5-Days Eethiopia's Bale Mountains Tour


Discover the real spirit of Ethiopia on our personalized, tailor-made 5 Days Trekking Ethiopia’s Bale Mountains, including encounters with wildlife, wilderness…

Day 1 | Addis Ababa – Bale Mountains National Park

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 Wattled Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin, Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species. Overnight camping near the park entrance.
Overnight Camping (B, L, D)

Day 2 | Trekking Bale Mountains National Park

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 4-5 hours.

Overnight Camping (B, L, D).

Day 3 | Trekking Bale Mountains National Park

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 a seeing the Ethiopian Wolf and other species of birds. Around 7-8 hours of trekking.
Overnight Camping (B, L, D)

Day 4 | Trekking Bale Mountains National Park

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. Trekking will take 7-8 hours.
Overnight Camping (B, L, D)

Day 5 | Bale Mountains National Park – Addis Ababa

Take a short trek from Gebre Gurracha up to the Sennati Plateau to meet vehicles. Return to Addis Ababa. 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 night booked upon request.
(B, L, D).

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