Eco-Omo Safari Lodge

Jinka, Ethiopia

At a Glance

  • Set in lush gardens overlooking the Neri River and ideally located for exploring the Omo Valley
  • A traditional design that is natural and sensitive to its surroundings

     

     

  • African-style tented rooms with four-poster beds
  • Delicious food made using home-grown fruit and vegetables
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Best time to Visit

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The best time to visit Ethiopia is from mid to late October until May. During this time the highlands are ideal for hiking especially after the rainy season has just finished as the landscape bursts into life.

Due to the high altitude of the country in comparison to its location conditions get quite cool at night. Temperatures generally can reach above 30°C in lowland areas, whereas the highland temperature can dip below 20°C. Addis Ababa has a relatively even temperature year-round.

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Eco-Omo Safari Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Omo and southern Ethiopia

Description

Eco-Omo Safari Lodge is located just outside Jinka in the Omo Valley. The lodge blends harmoniously with its surroundings and provides a traditional home for guests in southern Ethiopia, including home-grown vegetables and freshly-ground coffee.

Eco-Omo Safari Lodge is set in lush gardens, making use of traditional materials to blend into the surrounding natural environment. Located in the heart of the Omo Valley, it’s just a short distance from Mago National Park, on the outskirts of Jinka.
 
With only 20 safari tents, the lodge is intimate and simple in style. Each of the thatched accommodations is set on a wooden platform with a four-poster bed and traditional furniture. This rustic lodge has sustainability at is core, turning home-grown fruit and vegetables into delicious dishes. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, drawing on Italian influences to create fresh food using ingredients from its gardens.
 
There is also an onsite coffee plantation and you can enjoy a freshly-ground cup of coffee on the bar’s al fresco terrace overlooking the Neri River, a tranquil spot to relax after a day’s exploring. The lodge is also well located for visiting local tribes and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Konso.  
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Accommodation

The lodge has 20 safari tented rooms which are built up on a platform and have an ensuite bathroom.

Childcare

Although Eco-Omo Safari Lodge welcomes children, there are no specific facilities for them.

Facilities

The restaurant serves up delicious food made using fresh fruit and vegetables from the lodge’s gardens. There is also freshly-ground coffee from the on-site plantation to accompany your meals, which borrow Italian and international flavors. The al-fresco bar has an idyllic wooden terrace which looks out over the Neri River and is a tranquil spot for a relaxing drink after a day exploring the national parks.

Activities

The lodge offers nature walks, birdwatching, horse riding and visits to local tribes.

Vacation Ideas

  • Northern Ethiopia and the Omo Valley

    Addis Ababa, Lake Tana, Gondar, Axum, Lalibela & Omo Valley

    from $6100 pp 11 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Jinka, Ethiopia

Eco-Omo Safari Lodge is set on the banks of the Neri River, on the outskirts of Jinka. It’s right at the heart of the Omo Valley, just a short drive from Mago and Omo National Parks.

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Eco-Omo Safari Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Omo and southern Ethiopia

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