Tour Number

Activity Level

355922


Categories

Other, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Explore "The Unique Wilderness" of Omo Valley Tribes


Omo Valley is home to an exciting mix of many small and distinctive tribal groups. Amongst others, we find the Karo, the Mursi and the Hamer-all of whom have retained their own unique customs and traditions. Lifestyles are as varied as the tribes themselves. Lacking any material, culture and artifacts common to other cultures, these tribes find unique ways in which to express their artistic impulses. Both the Surma and the Karo, for example, are experts at body painting, using clay and locally available vegetable pigments to trace fantastic patterns on each other's faces, chests, arms, and legs. These designs are created purely for fun and aesthetic effect, each artist vying to outdo his fellows.
In this captivating region, you are privileged to witness age-old customs and rituals, learning of the symbolism that remains an integral part of everyday life, it's absolutely a unique wilderness.

**The duration and itinerary can be adapted based on your request. Please inquire me for a customized tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: On your arrival in Addis Ababa you will have a city tour
Day 2: Addis Ababa-Arba Minch
On the way, we will visit Tiya stela, Adadi Maryam.
Day 3: Arba Minch-Jinka
On the way, we will visit Kono, Tsemay, Benna Tribes and after lunch visit Mursi.
Day 4: Jinka-Turmi
Visit the Ari tribes then beheading to Hammer village.
Day 5: Turmi-Omorate
This day you will see the Dasenach tribes then later you will have a chance of seeing the Nyangatom Tribes.
Day 6: Turmi-Arba Minch
On our arrival to Arba Minch, you will have a boat trip to the lake Chamo. Later you will be driven to Dorze Village.
Day 7: Arba Minch-Langano-Addis Ababa
We will drive via Shashemne then stop at the Rift Valley lakes of Ziway. Later we continue to Lake Langano, then drive to Addis (we will drop you at your hotel or airport).

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel in Addis Ababa or at the airport.

End location: Drop off at your hotel or airport of Addis Ababa.

Duration: 7 days

We can adjust the schedule based on your request.

Transportation

A latest model van. All cars are well cleaned and have AC with a safety belt.

What’s Included

Other: - Local guide to visit the village
- Transportation
- Entrance fee
- Meal
- Boat
- Village fee.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 ETB - 1 USD 23 ETB. Since you are going to take a picture of the tribes you will be asked to pay a fee for each photograph. It's really appreciated to give some incentive to the village as a little encouragement and motivation for the community.

What’s Extra

Other: - Hotels
- Any drinks besides water
- Video and photographing fees.
- Any personal expenses.

Restrictions

I can't guide you inside specific areas such as National parks or local villages but I will be there with you and the local licensed guides.

Private tour guide Amanuel A.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/OmoValleyEthiopiaTour

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