Omo National Park, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Omo National Park, Ethiopia? If you're planning to go to Omo National Park, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Omo National Park, Ethiopia

Based on the climate and weather in Omo National Park, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Omo National Park, Ethiopia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Omo National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Omo National Park, Ethiopia by month

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January

January in Omo National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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February

If you are traveling to Omo National Park in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

If you go to Omo National Park in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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May

Traveling to Omo National Park in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

Traveling to Omo National Park in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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August

August in Omo National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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September

Traveling to Omo National Park in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you go to Omo National Park in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Omo National Park in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Omo National Park in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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