EET Bird watching tour 7 days /6 nights

Arrival   Bole International Airport

Extraordinary Ethiopia Tours will meet all clients arriving at the airport regardless of arrival time.  For morning flight arrivals you may begin your tour after checking into your hotel.  For afternoon or evening arrivals, you may begin your tour the following day. 

Day 1 Awash

 Drive to Awash National Park and enjoy a tour around the park to see the wildlife and admire a stunning sunset from the lodge located by the Awash River falls.

 Overnight in Awash National Park (lodge or camping)

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 2 Awash

Visit the Ilala Sala plain, the Awash River waterfalls and the acacia thickets to spot some species such as the Grey Hornbill, the Somali Fiscal, the Helmeted Guinea Fowl or the Kori Bustard.

Overnight in Awash National Park (lodge or camping)

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 3  Langano

Drive to Bishangari on the Rift Valley Lake of Langano where you can explore the riverine forest and adjacent lake with birds such as the Yellow-fronted Parrot, the White Cheeked Turaco, the Orange-bellied Parrot, the African Paradise Flycatcher, the Bare-faced go-away bird and others.

Overnight in Bishangari (lodge or camping)

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 4 Wondo Genet

Drive to Wondo Genet and hike in the surrounding forest to spot some great birds like the endemic Yellow-fronted Parrot.

Overnight in Wondo Genet (hotel or camping)

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 5 Yirgalem

 Drive to Yirgalem and check-in at the Aregash Lodge, where there is a large area with a rich bird life. Great Sparrow Hawks, Tambourine Doves, Mountain Thrushes and other species can be easily spotted.

Overnight in Yirgalem (lodge or camping

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 6 Awassa

 Drive to Awassa and visit the lake shore to spot some aquatic birds such as White-backed ducks, African Pygmy-gooses, Banded barbets, among others.

Overnight in Awassa (hotel)

Meals (B, L, D) 

Day 7 Addis Ababa

 Drive back to Addis Ababa via Abiatta-Shala National Park where there is a large community of flamingos and other water birds. Upon arrival, you will have some free time for souvenir shopping or sightseeing. In the evening, farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant with local dancers and musicians representing some of the country’s ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for departure.

 Meals (B, L, D)               

 …End of the tour.