cultural integrity, that there is more than a smattering
of truth in the assertion that as recently as 50 years
ago the people of South Omo were scarcely aware that such
an entity as Ethiopia existed. South Omo is literally
Duration : 10 Days
Transportation : Surface
Destination : Arbaminch,Dorze village,Lake Chamo, Turmi,Konso,
Jinka, Mursi,Yabello, Yirgalem
Day. 01: Arrival of Addis Ababa and Sight seeing
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.
Day. 02: Drive Arba Minch
In the morning en route you will visit the series Rift
Valley lakes that are teemed with different bird species.
Day. 03:Boat trip on Lake Chamo and Excursion to Dorze
Morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Chamo
to see the largest crocodiles in Africa which measure
up to 7 Mts. Afternoon visit Chencha village to visit
Day. 04: Drive to Turmi via Konso
After breakfast drive to Turmi en-route visiting Tsemay
and Benna tribes. Then walk to the villages of the Hammer
people that enjoy body decoration and wear quantities
of colorful beads and clay hair buns with Ostrich feathers
spend pleasant after noon with friendly Hamar people.
Day. 05: Excursion to Omorate
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.
Day. 06: Drive to Jinka
Early Excursion to Karo village for the visit of Karotribes
with their interesting body decorations and scarification;
Then drive to Jinka.
Day. 07: Excursion to Mursi
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
driveback to Jinka.
Day. 08: Drive to Yabello via Konso Village
After breakfast drive to Yabello en route visit Konso
tribes village. The king village is very interesting.
Day. 09: Excursion to Elsod creator salt Lakes&
drive to Yirgalem
Early morning excursion to Elosd, the crater salt lake
to see the Borena people extracting mud salt for their
livestock food and on 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.
Day. 10: Drive back to Addis and Departure
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.