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10 Days Exotic nature and wildlife tour


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Muluken Girma Tamirat

Merit Ethiopian Tours

We specialize in our customised small group/individual food, cultural, and personal interest tours.

  • Local time:12:40

10 Days Exotic nature and wildlife tour

National Park, the Rift Valley Lakes of Ethiopia, the Bale Mountains National Park and the Awash National Park. During this tour visitors will enjoy the picturesque Simien Mountains (UNESCO World Heritage Site), visiting most of the endemic mammals of Ethiopia such as the Simien Fox (or the Ethiopian Wolf), the Walia Ibex, the Gelada Baboon, the Menelik Bushbuck, and the Mountain Nyala. This trip is also great for bird watching and learning about many

Fly to Simien Mountains NP

In the morning, fly ET 124 (07:30 - 08:30) north to Gondar, and drive 125 km farther north to the Simien Mountains National Park - the only natural site of the country to be included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites list. In the park, walk around to enjoy great scenery of the Simien Mountains and visiting one of the endemic mammals of Ethiopia - the Gelada Baboon. O/N - Simien Mountains National Park ( Read more

Simien Park for two nights

Full day in the Simien Mount

With your picnic lunch, take an excursion to Chenek with stops at several viewpoints to enjoy the views of the Simien Mountains from different dimensions. You will walk also in the park to see the other endemic mammals of Ethiopia - the Simien Fox (the Ethiopian Wolf) and the Walia Ibex. O/N - Simien Mountains National Park Read more

In the park for two nights

Drive to Gondar

Drive to Gondar in the morning and have a sightseeing tour of Gondar - the 17th and 18th Century AD Capital of Ethiopia. In the afternoon, have a sightseeing tour of Gondar to visit the six castles in the Imperial Castle Compound of Gondar (16th Century AD and UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Bath of Fasiladas (Founder of Gondar), and the beautiful old Church of Debre Birhan Sillassie which is famous for its hand painted wall and ceiling paintings. O/N - Goha Hotel ( Read more

Gondar for one night

Fly back to Addis Ababa

Fly ET 122 (08:45 - 11:40) back to Addis Ababa, and after lunch have a half-day city tour of Addis Ababa to visit the National Archaeological Museum of Ethiopia (where the fossil remains of Lucy (3.25 mil years old) is housed in), Merkato - the biggest outdoor market in the whole of Africa and drive on the main streets of Addis Ababa to see the city's historical monuments, and major landmarks in Addis such as the buildings of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, the HQ of the African Union, and the main square in Addis Ababa - Meskel Square. O/N - Sidama Lodge ( Read more

Addis Ababa for one night

Drive south to Lake Langano

After breakfast, drive 200 km south in the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley to Lake Langano. After lunch at your hotel, drive 10 km to visit the Abiyatta-Shalla Lakes National Park to see gazelles, warthogs, ostriches and many lowland water birds. Late in the afternoon, enjoy swimming, bird watching, and the sunset over the lake. O/N - Sabana Lodge Read more

Langano for one night

Head to Bale Mountains Park

Visiting the Jamaican Rastafarian Community at the town of Shashemene, drive to the Bale Mountains National Park. At Dinsho (the HQ of the Bale Mountains NP), walk for about an hour to to see warthogs, bohor reedbuck, and the endemic mammals of Ethiopia - the Mountain Nyala, and Menelik Bushbuck. Finally, drive for about an hour to Goba for overnight. O/N - Wabe Shebele Hotel Read more

Goba for two nights

Full day in Bale Mountains N

Take a full day sightseeing and wildlife tour in the park by driving on the highest road in Africa to the Sanette Plateau to see the Simien Fox or the Ethiopian Wolf, reach the second highest mountain in Ethiopia - Mount Tulu Dimtu (4,377 meters above sea level), enjoy the great views of the Bale Mountains and the unique wildlife of the park. O/N - Wabe Shebele Hotel Read more

Goba for two nights

Head to Awash National Park

After more of game driving in the park, crossing the mountain ranges of Arsi (where most of the famous Ethiopian long-distance athletes originate from) and the fertile fields of Bale, drive to the Awash National Park. At the Awash NP, enjoy visiting the beautiful Awash River Falls and watching a number of dry-country birds such as Abyssinian roller, various sandgrouses, bustards, and many more. O/N - Awash Falls Lodge Read more

Awash Park for two nights

Full day in Awash National P

Have a full-day game drive in the Awash NP to see crocodiles, Biesa Oryx, Baboons, Sommering Gazelles, Bat Eared Fox, and if lucky, wild dogs. And, stop at the outlook to enjoy the great scenery of the Awash River Valley. Visit also the natural hot springs found in the northern part of the park. O/N - Awash Falls Lodge Read more

Awash Park for two nights

Head back to Addis Ababa

Drive 225 km back to Addis Ababa via Nazareth (Adama) town and with a stop at one of the five crater lakes of Bishoftu. At Bishoftu, take part in a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony. In the evening, you will be my guest at one of the best traditional Ethiopian restaurants of the city where you will taste varieties of delicious Ethiopian meals and see LIVE dances of the different people of Ethiopia. End of tour Read more


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Simien Mountains National Park
Hotel Simien Lodge
Day 3
Location Gondar
Day 4
Location Addis Ababa
Hotel Sidama Lodge
Day 5
Location Lake Langano
Hotel Sabana Lodge
Day 6
Location Goba
Hotel Wabe Shebele Hotel
Day 8
Location Awash National Park
Hotel Awash Falls Lodge


Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Private Toyota Mini Van of 2015 Model equipped with air conditioning and seat belts
  • Fuel (gasoline) and driver's allowance
  • Accommodation on twin/double bed room sharing basis
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Professional experienced English speaking tour guide
  • Guide domestic flight air fare
  • Scouts in the parks
  • Farewell dinner on the last night
  • And, all related government taxes

Package excludes

  • Any meals and drinks
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Photo or video fees
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • And, any expense which is not mentioned in the "included" list above


2 Reviews

Brian Watson, United States

I just finished a great 7-day trip with Muluken Girma through northern Ethiopia, in mid October 2017. Muluken provided great opportunities to talk with and interact with locals throughout the trip, stopping on the roadside to visit with families, farmers or walking through busy local markets, etc

Diana, United States

Thanks for the service well done...very professional. Our guide Gashaw was very informative and accomodated us in every way and was on time. I'd recommend them for anyone who wants to have a tour of Addis. We will use you again!

Your Ethiopian travel specialists & local insiders

Merit Ethiopian Tours
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Solomon Habtom

Your Ethiopian Driver

Wendye Kassaw

French Speaking Guide

Tereza Solomon

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We specialize in our customised small group/individual food, cultural, and personal interest tours.

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