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Incredible Omo Valley experience with Melak!

What an unforgettable experience—Melak (melakthedragoman@gmail.com) and his team of Bodo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dj814
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Lifetime experience

In March 2018 I was on a fantastic trip through the Omo Valley with my boyfriend and two of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eurika83
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Open Ethiopia is running a trip to Omo national park and Omo valley tribes
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Jinka 1018, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an unforgettable experience—Melak (melakthedragoman@gmail.com) and his team of Bodo (bodokala@yahoo.com) and Lala were all fantastic. I went with them specifically because I was looking for a more authentic experience instead of just the normal tourist trek. We spent a night camping in the Mursi...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In March 2018 I was on a fantastic trip through the Omo Valley with my boyfriend and two of our friends. Our guide was Addis (Rasta) , who was recommended to me on Tripadvisor. I contacted several guides during preparation for the trip, but Addis...More

1  Thank Eurika83
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hired Mihiret Awdie of Ethiopian Discovery Tours to show me around the Omo Valley region, home to many of Ethiopia's indigenous people. Omo is not for everyone: it's rugged travel to a remote area full of rites and ritual that can seem off-key to...More

Thank Diane R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My trip to Omo valley Ethiopia was definitely one of my most memorable trips. I am an american working in Kuwait, so it didn't take me very long to fly into Ethiopia . Once i flew into Addis, Ethiopia my second flight was to Jinka,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was awesome trip to omo valley Ethiopia with best guide Aykekala@gmail.com ,+251932608444.if you guys wanna go to lower party of Ethiopia contact by above contacts

Thank Eribokala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of interesting people. They CHARGE YOU to take photos... 5 birr per photo. Tourists have ruined the OMO valley I'm afraid.

Thank Joel B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a tour in Omo Valley and visited different ethnic groups like Mursi, Karo, Bana and Hamer. I learned a lot about their culture, habits etc. I also got a chance to see different Termite houses. If you visit Ethiopia and want a nice...More

2  Thank trav966
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited several tribes of the Omo Valley, including Hamer, Karo, Mursi and Dassanech over the course of 3-4 days with Solomon Gezu from Go Ethiopia Tours. We didn't plan to visit the Omo Valley originally, but changed our itinerary just a couple of days...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am proud to say that I now consider Asu Gachulo to be a good friend of mine. I have been going to visit the Hamar tribe in the Turmi area for nine years now. My most recent trip was February 2018. Although in the...More

Thank Arthur R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have known Babi for over 10 years, and he is always helpful and trustworthy. Spending time in Jinka was incredible, and so many of the beautiful memories of my trip are because of Babi. If you are looking for someone who has grown up...More

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Danielle Geena F
17 April 2018|
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Response from martingomez2014 | Reviewed this property |
We paid (me and my wife) us1250 5 days including 2 nights lodge and 2 camping nights,4w vehicle food guide and local guides
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doriskgchua
15 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
21 March 2017|
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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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