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Explore Omo Valley

Arba Minch, Ethiopia
+251 92 704 3931
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guided tour in the OMO valley

A 5 days trip in the OMO VALLEY , May 2018 Without having arranged anything I took a flight to... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
bobgrapendaal
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Groningen, The Netherlands
A Unique and Exciting Experience

Emanuel gave us a wonderful 5-day tour of the lower Omo valley. He showed us a perspective on the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Jyoti_P42
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Explore Omo Valley is a private tour company specializing in custom day tours of the Omo Valley. Growing up in the Hamar tribe, business owner Emanuel is able to organize unique, personal experiences visiting areas that other larger companies cannot. Immerse yourself in the culture and collaborate with Emanuel to create your dream itinerary for a once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable adventure.
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“omo valley” (28 reviews)
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Arba Minch, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

A 5 days trip in the OMO VALLEY , May 2018 Without having arranged anything I took a flight to Arba Minch and stayed at the Paradise Lodge. My intention was to visit the Omo Valley by public transport, but changed my mind soon. Too...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Emanuel gave us a wonderful 5-day tour of the lower Omo valley. He showed us a perspective on the world I had never seen before. We were originally worried that this trip may feel like a "human zoo," but we needn't have worried. Emanuel had...More

Thank Jyoti_P42
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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear Jyoti; Am so glad to hear that you had great cultural experience. Thank you very much for taking your precious time to recommend us and sharing your experience with other travelers. Emanuel owner and guide.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We spent 9 days with Emanuel driving down from Addis and exploring Omo with him. We could not have asked for a better time. We were worried that the trip would feel like a human safari and be uncomfortable. It wasn't. Emanuel knows the people...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Daniel; Thank you very much for taking time to review and recommending us. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay and just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

What an experience! could have not been better! the magic of Omo Valley through the precise and honest programming of Emanuel Cheneke. My Wife, her friend and I have been visiting for 4 days and three nights the Omo tribes (including one night camping in...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Noccio; Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience with other travelers and recommending us. Emanuel Cheneke Owner.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I spent almost a month in Ethiopia and the 5 days I spend with Emanuel and Kalu was amazing. I had been a little worried that the tour would feel a little like a "Human Zoo". But it was far from that. Every village that...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear David; We are very glad to hear that you had a meaningful time with us. Thank you very much for taking your precious time to share your experience with other travelers who are seeking for extra ordinary journey for a better experience. Emanuel Cheneke...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Ohhh what can I possibly say about my Omo Valley Tour organised by Emanuel, other than it being simply incredible! I was planning to backpack through Ethiopia for 3 weeks with a friend and I knew I had to see the Omo Valley region and...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Kishanth; Thank you very much for taking time to write clear details and honestly sharing your experience with other travelers. We really appreciate your approach that focusing on spending time and immersing your self in to the cultures respectfully.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Emmanuel is good guide and also a great guy. Almost like a friend, you have known for a long time. Drivers and the cars were also adequate, considering the lack good vehicules. Tribes were amazing.. Highlight was the stay in the tents at Banna village.More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Jaanus, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with other travelers. I'm very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay us and I'm looking forward to having you again as a gues in the near future. Once again thank you for...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I had a great time in the country of Ethiopia largely due to the service that Emanuel Cheneke provided to my wife & me. We explored the Omo River Valley region for 5 days. Emanuel knew that our time was limited as the typical Omo...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Willie and Cam, thank you very much for taking your precious time to write such a warm details and sharing with other travelers the experience you had during your stay with the different here in Omo river valley. Emany/Emanuel owner of explore omo valley and...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit Ethiopia, and in particular to witness some of the many tribes who live in the south of this beautiful country. We found Emany through his website, and we are delighted to have had the opportunity to see life in the South...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Jean and Richard; Thank you for taking your precious time for being honest testimony and sharing your experience with other travelers . I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again to the tribes of omo valley Ethiopia....More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

When we decided to spend a week in Omo Valley to get the right guide became a main point. We studied carefully different proposals, but from the very beginning we had the feeling that Emanuel is someone who can understand the needs of people coming...More

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Emanuel C, Owner at Explore Omo Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Vincent and Montse; Thank you very much for giving us a perfect rating/recommending and for sharing your experiences with other travelers from around the world. Once again thank you very much for your time

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serge b
20 May 2017|
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Response from Emanuel C | Property representative |
Hi Dear/Sir Serge; You can contact Emanuel via Explore Omo Valley tours. Thank you.
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DrPremJagyasi
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Response from Emanuel C | Property representative |
Dr Prem J; excuse me for the delay in my reply;due to I had problem with internet connections. I hope you already made it.
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