6 Bale Mountain Trekking Tour

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

10 Years

1238 $

Amazing Experience

Tour Code: MBT221
Duration: 5 Nights and 6 Days
Transportation: All the way surface

 

Bale Mountains National Park is an area of high-altitude plateau, bisected by many spectacular volcanic stops and summits, remarkable alpine lakes and rushing mountain streams that run into deep gorges to the eastern lowland areas.This park is one of  the most popular places for mountain trekking tours in Ethiopia.It is the largest area of Afro-alpine habitat in the whole of Africa, the park offers visitors amazing opportunities for mountain hiking, trekking, and scenic driving.  It also offers the opportunity to spot many of Ethiopia's endemic mammals, such as Mountain Nyala and the Ethiopian Wolf, and birds like the Abyssinin longclaw, Princes Ruspoles Turacco, Wattled Ibis, Blue-winged Goose , Rouget's Rail and money other birds.  As you move in the park, you'll experience changes in the vegetation, from juniper forests to heather moorlands and alpine meadows, which at various times of year exhibit an abundance of colorful wild flowers.

After an early morning breakfast we drive to Dinsho via Asela town. On the way, we will have a coffee break in Bekoji; Bekoji is the origin of the famous Ethiopian runners like Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekel, continue our driving through Arisi-Bale massif. Upon arrival in Dinsho we will stop for a break and Lunch at Dinsho Lodge (park H.Q). Leisure afternoon hiking around Dinsho park headquarters. Possible spotting wildlife that is frequently insight into endemic wildlife including, Mountain Nyala , Menelik Bushbuck, Bohor Reedbuck and many endemic birds; Wattled Ibis,Black-headed Siskin,Abyssinian LongClaw .

Accommodation: Camping at Dinsho H.Q
Accommodation upgrade options: Dinsho Lodge
Meals: Dinner

In the morning after breakfast commence your trek from Dinsho to Sodota. Enroute, you will enjoy the spectacular scenery of Bale Mountain and Finch Habera waterfall, where the Web and Willa rivers confluence, there is a good chance to see an endemic Ethiopia wolf and highland endemic bird life , including Blue Winged Goose , Spot -Breasted Lapwings and the Abyssinian longclaw , the Wattled Ibis . Stop by at Habera waterfall for a nice break hiking and refreshing, continue to Sodota campsite (3400m).

Accommodation: Camping at Sodota
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today after early breakfast we trek through a beautiful landscape with stunning views, you will see many Ethiopian wolf and endemic bird species including Blue Winged Goose and Spot Breasted Lapwing, proceed your trekking up to Adlye woodland campsite.

Accommodation: Camping at Adley woodland
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today after breakfast, start morning trekking from Adlye woodland to Dinsho, walking through Gaysay grassland,
(Gasay valley is the best place to view large concentration of Mountain Nyala and Menelik’s bushbuck,serval cat also can be seen in the evening) where endemic wildlife and birds are observable including Mountain Nyala, Menelik Bushbuck, Red Bauck, Abyssinian Long Claw,Warthog .Back to Dinsho park H.Q and you will be picked up by your driver ,transfer to Goba, end trekking.

Accommodation: Goba Wabe Shebelle Hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

After breakfast, drive Goba to Lake Langano via Shashmene. Lake Langano is popular with tourists and city-dwellers. You may relax on the beach (swimming is possible).

Accommodation: Sabana Beach Resort
Meals: Breakfast

After an early breakfast, drive to Langano via Abijatta -Shalla National park .Visit Abijata Shalla National Park for Grants Gazelle, Ostrich, Warthog, and a variety of Rift Valley bird life.

Today after breakfast we drive to Addis. Upon arrival in Addis Ababa you will check into your hotel and go out for a City tour of Addis Ababa.
Today depending on your time you will do the City tour of Addis including National Museum, Entoto Museum, Holy Trinity church, Ethnographic museum, Merkato market,Unity park and Entoto Park.

Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Today in the evening/afternoon, a farewell party with free cultural dinner and traditional music to experience Ethiopia’s cultural meals and drinks. After the farewell party, transfer to Bole international airport for international departure. End of tour.

Notice: This itinerary can be amended up on request.

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