• Lalibela

    Lalibela, a medieval settlement in the Lasta area of Wallo, lies at the centre of an extensive complex of rock churches. Some can be reached by one or two hours drive, others are a full day's journey

    Lalibela has 11 remarkable rock-hewn monolithic churches, believed to have been built by King Lalibela in the late 12th or early 13th Century.
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  • Gondar Castles

    Gonder was the 17th Century capital of Ethiopia, and is notable for its medieval Castles and churches.

    The City's unique imperial compound contains a number of Castles built between 1632 and 1855 by the various Emperors who reigned during this period.
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  • Tribes in Omo Valley

    The Omo valley and the surrounding areas are also well known because of their most attractive National Park and various tribes that have led traditional life styles. The famous national parks such as Nech sar, Mago and Omo are found around the Omo Valley.

    The tribes that live in the lower Omo Valley are believed to be among the most fascinating on the continent of Africa and around the world.
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  • Blue Nile,Bahir Dar

    Bahar Dar is a small town set on the south - eastern shore of Lake Tana, where local fishermen still use papyrus boats, and just 30 km from the spectacular Tissisat Falls. Here the Blue Nile creates “Smoking Water" an awe-inspiring sight as it plunges into the gorge below.

    From Bahar Dar one must explore some of the ancient monasteries that have been built around Lake Tana, or on the many Islands.
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  • The Dallol Depression

    The Dallol Depression, also called Danakil Depression, is a desert with some areas that are more than 100 meters (328 feet) below sea level. This is special because it is one of the lowest points on earth not covered by water.

    There are hot yellow sulfur fields among the sparkling white salt beds. Heat isn''t the only thing people feel in the Dallol Depression. Alarming earth tremors are frequently felt. There are also several active volcanoes
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9-Days Tour to Bale Mountains trekking

Detail Program

Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port
Meet and greet you Elmi Tours representative at exit of luggage claim and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay in the Jupiter hotel.

Day 2: City tour in Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa is the third highest capital of the world on an altitude of 2300-2500 m. with a pleasant climate and a background of green with eucalyptus trees covered mountains. The city is founded in 1886 by Emperor Menelik II and Queen Taitu.
Visit Entoto Mountains, with very nice view over the capital, the National/Ethnographic museum, St George church and the Merkato, biggest open air market in Africa. Overnight stay in the Jupiter hotel.

Day 3: Drive to Dinsho, head quarter of Bale Mountains National Park
Bale Mountains National Park is the largest area of Afro-Alpine habitat in the whole of the continent. It gives the visitor opportunities for unsurpassed mountain walking, horse trekking, scenic driving and the chances to view many of Ethiopia's endemic mammals, in particular the Mountain Nyala and Ethiopian Wolf, and birds, such as the Thick-billed Raven, Wattled Ibis, Blue-winged Goose, and Rouget's Rail. Overnight stay in Dinsho Guest house.

Day 4: Trek to Moraro
After breakfast you start our trekking, setting off from Dinsho in the morning you spend the day by walking through the Walla valley, through the riverine plains carpeted with shrubs and crops, and also through juniper covered slopes and around the end of the day mountain grasslands. Overnight stay in Moraro camp site.

Day 5: Trek to Worgona
Early in the morning start trekking up to the Wasoma valley, walking beneath its rugged peaks toward the levitra ear ring Sanetti plateau on an altitude of 3500 m. Overnight stay Worgona camp site

Day 6: Trek to Gabra Guracha
In the morning set of to climb mount Batu (4203 m.). As you climb you enter a new terrain of Afro- Alpine meadows with incredible endemic plants like Giant lobelia and other that have adapted to the extremes of the temperature experienced in high land altitudes. Overnight stay camping at Gabra Gurcha

Day 7: Trek to Sanetti Plateau and drive to Goba
You cross the top of the Sanetti plateau on an altitude of 4000 m. that is covered by Afro-alpine Moor land together with the beautiful wild alpine scenery. Overnight stay in Wabe Shebelle Hotel, Goba.

Day 8: Drive to Awassa
After an early morning breakfast you will drive to Awassa (Hawassa). Awassa is the capital of Sothern Nation Nationalities located 276km from the capital. Around Lake Awassa you can walk to see different birds. Birds can easily spot are; Heron, Storks, Cormorants, King fisher and Goose. Overnight stay in Oasis International Hotel.

Day 9: Drive back to Addis Ababa
Today before starting drive to Addis Ababa you will visit the scenic morning Fish market in Awassa where the fisher man sell his fresh Tilapia, Catfish, and Barbus whereas Pelicans and Storks are competing to take the left over. You can also spot Black and White Colbous monkey around the Amor Gedele. En route 50km before Addis Ababa visit the crater lakes of Debre Zeit. Make last minute shopping in Addis and late afternoon have a farewell dinner and check in for flight back home.