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VET155: Rift Valley Lakes, Wondo Genet & Awassa (1 night/2 days)

Tour Duration: 2 days

The Rift Valley in Ethiopia is home to a chain of sparkling lakes and hot springs that nestle in the depths of valleys. The seven lakes in this region are habitats of wild life as well large flocks of bird species.

 

Day 1: Drive southwards of Addis Ababa to Wondo Genet visiting the Rift Valley Lakes that are teemed with different bird species. On arrival relax in Wondo Genet natural hot spring baths and swimming pool. Overnight hotel

Day 2: AM - drive further south to Awasa and visit the vibrant fish market on the shore of Lake Awassa that hosts wide variety of bird species. PM - easy drive back to Addis visiting the crater lakes in Debrezeit town.

 

VET160: Rift Valley Lakes & Arbaminch (2 nights/3 days)

Tour Duration: 3 days

 Besides such impressive natural sceneries the national parks of this region have Ethiopia 's only wild areas of savannah where one can still see large herbivores with their predators in their natural settings.


Day 1: Drive to Arbaminch located 500km south of Addis visiting en-route the Rift Valley Lakes that are teemed with different bird species.Overnight hotel in Arbaminch.

Day 2: AM excursion to Nechisar National Park a heaven for large herds of plains game and PM motor boat journey over Lake Chamo to viewing crocodiles and Hippopotamus.Overnight hotel in Arbaminch.

Day 3: Drive back to Addis visiting en-route the village of the Dorze tribe who are known for their weaving skill and unique bamboo huts.

 

VET170: Awash National Park (1 night/2 days)
Tour Duration: 2 days

Awash National Park – situated at 211km east of Addis Ababa is the nearest park of semi-arid woodland and savanna that afford for its visitors quite variety of animals and more than 400 bird species.


Day 1: Drive along the Rift Valley to Awash NP and visit Awash River Falls, plain games and prolific bird life. Overnight stay at lodge/hotel.

Day 2: More game viewing and easy drive back to Addis Ababa with a stopover at Debrezeit to enjoy the crater Lakes of Hora, Bishoftu and Babogaya.

 

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