Dance with colorful tribes and take a safari ride at Omo National Park and River, Ethiopia's largest and most remote park and a World Heritage Site. Belts of lush forests across savannahs dotted with hot springs showcase the area's landscapes, and the region's sparse human settlements still practice ancient customs. Located on the west bank of the Omo River, the park features abundant wildlife and native tribes such as the Dizi, Bodi, Me'en, Mursi, Nyangatom, Erbore, and Suri. Spanning 4,068 sq km (2,527 sq mi), this virtually unexplored park is also home to buffalo, cheetahs, elands, elephants, giraffes, leopards, lions, Burchell's zebras, lesser kudu, Anubis baboons, and more than 300 species of birds. The park has very little tourist infrastructure; most tours are organized from Jinka. Make Omo National Park and River part of your personalized Jinka itinerary using our Jinka day trip planner .
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  • Not a week ago we came back from our trip to Ethiopia and I think it will be one of those amazing trips I will remember every day. We have traveled a lot in the South East Asia for free without having anything tied up and make me to the idea that this trip would not be able to be so it cost me, until we met Firew Fikadu 100% recommended. Possibly one of the best guides in southern Ethiopia, very experienced and knowledgeable in this area of the country as he lives in Jinka and is a descendant of the Mursi tribe. It made us feel very safe, comfortable, super attentive in everything and also made us laugh a lot!!! Thanks to him I can say that it has been one of the best trips we have lived so far. The worst part of the trip was the lack of time, so we were left with the illusion of repeating, and of course with the company of this great person, our friend Firew! Your company name is Round Omo Valley, you can contact it via Whatsapp + 251 91 671 1928
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  • After reading reviews on Trip Advisor and recommendation of fellow, I arranged a tour from Mamushe +251 91106 1092 (he has another number too 251 93 593 5885) He arranged for everything, and was alway...  more »
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