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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  • Our wish was to visit the Omo Valley with its many tribes. From Germany we made contact with Frew Endris, called Rizzla, already described in the forum as positive; simply by email and via WhatsApp...  more »
  • We recently returned from a fabulous trip to the Omo Valley. went on the 9-day private photographic tour. Thank you very much to our astonishing professional tour guide Eliyakim Bekele for arranging....  more »

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