Ethiopian Bird Watching Tours 14 Days
Ethiopia bird watching tours that will takes you to most of the bird watching sites in the country. It will enable you to search all of Ethiopia’s endemic birds. It takes you to Debre Libanos, north of Addis Ababa, Awash National park, the rift valley lakes region, Wondo Genet, Bale Mountain National Park and the road south through the Harenna forest as well as to Yabello, the Jemma River valley the escarpment north west of Addis Ababa.
TOUR CODE: OLET 1002
DURATION: 14 DAYS AND 13 NIGHTS
MEANS OF TRANSPORT: ALL THE WAY SURFACE
Day 1: Arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International airport. Overnight Hotel
Day 2: Daytrip to the monastery of Debre Libanos area. Overnight Hotel
Day 3: Morning journey east to Awash national reserve. Overnight Hotel
Day 4: Full day birding around Awash national reserve. Overnight Hotel
Day 5: Head to Lake Langano and visit Abiyata – Shalla. Overnight Hotel
Day 6: To Wendo Genet forest and woodland expanses. Overnight Hotel
Day 7: Journey to the Bale Mountains national park. Overnight Camping
Day 8: Stay around Bale mountains national park. Overnight Camping
Day 9: Keep on birding in Sanettie and Harenna forest. Overnight Hotel
Day 10: Drive to the smallest rift valley lake of Awassa. Overnight Hotel
Day 11: Head towards Yabello for some endemic birds. Overnight Hotel
Day 12: Stay birding around Yabello wild life sanctuary. Overnight Hotel
Day 13: Set off to Langano visiting some localized birds. Overnight Hotel
Day 14: Drive back to Addis Ababa and in the evening departure to home.
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