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Exploring Bale National Park, Ethiopia (4 Nights/5 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1300 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1300 US Dollar (USD)

On this 5-day tour you'll be driven to the Sanetti plateau and Tulu Dimtu Harenna forest to catch sight of a vast variety of wildlife species inhabiting the region. A true feast for wildlife viewers!

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Addis Ababa.

Arrive in Addis Ababa, meet and greet, transfer to Hotel O/N Hotel.

Day 2: Drive to the Bale Mt. National Park.

We start a full day's drive to the Bale Mt. National Park, traveling thorough the southeast part of the capital, where fertile land is cultivated by the Oromo people. We arrive at Dinsho (Park HQ) in the afternoon, in time to 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 Dinsho Guest House that surrounded by juniper trees with plenty species of wildlife.

Day 3: Dinsho Bale Park-Goba.

Short hicking in Dinsho in the morning then we drive to Goba and check into your hotel. We then 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 stay at Hotel. 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. O/N Hotel.

Day 4: Drive to Wendo Genet.

Journeying on to Wendo Genet we 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. O/N Hotel.

Day 5: Sidamo People at Awassa Lake.

Visit in the morning the open fish market of the Sidamo people at Awassa Lake and drive back to Addis via the north rift valley lakes. Visiting en route Debrezeit & ziway for its Lakes 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.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2003

M09824 is one of the competent tour operators in Ethiopia. Being stuffed with well experienced and professional personnel in tourism industry,we provide package, tailor made tours and safaris to our guests. Our specialization is organizing trekking To Semien Mountain, Bale national park and Surma in addition we do the...

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