7 Days cultural south omo valley off the beaten track photography tour
·The Karo tribes
·The Mursi tribes
·The dasenech tribe
·The hammer tribe
·Weekly tribal market
·The hamer bull jumping
“Omo valley photo” take advantage of the recently resumed flight between Addis and JINKA (BACO) to cut the long drive to get to omo tribal route.
Day 1 FLY ADDIS TO JINKA( BACO)
Pick you up from airport , transfer to hotel freshen up and go to south omo research center ,Visiting the ethnological museum would give us brief preview of ethnographical information about verity of tribal groups residing in omo valley, depending on our time we can also have a chance to visit the evening market of ari tribe.
O/N Eco-Omo Lodge.
Day 2 JINKA-MURSI-TURMI
This day our expedition stars early morning with an excursion to a Mursi village (approx 66km from Jinka). Meet the Mursi, they are renowned for wearing largest lip plate and ear lob ,Then after lunch we drive to Turmi (120 km ) from jinka ,
O/N – Buska loge
Day 3 Drive Turmi –Murulle – Turmi
Early in the morning, make an excursion trip to korocho to visit the Karo The Karos residing on the bank of omo river , are celebrated for the most fine body painting and body scarification.This afternoon we will have a visit of biggest hammer village
O/N – Busk loge
Day 4DRIVE TURMI – OMORATE
After breakfast, make an excursion to Omorate which is found east of the Omo River; We cross Omo River by a small boat and walk 20 minutes to the Gelab (Dassanech) tribal village. Dasenech people are also known for their body painting and body scarification.
In any of the above afternoon we might be attending hamer bull jumping(age rite) depending when and where happing.O/N – Busk loge
Day 5: Visit Hamer market in Dimaka and drive back to Arba Minch (saturday market)
After breakfast visit Hamer tribe’s village, you will see how they live like and after that we will drive back to Arba Minch, on the way we will stop at down called Dimeka for a Market day, we will visit the colorful market.
Overnight in Arba Minch
Day 6 : visit dorza village
Drive up to Dorze village this people set high up in the Gughe Mountains where we see the traditional Dorze beehive shaped huts recognized as one of the visually attractive structural houses by the UNESCO and you will visit the village.
Day 7: Visit crocodile market and fly back to Addis
After breakfast take a boat trip on Lake Chamo, to visit the crocodile market, it is a local name for a place in Lake chamo that the crocodiles went out of the lake and chill, there is no buying or selling, also you will see hippos and different kinds of birds.
After the lake visit have lunch and the jeep will drop you to Arba Minch airport.
ALL INCLUSIVE PRIVET TOUR
Accommodation room on twin-bed sharing basis.
All meals throughout the tour.(Full Board)
All entrance fees.
Boat rent at lake.
All ground transportation with fuel, and insurance.
Professional English-speaking guide.
All local guides.