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8 Days Omo Valley trip

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The Omo River is located in Southern Ethiopia. The river flows into the Kenya’s lake Turkana. The Omo valley has some of the most diverse cultures, from the local tribes who share these valley.

Day. 01 Arrival Addis Ababa

Arrival Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel after short break Excursion to visit the sight seeing of Addis Ababa Ababa includes the national museum (where you can see the Lucy fossil skeleton) found) the ethnological museum , Trinity cathedral church , Entoto hills and Merkato.
Hotel : Adotina hotel. Meals: Breakfast

 

Day. 02 Drive to Arba minch via Butajira

Drive to Arba minch through Butajra with some stops to visit Dorze people on the way. Among their very interesting cultures are their houses built from bamboo way of life and cultivation of the false banana (from which they extract their local bread, called Kotcho).
Hotel : Paradise lodge. Meals: Breakfast

 

Day. 03 Excursion in Araba Minch then drive to Turmi

Early in the morning make boat trip excursion on lake Chamo to see some crocodiles, Hippos and a lot of water birds and proceed driving to Turmi, Lunch at Konso and after lunch proceed driving to turmi.
Hotel : Buska lodge. Meals: Breakfast

 

Day. 04 Excursion to Omorate

Excursion to Omorate to visit the Dasenach tribes across the Omo river by wooden local boat then come back to Turmi in the after noon to visit the nearby hammer tribe village, also possibility to see special occasion ceremonies like wedding and ritual. Also Visit Turmi Market ).
Hotel : Buska lodge. Meals: Breakfast

 

Day.05 Drive to Jinka

In the morning after break fast drive to Jinka through Demeka and Keyafer village.
Hotel : Jinka resort. Meals: Breakfast

 

Day. 06 Excursion to Mursi village

Excursion to Mursi tribes village .Mursi tribes is the most famous tradition includes the fierce stick fighting between the men and the lip plate worn by the women. The origin of this tradition is not known but the Mursi themselves consider it as something that makes them distinguish from the surrounding tribes. Drive back to Jinka
for overnight.
Hotel : Jinka resort. Meals: Breakfast

 

Day. 07 Drive back to Arba minch vi Konso tribe Village

Drive back to Araba minch and on the way visit konso tribe village. Konso tribe is known for their unique social life structure and practicing the agriculture terracing.
Hotel : Paradise lodge. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day. 08 Drive back to Addis via rift valley lakes

 

Early morning drive back to Addis and evening fare well dinner. Then transfer to the Air port and fly back to home.