Omo Valley 8 days Ethnic Tour

Langano, Jinka, Konso, Weyto, Key Afer, Dorze people and other places .
  • culture
  • 8 Days
  • Tour Guide

Description

Omo Valley 8 days Ethnic tour

Day 1 | Drive to Langano

it’s about 210km /3 hrs from Addis. Relax by Langano’s fresh breath taking atmosphere.

Day 2 | Drive to Arba Minch

about 305km / 5hrs, en route visit the Dorze people, known for their bamboo, bee-hive shaped or the face of elephant houses and their fine quality cotton “shamma”

Day 3 | Drive to Jinka via Konso, Weyto and Key Afer, about 265kms / 4hrs

Morning boat trip over Lake Chamo and make a drive through the Konso village; whose people are known for their intricately terraced hillsides, fine woven materials and the carved totems with which they decorate their graves.

Day 4 | Drive to Mago National park / Mursi, about 160kms / 4hrs for round trip

Drive to visit the Mursi villages; they go in for body scarification and (among the women) the wearing of lip plates.

Day 5 | Drive to Turmi via Key afer and Dimeka, about 128kms / 3 – 4 hrs

The Hamer are a fine looking people, both men and women take great pride in their appearance, shaving and coloring their hair, oiling their bodies and decorating themselves with beads and bracelets worn around arms and legs.

Day 6 | Excursion to Omorate

visit the Dhasanech villages, about 158kms / 4hrs drive for the round trip.

Day 7 | Drive back to Arba Minch

en route visit the Arbore village, about 285km / 6hrs drive

Day 8 | Drive back to Addis Ababa

Drive back to Addis Ababa via Butajira and Hosaina, about 465km / 9hrs drive

What's include

  • 4WD transportation to and from Gonder
  • Food and Mineral water
  • Cook (a person in charge of preparing fresh food every day)
  • Guide (English speaking)
  • Park ranger which is compulsory
  • Park entrance fees