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Trekking in the Bale Mountains
Transportation: On surface by 4x4. Length: 9 days

Trekking In The Bale Mountains - Bale Mountains National Park

Bale Mountains in the south are also home to some unique wild life, and are ideal for trekking.

Bale Mountains National Park is the largest area of Afro-Alpine habitat in the whole of the continent. It gives the visitor opportunities for unsurpassed scenic driving and the chances to view many of Ethiopia's endemic mammals, in particular the Mountain Nyala, Menelik Bush Buck and Semien Fox, and birds, such as the Thick-billed Raven, Wattled Ibis, Blue-winged Goose, and Rouget's Rail.

The second highest peak in Ethiopia, Tullu Dimtu (4377m), is among many peaks in the trekking route.

The Bale Mountains is an ideal place for trekking that combines stunning scenery, endemic mammals and birds of Ethiopia additional reward for any one set out for this trip.

Day 01: arrive in Addis Ababa. Hotel

Day 02: Drive to Bale Mountains Head Quarter, Dinsho. The scenery is extraordinary, particularly the last hour as you climb up through forests overlooking valleys. About 5km before Dinsho you come to the swampy Gaysay Grasslands, the first section of the National Park. Overnight Camping.

Day 03: In Dinsho and Gassay, swampy grassland. The day is dedicated in search of endemic mammals as same time acclimatization walk. Camping

Day 04: Trek to Mararo 5-6 hrs through the lush highland vegetation to our first campsite, Mararo. Camping

Day 05: to Wasema Valley (7- 8 hrs). Camping

Day 06: to Gebre Guracha, day of ascending to Sanetti Plateau, an outstanding example of Afro-Alpine moorland. Here, you will enjoy close up views of the Simien wolf, and cross Batu Mountain, 4200m. Camping

Day 07: to Little Batu making another way back to the direction of the Head Quarter, Dinsho (6 – 7 hrs). Camping

Day 8: trek back to Dinsho Head Quarter (5 – 6 hrs). Camping

Day 9: Drive back to Addis evening Departure: Drive back to Addis Ababa. Evening a fare well dinner party in one of the traditional Ethiopian restaurant with music and dances from different ethnic groups. Departure


Bale Mountain National Park & Rift valley regions
Title- Bale Mountain National Park & Rift valley regions
Mode of transportation- Drive (4x4 land cruiser)
Duration-7 Days and 6 Nights

Attractions highlight- Addis Ababa, Goba, endemic wild life, Ethiopian Wolf, People, Nature ,National Park, UNSCO site, stunning scenery, Nature, scenery, peoples, national park, stales, Wildlife, gorges, birds breathtaking mountains People and much more.

Day 1: Arrivals at Addis Ababa airport meet by our staff transfer to hotel, overnight hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Goba via Assela to Bale mountain national park, overnight hotel.

Day 3: Excursion to the Sanneti Plateau trek to Deemtu summit, picnic lunch, Afternoon, game viewing around Dinsho, overnight in Goba.

Day 4: Drive to Sof Omar caves, picnic lunch, drive for late afternoon Sightseeing of the Wabe shebelle gorge, overnight In Goba.

Day 5: Drive to Awassa sightseeing en route Wondo Genet hot spring and swimming, overnight hotel.

Day 6: Morning bird watching and a visit to the fish market at Lake Awassa, proceed to Langano, Overnight hotel.

Day 7: Drive to Lake Abijyata and Shalla and visit bird sanctuaries, Zeway For lunch, then drive back to Addis via the Butajira road en route visiting the Tiya stelae (UNSCO site) evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant, the departure.

Bale Mountain National Park & Omo Valley Cultural Tour
Mode of transportation- Drive (4x4 land cruiser)
Duration-16 Days and 15 Nights

Attractions highlight- Addis Ababa, Goba, endemic wild life, Ethiopian Wolf, People, Nature ,National Park, UNSCO site, stunning scenery, breathtaking mountains People, Tribes, Nature, Boat trip, National Park, Lakes, the lower Omo Valley, Culture, Local Market

Day 1: Arrivals at Addis Ababa airport meet by our staff transfer to hotel, overnight hotel.

Day 2: Drive Addis -Arbaminch on the way visit Tiya Steale fields UNSCO registered site, overnight hotel.

Day 3: Morning a boat trip on Lake Chamo for hippo, crocodiles and aquatic birds after noon Dorze village overnight Arbaminch.

Day 4: Drive to Jinka on the way visit tribes depending on the date visit local market, overnight Jinka.

Day 5: Excursion to Mago Park to visit Mursi tribe after noon visit museum, overnight Jinka

Day 6: Drive to Turmi on the way visit Bena tribes and possibly local market, overnight Turmi.

Day 7: Excursion to Omorate crosses Omo River to visit Dasenche tribe, afternoon hammer village overnight Turmi.

Day 8: Excursion to Murulle to visit the Karo tribes expert for body painting, overnight Turmi.

Day 9: Drive to Yabello on the way visit Arbore and Borena tribes and village, overnight Yabello.

Day 10: Excursion to El-Sode, then drive to Yergaalem, overnight Aregash lodge/Awassa

Day 11:Drive to Dinsho head quarter of Bale Mountain National park, Arrival late afternoon trek around the compound to see the endemic Mountain Nyala, Menilk Bush back and other endemic birds, overnight camping/guest house.

Day 12: Trek from Dinsho to Kotera which is about (3200 masl) and about 5 hrs trekking arrival Fuji Bara Waterfalls, overnight camping.

Day 13: Trek from Kotare to Wassama (4000masl) and takes 5-8 hrs walk, overnight camping.

Day 14: Continue trekking from Wassama to Gebreguracha an alpine lake on the top of the mountain (takes 8 hrs) passing by Batu Mount possibly observe Ethiopian wolf, overnight camping.

Day 15: Trek from Gebreguracha to Sanete (about 4 hrs trekking) to meet the car on the way observe Ethiopian wolf, lammergeyer and other birds of prey and then drive to Goba, overnight hotel.

Day 16:  Drive back to Addis on the way visit the rift valley lake, evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant dinner then departure.


Program: TREKKING TO THE BALE MOUNTAINS
Tour Duration: 10Days/11Nights
Transport: Flight


Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa. O/N htl.
Day 2: Drive to Bale. O/N camping at the Park headquarters (Disho).
Day 3: Start trekking Dinsho-Fencha Abera 18kms, Weib River, Water Falls
Day 4: Fencha Abera -Wassama 3900 mts, above sea level, 24kms.
Day 5: Wassama- Gebre Guracha, after 26kms or 9 hours trekking camp at the foot of Mount Batu, (4317 mts).
Day 6: Gebre Guracha-Konte, there get the Vehicle.
Day 7: Drive to Wondogenet resort area (walking in the forest + hot water swimming pool). O/N htl.
Day 8: Visit the Rift Valley lakes of Shalla, Abyata and Langano. ON Langano.
Day 9: Drive back to AA. PM Mercato market.
Day 10: Departure.

Program: BALE TREKKING
Tour Duration: 11Days/10Nights
Transport: Flight

Day 1: Arrive AA.
Day 2: Drive to Asela and Bale Goba. O/N htl.
Day 3: Drive to Dodola. O/N htl.
Day 4: Trekk to Duro. O/N htl.
Day 5:Trekk to Mololicho. O/N htl.
Day 6: Trekk to Adele and Angafu. O/N htl.
Day 7: Trekk to Wahao. O/N htl.
Day 8: Treek to Dodola. O/N htl.
Day 9: Drive lake Awasa and Wondogenet forest and hot water swimming pool. O/N 3* htl.
Day 10: Back to A.A. PM Mercato Market
Day 11: Departure.

Program: BALE MOUNTAINS TREKKING
Tour Duration: 8Days/7Nights
Transport: Flight and Surface

Day 1: Arrival & city tour of Addis Ababa. O/N htl.
Day 2: Drive to Bale mts National Park for a game drive. Visit there diversified wild, plant and bird life. O/N in Dinsho lodge.
Day 3: Trekking to Moraro mountain (3750 mts asl.)
Day 4: Trekking to Wasema valley.
Day 5: Climbing Batu mountain and camping near Gebreguracha lake.
Day 6: Ride across the Senate plateau and meet vehicles at the Goba-Dolo Mena road. O/N Goba.
Day 7: G oba-Addis Ababa.
Day 8: Departure.

Program: TREKKING TO THE BALE MOUNTAINS
Tour Duration: 10Days/11Nights
Transport: Flight

Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa. O/N htl.
Day 2: Drive to Bale. O/N camping at the Park headquarters (Disho).
Day 3: Start trekking Dinsho-Fencha Abera 18kms, Weib River, Water Falls
Day 4: Fencha Abera -Wassama 3900 mts, above sea level, 24kms.
Day 5: Wassama- Gebre Guracha, after 26kms or 9 hours trekking camp at the foot of Mount Batu, (4317 mts).
Day 6: Gebre Guracha-Konte, there get the Vehicle.
Day 7: Drive to Wondogenet resort area (walking in the forest + hot water swimming pool). O/N htl.
Day 8: Visit the Rift Valley lakes of Shalla, Abyata and Langano. ON Langano.
Day 9: Drive back to AA. PM Mercato market.
Day 10: Departure.

Program: BALE TREKKING
Tour Duration: 11Days/10Nights
Transport: Flight

Day 1: Arrive AA.
Day 2: Drive to Asela and Bale Goba. O/N htl.
Day 3: Drive to Dodola. O/N htl.
Day 4: Trekk to Duro. O/N htl.
Day 5: Trekk to Mololicho. O/N htl.
Day 6: Trekk to Adele and Angafu. O/N htl.
Day 7: Trekk to Wahao. O/N htl.
Day 8: Treek to Dodola. O/N htl.
Day 9: Drive lake Awasa and Wondogenet forest and hot water swimming pool. O/N 3* htl.
Day 10: Back to A.A. PM Mercato Market
Day 11: Departure.
 

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