Rift Valley and Bale Mountains

Meander through the stunning Rift Valley Lakes, staying at boutique lakeside lodges as you make your way towards the Bale Mountains National Park.

10 Days

$3,082

Rift Valley and Bale Mountains - 10 - $3,082

Itinerary Map

Landmarks visited on Rift Valley and Bale Mountains

Itinerary

Day 1: Addis Ababa

Arrival at Bole International Airport. City tour Addis Ababa. Welcome dinner in cultural restaurant.

Overnight: Capital Hotel & Spa


Day 2: Awash National Park

Drive (4 hrs) Addis Ababa to Awash National Park. 

Overnight: Awash Falls Lodge


Day 3: Awash National Park

Full day visit Awash National Park. 

Overnight: Awash Falls Lodge


Day 4: Langano

Drive (4 hrs) Awash National Park to Langano, en route visit Lake Ziway. 

Overnight: Hara Langano Lodge


Day 5: Langano

Morning visit Abijatta-Shalla National Park. Afternoon at leisure. 

Overnight: Hara Langano Lodge


Day 6: Hawassa

Drive (1 hr) Langano to Hawassa, en route visit Rastafari community in Shashemene. Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight: Haile Resort Hawassa


Day 7: Hawassa

Morning visit Senkele Game Sanctuary. Afternoon boat trip Lake Hawassa.

Overnight: Haile Resort Hawassa


Day 8: Bale Mountains National Park

Drive (5.5 hrs) Hawassa to Bale Mountains, en route visit fish market Hawassa and hike at Bale Mountains NP 

Overnight: Bale Mountain Lodge


Day 9: Bale Mountains National Park

Full day visit Bale Mountains National Park.

Overnight: Bale Mountain Lodge


Day 10: Return to Addis

Drive (1.5 hrs) Bale Mountains to Robe. Flight Robe to Addis Ababa. Minibus available for transport around Addis Ababa. Evening transfer to Bole International Airport for international flight.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Prices are per person based on 2 people travelling together. Prices guideline only, actual price swill depend on final itinerary, accommodation choices, and time of year. 

Includes

  • Airport transfers and road transport around Addis Ababa by private minibus.
  • Road transport by standard 4WD with English speaking driver/ guide, including fuel, driver allowances and accommodation.
  • Accommodation based on double/ twin room sharing.
  • Meal plan bed and breakfast. Full board at Bale Mountain Lodge.
  • Fees for entrances, local guides, compulsory scouts and boats for activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes for the services included in the tour price.

Excludes

  • International flights and visa fees.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Lunches and dinners, unless stated as included above.
  • Activities not mentioned or stated as optional in the itinerary.
  • Fees for photos and video.
  • Other personal expenses, souvenirs, tips and gratuities, etc.

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