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Tour Code: HTT-04 Omo Valley safari  Attractions:Scenery, Wildlife/Wilderness, Birds, Tribal Culture  Duration: 9 Days & 8 Nights Transportation: Air and Surface (4x4 Jeep)









Tour Overview


Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port

Day 2: Fly to Arba Minch

Day 3: Visit Nech Sar National Park and Boat Trip on Lake Chamo

Day 4: Drive to Jinka via Key afar

Day 5: Excursion to Mursi village through Mago National Park

Day 6: Drive to Turmi, Hammer tribe town

Day 7: Excursion to Omorate to visit Dassench/Geleb tribe

Day 8: Drive to Araba Minch Via Arebore – Tsmaye

Day 9: Flight back to Addis Ababa

Detail Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port
Meet and greet by our  representative and transfer you to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 2: Fly to Arba Minch
You will fly  to Arba Minch with a vehicles waiting for you at the airport for a pick up and , you will be driven to and visit to the Dorze village (famous for their bee hive shaped houses, weaving styles and their lifestyle). You will be driving back to Arba Minch and have dinner and spend the night at the lodge. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3: Visit Nech Sar National Park and Boat Trip on Lake Chamo
In the morning, after breakfast you will visit to the nearby Nech Sar National Park (a natural habitat for many wild animals: Zebra, Gazelle, & Antelope etc.). You will have lunch break at Arba Minch. After a brief break, you will take a boat ride on Lake Chamo and visit to huge crocodiles, hippos and a variety of birdlife. In the evening you will have dinner at the lodge and stay the night there. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4: Drive to Jinka via Key afar
In the morning, you will have breakfast and drive to Jinka (270 Km from Arba Minch). And upon arrival at Konso (90 Km from Arba Minch), you will visit to the Konso Village (famous for their colorfully costumed dresses, impressive terracing of land - recently registered as World heritage by UNISCO, and engraved wooden statues grave markers). You will have lunch at Konso. Then you will be driven to Jinka and check into a hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 5: Excursion to Mursi village through Mago National Park
In the morning after breakfast, you will be driven to Mursi (55 Km from Jinka) and visit to the of Mursi tribe village (popularly known for their attractive culture, women wearing large clay plates into their lower lips and the stick fight among young boys - if available at time of arrival). Then you will drive back to Jinka for lunch. After lunch, you will visit to the nearby village and museum in Jinka. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel

Day 6: Drive to Turmi, Hammer tribe town
After breakfast you will be driven to Turmi (142 Km from Jinka), visiting an interesting village on the way. You will continue travelling to Key Afer and visit the market. Lunch break will be at Key Afer.
You will proceed driving to Turmi visiting an interesting market place on the way – if available at time of arrival. You will arrive in Turmi early evening and check into a lodge. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel

Day 7: Excursion to Omorate to visit Dassench/Geleb tribe
An early morning drive will take you to Omorate to visit the Dassench/Geleb tribe (75 Km from Turmi). From there, you will take a boat trip on the Omo River and visit the Dassench/Geleb village.
Then you will get back to Turmi for lunch. You will then walk to the Hamer Village to explore the Hamer tribes (best known for elaborate hairstyles, body painting using clays and vegetable pigments to make fantastic patterns on their faces, chests, arms and legs), attend the bull jumping – if possible and available with luck. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel

Day 8: Drive to Araba Minch Via Arebore – Tsmaye
After breakfast, you will be driven to Araba Minch (290 Km from Turmi) via Arebore-Tsmaye. You will stop for lunch at Konso and will proceed driving to Araba Minch, where upon arrival you will check into a lodge. Dinner will be at the lodge and you will spend the night there. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 9: Flight back to Addis Ababa
You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs. Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.

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