2 Nights trip to Bale Mountains National Park

  • 3 Days
  • Adult

From, $440.00 Per Adult

Description

Duration

3 Days

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Highlights

The Bale Mountains National Park, located 400 kilometers southeast of the capital, the continent's largest Afro-alpine ecosystem. The park is made up of reverie plains, forests, and scrub area, and is home to rare animals such as Mountain Nyala and Ethiopian Wolf, as well as 16 endemic bird species. The park is also a home to a diverse range of flora and animals, including pig species, lions, leopards, spotted hyenas, African hunting dogs, and others. It is also one of Ethiopia's best trekking places, with opportunity to observe both indigenous and common species.

Included

  • Two nights stay camping with tents
  • Meals on full board basis (two breakfast, two lunch two dinner, one campfire)
  • Unlimited bottle of mineral water, tea and coffee
  • Transportation using good conditioned Toyota Land Cruiser (including fuel, driver allowance)
  • Professional guide during the entire trip
  • Entrance, local guide and scout fees

Excluded

  • Any alcoholic drinks
  • Any flights
  • Tipping for driver and guides
  • Any other personal expenses

Travel Itinerary

Day 1 - Flight to Goba - Drive to Dinsho - Explore Bale Mountains National Park (Trek around Dinsho and Geysay Valley)

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In the early morning, flight to Goba. On arrival in Dinsho, After settling the park entrance fee. Begin exploring the magnificent Bale Mountains National Park. At Dinsho, short stroll around the Juniper forest and explore the area where high concentration of the Bale Mountains Nayala, Minilik Bush Buck and other mammals are found. Then, trek to Geysay Valley (4-5 hours), to the northerly extension of the park. Here, while trekking in the indigenous forest, it's possible to spot the endemic Minilik Bush Buck and Mountain Nyala and other mammals including the endemic Ethiopian Wolf. After visit, drive to Goba. Overnight camping at Geysay.

Day 2 - Continue Exploring Bale Mountains National Park (Drive to and Hike Around Sanette Plateau and Harena Forest)

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Early in the morning, drive to hiking around the photogenic Senattre Plateu The vistas are simply unbelievable. Here you will find small alpine lakes and typical afro-alpine vegetation that includes the Giant Lobelia and shrubs such as 'Everlasting'. Then trek to the highest peak in the Bale Mountains, Tullu Dimtu (4377m, 14357ft) which is part of the Sanetti Plateau.  You will have picnic lunch here. Then proceed to Harena Forest, and short hiking through bamboo and waterfall trail inside Harena Forest, one of the few remaining natural forests in the country, known for its mammals, amphibians and birds, including many endemic species. The Harenna Forest was once habitat to packs of the endangered Painted Hunting Dog and Lycaonpictus. Overnight camping at Rira.

Day 3 - Dive to Goba - Your last stroll in Bale Mountains National Park (Hike around Dinsho) - Flight back to Addis

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In the morning, drive back to Goba. Your last stroll at Sanette Plateau to observe the endemic Ethiopian Wolves. Then transfer to Goba Airport and according to your schedule, flight back to Addis. End of the trip.

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