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About Omorate

Omorate is a small town in Ethiopia. Omorate budget travel offers the ideal way to experience the wonders of Ethiopia and its beautiful range of attractions and sights.

Omorate Budget Travel

Below is a list of Omorate's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.

Lake Chamo Scenic Boat Cruise, Omo River Scenic Boat Cruise

View all activities in Omorate

Airports

Omorate airports include the following:
•Bole International Addis Ababa Airport

Birdlife

Omorate birdlife includes Harwood's francolin, Prince Ruspoli's turaco, Nechisar nightjar, Degodi lark, Sidamo lark, white-tailed swallow as well as Abyssinian longclaw.

Conservation

Omorate conservation is fairly important, however as the town is so small, there are very few conservation efforts within the region.

Malaria

Omorate malaria medication includes the following:
•Mefloquine (Lariam)
•Doxycycline
•Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)

Plants

Omorate plant life is mostly comprised of dry savanna and Acacia-Balanites woodland, with very little plant to be found.

Safety Tips


•Areas near Somalia, such as the Fik, Degehabur, Gode, Korahe and Warder should be avoided
•Areas near the Eritrea border should also be avoided
•Roads and towns within 50 km of the borders with Sudan and Kenya are also unsafe
•Avoid street demonstrations or large crowds which may turn violent
•Indiscriminate terrorist attacks can occur, so be vigilant at all times

Travel Books

Omorate recommended travel books include the following:
•Bradt Travel Guide: Ethiopia by Philip Briggs
•Ethiopia and Eritrea Lonely Planet Country Guide by Matt Phillips and Jean-Bernard Carillet
•Ethiopia, the Unknown Land: A Cultural and Historical Guide by Stuart Munro-Hay
•The Chains of Heaven: An Ethiopian Romance by Philip Marsden

Wildlife

Omorate wildlife is fairly sparse, however a number of Sibiloi rabbits can be found across the region, alongside a number of small rodents and reptiles.

 

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