9 Days and 8 Nights
South Omo is a Zone in the Ethiopian Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR). Usually this tour is considered to be cultural because it focuses on ethnic groups in omo valley. South Omo is bordered on the south by Kenya, on the southwest by the Ilemi Triangle, on the west by Bench Maji, on the northwest by Keffa, on the north by Konta, Gamo Gofa and Basketo, on the northeast by Dirashe and Konso, and on the east by the Oromia Region. The administrative center of Debub Omo is Jinka.Less
Arrival of Addis Ababa and meet the Yama Ethiopia Tours representative, then transfer your hotel. Depending on your arrival time make sightseeing in Addis Ababa.
In the morning after breakfast drive to Arba minch through Chencha village to visit Dorze people.
Morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Chamo to see the largest crocodiles in Africa which measure up to 7 Mts. Then drive to Turmi.
Excursion to Omorate to visit the Dasenach tribes across the Omo river by wooden local boat then come back to Turmi in the afternoon to visit the nearby hammer tribe village, also possibility to see special occasion ceremonies like wedding and ritual.
Early Excursion to Karo village for the visit of Karo tribes with their interesting body decorations and scarification; Then drive to Jinka.
In the morning after breakfast excursion to the Mursi tribe village known for their attractive culture, women wearing large clay plates into their lower lips. Then drive back to Jinka.
After breakfast drive to Yabello en route visit Konso tribes village. The king village is very interesting.
Early morning excursion to Elsod, the crater salt lake to see the Borena people extracting mud salt for their livestock food and the way back stop at Dubluk to see the singing well typical of Borena tribes when they serve their cattle from 20 M deep wells. Then proceed driving to Yirgalem.
Early morning after breakfast drive back via Awassa and visit the daily local fish market at lake Awassa. Evening fare well dinner at traditional restaurant and transfer to airport for flight back to home.
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