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SPECIAL BIRD WATCHING TOUR TO ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia is one of the best places in the world to see incredible exotic and endemic birds. There are more than 850 species of birds registered in Ethiopia. Some of important birding sites in Ethiopia include:
•    Senate Plateau &Harenna Forest (Bale Mountains National Park)
•    Debrezeit Crater Lakes (Chelelek& Green Lakes)
•    Abyata-Shala Lakes National Park
•    Awash National Park
•    Ankober, AliyuAmba
•    Zeway , Langano&Hawassa Lakes
•    DebreLibanos (Jema River Valley &Jara Valley)
•    Yabelo Sanctuary, Liben Plains &Negele Woodlands
•    NechSar National Park, Sof Omar Cave, Sululta Plains and many more

TOUR CODE: NTO-BW-03

DURATION:  14DAYS/13 NIGHTS

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive at Addis. Transfer to a hotel. Afternoon excursion of Gefersa Reservoir

Day 2 DebreLibanos

 Full day excursion with box lunch to DebreLibanos, visiting Sululta plain en route. O/N in a hotel

Day 3 Debrezeit Crater Lakes - Awash National Park

Drive to Awash National Park, stopping en route at DebreZeitCheleleka, Chafe &Hora Lakes. Lunch at Nazareth. O/N Awash Park in a hotel.

Day 4Awash National Park

Morning excursion in Awash National Park. Lunch at Awash Falls Lodge and drive to Bilen Lodge, Awash River area, for O/N

Day 5Excursion to Bilen Area

Morning and afternoon excursions in Bilen area O/N in a hotel

Day 6Lake Zeway-Lake Langano

Transfer to Lake Langano, stopping en route at Lake Zeway. O/N in a hotel

Day 7  Abyata-Shala Lakes National Park

Morning excursions to Lake Abyata . Afternoon excursion to Lake Langano. O/N Langano in a hotel

Day 8 Lake Hawassa

Transfer to Lake Hawassa for lunch. Afternoon excursion to fish market at Lake Hawassa. O/N in a hotel

Day 9Yabelo

Transfer with box lunch to Yabello, for O/N in a hotel (Yabelo)

Day 10 Transfer with lunch at YirgaChefe in a hotel to Lake Hawassa. O/N Hawassa in a hotel

Day 11 Transfer with box lunch to Goba. O/N in a hotel

Day 12 Full day excursion with box lunch to Tulu Dimtu&Sennate plateau area of Bale Mountains National Park. O/N in a hotel.

Day 13 Transfer with box lunch to Wondogenet for O/N in a hotel

Day 14 Morning at Wondogenet. Transfer to Addis stopping en route at Lake Zeway. Departure back to home.

SPECIAL BIRD WATCHING TOUR OF ETHIOPIA

TOUR CODE: NTO-BW-02
DURATION: 21DAYS
Tour Itinerary
Day 1Arrive at Addis Ababa. Transfer to a hotel for O/N
Day 2 Transfer to AlemKetema for O/N at a hotel
Day 3DebreLibanos& Jemma Valley
Full day excursion in DebreLibanos& Jemma Valley. O/N in a hotel
Day 4Jemma Valley &DebreBirhan
Early morning in Jemma Valley they transfer to DebreBirhan for O/N in a hotel . Late afternoon visit Ankober.
Day 5Awash River Area
Transfer to Awash River area, via MelkaJebdu route &Dulecha for O/N at Bilen Lodge
Day 6 Awash River Area
 Morning & afternoon excursions in Awash River Area. O/N at Bilen Lodge.
Day 7Awash National Park
Transfer to Awash National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 8 Lake Zeway-Lake Langano
 Transfer to Langano, stopping en route at Lake Zeway, for O/N in a hotel
Day 9Abyata-Shala National Park
Morning excursion to Lake Abyata. Afternoon excursion on foot in BekeleMola area. O/N in a hotel.
Day 10Goba
Transfer to Goba. O/N in a hotel
Day 11 Sennate Plateau & Mt Tulu Dimtu
Full day excursion to TulluDimtu&Sennati plateau area of Bale Mountains National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 12Sof Omar Caves
Full day excursion to Sof Omar Caves. O/N in a hotel
Day 13 Transfer to Negelle for O/N in a hotel
Day 14 Full day excursion in Negele area. O/N in a hotel
Day 15 Transfer to BogolManya for O/N in the floor of the local village hall. Afternoon excursion in BogolManya area
Day 16 Morning excursion in BogolManya area, then transfer to NegeleBorena for O/N in a hotel
Day 17 Transfer to Yabello for O/N in a hotel
Day 18 Transfer to Lake Hawassa. O/N in a hotel
Day 19 Morning excursion in Lake Hawassa area, then transfer to Wondogenet for O/N in a hotel.
Day 20 Early morning excursion on foot in Wondogenet, then transfer to Addis, stopping at Lake Zeway. O/N Addis in a hotel
Day 21 Transfer to the Airport for departure back to home.
 

 

SPECIAL BIRD WATCHING TOUR TO ETHIOPIA

TOUR CODE: NTO-BW-01
DURATION: 20 DAYS
Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive at Addis Ababa, at Bole International Airport you will be met by NTO and transferred to a hotel.
Day 2Excursion Around Addis Ababa
Full day excursion with box lunch to Gefersa Reservoir and other locations in Addis Ababa area. O/N Addis Ababa in a hotel
Day 3 DebreLibanos
Full day excursion with box lunch to DebreLibanos, visiting Sululta plain en route O/N Addis Ababa in a hotel
Day 4Bahir Dar
Fly to Bahir Dar Afternoon excursion to summer palace. O/N in a hotel
Day 5Tiss-Issat Falls and Addis
Morning excursion to Tiss-Issat Falls in afternoon after lunch fly to Addis. O/N in a hotel
Day 6Debrezeit Crater Lakes-Awash National Park
Transfer to Awash National Park, stopping en route at Debrezeit (Cheleleka, Chafe, and Hora lakes) Lunch at Nazareth. O/N Awash N.P in a hotel.
Day 7 Morning excursion in Awash National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 8 Full day excursion with box lunch in Awash National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 9 Transfer to Lake Langano, stopping en route at Zeway. O/N Langano in a hotel
Day 10 Morning excursion to Lake Abyata. Lunch and afternoon excursion in BekeleMola  hotel area. O/N in a hotel.
Day 11 Transfer to Lake Hawassa for lunch & after noon excursion to fish Market at Lake Hawassa. O/N in a hotel.
Day 12 Transfer with box lunch to Yabelo. O/N in a hotel
Day 13 Full day excursion with box lunch along Yabelo Mega road. O/N Yabelo in a hotel
Day 14 Transfer with lunch at YirgaChefe to Lake Hawassa. O/N Hawassa in a hotel
Day 15 Transfer with box lunch to Goba. O/N Goba in a hotel
Day 16 Full day excursion with box lunch to Tulu Dimtu&Senatti plateau area of Bale Mountains National Park. O/N Goba in a hotel.
Day 17 Full day excursion with box lunch to Tulu Dimtu&Senatti plateau area of the Bale Mountains National Park. O/N Goba in a hotel.
Day 18 Transfer with lunch box to Wondogenet.  O/N in a hotel
Day 19 at Wondogenet
Day 20 Early morning at Wondogenet, then transfer to Addis Ababa, stopping en route at Lake Zeway. Early dinner & use of one day from in a hotel. Transfer to Airport for departure.
 

 

Bird Watching Itinerary

TOUR CODE: NTO-BW-02
DURATION: 21DAYS
Tour Itinerary
Day 1Arrive at Addis Ababa. Transfer to a hotel for O/N
Day 2 Transfer to AlemKetema for O/N at a hotel
Day 3DebreLibanos& Jemma Valley
Full day excursion in DebreLibanos& Jemma Valley. O/N in a hotel
Day 4Jemma Valley &DebreBirhan
Early morning in Jemma Valley they transfer to DebreBirhan for O/N in a hotel . Late afternoon visit Ankober.
Day 5Awash River Area
Transfer to Awash River area, via MelkaJebdu route &Dulecha for O/N at Bilen Lodge
Day 6 Awash River Area
 Morning & afternoon excursions in Awash River Area. O/N at Bilen Lodge.
Day 7Awash National Park
Transfer to Awash National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 8 Lake Zeway-Lake Langano
 Transfer to Langano, stopping en route at Lake Zeway, for O/N in a hotel
Day 9Abyata-Shala National Park
Morning excursion to Lake Abyata. Afternoon excursion on foot in BekeleMola area. O/N in a hotel.
Day 10Goba
Transfer to Goba. O/N in a hotel
Day 11 Sennate Plateau & Mt Tulu Dimtu
Full day excursion to TulluDimtu&Sennati plateau area of Bale Mountains National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 12Sof Omar Caves
Full day excursion to Sof Omar Caves. O/N in a hotel
Day 13 Transfer to Negelle for O/N in a hotel
Day 14 Full day excursion in Negele area. O/N in a hotel
Day 15 Transfer to BogolManya for O/N in the floor of the local village hall. Afternoon excursion in BogolManya area
Day 16 Morning excursion in BogolManya area, then transfer to NegeleBorena for O/N in a hotel
Day 17 Transfer to Yabello for O/N in a hotel
Day 18 Transfer to Lake Hawassa. O/N in a hotel
Day 19 Morning excursion in Lake Hawassa area, then transfer to Wondogenet for O/N in a hotel.
Day 20 Early morning excursion on foot in Wondogenet, then transfer to Addis, stopping at Lake Zeway. O/N Addis in a hotel
Day 21 Transfer to the Airport for departure back to home.
 
SPECIAL BIRD WATCHING TOUR TO ETHIOPIA
TOUR CODE: NTO-BW-01
DURATION: 20 DAYS
Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive at Addis Ababa, at Bole International Airport you will be met by NTO and transferred to a hotel.
Day 2Excursion Around Addis Ababa
Full day excursion with box lunch to Gefersa Reservoir and other locations in Addis Ababa area. O/N Addis Ababa in a hotel
Day 3 DebreLibanos
Full day excursion with box lunch to DebreLibanos, visiting Sululta plain en route O/N Addis Ababa in a hotel
Day 4Bahir Dar
Fly to Bahir Dar Afternoon excursion to summer palace. O/N in a hotel
Day 5Tiss-Issat Falls and Addis
Morning excursion to Tiss-Issat Falls in afternoon after lunch fly to Addis. O/N in a hotel
Day 6Debrezeit Crater Lakes-Awash National Park
Transfer to Awash National Park, stopping en route at Debrezeit (Cheleleka, Chafe, and Hora lakes) Lunch at Nazareth. O/N Awash N.P in a hotel.
Day 7 Morning excursion in Awash National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 8 Full day excursion with box lunch in Awash National Park. O/N in a hotel
Day 9 Transfer to Lake Langano, stopping en route at Zeway. O/N Langano in a hotel
Day 10 Morning excursion to Lake Abyata. Lunch and afternoon excursion in BekeleMola  hotel area. O/N in a hotel.
Day 11 Transfer to Lake Hawassa for lunch & after noon excursion to fish Market at Lake Hawassa. O/N in a hotel.
Day 12 Transfer with box lunch to Yabelo. O/N in a hotel
Day 13 Full day excursion with box lunch along Yabelo Mega road. O/N Yabelo in a hotel
Day 14 Transfer with lunch at YirgaChefe to Lake Hawassa. O/N Hawassa in a hotel
Day 15 Transfer with box lunch to Goba. O/N Goba in a hotel
Day 16 Full day excursion with box lunch to Tulu Dimtu&Senatti plateau area of Bale Mountains National Park. O/N Goba in a hotel.
Day 17 Full day excursion with box lunch to Tulu Dimtu&Senatti plateau area of the Bale Mountains National Park. O/N Goba in a hotel.
Day 18 Transfer with lunch box to Wondogenet.  O/N in a hotel
Day 19 at Wondogenet
Day 20 Early morning at Wondogenet, then transfer to Addis Ababa, stopping en route at Lake Zeway. Early dinner & use of one day from in a hotel. Transfer to Airport for departure.
 
Bird Watching Itinerary
Tour Code: NTO-038
Duration 15 Days/14 Nights
Day 1 Arrive at Addis Ababa and you will be met by NTO representative at Bole International Airport & transferred to a hotel.
Day 2 MenageshaSupa Forest
Drive to MenageshaSupa Forest through the Gefersa reservoir to watch the endemic species of birds. O/N Addis Ababa
Day 3 DebreLibanos-Abay (Blue Nile) Gorge-Addis
Morning drive to DebreLibanos and the Blue Nile (Abay) Gorge through the magnificent Sululta highland plain. Here, Black winged crowned plovers Red  throated Pipit, Abyssinian Long Claw, Lammergeier, Ruppell’s Griffon and Lappet-faced vultures can be observed. O/N Addis Ababa in Hotel.
Day 4 Debrezeit Crater Lakes-Awash National Park
Leaving Addis drive to Awash National Park, bird viewing at Debrezeit crater Lakes. O/N Awash in a hotel.
Day 5 & 6 Bird viewing at Awash National Park. O/N Awash in a Hotel.
Day 7 Zeway-Langano
Drive from Awash to the Rift valley & Continue to Langano to observe a variety of water birds. Here Marabou storks, Knob-billed Geese and herons can be seen. O/N Langano in a hotel
Day 8 Full day bird watching in Lake Langano. O/N Langano in a hotel
Day 9 Full day bird watching in Lake Abyata. O/N Langano in a hotel.
Day 10 Lake Shala –Hawassa
Drive to Lake Shala, which is the most important breeding spot for a great white pelicans in Africa. Driving further south to Lake Hawassa Black Crakes & Jacanas, Marabous, Herons, Egrets, and Pelicans can be observed. O/N Hawassa in a hotel
Day 11 Wondogenet
Leaving Hawassa drive to Wondogenet. Here, abundant birdlife like Harrier Hawk, Crowned Eagle, Emerald-spotted wood dove can be observed. O/N Wondogenet in a hotel.
Day 12 Bale Mountains National Park.
Leaving Wondogenet drive to Bale Mountains. O/N Goba in a hotel
Day 13-14 Bird watching in Bale Mountains National Park. O/N Goba in a hotel
Day 15 Drive back to Addis Ababa through Assela viewing birds en route . O/N Addis.