Omo National Park and River, Jinka

Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
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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  • I recently returned from a 12-day trip to Ethiopia (in the middle of COVID-19) and had an unexpectedly trouble-free experience. Ethiopia has somehow mostly avoided the COVID-19 disaster and...  more »
  • my trip to the omo valley was filled with wonder, understanding and breathtaking views and i have this to thank to my amazing guide kali man! he made sure everything went according to plan and to my.....  more »

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