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Bale Mountains Trekking 6 days

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  • Trip Type Nature - Trekking
  • Tour Code GHET-N02
  • Private Journey
  • 6 days
  • This trek takes you in the largest Afro Alpine habitant in the whole of Africa. Bale Mountains National Park covers the largest Afro alpine habitat in the whole of Africa. It is an area of high altitude plateau that is fragmented by numerous remarkable volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and mountain streams that run down in the deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands. It is haven for various endemic mammals including the African Wolf, Mountain Nyala, and many endemic birds.

There are picks which rise more than 4000 meters and Mount Tullu Deemtu with an altitude of 4,377 meters above sea level, is the 2nd highest peak in Ethiopia. The Bale Mountains secluded in their high mountains remain to be unspoiled and exceptionally beautiful.

It gives a wonderful trekking opportunity for those who seek a unique trekking experience in the isolated mountains of Ethiopia. Trekking in the Bale Mountains gives the trekker the chance to interact with the local community and witness their culture and way of life.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive Addis Ababa

Arrive at the Addis Ababa and be met and welcomed by Grand Holidays Ethiopia representative and transferred to your hotel.

O/N: hotel-Addis Ababa.

Day 02: Addis-Ethiopian Rift Valley - Dinsho

After breakfast drive through Ethiopian Great Rift Valley and the spectacular mountain scenery and the Muslim-Oromo culture to Dinsho - the headquarters of Bale Mountain National park. The rest of the day walk around the National Park to see the endemic mammals and birds.

O/N: Lodge or Camping.

Day 03:Dinsho - Geysay Valley - Dinsho

Trek to Geysay Valley through the dramatic highland scenery enroot spotting to various species of afro alpine vegetation which covers a vast area from one mountain to the other. En this route you will also spot some endemic birds and mammals.

O/N: Lodge or Camping.

Day 04: Dinsho –Sentie Platue-Goba

Drive from Disnho to Senetie Platue, one of the highest pick the national park. The rest of the day trek around Senetie to discover the endemic African Wolf, Red Jackal.

Later in the afternoon, drive to Goba for an overnight stay.

O/N: hotel-Bale Goba.

Day 05: Goba-Wendogenet

In the morning, drive to Wondogent. The rest of the day have a relaxing trek in the mountain covered by natural forest.

O/N: hotel-Wendogenet.

Day 06:Wendogenet-Addis Ababa

After breakfast drive back to Addis Ababa. The rest of the day, city tour of Addis Ababa. End of tour.

 

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