10 Days birding itinerary
Day1-Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International airport, met by Celebrity Ethiopia Tour representative and transfer to Hotel.
Day 2- Drive to the west of Addis Ababa to reach Menagesha-Suba forest. Before and after lunch you will have bird watching. In addition to many other birds you would see the endemic Blue-winged Goose. Return to Addis Ababa for your overnight in Hotel.
Day 3-In the morning drive out of Addis in the northern direction. You would get great opportunity to see birds in the Sululta Plain. Continue driving to Debre Libanos, a 12th century monastery located in a valley. In addition to birds you will visit historical monastery of Debre Libanos, the attractive landscape and the endemic Gelada Baboon. After lunch return to Addis Ababa for overnight in Hotel.
Day 4- Drive to Debre Zeit 50 km east of Addis Ababa. The creator lakes around and the savanna environment are known for the abundant aquatic and savanna birds. Overnight in Hotel in Debere Zeit.
Day 5-Drive to Awash National Park: with many stops for birding in many different swampy areas. After lunch birding in Awash National park. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 6- Early in the morning start bird watching in the park; this is known to have more than 400 species of birds. Secretary bird is among the many species you would see. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day 7-Drive to Awassa: a beautiful town on the shore of Lake Awassa with stops on the way for birding. Late after noon; stroll on Lake Awassa’s shore would give you the chance to observe many different species of birds in close distance. Marabou Storks, kingfishers, Ducks and Geese are among others. Overnight in Wabishebele Hotel.
Day 8-Drive to Wondo Genet area: to observe forest bird species. Lovely weather, hot spring and landscape and view of coffee plantation will be additional experience for clients. Overnight in Wabishebele Hotel.
Day 9-In the morning drive back to Addis Ababa with many stops for bird watching. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 10- Transfer to Bole International airport for Departure.