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An Eight days unforgettable Omo Valley Tribal communities visit.

I am a professional tour operator and local guide learned by doing and living like the locals in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
OriginLand Ethi... T
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Omo Valley guide, Melak Tadesse, threatens clients’ safety

My friend and I traveled to the Omo Valley for what was supposed to be an 8-day trip (keep reading... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rachael S
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Open Ethiopia is running a trip to Omo national park and Omo valley tribes
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Jinka 1018, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am a professional tour operator and local guide learned by doing and living like the locals in all the destinations of the Omo Valley Tribal Ring. I just came back from an Eight day unforgettable tour experience with a family of 2 adults and...More

1  Thank OriginLand Ethi... T
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I traveled to the Omo Valley for what was supposed to be an 8-day trip (keep reading to find out how it turned into 7 days) with Melak Tadesse. We have trekked to village-to-village in several other countries and were looking forward...More

2  Thank Rachael S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to do the tour to the tribes in omo valley as much othenthic as we could, there for it was'nt that easy for us to find a guide, we looked for someone who understand our intentions, when we met Babi he just helped...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must do! We have been traveling in Africa for years, driving overland from South Africa, usually without any guides. We got to spend quality time in a Hamer Village with only a few other tourists. The camaraderie was incredible, the interactions we had unforgettable, the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour was simply amazing - that warm and welcoming guides. Jinka was already amazing to see with all the different tribal people coming to the markets. Had some great encounters with elders from different tribes who invited me to their village. Babi is an...More

Thank Dominic K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can only rave about Zani Tours with Andualem, and his team I used on my 7 days trip in the Omo Valley. I visited mursi, banna, arbore and hamer tribes. Andualems expertise as tour guide and his insights about the tribes made my trip...More

1  Thank Lene K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After contact with some guides we choose BABI HAILE (BABI JINKA) todo a tour for 5 days. we spent 2 nights with Mursi (a beautiful experience) and Hamer village in camping and two nights in resorts (Buska y Kanta).We also had been with Kar, Dasenech...More

Thank martingomez2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fascinating place! We stayed there 5 days and wish we would stay longer! Amazing, unforgettable trip. Just do not expect much from the hotels/ lodges over there - they very basic and hot water is limited. Recommending Taitu Tours.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the trip with a very nice guy called Adis Rasta, the time we've spent together was amazing. He is a very nice guy. We had the oportunity to see the Hamers Bull Jumping and was incredible. Looking foward to go back to Ethiopia...More

1  Thank Felipe D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I'm writting a comment is because I strongly suggest you to choose a right guide&driver to explore Omo Valley. We were looking for a serious, well-known guide in the area as well as an excellent driver to get the most isolated tribes. Without any...More

1  Thank Susana F
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16 November 2017|
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Response from april c | Reviewed this property |
Hey, that is the perfect amount of days. contact Solomone Bekele on FB. he is an exceptional tour guide and driver. I traveled alone this summer and he was reliable, on time and very accommodating. Tell him that April from... More
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joyious
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Response from Mamaru E | Property representative |
Dear, Joyious You can search for local guides or a trip organiser for Omo Valley tribes tour, on this site.
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Response from Frank W | Reviewed this property |
You can search on the web by typing Fitretu
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