7 Days Trekking Bale Mountains

Bale Mountains National Park is Located 400 km southeast of Addis Ababa. Contains a spectacularly diverse landscape. The high altitude, afro-montane Sanetti Plateau rises to over 4,000 m and includes the highest peak in the southern Ethiopia highlands. This undulating plateau is marked by numerous glacial lakes and swamps and surrounded by higher volcanic ridges and peaks. The southern slopes are covered by the lush and largely unexplored Harenna Forest. Bale Mountains National Park is the ultimate destination for hikers, wildlife watchers, culture and nature enthusiasts, bird watchers and more!. This trekking tour is applicable in seven days and six nights of stay. Since most of our nights are in camping, all the necessary equipment are included. Beside Mountain guide, park Scout, camp Cook and mule Tender are also provided. Mules or horses carry all equipment including luggage.

Duration 7 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • 7x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
What's excluded :
  • Any alcoholic drink fees

Day 1: Addis Ababa - Bale Mountains National Park

Stop At: Bale Mountains National Park, Bale Mountains National Park, Oromiya Region
Drive from Addis to the Bale Mountains National Park. Arrive at the park headquarters in the afternoon, in time for a leisurely afternoon hike, possibly spotting two endemic mammals that frequent the area: Menelik's Bushbuck and the Mountain Nyala. Birds in this area include the Blue-Winged Goose, the Spot-Breasted Lapwing, the Abyssinian Long Claw, the Wattle Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin, Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight camping

Day 2: Trekking Bale Mountains

Stop At: Bale Mountains, East Of Shashamene In The Oromia Region National State 150 Km, Goba Ethiopia
Starting from Dinsho, trek to Adelay via the Geysay Valley and the Web River, viewing the Web waterfall along the way. During the hike, there will be wonderful chances to see the Mountain Nyala, Menelik’s Bushbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, and possibly Colobus Monkeys.
Duration: 5 hours

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

Day 3: Trekking Bale Mountains

Stop At: Bale Mountains, East Of Shashamene In The Oromia Region National State 150 Km, Goba Ethiopia
Trek to Wasama through a beautiful landscape with stunning views. Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux Eagles keep nests. There will also be a chance of seeing the Ethiopian Wolf and other species of birds. Trekking will take 7-8 hours.
Duration: 7 hours

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

Day 4: Trekking Bale Mountains

Stop At: Bale Mountains, East Of Shashamene In The Oromia Region National State 150 Km, Goba Ethiopia
Start the day by hiking up Mt. Wasama (4200m) and then continue down into the Worgona Valley. Falcons, raptors, and possibly the Ethiopian Wolf will be visible. End the day at Lake Gebre Gurracha, meaning “black lake” in the Oromic language.
Duration: 7 hours

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

Day 5: Sanetti Plateau

Stop At: Sanetti Plateau, Ethiopia
Take a short trek from Gebre Gurracha up to the Sanetti Plateau to meet vehicles. Explore the Sanetti Plateau by car. This is the best place in Ethiopia to view the Ethiopian wolf.
Duration: 3 hours

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

Day 6: Harenna Forest

Stop At: Bale Mountains, East Of Shashamene In The Oromia Region National State 150 Km, Goba Ethiopia
Drive to the Harenna Forest. This is in the southern end of the park and holds a unique variety of vegetation. The Harenna Escarpment towers 2000m above the edge of the forest and provides stunning views. Return to Goba for the night.
Duration: 3 hours

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

Day 7: Addis Ababa

Stop At: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Drive back to Addis Ababa having scenic views on the way at Rift Valley Lakes. Enjoy dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant featuring dancers and musicians representing some of the country's many ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for late night departure or additional hotel nights booked upon request.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Departure
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up from any place in Addis AbabaAirports
  • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Departure Time :
8:00 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 Eco Travel Addis Ababa

Activity ID: V-228010P1

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