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Arba Minch, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two hours on this lake - no hippos or crocs just birds - most pelicans - must admit I was bored.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank travellover077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rating Lake Chamo as five star's as it was so serene and peaceful with an abundance of many birds, some submerged hippos and several crocs thrown in for good measure. The boat ride was not too long to bore us and the pristine state of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rowenabaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Backpacking by myself, I usually don't hire guides but Gech knows a very beautiful fisherman area on Lake Chamo from where you can have cheaper bot trips. whatsapp +251936524773 Gech32@yahoo.com

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nitram06
Reviewed 16 August 2019

Kali man is Excellent guide. Which is the new generation from one of earlier omo valley tribes. He is professional experienced local tour guide. He can communicate with more than 10 earlier tribes in southern omo valley Ethiopia. Kali man speaks perfectly English and Ethiopian international language"Amharic". You...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jonricktra
Reviewed 15 July 2019

This lake is the most southern of the Ethiopian big Rift Valley lakes. It contains a great special indigenous range of great dine fish. Yet overfishing threatens natural balance. Apart from this, you find crocodiles, hippos and can feel the warm soft, cozy mineral waters....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Falk F
Reviewed 11 July 2019

Chamo lake is very wide. But with the local tourist boats you get to see some hippos and crocodiles. Most of the crocodile market (which is not an actual market but a sandy place where crocodiles take sun) was submerged underwater that only one crocodile...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019

Fairly long boat ride but at least it did not leak. Saw lots of hippos and some crocs. Large amount of bird life and local fisherman

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ThreeDugongs
Reviewed 3 May 2019

This is such a tranquil spot, with beautiful scenery and an abundance of birdlife together with dramatic crocodiles and hippos swimming close by. We travelled with Quest Ethiopia Tours (highly recommended) who picked up a local boatman from the town who was expert at tracking...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hazel F
Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

Wonderful lake with crocodile and different birds! If you want to see a biggest crocodile in the world you must to go. I was going with Degu Ashenafi. He is local guide and organize amazing trip for me around Arba Minch by motorcycle. Also you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A9170HP_
Reviewed 30 March 2019

We went on a boat tour of Chamo Lake from Arba Minch. The boat owner/driver was very happy to be taking our group and tried very hard to point out birdlife etc. As everywhere in Ethiopia, the boat had seen better days but did have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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