Overview

The Integrated Forest Management Plan circuit of guided trails and huts through the mountains south of Dodola forms an excellent and in expensive goal for keen hikers and trekkers. Implemented by the German Aid Organization Gtz, the project is a nonprofit activity aimed in considering the remnants of areas Afro – montane forest by creating employment and generating community earnings from tourism. The main attraction of the trail is the mountain scenery and high altitude vegetation, which comprise some 50,000 hectares of natural forest as well as areas of Afro – alpine moorland. Birdlife is prolific and large endemic as well as common mammals are present in small numbers. The mountains covered by the trails are effectively the western extension of the Bale range.

 

Itinerary

Tour code: OLET 803

Duration: 18 Days and 17 NIGHTS

Means of Transport: All the way Surface

Day 1: Arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International airport.  Overnight Hotel

Day 2: After breakfast seeing the sights of Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Head to Sodore spa; and visit natural hot spring. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: To Dodola; then reach to Changity campsite.  Overnight Camping

Day 5: Commence trekking to Wahoro set at 3300m.  Overnight Eco Hut

Day 6: Morning trek toward Angafu located at 3460m. Overnight Eco Hut

Day 7: Trek from Angafu to Adale situated at 3300m.  Overnight Eco Hut

Day 8: Trek to Mololicho; through high altitude plants. Overnight Eco Hut

Day 9: Trekking to Duro; set through open moorland. Overnight Eco Hut

Day 10: Hike to Berenda; famed for its bamboo plant. Overnight Eco Hut

Day 11: In the morning trek to Adaba end of the hiking. Overnight Hotel

Day 12: Drive to Dinsho at Bale Mountains headquarters. Overnight Hotel

Day 13: Trek through African juniper and Hagenia trees. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: To Hawassa set at the shore of Lake Hawassa. Overnight Hotel

Day 15: After breakfast leave and head to Wendo Genet. Overnight Hotel

Day 16: Pay time to visit Abijiata – Shalla National Park. Overnight Hotel

Day 17: Back to Addis Ababa visiting the rift valley lake. Overnight Hotel

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Day 18: Time for shopping; then in the evening departure back to home.

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