Welcome to Lake Langano

Top experiences in Lake Langano

Lake Langano activities

$600 Outdoor Activities

2-Days Lake Ziway and Lake Langano Nature and Culture Tour

This small-group 2 days tour from Addis Ababa includes scenery, historical monument, wild life, and cultural visits. It is best for families, and nature lovers.ITINERARYDAY 1 – ADDIS ABABA – STELES OF TIYA – BUTAJIRA – LAKE ZIWAY – LAKE LANGANOMeet your guide at 7:30 AM at your hotel lobby and start today’s drive of 200 km with comfortable air conditioned Toyota Minivan. The first place of visit is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Steles of Tiya. On the way to Tiya, stop at a couple of viewpoints to enjoy the great scenery of the Rift Valley and to cross the bridge of the Awash River by waking. At the Steles of Tiya, spend half an hour to visit 40 huge stone grave markers decorated with carvings and erected in the 14th Century AD in honor of local warriors. After lunch at Butajira, hear 80 km more to Lake Langano via Ziway. Around Ziway, visit the villages of the Oromo people, interact with locals and learn their cultural way of life.Enjoy a private boat ride on Lake Ziway to see families of hippos and a number of bird species including Great White Pelicans, Yellow Billed Storks, Marabou Storks, African Fish Eagles, Rappel’s Griffin Vulture, etcFinally, after tea break at Haile Resort Ziway, drive to Lake Langano for overnight.NB – The best places of stay at Lake Langano are Sabana Beach Resort and African Vacations Club.DAY 2 – LAKE LANGANO – ABIDJATTA-SHALLA LAKES NP – LAKE BISHOFTU – ADDIS ABABAEnjoy swimming and water sports in the morning. And meet your guide at 10:00 AM to drive for 20 minutes to the Abidjatta-Shalla Lakes National Park to discover the wildlife including seeing warthogs, gazelle, black backed jackal, ostriches, baboons, etcIf you are visiting between September and December, you would see flocks of the migratory lesser and greater Flamingoes. Stop also at a natural hot springs locals use for health purposes and boil eggs/corn sometimes. The outlook to get the beautiful view of the twin lakes of Abidjatta and Shalla is worth stopping at.Then, drive back to Addis Ababa on the new Express Toll Road with a stop at the manmade Lake of Koka to spot other bird species. Final stop would be at the Crater Lake of Bishoftu (Debre Ziet) for the wonderful view of the lake from the rim. Here, you will also attend a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony. Finally, drive back to Addis Ababa. 

$384 Day Trips & Excursions

3 days 2 nights Road Trip thru The Rift Valley

We will begin our road trip by car from Addis Ababa, heading south towards the town of Debre zeit, to make out first stop. Here we will visit crater lakes, witness the local culture and grab a cup of coffee or tea. Our next stop will be the land port town of Modjo, at the intersection of Addis Ababa, Adama and Shashemane roads. Although small in size and population, we will see how this town plays an important role in the development of the country. The town of Ziway, which sits about 1 1/2 hours drive south from Modjo and adjacent to Lake Langano will be our lunch stop. You will witness the landscape, the people and their way of life on the way. Haile Resort in Ziway, owned by the world famous Ethiopian runner/athlete Haile Gebre Selassie, serves the best and fresh fish dish in town. After lunch, we will cruise for 20 minutes in the town, exploring lake langano and local market. The Africa vacation resort besides Lake Langano will be our next destination. The resort provides access to the lake as well as food and beverage service. We will be there for 45 - 60 minutes while sipping fresh and cool beverage and enjoying the calm sights and relaxing environment. You can also either ride a horse, jet ski or take a dip, if you like before we resume of journey further south. The town of Shashemane will be our final stop for the day, where we will lodge for the night.

$2199 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Days Omo Valley Tribe Tours

Day 01: Arrival - Sightseeing Addis (The new Flower)You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. Day 02: Drive Addis – LanganoAfter having your breakfast you will drive down southwards to Langano. En route visit Lake Ziway the largest of the upper Rift Valley lakes with an area of 400 sq. km. Its shores are creased with water lilies, breeding place for different Ethiopian. Proceed towards the Lake Langano. The lake is a place to enjoy water activitiesDay 03: Drive Langano - Chencha - Arba Minch Morning, drive to the town of Arba Minch visiting en route the Doreze village who are expert in weaving called Shammas. The shape of their house looks Elephant, in order to remember the existence of these animals around the area many years ago. Enset “fake banana” is the stable food for these peoples.Day 04:  Drive Arba Minch - Konso – JinkaAfter having your breakfast you will take a boat cruise on the Lake Chamo, the third biggest Lake in Ethiopia. On the Lake you may have a chance to see the Nile crocodiles, hippos and different types of birds. Visit and proceed southwards to Jinka passing through the Konso village, one of the UNESCO site in Ethiopia know by their terracing. One of the best types of coffee for the country is also from this village. Proceed to the Bana village. The Bana who are indigenous pastoral and semi-nomadic people living in the harsh environment of lower Omo Valley. The men often have their hair dressed up with a colorful clay cap that is decorated with feathers. Drive to the Ari people, the largest population in the lower omo valley. The women wear skirts from the banana like tree, called Enset are expert in pottery. Day 05: Drive Jinka – Mago – Jinka - TurmiTake a day excursion to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi village. The Mursi are one of the exotic ethnic groups in Ethiopia. They live in very low huts made of straw leaves. The women like to wear terra cotta on their enormously stretched lower lips and ear lobes. Drive back to Jinka for lunch. Then proceed to the Turmi where the Hamer people lives.Day 06: Excursion to Omorate (75kms 2hrs drive)After having your breakfast, you will have an excursion to Omorate to visit the Dassanech people ‘people of the Delta’, who lives on the northern shore of Lake Turkana. Visit and drive back to Turmi. Overnight in Turmi.Day 07: Drive Turmi - Arba MinchDepart Turmi and proceed to Arba Minch visiting en route the Arobre tribes. Day 08: Drive  Arba Minch - AddisYou will be driving   to Addis.  

$2250 Cultural & Theme Tours

15 Days Tour to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa City Tours After arrival you will make a city tour then attend our welcome party at cultural restaurant, Addisinia Hotel Domestic Flight to Lalibela After arrival you will visit the first & second group churches in Lalibela, Lal Hotel Excursion around Lalibela Visit the interesting church ceremony as well as watching the rest of churches in Lalibela, on afternoon we will drive to Ashtone Mariam Church after you hike the stunning mountain you will visit the ancient church, Lal Hotel Drive to Bahirdar After arrival you will make a city tour, Boat trip on lake Tana to visit the 14th century monasteries located on islands, Home land Hotel   Drive to Gonder town Visiting the Fasil castle which has got amazing architectural design and the 17th century Debre Birhan Selase church , Goha Hotel Drive to Semien Mountains national park after arrival at the park drive to Sankaber where you can see Ethiopian tallest mountain “Ras Dashen” also you will visit the Ethiopian Endemic mammal called Walia Ibex, Camping Excursion in the park Today you will make a hiking or trekking in the beautiful landscape of the park also you will have a chance to visit the endemic Gelada baboons, Semien lodge Drive to Axum After arrival at Axum town Visiting the ancient town where you can see the ancient obelisks which are a UNESCO world heritages then visiting the church of St. marry or Zion, Sabean Hotel Drive to Mekele Town En route you will visit one of the ancient rock hewn churches of Tigray, Planet Hotel Drive to  Ahamedella -ASAl Early the adventure tour starts by driving to Ahamadella on the way seeing camel caravans, campingDrive to Dalol visiting the colorful landscapes in Dallol also the salt lake, campingDrive to Ert-Ale Volcano You will visit the stunning active volcano lake, campingDrive back to Mekele We swim in Lake Afdera & take bath in a natural, drive back to Mekelle, Planet HotelDomestic flight to Addis Ababa then Drive to Lake Langano  After arrival at Addis Ababa we will drive to Abijata national park  to watch different species of Bird after that proceed driving to Langano to relax on beautiful Lake Shore, Bishangari LodgeDrive back to Addis Ababa Drive to Addis Ababa we will stop for lunch at Debrezeyt town where you can see different crater lakes, after arrival at Addis Ababa transfer for your international flight departure back to home

Lake Langano in detail