Bale Mountains Trekking Tour - TSAT 004

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TOUR CODE: TSAT 004

DURATION: 9 DAYS AND 8 NIGTHS 

TRANSPORTATION: LAND(4WD)

This trek takes you in the largest Afro Alpine habitant in the whole of Africa.  Bale Mountains National Park covers the largest Afro alpine habitat in the whole of Africa. It is an area of high altitude plateau that is fragmented by numerous remarkable volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and mountain streams that rundown in the deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands. It is sanctuary for various endemic mammals including the African Wolf, Mountain Nyala, and many endemic birds.

It gives a wonderful mountain 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.

Program Highlights

DAY 1: ARRIVE ADDIS ABABA

DAY 2: ADDIS-ETHIOPIAN RIFT VALLEY – DINSHO

DAY 3: DINSHO - GEYSAY VALLEY – DINSHO 

DAY 4: DINSHO – WEIB VALLEYS-FINCHA ÁBERA WATER FALL 

DAY 5: FINCHA ÁBERA-MERERO-WASMEA

DAY 6: WASAMA VALLEY - BATU - GARBA GURACHA LAKE

DAY 9: WENDOGENET-ADDIS ABABA

DAY 8: GOBA-WENDOGENET

DAY 7: GARBA GURACHA-KONTHE – GOBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1:  Arrive Addis Ababa
Arrive at the Addis Ababa and be welcomed by Stone Age tour and travel representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight hotel-Addis Ababa.

Day 2: Addis-Ethiopian Rift Valley – Dinsho
After breakfast drive through Ethiopian Great Rift Valley en-route enjoying the beautiful Rift Valley Lakes and the spectacular mountain scenery. The rest of the day,  walk around the Juniper forest around the bale mountains national park headquarter and explore the area where high concentration of Mountain Nayal, Minilik Bush Buck and other mammals are found. Overnight: Camping at Dinsho.

Day 3: Dinsho - Geysay Valley – Dinsho 
Trek to Geysay Valley, to the northerly extension of the park. Here, while trekking in the indigenous forest, it’s possible to spot the endemic Minilik Bush Buck and Mountain Nyala and other mammals including the endemic Ethiopian Wolf. Overnight: Camping at Dinsho.

Day 4: Dinsho – Weib Valleys-Fincha ábera water fall 
Trek and pass through the lovely Weib Valley and the finally reach at the beautiful waterfall of Finch’abera. Overnight: Camping

Day 5:  Fincha ábera-Merero-WasmeaTrekking time: 8 hrs 
Trek beneath the peaks of Merero; see and taste the strange mineral springs before making the steep ascent out of the head of the valley onto the Sanette Plateau. Overnight: Camping

Day 6: Wasama Valley - Batu - Garba Guracha LakeTrekking time: 9 hrs 
Climb Batu Mountain (4203 m) and then trek on across the arms of the Batu horseshoe, to camp beside lovely Garba Guracha Lake-set beneath very tall cliffs in the head of the Tegona Valley. Overnight: Camping at Garba Guracha.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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