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7 Days Culture tour itinerary for ethiopia: Go Omo As You Meet The Colorful Tribes

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Awassa, Hamer, Jinka, Mago National Park, Omo National Park, Turmi

Culture
Culture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Tribal
Tribal Experience Tour
Go Omo as you meet the colorful tribes

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Hamer-Ethiopia

Traverse across Omo Valley to meet with the various ethnic tribes endemic to this region and learn their cultures, practices and traditions for living in nature and coping with adverse conditions. 

DAY 01

Arba minch

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  • Start the trip from Addis Ababa to Arba Minch. On arrival, go to the hotel for lunch.

  • After lunch, visit the Dorze village. The Dorze peoples are known for their tall beehive-like houses. They make traditional food by false banana and have fine cotton weaving. You will visit the village and learn about the daily lives of these industrious people.

  • Stay overnight in Arba Minch Paradise Lodge.

DAY 02

Jinka

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  • This morning, drive to Jinka and on the way visit Konso Village. The Konso tribe village is registered by UNESCO.

  • On arrival, stay overnight in Jinka Resort.

DAY 03

Jinka

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  • Drive through the Mago National Park to a local village of the Mursi Tribe in the morning.

  • Then, return back to Jinka for lunch and continue to Turmi. 

  • Visit one of the big markets in the Omo Valley Alduba market. This market is the biggest and most colourful market. There are two tribes- Banna Tribe and Hamer Tribe. 

  • After visiting Alduba market, drive to Turmi and stay overnight in the Green Hotel. 

DAY 04

hamer village

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  • In the morning, drive to Korcho village and meet the Karo Tribe. They are well known in the world by their body painting. Also, that is one of the best places to visit by the Omo River for birdwatching.

  • Then, return back to Turmi for lunch.

  • After lunch, visit Hamer Village with your Ethiopia tour guide. The Hamer people are known for Bull Jumping, body decoration and wearing colourful beads and clay hair buns with Ostrich feathers.

  • Stay overnight in Green Hotel.

DAY 05

turmi

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    Take a morning drive to Omorate to visit the Dassanech tribe. 

  • Coss the Omo River by a local boat.

  • Then, visit the Dassanech tribe and return back to Turmi.

  • In the afternoon, visit the Hamer Market in Turmi 

  • Stay overnight in the Green Hotel.

DAY 06

Arba Minch

  • Today after breakfast, drive back to Arba Minch and stay overnight in Arba Minch Paradise Lodge.

  • Take the rest of the day to relax.

DAY 07

Departure

  • Transfer back to Addis Ababa for onward journey.

  • 125 USD Per Adult , 90 USD Per Child
  • Single/double bedroom with toilet and shower.

  • Full board except for alcohol.

  • Villages entrance except for photo.

  • Ethiopian guiding services.

  • Bull Jumping Ceremony payment

  • Evangadi dancing payment

  • Alcohol payment

  • Photo payment

  • Local guide tip 

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Awassa, Hamer, Jinka, Mago National Park, Omo National Park, Turmi

Culture
Culture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Tribal
Tribal Experience Tour
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Contributed By

Bona Uri

starting from
USD 125
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

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