Ethiopia is composed of about 83 ethnic groups with 200 dialects. Based on the language they speak, they can be divided into Semitic, Cushitic, Nilotic, and Omotic stocks. Most of the tribes of interest are located in the Omo valley residing to the East and west part of the Omo river. This itinerary covers all the tribes that are to the east and West part of the Omo River, like Suram, Mursi, Hamer, Karo, Dasenech, Konso, Agnuak, Nuer, Ari, Benna, Dorze, etc. This itinerary is ideal for those travelers who want to cover all the tribes in the Omo valley deeper than the usual way. The itinerary gets travelers “off the beaten path” with an opportunity to learn about and interact with Ethiopia’s most unique cultural groups and combined a wildlife tour.
Day 1: Addis Ababa and transfer from airport to your booked hotel for relaxation/dinner and finally overnight.
Day 2: Drive to Arebaminch in the morning visit Dorzie village and in the afternoon lake chamo see hippo crocodile and birds.
Day 3: Drive to konso and discover conso village and newyork.
Day 4: Drive from konso to jinka after noon visit omo research center or omo museum.
Day5: Morning drive to mursie village to explore the beautiful culture of this community and in the afternoon visit to Ari village.
Day 6: Drive to Turmy on this day if it has local market we will see or afternoon visit to Hamer village.
Day7: Explore Turmy - Kara tribe that is famous by painted body.
Day 8: Transfer from Turmy to visit Dassench tribe in the afternoon for bull jump ceremony an experience worthy enjoying.
Day 9: Transfer from Turmy to Arebaminch
Day 10: Drive from Arebaminch to Hawassa
Day 11: Morning visit to the fish market and then transfer to bale mountains national park for wildlife.
Day 12: Spend the whole day trekking Dinsho and finally an overnight at Goba.
Day 13: Drive to tuludtimtu and saneti plato to see the second highest place in Ethiopia with 4377-meter high.
Day 14: Transfer to wondogent and relaxation at hot spring water to swim in the afternoon.
Day 15: Transfer to abyata shala national park for a game drive and finally an overnight at Langano for relaxation on lake langano view.
Day 16: Afternoon transfer to Addis Ababa for your departure home.