Omo Valley 5 days

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Transfer to the airport and fly to Arbaminch

Transfer to the airport and fly to Arbaminch. On arrival meet your driver and drive head to Chencha to visit the Dorze people who are known for their weaving culture which is reflected in their beautiful cotton clothes, fences, and beehive shaped bamboo huts. Overnight in Arbaminch.


Drive to Jinka

After early breakfast, drive Konso village (UNESCO site) to visit the Konso people and their terrace. Further drive to Mago National Park and visit the Mursi tribe. They are renowned for the strange custom followed by their women who on reaching maturity, have their lower lips slit and circular disks inserted. In the afternoon, if time allows, we will make excursion to the interesting Ari village to experience their culture and way of life demonstrated by members of the village. Overnight in Jinka.


Drive to Turmi

After breakfast, drive to Turmi- the settlement of the Hamer tribe. If the day is Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday or Monday, we will visit the local tribal market along the path. The rest of the day, visit the Hamer village.
The women of the Hamer are known particularly for their striking, adorned with thick plaits of ochre-colored hair hanging down in a heavy fringe, leather skirts decorated with cowries, a dozen or more copper bracelets fixed tightly around their arms. And the men are noted for the initiation ceremony of Jumping over the Bulls. Catching this interesting ritual is entirely a matter of chance. Overnight in Turmi.



In the morning, you will make an excursion trip to Murulle – the village of Karo people, who are the tribe with the least in number of members, and known for their body paintings they indulge before important ceremonies. The most striking thing about Karo people’s symbolic and ornamental expressions is the painted body and face decorations. In the afternoon, make excursion trip to Omorate, cross the Omo River by boat, to visit the Dasenech people who are known for their body scarification. Overnight in Turmi.


Drive to Jinka and fly back to Addis

AbabaAfter breakfast, we will head to Jinka to take the flight back to Addis Ababa.

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