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Embark on a captivating 4-day, 3-night journey to the breathtaking Bale Mountains National Park in Ethiopia. Explore the diverse landscapes of this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, renowned for its rich biodiversity and stunning natural beauty. Trek through lush forests, traverse vast moorlands, and ascend to lofty peaks, encountering unique wildlife such as the Ethiopian wolf and the mountain nyala. Discover the enchanting Harenna Forest, home to ancient trees and hidden waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the park, surrounded by panoramic vistas and the sounds of nature. This immersive adventure promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Ethiopia's wilderness.

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Day 1

Drive Addis - Dinsho – Goba (~ 460 km & ~ 10 hrs)

This day you will drive to the Bale Mountains National Park. Arrive at the park headquarters in the afternoon, Dinsho: to possibly spot two endemic mammals that are frequent in the area: Menelik’s Bushbuck and the Mountain Nyala. Birds in this area include the Blue-Winged Goose, the Spot-Breasted Lapwing, the Abyssinian Long Claw, the Wattled Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin, Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species.

Day 2

Excursion to Sanetti Plateau and Harenna Forest (drive around there)

Take an excursion to the Bale Mountains National Park Sanetti plateau where you will be able to witness high mountain botany reaching over 4,377m above sea level. You will also have the chance to encounter various game and birds amongst which the endemics Ethiopian wolves and Mountain Nyala.

Day 3

Bale – Sof omar (~120km ~4hrs)

After early breakfast drive from Goba to Sof-Omar cave. It is one of the most spectacular and extensive underground caverns in the world running for nearly 15 km. Sof Omar, like the nearby village, is named after Sheikh Sof Omar, a holy man who sought refuge here many centuries ago. But the cave has a religious history of thousands of years. It is an important pilgrimage site named after a revered sheik who took refuge there in the 12th century. Visit and drive back to your Hotel.

Day 4

Drive Goba – Addis – Departure

After having your breakfast you will drive back to Addis with sightseeing en route. You will stay at Jupiter international Hotel. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.

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