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03 Day Omo Valley Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Fly Addis Ababa to Jinka (Baco) - Drive to Turmi (Hamar Tribe)
Your guide will meet you at Jinka airport and continue driving 130km to Turmi town. On the way, you will visit a tribal market such as Keyafer market (on Thursday), Alduba Market (on Tuesday), Dimeka market (on Saturday), or Turmi market (on Monday). If it's not a market day, you will visit a village of the Banna tribe on the way. You may visit Hamar village or attend the available ceremonial events (Optional).
Overnight: Paradise Lodge in Turmi
Drive 65km west of Turmi and meet the Kara (Karo) tribe famous for body and facial paintings. They live in a beautiful village by the shore of the Omo River. You will meet the kara people and visit a family who will prepare a traditional coffee ceremony in their house. You will have the chance to discuss with the family and get a genuine connection with the people. In the afternoon, head to Jinka 128 km from Turmi.
Overnight: Eco-Omo Lodge in Jinka (from the newly built rooms)
Drive some 50km through the Mago National Park to meet face to face with the most famous Mursi tribe. The Mursi are popular for lip plates. They also do extensive body scarification. You will return to Jinka for lunch you will be dropped off at Jinka airport.