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Day 11 – Rift valley Lakes, Bale Mountains and Awash national parks

Birdwatching Tour
Rift valley Lakes, the Bale Mountains and Awash national parks
Duration: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
Transport: Surface


Day 11 – Rift valley Lakes Bale Mountains and Awash national parks.

Customize: This outlined itinerary can be custom-tailored to meet the needs of potential customers, time frame, budget, or special interest.

Said to be an ornithologist’s paradise, Ethiopia boasts of some 870 bird species, largely the result of its diversity of habitats, and no less than 30 of them are endemic to Ethiopia.  The following route will take you to the well-known bird sites, Awash National Park, Bale mountains national park, and the rift valley lakes.

Day 01: Arrive in Addis Ababa & birding at Gefersa reservoir. O/n Hotel

Day 02: Drive Awash en-route stop at Nazareth for lunch  & Basaka for birding. O/n Hotel

Day 03: Full-day birding at Awash National park. O/n Hotel

Day 04: Drive to Langano and stop en-route at Koka & Ziway for bird watching.  O/n Bekele Molla hotel

Day 05: Bird watching at Lake Abijata in the morning and drive to Wondogenet in the afternoon. O/n Hotel

Day 06: Full day birding in and around Wondogenet. O/n Hotel

Day 07: Drive to Goba and stop at Dinsho, HQ of Bale Mountains National park, to watch out for Mammals & birds. O/n Hotel

Day 08: Full-day birding and game viewing on the Senate plateau and Harenna Forest of the Bale Mountains. O/n Hotel

Day 09: Drive back into the rift valley to Awassa and starting birding on the shore of the Lake Awassa as soon as we arrive. O/n Hotel

Day 10: Drive back to Addis Ababa and stop at Ziway for birding & at Debre Zeit for lunch. O/n Hotel

Day 11: Transfer to the airport for departure or optional arrangements are available upon request.

End of Day 11 – Rift valley Lakes Bale Mountains and Awash national parks.