9 Days Cultural Adventure to Omo Valley Tribes Tour

9 Days

Discover the captivating Omo Valley and more on a magical 9-day journey with Magic Ethiopia Tours. Immerse yourself in Ethiopia’s rich cultural tapestry and stunning landscapes as you uncover the diverse communities and their unique traditions. From tribal villages to bustling markets, experience genuine hospitality along the way. Venture into Ethiopia’s heartland to discover hidden gems amidst breathtaking scenery and ancient historical sites. Join us on this transformative journey where every step unveils the secrets of Ethiopia’s captivating heritage, guided by Magic Ethiopia Tours towards enlightenment and discovery.


Upon arrival at Addis Ababa's international airport, your guide will greet you and whisk you away to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can embark on a captivating city tour, exploring the vibrant energy of Addis Ababa. Overnight in Addis Ababa.

Take to the skies with a scenic flight to Jinka, the gateway to the Omo Valley. Settle into your hotel and after lunch, delve into the rich history of the region at the Jinka Museum. Later, experience the warmth and hospitality of the Ari tribe in their traditional village. Overnight in Jinka.

Embark on an early morning adventure, driving 72 kilometers through Mago National Park to encounter the fascinating Mursi people. Witness their unique cultural practices, including the iconic lip plates, in their villages nestled within the park. After a captivating experience, return to Jinka for lunch. In the afternoon, head southwest to Turmi, the heartland of the Hammer tribe. Unwind at your lodge or campsite in Turmi for the night.

This morning, a 72-kilometer journey takes you to Omorate, home to the Dassanech tribe, the last inhabitants of the Omo Valley before the border with Kenya. Traverse the Omo River by local boat, appreciating the natural beauty as it flows towards Lake Turkana in Kenya. After a cultural immersion, return to Turmi for lunch. As the day draws to a close, visit a charming Hammer village and witness a breathtaking sunset. Overnight in Turmi.

Rise early for a scenic drive from Turmi to meet the Karo people, residing near the Omo River. Witness their vibrant body and face painting traditions that speak volumes about their culture. After returning to Turmi, continue your journey to Konso. En route, stop at Dimeka, a bustling town with the largest Saturday market frequented by various tribes. Witness the vibrant exchange of goods and traditions before continuing your journey towards Konso via the scenic Woyto roads. Settle into your hotel for the night in Konso.

Following breakfast, venture out to explore the nearby Konso villages, renowned for their breathtaking terraces and unique architectural style. Gain insights into their way of life at the Konso museum before a relaxing midday break. In the afternoon, drive north towards Arbaminch, the capital of the Gamo zone. Arrive in Arbaminch by late afternoon and settle comfortably into your hotel.

A short drive of 12 kilometers takes you to Chamo Lake this morning. Embark on a thrilling boat trip, observing the mighty Nile crocodile and diverse aquatic birds amidst the stunning scenery. Return to Arbaminch for lunch and gear up for an afternoon adventure. Travel 30 kilometers to discover the Dorze people, known for their traditional beehive-shaped houses constructed from bamboo and their unique weaving techniques. Wrap up the day with a return to Arbaminch for the night.

After breakfast, embark on a scenic 272-kilometer journey toward Hawassa city. Take a break along the way in Sodo to witness the villages of the Wolayta and Sidamo tribes, gaining a glimpse into their distinct cultures. Upon arrival in Hawassa, explore the captivating Hawassa Lake and immerse yourself in the city's highlights. Overnight in Hawassa.

Before departing, visit the bustling Hawassa fish market and soak in the vibrant atmosphere. Enjoy a scenic drive back to Addis Ababa, with a stop at Ziway Lake to admire the diverse birdlife. Arrive in Addis Ababa by late afternoon, and in the evening, participate in a farewell program. Finally, transfer to the airport for your departure, carrying unforgettable memories of Ethiopia's wonders.

Package Includes and Excludes

Package Includes

  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees
  • Local Guide Fees
  • Car rental service
  • Accommodation
  • Rope fees
  • Meals (3)
  • Miscellaneous Expenses

Package Excludes

  • Tip
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Visa
  • International flights
  • Souvenir Expenses

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9 Days Cultural Adventure to Omo Valley Tribes Tour
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