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Natural Wonders of Ethiopia, Tour to Crater Lake

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 25 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 520 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1500 US Dollar (USD)

Ethiopia is blessed with an abundance of cultural, historical, religious and natural resource of high tourist value. It is a land of astonishing natural beauty offering all sort of landscapes scenery ranging from semi-desert steppe to afro-alpine highlands soaring as high as 4,620 meters above sea level. Its scenery, and the stunning natural beauty and wonders of the land, the range of fauna and flora, the wild animals, the multifarious cultural colors and the history and culture of the people, their wisdom, tolerance, and hospitality that made Ethiopia breathtakingly beautiful.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
Meet and greet you at Bole International airport at the exit of luggage claim and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay in Bole Ambassador hotel, Addis Ababa.

Day 2: Drive to Wenchi.
An early morning drive will take you to Wenchi Village and Crater Lake (150kms west of Addis via Ambo) to visit the village of Wenchi where you will enjoy a trek down or ride horse 5 Km to the shore of the Crater Lake and take a boat to visit Wenchi Cherkos, an island monastery from the medieval period, mostly the priest they don’t allow a visit to inside. You will have a picnic lunch.

Later, you will again trek up or ride a horse where the car is parked (at the Community Tourism Office). Then you will drive to Woliso (37 Km from Wenchi Vilage). You will arrive in Woliso late in the afternoon where you will check in to a lodge. You will have dinner and stay the night in the lodge. Overnight stay in Negash Lodge, Woliso.

Day 3: Drive to Langano.
After breakfast, you will be driven to Langano (approx. 325Km from Woliso), where on your way make a stop on Lake Ziway to visit aquatic birds. You will have lunch in Ziway. En route, you will visit Lake Abijatta-Shala National Park, Lake Shala (a very deep crater lake - over 260 meters deep) and Lake Abiatta (a soda lake with thousands of flamingos). Your arrival in Langano will be late afternoon where you will check into a lodge. Later, you will relax on the beach. You will have dinner and stay the night in the lodge. Overnight stay at Sabana Beach Resort.

Day 4: Drive to Dinsho, Bale Mountains National Park Head Quarter.
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Dinsho (150Km from Langano). Upon arrival, you will do all the requirements for short easy trekking at the Bale Mountains National Park HQ. You will have lunch in the bush. After a brief break, you will have time to make a short hike along the northern part of the park. Later late in the afternoon drive to Goba (40 Km from Dinsho) for overnight stay. On arrival, you will check into a hotel. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel. Overnight stay at Wabe Shebelle Hotel, Goba.

Day 5: Excursion/Day trip to Sanetti Plateau.
In the morning, you will have breakfast and drive to the Sanetti Plateau (20 Km from Goba, altitude of 4,000 meters, with Afro-alpine Moor land, beautiful wild alpine scenery). Drive to Harenna forest the Southern most part of the park and have tea/coffee at Bale Lodge. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel. Overnight stay at Wabe Shebelle Hotel, Goba.

Day 6: Drive back to Addis Ababa via Bekoji – Assela and departure.
After breakfast, you will be driving to Addis Ababa (445 Km from Goba). You will stop for lunch at Assela. You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs. You will be taken to a farewell dinner to Ethiopian (Habesha 2000 or YOD Abyssinia) traditional restaurant where you will taste Ethiopian food and drinks and a live music and dance. Then depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for a return flight back home.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
-Transportation
-Fuel
-All transfers in & out
-Hotel Room on Double Occupancy basis including Breakfast (BandB)
-All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
-Bottled natural water every day,
-Service tax

Price Excludes:
-Entry visa
-International flights
-Meals (Lunch and Dinner)
-Photography and Video fees,
-Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2014

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