Rift valley

Day 01: Drive Addis – Bishoftu (42kms 1hr drive)
This day you will drive to Bishoftu the nearest town to Addis. Check in to the Lodge and enjoy the day. Overnight at the Kuriftu Resort/similar.

Day 02: Drive Bishoftu – Ziway (123kms 2hrs drive)
After breakfast drive southwards to the 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 birds. Overnight at the Batu Haile Resort/similar.

Day 03: Drive Ziway – Wondo Genet – Hawassa (146kms 3hrs drive)
Today you will drive to Wondo Genet, a green paradise of the Rift Valley area. Enjoy the hot spring water and swimming pool. Late in the afternoon you will drive back to Awassa. Overnight at the Hawassa Haile Resort/similar.

Day 04: Excursion to Yirgalem (50kms 1hr drive) and Sightseeing Hawassa
Take off to Yirgalem a home of coffee, fruits and vegetables. Hiking and walking activities at the Aregash Lodge area is the highlight of the day where you will get a chance to visit the local house of Sidama people with their amazing different type traditional food. Return back to Hawassa and begin the sightseeing with the drive to Tabour hills where you will be able to see the beautiful city. Later you will take a boat ride to see the hippos on Lake Hawassa. Overnight at the Hawassa Haile Resort/similar.

Day 05: Fly Hawassa – Addis (30mins flight)
Enjoy your morning. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Addis. Be met upon arrival and transferred to the place where you will be staying for the overnight. Overnight own arrangements.


2 – 3 PAX = USD 514.00 per person USING ONE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER
4 – 7 PAX = USD 443.00 per person USING ONE HIGH ROOF MINI VAN

8 – 14 PAX = USD 391.00 per person USING ONE COASTER BUS
15 – 20 PAX = USD 366.00 per person USING ONE COASTER BUS

Single room supplements = USD 97.00 per person

Price includes: Hotel accommodation on double/twin room occupancy on full board basis, airport transfers, ground transport as per the above itinerary, English-speaking professional escort guide, all regional guides fee, 0.5 three bottled water, all entrance fees, and 15% VAT.
Price excludes: Accommodation in Addis Ababa, alcoholic drinks, airfare /Internal & International flights for passengers/, gratuities, visa fees and other related expenses of personal nature.