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The Ethiopia photo tour its an incredible adventure to the hearth of Africa. Photograph the most iconic and colourful tribes of Ethiopia as the Mursi, Kara, Nyangatom or the Suri. The amazing portraits you will be capturing during this tour will be an unforgettable experience, guided for our professional guides, you will be able to photograph and live with this tribes far from the touristic radar.
Addis Abba, Ethiopia
Our Ethiopia Photo Tour will start at Addis Ababa airport. As of now there is two flights Addis to Jimma , on daily basis, ideally we would be on the morning flight arriving on 12:30 , picking you up from the airport have lunch and freshing up, and drive straight 130km (2hrs) to bonga and break the drive here
O/N – coffee land lodge
After early breakfast we depart to kibish to the heart of suri land(surma) , relatively been isolated and preserved from tourist radar ,
Today mostly it driving aiming to get suri for the evening photo section.
O/N – camped tent
two Full day suri photography of suri tribe at different villages, well would camping by the river where the suri. Came to. Shower and painted
The suri still remain less visited tribes due to their remoteness ans inaccessibility, and are also the most photo desired of all,
For their incredibly ornate decoration of themselves, which they achieve through painting, scarification and adornment with flowers and other natural objects.
O/N – camped tent
After morning photo session with Suri, we would continue drive east to tribes of the omo, and today mostly would be driving to kangeten Town, central for Nyangatom tirbes
O/N Yeshi hotel
This day we depart around 4:30am and we will have 30 min drive to one of biggest village NYANGATOM TRIBE, historically this tribes is said
be a split group from the Toposa tribe of South Sudan. Settled on the other side of the Omo River, we will be crossing the Omo River where we will be able to access and visit remote tribal villages. The teenage boys are lively and like to play much of the day. The women are topless and wear many strands of heavy beads, the girls are playful and love to have their images taken
After wards drive to Dus Kara tribes to Photographing the Kara at camp site the for the afternoon session
Camping at Dus camp
Having Dus as our base, we would be photographing Kara tribes of Korcho and Dus, two of the three villages of the Kara tribe. Settled on the banks of the Omo River, this tribe is known for their creative and decorative body chalk painting. Many of he Kara women have pierced lips and insert nails and pins. Photographing on the bank of the Omo River can yield iconic images. ,
Camping at Dus camp
Another early start 5:00am drive 40 min to korcho village of Kara tribes,
Another KaraVillages situated at the great curve of the omo river,
O/N PARADISE LODGES TURMI
An other early morning set off proceed further into the scenic Weito lowlands, we will be visiting an Arbore tribal village located at the northern edge of Mount Buska. The Arbore women are absolutely stunning, they have extremely dark skin and strong features. Prior to marriage the women have their heads shaved. They wear dark robes, colorful beads and their huts are fabricated from tree branches. Return back to turmi.
O/N PARADISE LODGES
For the morning session we drive to 20 Mon to biggest hammer village for the afternoon photography session ,The Hamer women have high cheek bones, wear thick copper necklaces and elaborate custom beads. The Hamer are very outgoing and easily engaged. In the afternoon, After lunch visit Monday hamar market. Market is a bustling place where various dwindling tribes of the Omo Region come together to socialize, share what is happening around and sell and buy goods.
O/N ECO omo Meal (B,L,D)
Today our journey begins early morning at 05:30 am with an excursion to a Mursi village (approx 66km from Jinka). The Mursi are one of the original ethnic groups in Ethiopia. They live in very low huts made of straw leaves. The women like to wear terra cotta jewellery on their enormously stretched lower lips and ear lobes. The men are famous for their hairstyle. Then after Early lunch we to JINKA airport.
Price based on the participation of a minimum of 8 participants. In case there are not enough participants, the possibility of making the trip will be offered with an increase proportional to the price, or a 100% refund of the total paid.
The last time of exchange rate calculation was 15th of May 2020, the final price can be modified up to 30 days before the tour start.
The accommodations offered are double rooms.
You can book individual room during the process of book your place for the photo tour. Also you can write us to [email protected] later with this or another request about this tour.
This tour include a basic insurance, we suggest to contract a full cover insurance. Contact us to expand your insurance coverage.
All our tours include all internal transports (cars, vans, trains or flights). We don’t include international flights, but we will guide you at the moment of your booking the best options to arrive to the destiny from your home.
The itinerary mentioned above can be changed due a force mayor reasons as weather conditions or accidents for example. The tour is though for photographers of all levels, so we will prioritise the capture of photographies than tourist visits. Anyway, we always have time to rest or buy souvenirs during the free time.
To book your place you need to pay the 20% of the total cost. Reservations can be made up to 30 days before the start of the trip, and the total payment must be made 15 days before the trip.
This tour is done by Zay Yar Li, PhotoWorldTours acts as an intermediary, due to illness or other reasons the trip may be made by another guide.
Before 90 days we refund the 100%. Before 30 days we refund 80% of the total cost of the tour. Less than 30 days there is no refund (we recommend to contract a full insurance to cover this).
Please, check the section “This tour include” and “This tour not include” to know more details about meals, guides or other services include.