Tribes in Ethiopia

In order to discover tribes in Ethiopia you have to travel to the Omo valley, African’s tribal cultural heart land

The Omo Valley is a unique place for diverse ethnic groups with their intact ancestral culture. The lifestyles are as varied as the tribes themselves. Living for centuries along the Omo River, light years away from our world, these primitive tribes welcome you with generosity and sincerity. Meetings with these ethnic groups remain unforgettable .

The best time for a trip to the Omo Valley is the dry season is between mid-October and mid-March.
Among the most representative, the Surma and sticks to fight (Donga), the Mursi and women trays, Nyangatom , Hamer and breaks bulls, Karo, Konso culture which has been classified by the World Heritage Unesco. Most tribes of the Omo Valley are experts in body painting , using clays and locally available vegetable pigments to trace fantastic patterns on faces, torsos , arms and legs.

Know more about each tribes : AfarArboréAriBannaBodiBorenaDassanechDorzeHamerKarayuKaroKonsoMursiNyangatomSurmaTsamay