The Peoples of Omo Valley

The Peoples of Omo Valley

The Peoples of Omo Valley
12 days – 11 nights
Addis Ababa, Melka Kunture, Arba Minch, Lake Chamo, Dorze, Key Afer, Jinka, Mago NP, Turmi, Dimeka, Konso, Yabello, Yergalem, Sidama, Awasa, Langano, Abijata Shala
Heritage, Ecology, Culture, History
This program may be operated for individuals or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary

Day 1: Addis Ababa
Early arrival at Addis Ababa airport where you’ll be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Some time to get settled before you start your city tour. 

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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure private transfers
  • 11 nights’ accommodation:
    • Addis Ababa 2 nights
    • Arba Minch 2 nights
    • Jinka 1 night
    • Turmi 2 nights
    • Konso 1 night
    • Yarbello 1 night
    • Yargalem  1 night
    • Langano 1 night
  • Meals
    • Breakfast daily
    • 11 lunches
    • 11 dinners
  • The famous Lucy a turning point in humanity
  • Adadi Mariam church.
  • Paleolithic site of Melka Kunturé
  • Tiya archaeological site
  • Boat trip on Chamo Lake
  • Meeting the Dorze people
  • The Key Afer market
  • Meeting the Tsemay People
  • Visit Mago Nat’l Park
  • Meeting the Morsi people
  • Meeting the Gnangatom people
  • The Diméka village and market
  • Meeting the Bana people
  • Meeting the Konso people
  • The Borama’s “singing well”
  • Visit El Sod crater and salt mine
  •  Visit the Borana village
  • Meeting the Gudji people
  • Visit the Sidama coffee region
  • Discover the Abijata Shalla Nat’l Park
  • Awasa fishermen
  • Shop at the Mercato the largest open-air market in Africa
  • All entrance fees for included sightseeing
  • Land transportation as described
  • English speaking driver-guide
Not included in tour
  • International or Domestic airfares
  • Any taxes and surcharges relating to airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry Visa and visa fees
  • Wi-Fi at hotels except as indicated
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out (Most hotels begin check-in around 2:00pm).
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Porterage at airport and hotels
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Any service not specifically listed under "included"


Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Addis Ababa Addissinia 4.5
Arba Minch Emerald Resort 4
Jinka Eyob Pension & Campsite 3
Turmi Emerald Resorts & Lodge 4
Konso Kanta Lodge 3.5
Yabello Borano Lodge 3
Yergalem Aregash Lodge 5
Langano Hara Langano Eco Lodge 4
Addis Ababa Hyatt Regency 4.5
Arba Minch Emerald Resort 4
Jinka Jinka Resort 3
Turmi Emerald Resorts & Lodge 4
Konso Kanta Lodge 3.5
Yabello Borano Lodge 3
Yergalem Aregash Lodge 5
Langano Hara Langano Eco Lodge 4
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
Note: Some of the hotels in list are the best and most comfortable existing on the route but may not be up to your expected standards



Tour Prices:

These programs can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

  • Airfare

We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

  • Program

You may add or remove;

    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

  • Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

Tour Code: ET02ADD20ST

  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

Group Quotations
  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.