Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights
Tour Code: AT013
Transportation: by Car
Tour Description: This journey leads to Bale Mountain National Park to visit different endemic mammals and birds.
Day 1- Drive Addis Ababa to Bale Mountain
Arrive at the Bale Mountain National park headquarters in the afternoon. Here you will see Menelik’s Bushbuck and mountain Nyala. Birds in this area include the Blue Winged Goose, the Spot Breasted Lapwing, and the Abyssinian Long Claw, the Wattled Ibis, the Black Headed Siskin, Rouget's Rail and numerous other species. Overnight camping.
Day 2: Trek to Sodota
Walk through Dinsho and enter the National Park. Around Dinsho the Mountain Nyala and Menelik's Bushbuck should be visible. While trekking through the park there will be a chance to see Ethiopian Wolves. Stop by Habera Waterfall for a nice break. Hiking will take 6-7 hours. Overnight camping.
Day 3: Trek to Wasama
Trek to Wasama through a beautiful landscape with stunning views. Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux Eagles keep nests. Around 5-6 hours of trekking. Overnight camping
Day 4: Trek to Gebre Gurracha
Start the day by hiking up Mt. Wasama (4200m) and then continue down in to the Worgona Valley. Falcons, Raptors and possibly the Ethiopian Wolf will be visible. End the day at Lake Gebre Gurracha. Overnight camping.
Day 5: Sanetti Plateau to Addis Ababa
Take a short trek from Gebre Guracha up to the Sanetti Plateau to meet vehicles. Return to Addis Ababa. Enjoy dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant.