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Package Duration
16 Days / 15 Nights
Destination Covered
Addis Ababa

  • Day 1 : Bird Watching Tour

    Description :

    Arrive Addis be met by our representative at the airport and taken to hotel for check in and get rest.

    Day 2 : Bird Watching Tour

    Description :

    Spend all the day at a lake Geffersa, on the outskirts of town where our first endemics should include Rouget's Rail, Blue-winged Goose, Wattled Ibis and White-collared Pigeon. Return to the hotel.

    Day 3 : Bird Watching Tour

    Description :

    Take a full day to drive north through the Solulta Plain to Debre Libanos. On the Solulta Plain search for more endemics including Abyssinian Longclaw, Erlanger's Lark and Black-headed Siskin, as well as look for the flocks of Common Crane that winter in the area and seek out the few pairs of Red-chested Swallows that breed here. Debre Libanos is an important monastic center for the Orthodox Church, where the 13th century monk and mystic, Telehaimanot, is reputed to have stood on one leg for seven years. There will be no such hardships for us as we search this spectacular location on the edge of massive gorge for Lammergeier, Rüppell's Griffon Vulture, Verreaux's Eagle, Erckel's Francolin, the endemic Black-winged Lovebird, Rüppell's Chat, White-billed Starling and White-backed Tit. Night in Addis.

    Day 4 : Bird Watching Tour

    Description :

    Today we'll head down the Rift Valley to Lake Langano and as we travel south we'll begin to notice vividly-colored Northern Carmine Bee-eaters and Abyssinian Rollers on the roadside wires. After arriving at our hotel we'll search the grounds for Freckled Nightjar, Hemprich's Hornbill, Red-fronted Barbet, wintering Masked Shrikes, Boran Cisticola, here mingling with Rattling for comparison, and Rüppell's Weaver. Night in Langano

    Day 5 : Bird Watching Tour

    Description :

    Leaving Lake Langano we'll immediately call in at another Rift Valley lake-Abiata. Here the lakeshore will be thronged with tens of thousands of flamingoes and wintering waders. Continuing south down the Rift Valley we should reach Lake Awasa in time for lunch. In the afternoon we'll search the lake edge for more waterbirds as well as the adjacent forest for White-rumped Babbler, Wattle-eye, Spotted Creeper, Grey-headed Batis and Red-fronted Tinkerbird. Night in Awassa

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Ethiopia has a special reward for dedicated bird watchers. If you choose Ethiopia for bird watching holiday you will seek your goal easily.
    Animal Species found in Ethiopia
    Thick-billed Raven, Wattledlbis, Blue-winged Goose, Rouget's Rail, Abyssinian salty flycatcher and White-collared pigeon, African orange-bellied parrots, bustards, weavers, Somber rock-chat, yellow-throated serine, Red-fronted barbet, Pygmy baits, Lesser striped swallow, House martin and Anubis Baboon, Colobus Monkey, Black-backed Jackal, Bat-eared Fox, Egyptian Mongoose, Warthog, Beisa Oryx, Soemmering’s Gazelle, Lesser Kudu, Salt’s Dik-dik, yellow wagtails, Ibis, Cormorant, Pelicans, hammer cop, waders, ducks, egrets, herons, flamingos, storks, swallows, Chestnut-bellied sand grouse, Abyssinian ground-hornbill, rollers, wheatears, African Marsh Harrier, Blue-winged goose, Spot-breasted lapwing, Abyssinian long claw, Wattled ibis, Black-headed siskin, Rouget’s rail, Barred barbet, White-ramped babbler, Nightingale, Dodson's bulbul, Somali golden-breasted bunting, sunbird, warbler, Northern gray tit, Salvadori's serine, Brown-tailed chats, Pygmy batis, Silvery-cheeked hornbill, Abyssinian ground hornbill, Rouget’s Rail, lots of Marabou storks, Black & white egrets, African pygmy goose, Spur-winged goose, thousands of swallows, Ibis, Woodland kingfisher, and many more.
    Package Excludes :
    • Air transport & visa fee
    • Tips & other personal expenses
    • Photo & video fee

Contact Detail

Horizon Ethiopia Tour and Travel Plc

Contact Person :-

Mr Mr. Yenealem Getachew

Address :- Menelik Ave II, Kirkos Sub City, Inside The National Hotel Off Meskel Square, Menelik Ave II, Kirkos Sub City, Inside The National Hotel Off Meskel Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 17057
Mobile :- +251-911215119
Fax :- +251-115-158668

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