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21 day tour of the Omo: Itinerary

Photos: Tribal photo gallery

Itinerary - 21 Day tour of the Omo

We feel this amount of time is the best to really appreciate the Omo area. The Itinerary can be adjusted to suit your time available.

Day 1 Home departure. Fly Overnight
Day 2 Arrive Addis Ababa. City Tour. Overnight Hotel in Addis Ababa.
Day 3 Drive to Jimma. Overnight best local hotel.
Day 4 Drive to Misan Terferi. Overnight in very basic Hotel.
Day 5 Drive to Kibbish, to see Surma Tribe. Camping among the tribe.
Day 6 Around Kibbish area. Camping.
Day 7 Return via Misan terferi. Overnight in hotel in Tepi.
Day 8 Drive to Jimma, overnight best local hotel.
Day 9 Scenic drive to Arbaminch via Sodo along the new road.
Hotel overnight.
Day 10 Boat trip across Lake Chamo. a.m. Visit Nechisar Park p.m.
Day 11 Drive to Jinka, nearest town to Mago Park.
Overnight hotel in Jinka.
Day 12 Explore Mago Park, meet Mursi Tribe.
Day 13 Drive to Turmi.
Days 14, 15 and 16 will be in the Turmi area to see different tribes: Hamer, Karo, Bena, Bumi. Here you will base yourself at one of the lodges exploring the whole area over the next few days. For economy you may camp in the grounds if you prefer.
Day 17 Relax at your hotel or drive to Lake Turkana for a day visit. There could be locally in Turmi area some bull jumping or dancing arranged so you may discuss with your guide.
Day 18 Drive to Konso and on to Arbaminch.
Day 19 Drive to Addis Ababa.
Day 20 Fly Home.

Click here to view tribal photos from our tour of The Omo
Costs vary according to the size of the group and the time of year. Please e-mail us on sol2rs@yahoo.com for a quotation or for any further information.

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