With this 2 days tour from Addis Ababa, combine experiencing the cultural lifestyle of the Oromo people, exploring the nature of the Rift Valley Lakes of Ethiopia, and discovering Abidjatta-Shalla Lakes National Park wildlife with a professional tour guide. Spot numerous Ethiopian birds on a boat ride at Lake Ziway enjoy the superb view of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley and learn the history of erecting grave stones at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Steles of Tiya. Take time to swim, water sports, bird watching and sunset at Lake Langano. Feel like a local at a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and admire the view of the scenic Lake Bishoftu.Tour includes private vehicle, professional tour guide, boat rent, hotel pickup and drop off.
• 2 days
Enjoy discovering few of Ethiopian Rift Valley Lakes and visiting the Steles of Tiya (14th Century AD and a UNESCO World Heritage). This is about 11 hours day trip from Addis to visit bird watching and spotting hippos, local family of the Oromo people, have great scenery of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley, and visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Steles of Tiya which date back to the 14th Century, located south of Addis Ababa. It is a great outing from Addis to enjoy spotting various lowland water birds, have a boat trip on Lake Ziway to see families of hippos, experience the way of life of the country side people of Oromo, attend a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and visit the closest UNESCO Site to Addis Ababa. Price of the tour includes private comfortable Toyota Minivan, fuel (gasoline), boat rent, family visiting fee, and professional experienced English speaking tour guide.
• 11 hours
Two days guided tour of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley by drive with a comfortable air conditioned Toyota Minivan to enjoy visiting the chains of Rift Valley Lakes, picturesque views of the Rift Valley, meet local families to partake a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, see the bird life of the lakes and wildlife of the Abiyatta Shalla Lakes National Park. The tour also includes visiting the unique and still operational rock carved church of Adadi Mariam, Tiya Steles (a cemetery dating back to 12th – 14th Century AD and UNESCO World Heritage Site), and boat trip on Lake Ziway to see families of hippos and a number of lowland water birds. The tour includes a total of 580 km drive in two days.If the tour start day is either Thursday or Sunday, visitors will enjoy visiting a colorful weekly held cultural market of the Oromo people at the small town of Adadi.
• 2 days