Trekking Tours in Ethiopia Mountains

In this category, Petra Travel offers tour packages to sites with astonishing natural formations, features and animal life. Accordingly, Birding and Trekking are included under this category. We have trekking tours to Bale and Semien Mountains and Birding in most parts of Ethiopia.

PTT - 22 : Trekking In The Bale Mountains Of Ethiopia (14 Days)

CATERGORY: TREKKING IN BALE MOUNTAINS
TRANSPORTATION: SURFACE AND TREK
TOUR DURATION: 14 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA:-Arrival in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet and great, get assisted and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 02: ADDIS ABABA:- Morning after breakfast you will make a full day city tour of Addis Ababa, that includes National Museum, Ethnological Museum, Saint George Cathedral Museum & Church or Trinity Church, Mount Entoto and Merkato. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 03: ADDIS ABABA - SODORE: - Drive to Sodore Spa, Swimming + Hot Spring + Mammals. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 04: SODORE – DINSHO: - Morning drive to Dinsho, Bale Mountains National Park Headquarter. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 05: FULL DAY TREKKING AROUND DINSHO: - Trek around Dinsho and Geysay Valley, with a chance to see three of the endemic mammals like Menelik's Bushbuck, Mountain Nyala and Ethiopian wolf. Camping at Dinsho
DAY 06: TREK TO WEBE RIVER VALLEY: - Trek Dinsho – Webe River Valley, Endemic Mammals + Birds + Water Falls. Camping at Dinsho
DAY 07: TREK DINSHO – MARARO: - We trek 5 - 6 hrs through the lush highland vegetation to our first campsite, Mararo. Camping
DAY 08: MARARO – WASEMA: - After breakfast we resume trek that will last for about 7 - 8 hrs. The trek offers the chance to see Ethiopia's endemic Abyssinian Wolf. Around Worgona mineral spring, Giant Mole rat can easily be seen. Camping at Wasema Valley
DAY 09: WASEMSA – GEBRE GURACHA: - Today you trek through the highlands ascending Senate Plateau and crossing Batu Mountain, 4200 meters. Camping
DAY 10: GEBRE GURACHA – LITTLE BATU: - Today you trek towards little Batu Mountain, this trek is the day you face back to the head quarter of Bale Mountains. Camping
DAY 11: LITTLE BATU - DINSHO LODGE: - After breakfast trek back to Dinsho Loge, end of the trekking, this journey will take for about 5 - 6 hrs. Camping
DAY 12: DRIVE TO AWASSA: - In this morning, meet the vehicle, then drive to the lake side city of Awassa, which is located on the shore of Lake Awassa the smallest and the shallowest Lake of Ethiopia rift valley lakes. After check in to the hotel, you will make a boat cruise to see hippos and different species of aquatic and forest birds including Storks, Pelicans, Darters, Cormorants, Egrets, King Fishers, and the beautiful the Sunbirds. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 13: AWASSA - WENDO GENET:- Early in the morning, you will drive to the Awassa fish market; here you will visit the traditional fish market along birds like Marabou Stores, Greater White Pelicans, Darters and more. Then we directly drive to Wendo Genet known for its thermal springs and naturally heated pools in a lush rain forested mountain settings.
Here visitors will walk through the Juniper plantations in searching of the hot springs most of them have curative property and local boil like egg, potatoes, corn and more as well as forest endemic birds. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 14: WENDO GENET – ADDIS ABABA :- Morning drive back to Addis Ababa on the way you will visit the rift valley lakes of Ziway and Koka admire the area, then continue driving have stop at the town of Debre Ziet for lunch and to see the crater lake. Drive back to Addis Ababa and Souvenir shopping and fare well dinner with national music and dance. Overnight stay Hotel
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PTT - 23 : Trekking In The Bale Mountains Of Ethiopia (9 Days)

CATERGORY: TREKKING IN BALE MOUNTAINS
TRANSPORTATION: SURFACE AND TREK
TOUR DURATION: 9 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA:-Arrival in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet and great, get assisted and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 02: ADDIS ABABA – BALE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK: - Drive to Bale Mountains Head Quarter, Dinsho. The scenery is extraordinary, particularly the last hour as you climb up through forests overlooking valleys. About 5km before Dinsho you come to the swampy Gaysay Grasslands, the first section of the National Park. Camping
DAY 03: DINSHO AND GASSAY SWAMPY GRASSLAND: - The day is dedicated in search of endemic mammals as same time acclimatization walk. Camping
DAY 04: MARARO: - Trek to Mararo 5-6 hrs through the lush highland vegetation to our first campsite, Mararo. Camping
DAY 05: WASEMA VALLEY: - Trek to Wasema Valley. Camping
DAY 06: GEBRE GURACH: - Day of ascending to Sanetti Plateau, an outstanding example of Afro-Alpine moorland. Here, you will enjoy close up views of the Simien wolf, and cross Batu Mountain, 4200m. Camping
DAY 07: BATU: - To Little Batu making another way back to the direction of the Head Quarter, Dinsho (6 – 7 hrs). Camping
DAY 08: DINSHO: - Trek back to Dinsho Head Quarter (5 – 6 hrs). Camping
DAY 09: DINSHO – ADDIS ABABA: - Drive back to Addis Ababa and Souvenir shopping and fare well dinner with national music and dance. Overnight stay Hotel
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Trekking Tour Packages in Semien Mountains of Ethiopia

In this category, Petra Travel offers tour packages to sites with astonishing natural formations, features and animal life. Accordingly, Birding and Trekking are included under this category. We have trekking tours to Bale and Semien Mountains and Birding in most parts of Ethiopia.

PTT - 18 : Trekking In The Semien Mountains Of Ethiopia (9 Days)

CATERGORY: TREKKING WITH HISTORICAL SIGHTSEEING
TRANSPORTATION: FLIGHT, SURFACE AND TREK
TOUR DURATION: 9 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA:-Arrival in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet and great, get assisted and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 02: ADDIS ABABA – GONDAR - DEBARK: - Transferred to the Air port and flight to Gondar. Visit Fassil compound, king Fassil’s Bath, and Debre Birhan Selassie church. Drive to debark and on the way enjoy the beautiful scenery. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 03: DEBARK - SANKABER-GICH: - Drive to Sankaber. Trekking for about 4 to 5 hours following the narrow path that keeps cloth to the escarpment with a very scenic views. Camping at Geech
DAY 04: GICH - CHENNEK VIA IMET GOGO: - trekking for about 7 to 8 hours via Met Gojo which offers the most spectacular view of the Semen Mountains north and east over the rock spires and mesas of the lowland. Camping at Chenek
DAY 05: CHENNEK - AMBIKWA VIA BWAHIT: - trekking for about 7 to 9 hours following track that. Camping at Ambikwa
DAY 06: AMBIKWA - RAS DEJEN - AMBIKWA: - Trekking for about 8 to 10 hours following a track that leads to the very scenic views. Enjoy the 4540 meters altitude mountain and return back to Ambikwa. Camping at Ambikwa
DAY 07: AMBIKWA - CHENNEK: - Trekking for about 5 to 6 hours following the more remote and interesting villages of the southern semen mountains. Camping at Chenek
DAY 08: CHENNEK - GONDER: - Drive to Gonder. Enjoy the scenic views of the Semen Mountains. Overnight Stay Hotel
DAY 09: GONDER - ADDIS ABABA: - Transfer to the airport and flight to Addis Ababa. Sightseeing tour in Addis Ababa including the Merkato, the largest open air market in Africa, souvenir shopping and fare well dinner with national music and dancing. Overnight Stay Hotel
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PTT - 19 : Trekking In The Semien Mountains Of Ethiopia (7 Days)

CATERGORY: TREKKING WITH HISTORICAL SIGHTSEEING
TRANSPORTATION: FLIGHT, SURFACE AND TREK
TOUR DURATION: 7 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA:-Arrival in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet and great, get assisted and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 02: ADDIS ABABA – GONDAR - DEBARK: - Transferred to the Air port and flight to Gondar. Visit Fassil compound, king Fassil’s Bath, and Debre Birhan Selassie church. Drive to debark and on the way enjoy the beautiful scenery. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 03: DEBARK-SANKABER –GICH: - Drive to Kaber (1:45 hours). Trekking about 4 to 5 hours following the narrow path that keeps cloth to the escarpment with a very scenic view. Camping at Geech
DAY 04: GICH - MET GOGO - GICH: - Trekking for about 3 to 4 hours round trip that offers some of the most spectacular views of Semien Mountains, north and east over the rock spires and mesas of the lowlands. Camping at Geech
DAY 05: GICH - CHENNEK, CROSSING JINE BAHIR & VIA AMBA RAS: - Trekking for about 5 to 6 hours having a very scenic views the promontory view points of the Semien Mountains. Camping at Chenek
DAY 06: CHENNEK - GONDER: - Drive to Gonder. Enjoy the scenic views of the Semen Mountains. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 07: GONDER - ADDIS ABABA: - Transfer to the air port and flight to Addis Ababa sightseeing tour in Addis Ababa including the Merkato, the largest open air market in Africa, Souvenir shopping fare well dinner with national music and dancing. Overnight stay Hotel
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PTT - 20 : Trekking In The Semien Mountains Of Ethiopia (15 Days)

CATERGORY: TREKKING WITH HISTORICAL SIGHTSEEING
TRANSPORTATION: FLIGHT, SURFACE AND TREK
TOUR DURATION: 15 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA:-Arrival in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet and great, get assisted and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel.
DAY 2: FULL DAY CITY TOUR OF ADDIS ABABA:-Morning after breakfast you will make a full day city tour of Addis Ababa, that includes National Museum, Ethnological Museum, Saint George Cathedral Museum and Church, Mount Entoto and Merkato. Overnight stay Hotel.
DAY 3: FLY TO BAHIR DAR: - An early morning flight gets us to Bahir Dar and we check in to the hotel. This morning you will make a boat cruise on this beautiful highland lake to see the monastery church of Kibran Gebriel (closed for women), Azwa Mariam and Ura Kidanmihret that allows both genders. Under the thatched roof of the monasteries there are some distinctive colorful frescoes of religious scenes an impressive display of illuminated bibles written in “Geez” the religious language from which Amharic is derived. In the afternoon, you will take a scenic drive of 35 km to the little town of Tiss Abay and walk for about twenty minutes to visit the famous Blue Nile Falls. The falls lunges 40 meters below and 400 meters wide, giving rise to steam clouds, smoke like fire, which is locally known as Tiss Isat meaning, “Water that smoke”. Those who may wish to descend to the base of the falls must be climb back to the other side and cross the Blue Nile in a boat in order to back to the point of departure. Overnight stay HoteL
DAY 4: DRIVE TO GONDER: - In the morning after breakfast drive to Gonder, known as the “Camelot” of Africa. Nestled in the foothills of the breath taking Semien Mountains National Park in the northwestern part of the country, was the 17th and 18th century capital city of Ethiopia which was founded by emperors Fasiladas (1632 – 1667) and once home to a number of emperors & warlords, curtsies and kings who built several castles around the area. On this day you will visit the oldest and the most impressive Gonderine structure, the magnificent castle compound including the two storied palace of emperor Fasiladas, built of roughly hewn brown basalt stone held together with mortar, the fantastically decorated Debre Birhan Silassie Church “light of Trinity”, the bath (now baptismal place during Ethiopian epiphany, January 19) of king Fasiladas and the ruined palace of Queen Mintiwab at Qusquam, where the Scottish explorer James Bruce used to reside for some times. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 5: GONDER - SEMIEN MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK: - Early in the morning, you will directly drive to the extraordinary and majestic Semien Mountains National Park via Debark the gateway to the park in a comfortable Land Cruiser up to the site of Buyit Ras, 3230 Meter. On this day, you will prepare our self for the coming trekking days to visit the park’s extraordinary natural phenomena, endemic floral and endemic Gelada Baboon, which is sometimes called the heart-bleeding baboon and you will see the rare endemic Walia Ibex. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 6: BUYIT RAS – KOBA VALLEY – SANKABER: - Early in the morning trek Buwit Ras – Koba Valley – Sankaber. Camping at Sankaber
DAY 7: MICHIBI - JIN BAHIR – GICH ABYSS: - Trek Sankaber - Michibi – Gich Abyss. Camping at Gich Abyss
DAY 8: GICH ABYSS – GICH: - In the morning, continue trekking to Gich, via Michotis and Jinbahir. Camping at Gich
DAY 9: GICH – IMET GOGO: - Trek Geech – Abergina – Imet Gogo. Camping at Imet Gogo
DAY 10: IMET GOGO – CHENNEK: - In the morning, continue to ChenneK. Camping at Chennek
DAY 11: CHENNEK – BWAHIT RAS – AMBIKWA: - Leave to Ambikwa via Bwahit Ras, the second highest peak in the region. Camping at Ambikwa
DAY 12: AMBIKWA – RAS DASHEN – AMBIKWA: - Early in the morning, ascents Mount Ras Dashen 4620 meter, the highest peak in Ethiopia then in the afternoon descend back to Ambikwa. Camping at Ambikwa
DAY 13: AMBIKWA – CHENNEK: - Trek back from Ambikwa to Chennek, end of the trekking. Camping at Chennek
DAY 14: CHENNEK- GONDAR: - In the morning meet the Bus at Chennek and then drive back to Gondar. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 15: GONDAR - ADDIS ABABA: - Transfer to the air port and flight to Addis Ababa sightseeing tour in Addis Ababa include the Merkato, the largest open air market in Africa, Souvenir shopping fare well dinner with national music and dancing. Overnight stay Hotel
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PTT - 21 : Trekking In The Semien Mountains Of Ethiopia (5 Days)

CATERGORY: TREKKING IN BALE MOUNTAINS
TRANSPORTATION: SURFACE AND TREK
TOUR DURATION: 5 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA:-Arrival in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet and great, get assisted and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 02: ADDIS ABABA – BALE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (GOBA): - Drive to Bale Mountain National Park. Overnight stay Hotel.
DAY 03: BALE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK: - Game drive to visit endemic mammals and birds in Bale Mountains National Park. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 04: BALE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK (GOBA) – SOF OMAR CAVE - GOBA: - Drive to and visit the Sof Omar Cave. Overnight stay Hotel
DAY 05: GOBA – ADDIS ABABA: - Drive back to Addis Ababa and Souvenir shopping and fare well dinner with national music and dance. Overnight stay Hotel
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