Concentration of the extraordinary ethnic Diversity on the planet, the lower Omo valley is the home of more than 20 different tribes including the colorful Hammer, the painted Karo and the Mursi famous for their lip plate unique culture.
Traveling to this greater region of pastoralists will provide to the traveler the idea how a population far away from civilization in the southern corner of Ethiopian Rift Valley survived to this day maintaining their old rituals and string culture. It has also special interest for palaeo-anthropological study, where the lower Omo valley has prehistoric sites at which ancient hominids have been discovered and it was recognized as USESCO world heritage site.
Arrive to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel.
Drive to Arbaminch. O/N Hotel
AM drive to Nechsar National Park, PM boat trip on Lake Chamo. O/N Hotel.
Drive to Turmi, on the way visit Elbore tribs. O/N Camping.
Full day around Turmi for the Hammer peoples market and their village. O/N Camping
Am Drive to Omorate to visit the Dasanech tribe by the shore of the Omo River. Pm drive to Murulle for overnight. Camping.
Drive to Korcho to visit the Karo tribes, and then proceed to Mago National park. late in the afternoon game drive at the National park. O/N Camping.
Drive to visit the Mursi tribe, and then proceed to Jika. O/N Local hotel or Camping.
Drive back to Arbaminch, if it’s on Thursday on the wayvisit the Bena Market at Keyafer. O/N Hotel.
Drive to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel.
city tour of Addis Ababa, evening departure.