Hammar, Banna, Karo, Dassanech
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Omo Valley Tours Arba Minch
From $820.00
per Adult
  • This price is for a group of 3 Pax.

Arba Minch to Omo Valley

  • 4WD Nissan Patrol or Toyota 1O5 Vehicle, Very Good Condition
  • Luxury, The Best Lodges and Resorts in the Destination
  • Arba Minch
  • Jinka (Baco)
  • English

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