Ethiopia Wildlife Safari Tours
The wildlife of Ethiopia is as diverse as the county's culture. In our Ethiopian Safaris and wildlife tours, one can see astonishing number of endemic birds, animals, flora and fauna which helps to witness Ethiopia is one of the top bio-diversified countries in the world. Simien Mountains National Park and Bale Mountains National Park are homes to several endemic mammal species and hundreds of different types of bird, making them two of the most wildlife-abundant areas in Ethiopia. Visitors will also find great selections of lodges and camps throughout these national parks. Awash National Park is also one the most important national parks in Ethiopia. It's large and home of Oryx, Greater kudu and Lesser kudu. If you are lucky, you can encounter lions and tigers in this same national park.
The parks vary in size; some are big thus necessitating the more adventurous visitors to spend more days and nights in the parks to walk the jungle treks and to enjoy the natural features such as waterfalls, valleys, lakes, and mountains. And the national parks of Ethiopia and visiting them can help travelers to realize how the adventure attractions and activities in Ethiopia offer exciting travel experiences. If you want to experience Ethiopia's natural delights, be sure to visit one of its national parks or wildlife sanctuaries.
Tour Category: Ethiopia Tour Packages
Ethiopia Wildlife Safari Tour Package Itinerary – PETWST 01
|PETWST 01||9 Days / 8 Nights||AWASH NATIONAL PARK – NAZRET – WONDO GENET – GOBA – SENATTE PLATEAU – AWASSA –SENKELLE SANCTUARY||Surface|
|Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ADDIS ABABA AND DO FULL-DAY CITY TOUR
Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to your hotel accompanied by Paragon Ethiopia Tours' representative. The balance of the day will be at your leisure or for a full-day Addis Ababa city tour or a half-day Addis Ababa city tour depending on your arrival time and/or interest.
Overnight stay in a 3* hotelDay 2: ADDIS ABABA – AWASH NATIONAL PARK (220 km)
After breakfast, drive south east of Addis Ababa to Awash National Park, one of the nearest best wildlife sightseeing preference to the capital. This national park is home to Oryx, Colobus and grivet monkeys, greater and lesser kudu, sommering’s gazelles and various bird and animal life which you can encounter them during your first game drive in the afternoon. En-route, admire Lake Beseka where one can see different species of birds and the new dormant volcanic ashes at the bottom of Fentalle crater hills. Awash National Park is an important wildlife spot in Ethiopia where tourists enjoy a game drive across the national park to see the above mentioned wild animals.
Overnight stay in a lodge Day 3: AWASH NATIONAL PARK – NAZRET (133 km)
In the morning, drive around 30km north of the park to see the hot springs there. After a brief visit of the hot springs, drive back to Nazret for your overnight stay. After arrival in Nazret, do excursion to the banks of the Awash River to see vervet monkeys, baboons, a wealth of bird life. If you are lucky, you can see crocodiles and hippos.
Overnight stay in a 3* hotel
Day 4: NAZRET – WONDO GENET (182 km)
Day 5: WONDO GENET – GOBA (202 km)
Day 6: DAY TRIP TO SENATTE PLATEAU
Day 7: GOBA - AWASSA (224 km)
Day 8: EXCURSION TO SENKELLE SANCTUARY
Day 9: AWASSA – ADDIS ABABA – INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT (275 km)