11 Days Omo Valley And Omo National Park Camping Tour

11 Days Omo Valley And Omo National Park Camping Tour


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11 Days

Tour Type



Hotel And Camping






Over 10 nights and 11 days, this journey is a perfect combination of cultural immersion and natural splendor. Your accommodations, a seamless fusion of the finest hotels and cozy camping spots, promise a restful retreat. The adventure unfolds through a mix of surface travel and exhilarating flights, ensuring you experience every facet of the incredible landscapes. Begin your expedition in the vibrant rhythm of Addis Ababa and let an English-speaking guide unravel the tales of the Omo Valley, where tradition go hand in hand with untouched wilderness.

Tour Plan

After arrival, at 11:40 AM we will directly fly to Arbaminch, afternoon south Ethiopia overlooking the Great Rift Valley natural characteristics.

VISIT Village and Doraze for a visit to the up-mountain village of Chencha; the village of Dorzae peoples (dorzaeare very well known for their beehive structure home and handcrafts).

Drive back to Arbaminch and. Overnight Arbaminch Overnight at Haile Resort (B, D)

After an early breakfast Boat trip on Lake Chamo for a visit of the crocodile market. Take a bout cruise on Lake Chamo. At the spot called “azo gebeya” or crocodile market, huge concentration of crocodiles, herds of hippo as well as many species of birds can be observed.

Early Afternoon drive to Konso where colorfully costumed dress, impressive terracing of the land and unusually engraved wooden statues used as grave markers can be seen. Differing from their neighbours, the Konso are pure agriculturists, famed for their use of the stone terraces that they utilise to such good effect in this dry and barren region of basalt hills. Originally from the east and speaking an east Cushitic language, the Konso live in settlements that are surrounded by stone walls. The age of each town is classified by a generation pole and each family lives in compounds that are accessible only through gateways that require the visitor to enter on all fours thereby rendering any potential attackers vulnerable.

Keep driving to JINKA for the colorful TERSDAY market where we should see and photograph the Ari, Bena, Hamer people. The Bena and Hamer women usually favour red clay braids in their hair, shiny with butter and perfumed with incense. The long beaded skirts of the Tsemay have a stick incorporated in the back to denote a married woman and the men have elaborately plaited hairstyles decorated with feathers and colourful beads.

After visiting the market, we drive on to JINKA, often called the gateway to the Omo Valley. Overnight at ECO OMO Lodge. (B, D)

Early morning drive to Mago National Park, from here, visit the Mursi highlands where the most illustrious of Ethiopia's unique tribes lives. The Mursi are known all over the world, for their decorative lip plates that adorn the lower lips of the Mursi women. The plates stretch the lower lip beyond imagination and the women's beauty , pride  and desirability is determined in direct proportion to the size of the plate. The Mursi men and women may appear gracious but the Mursi warriors are not to be sneezed at. On their arms are deep crescent incisions that represent each enemy they have killed in battle. The men are also famous for their hairstyle. The various cultural aspects of the tribe will be explained and you will be able to take their photographs but not for free. Back to Jinka for your lunch and afternoon drive Turme Overnight at Busk Lodge (B,D)

In the mooring Drive to omorate, for a visit of Dasnech peoples with crossing the omo river by small local boats with having a walk also in the villages. Drive back to Turmi with having lunch at the Big tree shadows. Reach in Turmi and in the afternoon, Demake Markets are very nice place to meet different Omo valley tribes in harmony visit the fascinating Turmi hammer village. This day if there is a bull Jumping near by the villages you will visit it.

Overnight Busk Lodge. (B, D)

After breakfast and arranging all our staff we will be Drive to Omo National Park on the way we will see some animals like buffalo, elephants and ostrich and on the headquarters of the park we will be stopping for bush lunch then we will continue our drive to OMO NATIONAL PARK Overnight Camping. (B,L,D)

After having your breakfast, We will be drive to Kibish on the way you will have a photo stop at the tribes of SURMI then with enjoying the stunning view of the peoples villages we will continue our drive to overnight stay of Kibish.

Overnight Kibish Camping. (B,L,D)

This day you will have a Full day to visit the  Surui Tribe and their villages. The Surma are found on the west bank of the Omo. Like their cousins on the other bank of the Omo River, they do body painting and the women wear lip plates. Overnight Tulgit Camping. (B,L,D)

After breakfast in the morning visit another Kibish village and if there is Donga ( Stick fighting of the Surma people) in the morning, you will attend it. Otherwise you walk around the Kibish village and visit more Surma villages (4 km round trip). The Surma people are renowned for the strange custom followed by their women who, on reaching maturity, have their lower lips slit and clay discs inserted. The Surma men are well known for their stick fighting. Players are usually unmarried men. The winner is carried away on a platform of poles to a group of girls waiting at the side of the arena who decide among themselves which of them will ask for his hand in marriage. Taking part in a stick flight is considered to be more important than winning it. Overnight Tulgit Camping. (B,L,D)

After having your breakfast, We will be drive to MIZAN TEFERI on the way you will have a photo stop at the tribes of Yem and Misinger then with enjoying the stunning view of the Benchi Maji peoples villages we will continue our drive to MIZAN Overnight Salayish hotel. (B,D)

Drive back to Jimma, along coffee, tea and spice plantations and dense forest.  A stop to waterfalls on the way, for short walking. Reach Jimma and visit the AbaJifar palace, old king house + the museum of all his artifacts & more, in town. Lunch (lunch box). 

Overnight Honey land hotel. (B, D)

This day After having your early breakfast we will be head south west out of Jimma to Addis Ababa on the way you will have a chance of visiting the amazing landscapes with the coffee growing area and you will have a time for stopping at the beautiful Gurage Villages to see the typical house style and their compounds. Later after having your lunch you will be stopping at the landscapes of Gibe river then we will continue our driving to Addis Ababa.


Late Afternoon Addis Ababa cite tour was founded in 1886 by Menelik II, and situated at an elevation of around 2438m which makes third highest capital city in the world. Addis Ababa enjoys an excellent climate all year round, with an average temperature of 25°C. we will start our site-seeing by National museum which houses some of the country's historic treasures.


last-minute souvenir shopping at the markets. In the evening, we will go out to one of the best cultural restaurant for the Farewell Dinner at traditional restaurant with live traditional dances program. Then, transfer to the airport for your departure to Home. Tour End!  (B,D)

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Include And Exclude

Services Inclusions

  • Meet and greetings at the Airport and assistance for Hotel transfer.
  • Hotel Accommodations based on twine Room.
  • half board meal (breakfast and dinner with soft drinks). Full board at camping site (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Comprehensive touring program including entrance fees where applicable according to the itinerary.
  • Domestic Flight
  • Professional Guide (English speaking).
  • profession cook service during camping
  • polices escort Surma
  • Road leader payment
  • elder payment
  • Transfers and all ground transportation based on Best 4WD cars fuel and driver expense.as per the itinerary with all fuel expenses.
  • Additional activities for experiencing the real culture of Ethiopia: Coffee ceremony and Honey wine drinks in Addis Ababa.
  • All necessary Government taxes.

Services Exclusions

  • International Flight
  • Porterage fees.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Video filming and photography fees.
  • Personal nature expenses, alcoholic drinks, laundry expenses, telephone calls, tips for the tour staffs etc…
  • Any other expenses except those listed on the inclusion parts.

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