Tour to Anuak and Nuer Tribal Villags with Surma Tribe

Tour Overview

The under list packages focuses on a tribal adventure travel trip, overland into the depths of the Rift Valley, visiting amazing rift valley lakes, witnessing the wildlife and meeting the local tribal people. A word of warning is necessary here. This is definitely an adventure holiday and you must be aware of that we will take you through regions with rundown infrastructure and few western facilities. Roads can be absolutely appalling and you should be prepared to forgo your home comforts. But the rewards of this kind of overland expedition are immense.

We will travel into one of the most unchanged tribal regions in Africa and meet peoples who lifestyles have changed very little in the last two hundred years. At Konso we will explore the Konso tribal culture and villages before heading deep into tribal southern Ethiopia towards the Omo Valley. This is very remote, seldom visited regions, which are home to the Hamer, Mursi, Surma, Bodi, Karo, Nyangatom, Dasenech, Benna, Tsemai, Erbore and more tribal people. The bull jumping of the Hamer people, the stick fight of the Surma tribe and other interesting tribal ceremonies and vibrant tribal market can be visited. Traveling overland allows you to explore regions like this.

Tour Itinerary

Tour code: OLET 504

Duration: 14 Days and 13 nights

Means of Transport: All the way Surface

Day 1: Arrival Addis Ababa Bole International airport. Overnight Hotel

Day 2: Depart to Nekemte visiting the Oromo culture. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Journey to Metu through Dedessa River valley. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: Depart to Gambella admiring indigenous forest. Overnight Hotel

Day 5: Find out the Anuak and Nuer tribal villages. Overnight Camping

Day 6: To Mizan visiting the Dizi, Yem and Menit tribes. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: Drive to Kibish passing through the Bebeka. Overnight Camping

Day 8: Walk around Kibish and visit Surma villages. Overnight Camping

Day 9: Hike to Mogologni village to see Surma tribe. Overnight Camping

Day 10: Depart to Bebeka exploring Surma village. Overnight Camping

Day 11: Head to Jimma admiring tea and coffee farms. Overnight Hotel

Day 12: Visit Abba Jiffar’s museum then head to Weliso. Overnight Hotel

Day 13: Visit Wonchi Crater; then drive to Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: Visit Addis Ababa; then in the evening departure back to home.

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