Bale Mountains

Bale Mountains

The Bale Mountains National Park is located in southeastern Ethiopia, 400 km southeast of Addis Ababa. The park encompasses an area of approximately 2,150 square kilometres (530,000 acres) in the Bale Mountains and Sanetti Plateau of the Ethiopian Highlands. This five day trip from Addis Ababa, will give you a great opportunity to stretch your legs and see a wide variety of Ethiopian mammals, birdlife and fauna.


Addis Ababa - Bale Mountains National Park

Drive from Addis to the Bale Mountains National Park.  Arrive at the park headquarters in the afternoon, in time for a leisurely afternoon hike, possibly spotting two endemic mammals that frequent 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, Rouge’s Rail, and numerous other species.  . Overnight Camping

Trekking Bale Mountains National Park

Starting from Dinsho, trek to Adelay via the Geysay Valley and the Web River, viewing the Web waterfall along the way. During the hike, there will be wonderful chances to see the Mountain Nyala, Menelik’s Bushbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, and possibly Colobus Monkeys.  Trekking will take 4 – 5 hours. Overnight Camping

Trekking Bale Mountains National Park

Trek to Wasama through a beautiful landscape with stunning views.  Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux Eagles keep nests. There will also be a chance a seeing the Ethiopian Wolf and other species of birds. Around 7 – 8 hours of trekking. Overnight Camping

Trekking Bale Mountains National Park

Start the day by hiking up Mt. Wasama (4200m) and then continue down into the Worgona Valley. Falcons, raptors, and possibly the Ethiopian Wolf will be visible. In the afternoon take a short trek from Gebre Gurracha up to the Sanetti Plateau to meet vehicles. Explore the Sanetti Plateau by car. This is the best place in Ethiopia to view the Ethiopian wolf.  Overnight  camping or Hotel

Bale Mountains National Park - Addis Ababa

Drive back to Addis Ababa with stops on the way at Rift Valley Lakes. Late in the afternoon you will Transfer to addis ababa .

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