7 Days cultural tour to Omo valley

1. City tour in Addis Ababa:-
After arrival, check in at your hotel. Embark on the Addis Ababa city tour, commencing with a visit to the largest open-air market in Africa, known as Merkato. Continue to the National Museum of Ethiopia, where you can explore the ancient hominid fossil known as Lucy, dating back 3.18 million years. Drive to the top of Entoto Mountain to visit the first palace and church of Addis Ababa, and enjoy the panoramic view of the city. Finally, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight at Jupiter Hotel or Similar

2. Domestic flight to Arbaminch:-
Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Arbaminch. Upon arrival, drive to Dorze village to explore the Dorze tribe, known for their weaving skills, traditional dancing, and distinctive house-building techniques. Depending on the day, you may have the opportunity to visit the local market. Afterward, return to Arbaminch town, Overnight at Paradise Lodge or similar

3. Drive to Jinka Via Key Afer:-
After breakfast, embark on a boat trip on Lake Chamo to observe the crocodile market. Continue the journey to Jinka, with an en-route visit to the Key Afer market. Explore the vibrant market and visit the Benna tribes. Finally, transfer to your hotel, Overnight at Eco Omo Lodge or similar

4. Visit Mursi Tribe then Drive to Turmi:-
Drive into Mago National Park to visit the Mursi people, known for the women who wear clay discs on their lower lips. Afterward, return to Jinka and continue driving to Turmi town. Lunch will be at Key Afer town. Upon arrival in Turmi, if there is a bull jumping ceremony in a Hammer tribe village, you will attend the program. Additionally, visit the Hammer people village, Overnight at Paradise Lodge or similar

5. Excursion to Omorate & Kolicho:-
Today, you will experience the rich diversity of two cultures. After an early drive, cross the Omo River via a local boat excursion to visit the Dasenech tribes and observe their varied lifestyles. Return to Turmi for lunch. Depending on the day, you may visit the colorful Dimeka market. Later, drive to Kolicho to encounter the Karo & Nayangatom tribes, renowned for their distinctive body painting, situated on the west bank of the Omo River. Finally, return to Turmi, Overnight at Paradise Lodge or similar

6. Drive to Karat town:-
After breakfast, commence the drive to the capital of the Konso people. On the way you will visit the Albore Tribes, upon arrival at Karat, explore the fascinating Konso people village, witnessing their UNESCO World Heritage-listed cultural landscape with terracing. Admire the ancient wooden statues and conclude your visit with a tour of the Konso people cultural center. Overnight at Kanta Lodge or similar

7. Fly Back to Addis Ababa
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel then drive to Arbaminch airport for your domestic flight to Addis Ababa. Upon arrival in Addis Ababa, attend our farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant. Depending on your flight schedule, you will then be transferred to the airport.

N.B. Depending on your request this Itinerary can be modified.

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