South Omo is unique in that besides the home of the richest national parks of the country it's a living museum whose inhabitants seem intent on outdoing each other when it comes to outwardly bizarre rituals and decorations. Body scarring, lip plates, bull-jumping, stick fighting - in different parts of South Omo these are all part of the way of life.
Day 1 Wed: PM14:00-15:05 ET135 Addis Ababa – Arbaminch flight. On arrival boat cruise over Lake Chamo to enjoy viewing crocodiles & hippos. Overnight Arbaminch Swayne’s Hotel
Day 2 Thu: AM depart for Jinka (256km). En-route you’ll visit Tsemai tribe’s village around Weito River as well the weekly market of Ari & Benna tribes in Key Afer village. Overnight Jinka Eyob Pension
Day 3 Fri: AM excursion (140km) to visit Mursi tribe. Around noon time drive via Dimeka to Turmi (115km) and on arrival visit the villages of Hammer people. Overnight Turmi Buska Lodge
Day 4 Sat: Early AM excursion to Murulle (150km) to visit Karo villages. PM drive to Konso (195km) visiting en-route Arbore tribe’s village. Overnight Konso Kanta Lodge
Day 5 Sun: AM visit the Konso people’s village and then transfer to Arbaminch Airport (85km) for 15:35-16:40 ET134 flight back to Addis Ababa and end of service
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Accommodation in twin room sharing basis (Subject to confirmation of the hotels specified in the itinerary, or similar)
- All the 3 meals of the day with mineral water
- Tourist standard 4x4 vehicle with English speaking driver guide
- Entry, village, scout and road fees
- Boat ride over Lake Chamo
- All taxes
- Any payable drinks / beverages
- Domestic airfare
- Payment or offerings for photographing and video shootings
- All items not shown as included
Prices are matter to change!
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M16152 is one of the best equipped tour operators in Ethiopia, with efficient and responsive management, a large fleet of well-maintained vehicles, and manned by articulate, energetic and flexible young multi-lingual guides.
The company is approved by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of Ethiopia and offers bespoke...
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