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8 Days Trekking Bale Mountains

This adventure Bale Mountain trekking tours lets you to experience epic journeys through the national parks that varied climates harbour a multitude of different ecosystems more than any other park in Ethiopia with its wildlife Over 60 mammal species and 260 bird species have been recorded here.

per adult from

$2,960

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
    • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Bale Mountains
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Drink Fees
    • Video and Photographic Expenses

  • Day 1: Addis Ababa

    Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    Meet at Bole International airport and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is exploring the town of Addis Ababa; we began with National Museum to view the 3.6 million-year-old remains of Lucy, whose skeletal remains were discovered in 1974.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Aratkilo area Addis, Addis Ababa 123 Ethiopia
    visit also the Holy Trinity Cathedrals and time permitting Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3200 meters and offers the panoramic view of the metropolis and Mercato the open market.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Hotel

    Day 2: Bale Mountains - Dinsho Lodge

    Stop At: Dinsho, Ethiopia
    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.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 3: Dinsho - Geysay Valley

    Stop At: Dinsho, Ethiopia
    The whole day wonder around Dinsho and Geysay Valley. In time hike to see three of the endemic mammals: Menelik’s Bushbuck, Mountain Nyala and Ethiopian wolf.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Lodge

    Day 4: Wolla Valley (Kotera)

    Stop At: Bale Mountains, Bale Goba 150 km east of Shashamene in the Oromia Region National State, Goba Ethiopia
    Accompanied by your guide, a scout and packhorses we trek 5 hrs through the lush highland vegetation to our first campsite. The air here is clean and crisp and the scenery utterly stunning.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 5: Wassema Valley

    Stop At: Bale Mountains, Bale Goba 150 km east of Shashamene in the Oromia Region National State, Goba Ethiopia
    After breakfast we resume trek that will last for approx. 7-8 hrs. The trek offers the chance to see Ethiopia’s endemic Abyssinian Wolf.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 6: Gebre Guracha

    Stop At: Mount Batu, Ethiopia
    Today we trek through the highlands, crossing Batu Mountain on the way to Gebre Guracha. Wild flowers abound, the dominant plant being the Helichrysm, or ‘everlasting’ flowers. The Everlasting plant can be seen in several forms, but the grey bushes of H. splendidum are the most striking with their yellow flowers. Several rodent species are found in the area.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 7: Sanetti Plateau to Goba Town

    Stop At: Sanetti Plateau, Ethiopia
    We trek for 5 hrs to 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.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Hotel

    Day 8: Goba - Addis Ababa

    Stop At: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
    Drive back to Addis Ababa with stops on the way at rift valley Lakes. Evening a fare well dinner party in one of the traditional Ethiopian restaurant with dances from different ethnic groups. Then transfer to The Airport for your flight back home.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Departure
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick up from any hotel in Addis AbabaAirports
    • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Simien mountain ethiopia tours

Activity ID: V-107674P20

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