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3 Days Omo Valley Tribes Tours

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$2,200.00

Tour Type

Duration

3 Days

Transportation

Flight + 4W Drive

Itinerary

Day 01 Fly Addis Abeba to Jinka and Drive to Turmi

After breakfast, you will take to airport your flight to Jinka. You will be met upon arrival and drive to Turmi Hamer Village. The Hamer they are known for their unique custom of “bull jumping,” which initiates a boy into manhood, practice of body adornment and wearing a multitude of colorful beads. The men of the tribe will often style their hair with clay, creating a sculpture of sorts that is styled with various pigments, mostly red and white, and in smoothing the clay they create very small protruding tube in which they house ostrich feathers from their hunts.

Overnight Emerland Lodge in Turmi or Paradise Lodge

Day 02 Drive Turmi – Murulle – Turmi – Jinka

On this day you will drive to Murulle where you can find the Karo people.  Karo People is very famous for their splendid body decoration, which they paint their bodies and faces with white chalk to prepare for a ceremony. The women scar their chest believing it makes them beautiful. The men’s scars represent an enemy or dangerous animal killed. Visit and proceed to Nyangatom people, 17 km away from the Murulle area. To adore their long and lean bodies, the Nyangatom women wear numerous necklaces and long Skirts from goatskins that are richly decorated then back to turmi. Later drive to Jinka to visit Ari people. Ari people the largest population in the lower omo valley. The women wear skirts from the banana like tree, called Enset are expert in pottery, blacksmith and distillation of traditional Liquor.

Overnight in Jinka Rsort

Day 03 Drive Jinka – Mursi and Fly to Addis Ababa

After breakfast, we take a day excursion to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi village. The Mursi are one of the exotic ethnic groups in Ethiopia. They live in very low huts made of straw leaves around Mago River. The women like to wear terra cotta on their enormously stretched lower lips and ear lobes. After the tour you will take to airport for your flight back to Addis.

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