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5 Days Trip to Omo Vally from Addis Ababa fly to Arba Minch

Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the discovery tour to the Exotic Tribes of Ethiopia, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and other destinations in Ethiopia. Enjoy the most iconic cultural trip in Omo valley includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Additional Information
The Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia is a little visited area of Ethiopia containing some of the most colorful tribes and ethnic groups. The fascinating costumes, colorful ceremonies and celebrations, arts, crafts, music and dance of the Bena, Hamer, Mursi, and Karo, Gelebpeopl / Dasench and much more are very special. In the Omo Valley region many of the tribal groups have changed little over hundreds of years and they offer the visitor extraordinary insight into a variety of traditional cultures. On this trip, you get truly off the beaten track, exploring little visited villages and vibrant tribal markets of the Southern

per adult from

$1,740

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Entrance fee
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Dorze Village
    • Entry/Admission - Chamo Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Dasenech Village
    • Entry/Admission - Arbaminch
    • Entry/Admission - Nechisar National Park HQ
    What's excluded :
    • Alcohol beverages
    • All expense that are not mentioned in the included part
    • Tips and items of personal nature like laundry
    • Video filming and photography fees
    • Souvenirs ete

  • Day 1: Fly Addis Ababa - Arbaminch – Dorze Village

    Stop At: Dorze Village, Arba Minch Ethiopia
    Meet with our staff driver at your preferred departure point and transfer to the airport to fly to Arbaminch meaning 'Forty Springs' in Amharic. Arbaminch takes its name from the bubbling streams that cover the groundwater forest occupying the flats of the town upon arrival meet with your driver and guide who arrived in advance and directly drive to Chencha to visit the Dorze tribe and their village, famed for their bee hive shaped houses and their weaving skills. Weaving is a primary profession for many Dorze. They are also farmers, who prevent soil erosion by ingenious terracing of the mountainsides. Around their huts they have their own little garden with vegetables, spices; tobacco and Enset (false-banana or musa Ensetethe) then drive back to Arbaminch.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/lodge/hostel

    Day 2: Arbaminch - Turmi on the Way Boat Trip at Lake Chamo and Key Afer Market (Thursday)

    Stop At: Chamo Lake, Arba Minch Ethiopia
    Early in the morning drive to the Lake shore to have a boat trip on Lake Chamo, Boat trip on Lake Chamo is along the best anywhere in Ethiopia. One can spot many Hippos and the world's most spectacular concentrations of Giant Nile Crocodiles which measure about 6 meter with the water birds are great the scenery is truly unforgettable, then drive further to KEY AFER- Tribal Market- one of the best market in the OMO VALLEY since at list four different tribes are coming to attend these weekly market arrival to the small town and escort a local guide walking around the market and explore different section of the market including animal, vegetable, cereals and much more. Then continue drive late afternoon arrival at Turmi.

    Remark: - if there is any ceremonial activity like traditional dance, Bull jumping ceremony you will be informed by your guide so based on that you will pay the extra payment for the ceremony
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/lodge/hostel

    Day 3: Excursion to Omorate - Dasench Tribe - Hamer Village

    Stop At: Dasenech Village, Omorate Dasenech, Turmi 1000 Ethiopia
    after breakfast drive 73 km west to visit the Dassench/Geleb people; who inhabited in the bank of Omo River and we cross the Omo River by locally made boat to see the village, late afternoon walk from the lodge to the village to visit the HAMER tribe with their own way of life interaction with their way of life.

    Remark: - if there is any ceremonial activity like traditional dance, Bull jumping ceremony you will be informed by your guide so based on that you will pay the extra payment for the ceremony
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/lodge/hostel

    Day 4: Drive Turmi - Arbaminch – On the Way Karo Tribe at Murulle, Dimeke Market (Saturday/ Tuesday) & Konso Tribe

    Stop At: Arbaminch, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
    Early in the morning after breakfast excursion to Murulle to visit the Karo tribe, famous for their body panting (they prepare the ink for the painting from locally available material like flower, soil and animal blood) we will also admire the scenery view of the Omo river from the edge of the village, then drive to Dimeka Market to attend the weekly colorful market of the HAMER tribe then drive back to Turmi after that drive to Arbaminch on the way stop at KONSO to have lunch and to visit the Konso tribe with their king- UNSCO registered site for their extensive terracing and practice of making a wooden grave mark for their hero and kings, continue driving and late afternoon arrival to Arbaminch.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/lodge/hostel

    Day 5: Morning Game Drive to Nechsar National Park – Fly Arbaminch – Addis Ababa- Departure

    Stop At: Nechisar National Park HQ, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
    Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Nechisar is named after the white grass that covers the undulating Nechisar plains and contrasts with the black basalt rocks of the Amaro Mountains to the east, and the black soils of the plains. Around 15% of the park comprises portions of Lakes Abaya to the north and Chamo to the south. The water of Lake Abaya is always brown or red-brown due to iron-ferric, in contrast with Lake Chamo which has strikingly blue water and white sandy beaches. The park also covers the neck of land between the lakes which supports groundwater forest. At the foot of Mt Tabala in the south-east there are hot springs. During game drive you will have a chance to observe different wild life include Zebra, lesser and greater Kudu, gazelle, baboons and various bird lives then drive back to the town for a quick lunch break and transfer to the airport to fly back to Addis Ababa arrival and free time for shopping and finally cultural dinner with live cultural dance performances in one of the best Ethiopian traditional restaurant. Then transfer to the airport for your departure.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: not included
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by TANKWA TOURS & TRAVEL AGENCY

Activity ID: V-125268P40

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