Omo Valley Photography Tours

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The traditional public festival of “Bodi” tribes in Southern Ethiopia around the Omo Valley!

Market Day in the Omo Valley

Since most people have long journeys to and from the towns, markets are best visited between 10:30am and 4:00pm.

Access Eco Trekking Tours listed the Notable markets of Omo Valley as follow to help travellers plan their trip dates to match with the Market days.

1-Arbore Market

Day

Monday

Tribes at the Market

Arbore and Tsemay

2-Dimeka Market

Day

Tuesday and Saturday

Tribes at the Market

Banna, Bashada, Hamer, Karo & Tsemay

3-Jinka Market

Day

Tuesday and Saturday

Tribes at the Market

Ari, Banna, Bashada and Mursi

4-Giyo Market

Day

Thursday

Tribes at the Market

Ari, Bacha, Dime, Mursi and Surma

5-Hana Mursi Market

Day

Sunday

Tribes at the Market

Ari, Bacha, Dime, Mursi and Surma

6-Key Afar Market

Day

Thursday

Tribes at the Market

Banna, Hamer and Tsemay

7-Omorate Market

Day

Tuesday and Saturday

Tribes at the Market

Daasanach

8-Turmi Market

Day

Monday and Thursday

Tribes at the Market

Bashada and Hamer

9-Weyto Market

Day

Saturday

Tribes at the Market

Tsemay

The markets at Dimeka (Saturday), Key Afar (Thursday) and Turmi (Monday) are among the biggest market days.

If you want an exotic vacation idea with the sense of Eco and community tourism, Then one destination that will surprise and amaze you is Southern Ethiopia, a land of unsurpassed natural beauty, people, culture and history.
Southern Ethiopia has so much to offer specially for those who are interested spending their time to discover the natural attraction in Ethiopia traveling with the local community!

This is one of the region in the country where travelers could discover the combination of history and ethnically rich lifestyles of the nomadic people in Ethiopia!

As Access Eco Trekking Ethiopia Tours is a trekking tour company specialised on by displaying the natural attraction of the country to the World, Southern Ethiopia is one of our destination with its collection of different ethnic groups and the still existing nomadic people.

We always loved explaining about the people’s lifestyle that is still depend on mother nature!
Nine days tour package to visit the Southern parts of Ethiopia.

Day. 1: Addis Ababa Full Day Tour

Arrival at Addis Ababa(Bole International Airport) and city Tour.

At Addis Ababa, Visit different historical Monuments, National Museums and Mausoleums; Merkato (The largest open air market in Africa); first palace of Haile Selassie inside Addis Ababa University; the Selassie Cathedral which places the Emperor’s body; buried in the year 2000.

Overnight: Hotel in Addis Ababa. (B, L, D)

Day. 2: Drive to Wolayta

Spend the night after Visiting the Museum of wolayeta people.

Day. 3: Drive to Arba Minch

Visit the crocodile market on Abaya lake

Overnight: Sleep at Tourist Hotel. (B, L, D)

Day. 4: Boat Trip on Lake Chamoo

After Breakfast

Boat trip on lake Chamoo

See the hippopotamus

Drive to Jinka in the afternoon

Overnight: Jinka. (B, L, D)

Day. 5: Jinka – Mursi

Tour Date (Jinka)

After Break Fast Drive To Mursi 65km to South West Of Omo Valley

Drive Back to Jinka, After Lunch And Refreshing Break Drive Out Side The Town To Visit Village Of ARI Tribe. Next, Go To Visit Jinka Museum.

Overnight: At Jinka. (B, L, D)

Day. 6: Drive to Turmi – Attend the Hamer Trip Bull Jump ceremony.

Drive To Turmi (Hamer people Province) – After Lunch And some Break, Move Out to Attend On The Bull Jumping ceremony.

(B, L, D)

Day. 7: Visit Omorate – Desanech

In The Morning after Break Fast Drive To Omrate. To Desanech Tribe, Get Local Wooden Boat To Cross Omo Rever and Find Desanech Tribe. next, Drive Back To The Hotel.

Lunch And Refreshing Break, very Late afternoon, When Temperature Is Down Go To Visit Hammer Village.

(B, L, D)

Day. 8: Visit Karo Tribe

Early in the Morning after Breakfast drive to Karo tribe. Isolated And they settled by the river Side of Omo.

Next drive back to Arba minch.

Lunch stop at konso.

Overnight: Hotel in Arba minch. (B, L, D)

Day. 9: Drive to Addis Ababa

After Breakfast

Drive to Addis Ababa

Overnight: Hotel in Addis Ababa. (B, L, D)

End of Tour.

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