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Shoshi Trekking - a guided adventure hike with the Hamar community in Ethiopia provided by Yared Tour & Travel

Shoshi Trekking - a guided adventure hike with the Hamar community in Ethiopia

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Our guided intermediate hike, Shoshi Trekking, developed and organised by Yared Tour & Travel, takes you completely off-the-beaten path with the Hamar community, one of 16 distinct tribal communities in the Lower Omo Valley. Shoshi which means ‘guest’ in Hamar language is the heart and spirit of the experience. Along the trail, you are invited into villages and family homes for the chance to immerse in genuine Hamar hospitality and to learn about how the community live together close to nature in the same way they have for centuries. Shoshi trekking seeks to distribute the benefits of tourism to more remote Hamar communities pledging that 70% of money will go direct to Hamar families. The full-board, small group trek best suits adventurous and socially conscious travellers who don’t want the usual tourist experience but value the chance to connect with local people, delve deeper into rural tribal culture, and are more than happy to hike for the privilege.
Full Map
8 stops
Day 1
Arrive at Mango campsite
Day 2
Nature and culture walking tour...
Day 3
Trek to a Hamar mountain village
Day 4
Highland hike to a Hamar village
Day 5
Trek through a mountain forest...
Day 6
Discover the origin of Hamar and...
Day 7
Trekking through the Hamar valley
Important Information
Departure Point
Mango Campsite, Turmi, Ethiopia
7 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Purified drinking water everyday
  • Camping gear and sleeping materials
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for children under 16 years
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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MVinnie wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions
I travelled to Ethiopia in December and I couldn’t recommend this company enough. There are many travel agents out in Ethiopia promising an immersive experience but I can truly say this company is the only one that did us a unique experience - access to true tribal life. Be
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Yared Tour & Travel
Highly recommend Yared tours
I traveled solo as a female to Ethiopia. Yared organised everything so I had an authentic safe Ethiopian experience
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Key Details
  • Turmi, Turmi, and 5 more
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Printed Paper Ticket Required
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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