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Birding and Trekking - Ethiopia

Cranes are ambassador of the wetland ecosystem, conserve them!

 

Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve birding route

   

Program: A 10-day bird watching holiday (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar and Gondar)

Duration: 9 Nights/ 10 Days

Transport: Surface + Air

No.  of Participants: Could be greater or equal to 10

Vehicle Type: Land Cruiser 4WD/Vann + Boat

Day 1: Arrive in Addis and transfer to your hotel. Overnight Addis Ababa

Day 2: Birding Debre-Libanos Canyon and Geferessa reservoir Addis Ababa area.

Day 3: Flight to Bahir Dar - Chimba-Gilgel Abay Birding Route*

Day 4: Chimba and Yiganda-Zegie Peninsula Birding Route

Day 5: Gulf of Lake Tana, Abay Ras, and Bezawit Birding Route

Day 6: Fogera –Shesher and Wallala birding Route

Day 7: Drive to Gondar-Overnight Gondar

Day 8: Gorgora-Dirma Birding Route Alemsaga forest area

Day9: A flight from Bahir Dar Addis, and Depart Addis

*If clients have preferred surface transport from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar, we have a tour package for that.

Simien Mountain Birding Route

Program: A 7-day bird watching holiday (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar and Gondar then Debark)

Duration: 6 Nights/ 7 Days

Transport: Surface + Air

No. of Participants: Could be greater or equal to 10

Vehicle Type: Land Cruiser 4WD/Vann 

Over 180 species of birds have been found in the Simien Mountains National Park. Of these, five are endemic to Ethiopia and a further 12 to Ethiopia and Eritrea. Some of the wish list area: Spot-breasted Plover Vanellus melanocephalus, Abyssinian Catbird Parophasma galinieri, Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis, Ankober Serin Serinus ankoberensis, Black-headed Siskin Serinus nigriceps, Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata, Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher Melaenormis chocolatina, White-collared Pigeon Columba albitorques, Black-winged Lovebird Agapornis taranta, Banded Barbet Lybius undatus, Abyssinian/Golden-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus, Ethiopian Oriole Oriolus monacha, Thick-billed Raven Dendropicos abyssinicus, White-backed Black Tit Parus leuconotus, White-billed Starling Onychognathus albirostris, White-winged Cliff Chat Myrmecocichla semirufa, Ruppells Black Chat Myrmecocichla (Pentolaea) melanea

Rift Valley Birding Routes

    

Program: A 10-day bird watching holiday (Addis Ababa, Debre Zeit, Awash NP, Ziway,Langano and Abijjata Lake and Boyo,)

Duration: 9 Nights/ 10 Days

Transport: Surface

No.  of Participants: Could be less than or equal to 10

Vehicle Type: Land Cruiser 4WD; Coaster Toyota or Van

Ankober -Jemma Valley Birding Route

Program: A 5-day bird watching holiday (Addis Ababa, Debre Libanos and Debre Berhan and Guassa area)

Duration: 4 Nights/ 5 Days

Transport: Surface

No.  of Participants: Could be less than or equal to 8

Vehicle Type: Land Cruiser 4WD/Vann 

Bale Mountain National Park Birding Route

Program: A 10-day bird watching holiday (Addis Ababa, Debre Zeit, Koka Dam, Zeway, Langano, Abijjata Shall, Shashemenie, and the marvelous Wondogenet forest place where the endemic birds like Yellow fronted Parrot, White Cheeked Turaco, and white-backed Tit and others endemics and near endemic birds are located; then Dodola BMNP head quarter, Seneti, Arena forest then back to Addis)

Duration: 9 Nights/ 10 Days

Transport: Surface

No.  of Participants: Could be less than or equal to 10

Vehicle TypeLand Cruiser 4WD; Coaster Toyota or Van

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