Destination: Bale Mountain National Park, Dinsho Bale Park-Goba, Sof Omar Cave, Wendo Genet, Lake Hawassa, Debrezeit and Ziway Lakes, Addis Ababa
Duration; 6 Days and 5 Nights
Transportation; Drive and Hike
Accommodation; Guest House and Hotel
Note; Tour can be customized based on your request!
Price; ; $ (USD) will be revealed upon request.
Day 1; Arrival in Addis Ababa
Arrive in Addis Ababa. Meet and greet, and transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon take a city tour includes;
- National Museum of Ethiopia
- Trinity Cathedral also known as (Silassie Cathedral) Church
- Entoto Mountain for panoramic view of Addis Ababa.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 2; Bale Mountain National Park
Drive full day to the Bale mountain National Park, traveling thorough the southeast part of the capital, sightseeing where fertile land is cultivated by the Oromo people. Arrive at Dinsho – Park HQ in the afternoon and walk around and see some of the endemic mammals;
- Menelik’s Bushbuck, and Mountain Nyala.
- And birds Blue-winged goose, Spot-breasted lapwing, Abyssinian long claw, Wattled ibis, Black-headed siskin, Rouget’s rail,
- And of course other species, too.
Overnight at Dinsho Guest House which is surrounded by juniper trees with plenty species of wildlife.
Day 3; Dinsho Bale Park – Goba
In the morning, short hiking in Dinsho then drive to Goba and check in to your hotel. Visit the highland lakes at Sanetti Plateau here the highest peak in the Bale Mountains, Tullu Deemtu (4377m, 14357ft) which is part of the Sanetti Plateau. The vistas are simply unbelievable and so photogenic. Here you will find small alpine lakes and typical afro-alpine vegetation that includes the Giant Lobelia and shrubs such as ‘Everlasting’. Vistas reach out to the strange pinnacles of Chorchora Peak and across the sheer-sided Tegona River Gorge. There are views to the steep-sided volcanic plug of Konteh Tullu and the long, craggy ridges of Mount Batu. The car will meet us here and drive us down to Goba town for an overnight spend.
Day 4; Sof Omar Cave
Drive for a visit of Sof Omar cave, this 16km network of limestone caverns, which lies 100km east of the Bale range and at 1300m above sea level, has been carved by the WEB river in its descent from the Bale highlands.
Day 5; Wendo Genet
Drive to Wendo Genet. Take in lush tropical forest that hosts a vast array of birds as well as the Colobus monkey. Swim in the natural hot water pool.
Day 6; Lake Hawassa
In the morning, visit the open fish market of the Sidamo people at Lake Hawassa and drive back to Addis via north rift valley lakes. On the way, visit Debrezeit and Ziway for their Lake with Bird life like flamingos, pelicans, Ibis and more others. This is a scenic route with geological, historical and natural history attractions. Evening you will have fare well dinner at traditional restaurant with live music till time of check in, Transfer to the Airport for your flight back home.
End of the Tour!
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