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10 Days Culture tour itinerary for ethiopia: Go Tribal As You Observe The Diverse Customs

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Jinka, Mago National Park, Turmi

Culture Tour
Camping Tour
Tribal Experience Tour

Enjoy this unique Ethiopian tribal tour with visits to tribal villages and surrounding lakes and hilly areas. Your Ethiopian guide will give you authentic information about the varied local customs and you can interact with people of Nyangatom, Benna, Arbore tribes and more. 

DAY 01

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

  • On your arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the Ethiopia tour guide will pick you up and then, drive approximately 510 km via Butajira “Gurage Tribe”,  Hosaena “Hadiya Zone” via Soddo “Wolayta Tribe” to finally arrive at Arba Minch.

O/N in  Arba Minch.

DAY 02

Arba Minch – Jinka

  • Today will be spent on exploring local Konso villages. From Arba Minch, travel to Jinka, some 290 km away.

  • Visit the Konso villages and then enter the Lower Omo valley in Weito.

  • Meet the Tsemay tribe and reach Jinka for overnight stay. 

DAY 03

Mursi Mago National Park

  • Early start, drive to the Mursi Mago National Park.

  • Visit the Mursi Tribals. Out of all the tribes, they do have rough village stays.

Overnight stay at Turmi Lodge or something similar. 

DAY 04


  • Interact and visit the Turmi Hamer Tribe. Observe their ceremonies and cultural programs. If possible, attend their Bull Jumping Ceremony or Wedding Ceremony or even plan a visit to the local schools.  

O/N in  Turmi. 

DAY 05

Dassenech-&hammer tribal visits

  • Do a visit to the unique tribe of Dassenech. This tribal village can only be reached by crossing a river. You will have the option to ride on a traditional boat without a motor, which is carved from a large tree trunk.

  • In the afternoon, visit a very remote village of the Hammer tribe with your Ethiopia tour guide.

  • At night, camp alongside this isolated tribe.

DAY 06

Nyangatom tribe &karo tribe

  • Get an early start to this day and cross the Omo River to visit Nyangatom Tribal people.

  • In the afternoon, visit the Karo tribes living near Omo River.

O/N in Turmi.

DAY 07

benna market

  • Drive to Benna for exploring the local Benna market. See the Benna tribes here and enjoy a fabulous night of traditional dance and food.

  • Camp under the stars at the Benna tribe village. 

DAY 08

Arbore tribe

  • Visit the Arbore tribe village which farms on the shores of the Weito River.

  • Camp under the stars at the Arbore village for the night. 

DAY 09

lake chamo

  • In the morning, drive back to Arba Minch Paradise Lodge and enjoy a relaxing shower and rest.

  • In the late afternoon, sail out on a boat on Lake Chamo to see hippos, crocodiles, and beautiful aquatic birds.

  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 10


  • Take a full night’s rest, depart Arba Minch for Addis Ababa.

  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

  • 1600 USD Per Adult (* Included all packages)
  • Transport.

  • Accommodation.

  • Ethiopian tour guide.

  • Entrance and other local fees. 

  • Alcohol drinks and domestic flights.

  • The services include pre-arranged tours, custom packages according to client’s specification, travel consultation, guidance and reservations for lodging amongst other related services. In a personal opinion, the guide would say 10 days is a good amount of time to really explore well the region (including travel to and from Arba Minch). 

  • 10-Day with alliance Omo Valley Tour Guide (From Addis Ababa or Aribaminch)

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Jinka, Mago National Park, Turmi

Culture Tour
Camping Tour
Tribal Experience Tour

Contributed By

Yehualashet Belete

starting from
USD 1600
Type of Tour

Private Tour


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

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
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