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5 Days Nature tour itinerary for Addis Ababa & Bale Mountains National Park: Go For Trekking In Oromia Region Of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Bale Mountains National Park

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Go for Trekking in Oromia region of Ethiopia

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Trek to Mt. Batu (4,203m), the second highest peak of the Bale Mountains National Park in Ethiopia, and you will come across many animals and birds endemic to Ethiopia, besides the beautiful landscapes, waterfalls etc.

DAY 01

Addis Ababa – Bale Mountains

  • Drive from Addis to the Bale Mountains National Park.

  • Arrive at the park headquarters in the afternoon, in time for a leisurely afternoon hike, possibly spotting two endemic mammals that frequent the area: Menelik’s Bushbuck and the Mountain Nyala. Birds in this area include the Blue-Winged Goose, the Spot-Breasted Lapwing, the Abyssinian Longclaw, the Wattled Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin, Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species.

  • Overnight camping near park entrance. 

DAY 02

Trek to Sodota

  • Walk through Dinsho and enter the National Park. Around Dinsho, the Mountain Nyala and Menelik’s Bushbuck should be visible. While trekking through the park, there will be a chance to see Ethiopian Wolves.

  • Stop by Habera Waterfall for a nice break.

  • Hiking will take 6-7 hours.

  • Camping at Sodota.

DAY 03

Trek to Wasama

  • Trek to Wasama through a beautiful landscape with stunning views.

  • Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux Eagles keep nests.

  • There will also be a chance of seeing the Ethiopian Wolf and other species of birds.

  • Around 5-6 hours of trekking.

  • Camping at Wasama.

DAY 04

Trek to Gebre guracha

  • Start the day by hiking up Mt. Wasama (4200m) and then continue down into the Worgona Valley. Falcons, raptors, and possibly the Ethiopian wolf will be visible.

  • End the day at Lake Gebre Gurracha, meaning “black lake” in the Oromic language.

  • Trekking will take 6-7 hours.

  • Camping at Gebre Guracha.

DAY 05

Sanetti Plateau – Addis Ababa

  • Take a short trek from Gebre Guracha up to the Sennati Plateau to meet vehicles.

  • Return to Addis Ababa.

  • Enjoy dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant featuring dancers and musicians representing some of the country’s many ethnic groups.

  • 950 USD Per Adult
  • Vehicle - latest model Toyota with experienced English speaking driver throughout the Tour.

  • All Entrance fees and licenses as per the program.

  • Accommodation and all meals throughout the tour.

  • Non-Alcoholic beverages with meals as per the program and plenty of bottles of water 1.5 litter for the trip.

  • Surface transport expense with four wheel drive, land cruiser, including fuel expense and driver's allowance.

  • Local guide service.

  • Cooking, camping equipment.

  • Scout.

  • Government Taxes-VAT.

  • For the duration of the trip, we are responsible for all meals, waters, entrance fees, accommodation, security, and transportation.

Addis Ababa, Bale Mountains National Park

Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
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