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Tribes of Omo Valley (Southern Ethiopia)

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Omo Valley is undoubtedly one of the most unique places on earth because of the wide variety of people and animals that inhabit it. It is located in Africa's Great Rift Valley. The region is known for its culture and diversity. The tribes that live in the lower Omo Valley are believed to be among the most fascinating on the continent of Africa and around the world. Tours are offered to several towns and villages.

Day 1 - Addis - Arbaminch

Drive Arbaminch on the way visit south Rift valley Lakes and see the spectacular scenery and Green covered lands of the country. O/n/ Hotel/

Day 2 - Arbaminch

Full day Arbaminch drive chincha mountain to visit the Dorze people ,house and the people life style. After lunch drive for boat rid on Lake cahmo to enjoy the most spectacular scenery of lake and see the largest crocodile, species which riches until 6-meter length / Crocodile Market/ of the African continent as well as birds species. After visit O/n Hotel.

Day 3 - Arbaminch - Jinka

Drive Jinka with short stop to visit people of Konso, Tsemay, Bena and Ari tribes. Which are nice and different for their hairstyle and way of dressing/ O/n / Hotel/

Day 4 - Jinka - Murisi - Jinka

Early drive Mursi Villages, the most celebrated residents of south omo. Where you can see their interesting culture like women when age reaches about 20,silt is cut between lower lip and mouth. Over the next year, the gap is progressively stretched until it is large enough for small circular clay plate, so the plate is replaced with the larger one, the process that is repeated until eventually the gap is large enough to hold the clay plate. the larger the lip plate women can wear, the greater her value when she is married. after visit drive back jinka trough Mago National Park. O/n / Hotel/

Day 5 - Jinka-Turmi

Drive to Turmi via Key Afer village the region of the very nice Hammer people with unique hairstyle, Cultures, ornaments and traditions. If you are interested to cover the expense, the Hammers traditional dance will be arrange by your guide. And if you luck you will see also the Hammer people marriage ceremony. O/n / Camping/

Day 6 - Turmi-Omorate-Turmi

Drive Dasench Village omo rate to visit the omo river and Geleb people after visit drive back Turmi. If it is Saturday or Monday you will visit the Market. O/n / Turmi Camping/

Day 7 - Turmi - Arbaminch

Drive back Arbaminch via Erbore visiting the marled tribes, which are migrated to their present homeland from Konso perhaps two centuries ago. O/n / Arbaminch/

Day 8 - Arbaminch - Addis

Drive back Addis Ababa on the way back visit the Rift valley Lakes