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9 Days Culture tour itinerary for ethiopia: Experience Culture Of The Omo Valley

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Hamer, Jinka, Konso, Mago National Park, Nechisar National Park, Omo National Park, Tiya

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Tribal
Tribal Experience Tour
Experience culture of The Omo Valley

A tribal woman

Hamer-Ethiopia

On this tour, zoom in to the lives of communities living around Omo Valley. Take an extensive tour across the exotic lands of Ethiopia beginning from Addis Ababa and culminating in Arba Minch to see important historical sites while familiarizing yourself with the local culture. 

DAY 01

addis ababa

Visit the main attractions of Addis, such as: 

  • Ethnographic Museum.

  • National Museum.

  • Trinity Cathedral.

  • Mercato, the largest market in Africa.

  • The Entoto Hills just outside Addis Ababa.

DAY 02

tiya

  • Visit Tiya- a mysterious and enigmatic stela. Tiya is regarded as the most important of the 160 archaeological sites in the Soddo region.

  • Move south of Addis Ababa to Adadi Maryam- a rock-hewn church, similar to those in Lalibela. 

DAY 03

arba minch

  • Have an exciting boat ride to Lake Chamo to see the largest Nile crocodiles in Africa, which measure up to 7 meters in the Nechisar national park.


DAY 04

dorze

  • Visit the settlement of Dorze people. They are small Osmotic-speaking ethnic group, belonging to the larger Afro-Asiatic language family, living in the Gamo Highlands of the southern region of Ethiopia. They have an estimated population of about 30,000 people living mainly in the villages near the cities of Chencha and Arba Minch, in the Semien Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and people's region (formerly in the Gamu-Gofa province). Their residence stretches from the Omo River banks to the highlands over Lake Abaya.


DAY 05

jinka mago

  • Drive to Jinka via Key.

  • Visit Tsemay, Bana, Aari people and their villages.

  • Explore Key Afer Market. (Thursday)

  • Overnight stay at Omo Eco Lodge.

DAY 06

jinka

  • Drive back to Jinka and continue towards Turmi via Demeka (Saturday and Tuesday market at Dimeka).

  • Overnight stay at Turmi lodge.

DAY 07

turmi

  • Go for an excursion to Omorate. Cross the Omo river by boat and visit the Dasenech tribe.

  • Visit the village of Hamer tribe. (Turmi market on Monday and Thursday). Attend tribal dance and bull jumping ceremony. 

  • Overnight stay at Turmi lodge.


DAY 08

konso

  • Visit the Erbore and Konso Tribe. Explore the regional landscape.

  • Stay overnight at Kanetalodge Konso.

DAY 09

arba minch

  • Drive back to Arba Minch.En route, visit the tribe.

  • Stay overnight at Mora Heights hotel.

  • 2500 USD Per Adult
  • Accommodation with meals throughout the tour.

  • All entrance fees.

  • Professional guide

  • All local guides and scouts.

  • Government tax.

  • Domestic flight.

  • Free airport shuttle.

  • Cultural coffee ceremony.

  • Alcoholic drinks.

  • Personal expense like souvenirs.

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Hamer, Jinka, Konso, Mago National Park, Nechisar National Park, Omo National Park, Tiya

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Tribal
Tribal Experience Tour
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