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Addis Ababa , Konso , Arba Minch , Yirga Alem , Bale Mountains NP, LanganoRequest a free quote for your safari
This is a 12-Day Insights into Southern Ethiopia covering Addis Ababa , Konso , Arba Minch , Yirga Alem , Bale Mountains NP, Langano at a cost of $3,930. Below is the best Itinerary that helps you explore these destinations on a safari starting from Addis Ababa.
Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa
Upon arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in the city. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring the city on your own.
Day 2: Addis Ababa City Tour
After breakfast, you will embark on a full day city tour of Addis Ababa. You will visit the National Museum, Ethnographic Museum, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Merkato, and other landmarks of the city.
Day 3: Drive to Konso
After breakfast, you will drive to Konso, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its unique terraced agriculture and cultural traditions. You will visit the Konso villages and learn about their way of life.
Day 4: Explore Konso and Drive to Arba Minch
In the morning, you will visit the Konso Cultural Center and Museum to learn more about the Konso people. After lunch, you will drive to Arba Minch, a town situated between two lakes, Chamo and Abaya.
Day 5: Boat Trip on Lake Chamo and Visit to Nechisar National Park
After breakfast, you will take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to see crocodiles, hippos, and a variety of bird species. After the boat trip, you will visit Nechisar National Park to see zebras, gazelles, and other wildlife.
Day 6: Drive to Yirga Alem
After breakfast, you will drive to Yirga Alem, a town known for its coffee production. You will visit a coffee plantation and learn about the process of coffee production.
Day 7: Visit the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
After breakfast, you will fly to Lalibela, home to 11 medieval rock-hewn churches that are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will visit the churches and learn about their history and significance.
Day 8: More Exploration of Lalibela
You will spend the day exploring more of Lalibela, including a visit to the Monastery of Nakuto Leab.
Day 9: Drive to Bale Mountains National Park
After breakfast, you will drive to Bale Mountains National Park, known for its unique wildlife, including the Ethiopian wolf and the mountain nyala.
Day 10: Trek in Bale Mountains National Park
You will spend the day trekking in the Bale Mountains National Park, where you will have the opportunity to see wildlife and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Day 11: Drive to Lake Langano
After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Langano, a popular destination for swimming and relaxation. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing at the lake.
Day 12: Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.