Ethiopia has rightly become one of Africa’s leading birding destinations. Its avifauna represents an interesting mixture of eastern and West African, Palearctic and endemic components. In addition to over 800 species of birds, of which a staggering 37 are endemic or near-endemic, Ethiopia has a number of spectacular endemic mammals, and a scenic diversity and cultural uniqueness that are probably unequalled in Africa. The best months to visit are September -December, and over 500 species can be recorded on a thorough three-week trip.
This 18-day tour will enable you visit the best bird-watching sights in the country. Starting from Debre Libanos and Abay Gorge via Langano, Bale Mountains, Yabello, Arba Minch to Awassa. On the trip, you will also visit the Great Rift Valley Lakes of Ethiopia as well as the second highest mountain of Ethiopia which is found in Bale Mountains National Park.
- 1. Fuel surcharge
- 2. All taxes, fees and handling charges
- 3. Bottled water
- 4. Non Alcoholic Beverages
- 5. Local guide
- 6. Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Round-trip private transfer
- 7. Coffee and/or Tea
Price doesn't Include:
- 1. International air/flight tickets,
- 2. Alcohol beverages,
- 3. Tourist Insurance,
- 4. Video filming and photography fees,
- Tips and items of personal nature like
- 5. laundry, souvenirs, etc
- 6. All expense that are not mentioned in
- the included par
You must be at least 15 years old to be eligible to participate in the majority of our trips. For all minors, an adult must accompany them. Our Adventure tours have a minimum age limit of 18. Younger children can accompany the adults in leisure and educational trips, but check the trips for their individual age requirements on the trip details page.
Usually, our trips don’t have a maximum age limit, but a Self-Assessment Form is required for participants who are 70 years and above.
Yes, there are a lot of solo travelers in each group and it adds an extra dimension to the trip by allowing you to know like-minded people and share your experiences. About 60% of our groups are solo , other are group of friends and couples .
After your payment is completed and your booking is confirmed, if you cancel your booking 45 or more days before the departure, you will get a 50% refund. If your trip is departing in less than 45 days, the amount is non-refundable. So we highly recommend taking an all-inclusive insurance policy, so you know your investment is secure! For further information regarding cancellation and refund, please refer to our terms and conditions.
Some of the meals, accommodation, transport and activities (it will be indicated in detail in the itinerary). We try to include more to add value in your trip.
Mainly international flight tickets to the reporting destination, visa fees and insurance fees which is a must.
If I am a solo traveller, will I be charged single supplement?
Our accommodations on most of the tours are on a twin share basis. We believe that accommodations are an integral part a great trip. Our accommodations are good quality hotels, wherever provisional. The type of accommodation depends on the trip and can differ throughout the trip. You can get the exact list of accommodations just before the start of the tour.
As a solo traveller, you will be paired up with another participant of the same gender as per your passport information. If you’re not comfortable sharing a room with someone, you also have the choice to pay for a single supplement.