Ethio Backpacker Tours

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$990 pp (USD)

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Fly to Jinka

Fly to Jinka

Fly to Jinka and visit the Omo Valley Tribes. This day on arrival at Jinka Airport Ethio Backpacker Tours team will be waiting for you at the exit door of the airport. Then, you will be driving to Key Afer local market to see the Benna, hammer, and Tsemay communities with the mane people. Then, you will proceed to the Turmi where the Hamer people live.

Main Destination:
Jinka (Lower Omo Valley)
Accommodation:
Turmi Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Excursion to Omorate (75kms 2hrs drive) Then Drive To Jinka

Excursion to Omorate (75kms 2hrs drive) Then Drive To Jinka

After having your breakfast, you will have an excursion to Omorate to visit the Dassanech – the ‘people of the Delta’, who live on the northern shore of Lake Turkana. You'll visit and drive back to Turmi for lunch. Then, you'll drive to Jinka on the way you will have a chance to attend the local community market of Key Afer. You will see around 3 local communities in the markets then drive to Jinka for an overnight stay. You will see the Ari people, the largest population in the lower Omo Valley. The women who wear skirts from the banana-like tree, called Enset are experts in pottery.

Main Destination:
Jinka (Lower Omo Valley)
Accommodation:
Jinka Resort
  • Budget hotel located in Jinka (Lower Omo Valley)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Drive Jinka – Mago – Jinka – Departure

Drive Jinka – Mago – Jinka – Departure

You will take a day excursion to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi village. The Mursi are one of the exotic ethnic groups in Ethiopia. They live in very low huts made of straw leaves. The women like to wear terra cotta on their enormously stretched lower lips and ear lobes. You will drive back to Jinka. Later, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.

Main Destination:
Mago National Park
Best Time To Go June to February (Little rainfall)
High Season October to January (It might be busier)
Best Weather
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Ethio Backpacker Tours, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. If flights cost more, your quote will reflect this.
  • This group tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.