Lodges in South Omo & Arba Minch


Bradt Ethiopia Travel News

We traveled to Ethiopia in April 2010 and have several pieces of info regarding accommodation, travel and tribes in Omo Valley:
Buska Lodge in Turmi – opened in May 2009 and is by far the nicest of any lodges we stayed in in Omo. If there is an ‘upmarket’ in Omo, this is it!! Private rooms and bungalows include ensuite bath and showers with hot water.  Rooms are clean and nicely decorated with local touches.  Staff are friendly and efficient.  Phone: 251-11-1567838.  Email:info@buskalodge.com
Murulle Lodge has seen better days.  I would not describe it as upmarket in any sense, other than the dinner meal, which was the excellent.  Bungalows are rundown and shabby. Water in the bathroom was straight out of the mud-brown river.  Don’t shower with your mouth open!
Soma Lodge in Arba Minch was disappointing.  ‘Tukul’ rooms have great potential, but ours was not clean; toilet was…

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