Bale Mountain

These treks take you into Bale Mountains National Park, the largest Afro-Alpine habitat in the whole of Africa.

    Bale Mountains Trekking — 6 Days

    This tour is 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.

    The secluded Bale Mountains are some of the most unspoiled and exceptionally beautiful in the country. The peaks here rise more than 4000 meters, and Mount Tullu Deemtu, with an altitude of 4,377 meters above sea level, is the second-highest peak in Ethiopia. 

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Addis Ababa

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

    Overnight: Hotel, Addis Ababa

    Day 2: Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Rift Valley, Dinsho

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

    Overnight: Lodge or camping

    Day 3: Dinsho, Geysay Valley, Dinsho

    Trek to Geysay Valley through the dramatic highland scenery of Afro-Alpine vegetation, which covers a vast mountainous area. Enroute, you can spot endemic birds and mammals.

    Overnight: Lodge or camping

    Day 4: Dinsho, Sentie Platue, Goba

    Drive from Disnho to Senetie plateau, one of the highest peaks in the national park. For the rest of the day, trek around Senetie to discover the endemic African Wolf, Red Jackal, and other mammals.

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

    Overnight: Hotel, Bale Goba

    Day 5: Goba, Wendogenet

    In the morning, drive to Wondogent. For the rest of the day, trek in the forested mountains.

    Overnight: Hotel, Wendogenet

    Day 6: Wendogenet, Addis Ababa

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

     

    Additional Info

    • Trip Type: Nature and Trekking
    • TourCode: GHET-N02
    • JourneyType: Private Journey
    • TourDuration: 6 days
    • Activities/Description: This trek takes you into the largest Afro-Alpine habitat in all of Africa, Bale Mountains National Park. It is a 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 a haven for various endemic mammals including the African Wolf, Mountain Nyala, and many endemic birds.
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