Tour Code: 5-Days Tour to Langano, Bale Mountains National Park & Awassa
Attractions: History, Religion, Scenery & Wildlife
Duration: 5 Days &4Nights
Transportation: Surface drive
Day 1: Drive to Langano
You will have an early breakfast drive to Lake Langano (200 Km from Addis Ababa). On the way you will make a stop on Awash River and on Lake Ziway to visit aquatic birds. You will have lunch in Ziway.
Continue your drive to Langano. En route visit Lake Abijatta-Shala National Park, Lake Shala (a very deep crater lake – over 260 meters deep) and Lake Abiatta (a soda lake with thousands of flamingos). Upon arrival, you will check into a resort by the lake side. In the evening you will have dinner at the lodge and stay the night there. Overnight stayin Hara Langano Lodge.
Overnight stay in Haara Langano Lodge lakeside bungalow which has a beautiful compound with forest and some bungalows at the shores of the lake with hippo’s playing in front of you. There are many birds to observe and you can rent kayak, motorboat, sailing boat, mountain bike or horse. There is also a specialized birding guide.
Day 2:Drive to Awassa /Hawassa/
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Awassa (75 Km from Langano). At Sheshemene de tour to Senkelle Wildlife Sanctuary (60 Km from Shashemene, well-known for endemic and endangered subspecies of Swayne’s Hartebeest).
Later in the afternoon drive to Awassa. Upon arriving in Awassa in the afternoon, you will check into a hotel. Later, you can walk along the lake shore for nice evening sunset and aquatic birds. You will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel. Overnight stay in Afrikana Inn, Awassa.
Day 3:Drive to Dinsho, Bale Mountains National Park Head Quarter
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Dinsho (95Km from Awassa). Upon arrival, you will do all the requirements for short easy trekking at the Bale Mountains National Park HQ. You will have lunch in the bush.
After a brief break, you will have time to make a short hike along the northern part of the park. Later late in the afternoon drive to Goba (40 Km from Dinsho) for overnight stay. On arrival, you will check into a hotel. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel. Overnight stay in Wabe Shebelle Hotel, Goba.
Day 4:Excursion/Day trip to Sanetti Plateau
In the morning, you will have breakfast and drive to the Sanetti Plateau (altitude of 4000 meter, with Afro-alpine Moor land, beautiful wild alpine scenery). Upon arrival in Goba, you will check into a hotel and rest. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel. Overnight stay in Wabe Shebelle Hotel, Goba.
Day 5:Drive back to Addis Ababa via Bekoji – Assela & departure
After breakfast, you will be driving to Addis Ababa. You will stop for lunch at Assela. You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs. Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.
Starting from: $ 435 USD per persons
Single Supplement: $ 75
- Well-maintained and insured 4WD vehicles Model 2013-2016
- All transfers in & out
- Hotel Room on Double Occupancy basis including Breakfast (B&B)
- All entrance fees, local guide fee, & scout
- Bottled natural water every day,
- Service tax
Price DOES NOT include:
- Entry visa
- International flights
- Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
- Photography & Video fees,
- Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)