4 Day Omo Tour Ari/Mursi Tribes Ethiopia - All Inclusive
The Omo Valley is mostly a dry savanna region fed by the Omo River. Throughout the valley region and along the river, reside hundreds of small tribal villages amongst the landscape.
The tribes often speak a unique language and the area is dense with unique customs.
Since the discovery of human remains dating back nearly 2.5 million years, the Lower Omo Valley region has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, in 1980. The Omo Valley is mostly a dry savanna region fed by the Omo River. Throughout the valley region and along the river, reside hundreds of small tribal villages amongst the landscape. The tribes often speak a unique language and the area is dense with unique customs. Popular tribes include the Hamar, Mursi, Bodi, Dassanech, Karo, Ari and others.
Highlights - What to Expect
- 3 Tribe Omo Valley Cultural Tour.
- Picturesque African savanna landscapes.
- History and culture mix to give a new perspective of mankinds origin.
- Enjoy delicious Ethiopian food throughout the experience.
- Our all-inclusive prices provide the best value and quality of tour possible.
- Family friendly tours for all ages. Custom tours for both luxury and budget class travelers.
Fly from Addis Ababa to Arba Minch, Lake Chamo Tour, Night in Arba Minch
Eat breakfast prior to departing for the late morning flight to Arba Minch. Arrive at Arba Minch around midday, awaiting is a delicious Southern Ethiopian prepared fish lunch. The fried Nile perch is our favorite, it is a very meaty fish. After hotel check-in is completed, we will begin the boat tour on Lake Chamo. The cruise on the lake will showcase the indigenous Hippos, African crocodiles, Zebras and a range of beautiful aquatic birds. Night in Arba Minch.
Drive to Konso, Konso Tribe Tour, Night in Konso
Following breakfast, drive to Konso. Konso is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site for its traditional landscape with terraces, its uniquely structured villages and huts, and for their famous wooden statues. Tribes of Konso Tour. The people are grouped into nine clans. The nine exogamous clans named Kertita, Pasanta, Eshalayta, Sawdata, Tikisayta, Alayta, Tokmaleta, Arkamayta and Mahaleta live in 49 kebeles. We will visit two of the nine clans on the Konso village tour. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of coffee plantations and green landscapes. Night in Konso. On clear dark nights, Konso is known for its amazing star gazing visibility.
Drive to Jinka, Mursi Tribe Tour, Ari Tribe Tour, Night in Jinka
Begin the morning with breakfast, followed by the picturesque drive to Jinka. Upon arriving to Jinka make a transfer to the Mago National Park where you will be able to visit the famous Mursi tribe. They are known for the large clay plates that the women wear in their lower lips and ears which are made from locally dug clay. The men adorn themselves with clay and headdress of ivory horns. Eat lunch prior to visiting the Ari (Ari) People of Mago National Park. They are known for their artwork and agriculture. Ari women can be found in traditional skirts made from koisha leaves, with large colorful beads and bracelets. Night in Jinka
Jinka Museum Tour, Spa Day, Shop, International Departure
After breakfast depart for a guided tour of the South Omo Research Center Museum (Jinka Museum). The museum provides a great overview of the many tribes of the Omo Valley. Aboard a flight to Addis Ababa. Lunch will be provided at one of our favorite restaurants, our recommendation is the fish goulash. Time for shopping will be allocated to secure any last-minute souvenirs. Beers and shisha (hookah) will also be an option during this timeframe. If time allows, a complimentary spa day at the best spa in town will be provided prior to departure. Depart from Bole International Airport Addis Ababa.
- Domestic Flights
- Private Hotel Room
- Tour Guides
- Entrance Fees
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Water, Juices, Coffee, Tea
- Post Tour Spa Day
- Access to Mobile Phone and Camera Charging
- Unlimited Beer
- 24/7 Personal Concierge "Arada"