Trip reference number: 22774

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Ethiopian Endemic Wildlife

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This tour focuses on Ethiopia’s most sought-after species, such as the stunning Ruspoli’s turaco near Negele and highland endemic mammals and birds in the Bale Mountains.

We begin in Addis Ababa from where we drive to Debre Libanos and the Jemma Valley in search of endemic birds and gelada baboons. Next we head east to Awash National Park where special birds include Somali ostrich and Arabian bustard, while mammals include Beisa oryx. After a stop at Lake Awassa, we drive through the Rift Valley to the Bale Mountains in search of Ethiopian wolf and special birds. We end in the Harenna Forest and Negele where we hope to see the splendid Ruspoli's turaco.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Addis Ababa; excursion to Gefersa Reservoir
  3. Day 3: Excursion to Debre Libanos
  4. Days 4-5: Awash National Park
  5. Day 6: Lake Awassa, Rift Valley
  6. Days 7-9: Bale Mountains National Park
  7. Days 10-11: Birdwatching around Negele
  8. Days 12-13: Birdwatching around Yabello
  9. Days 14-15: Birdwatching around Lake Langano
  10. Day 16: Morning at Lake Langano; return to Addis Ababa & depart
  11. Day 17: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Nov to Feb
  • Group size: 9
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £4,795 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £4,295 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Services of an expert leader
    • Transfers
    • Accommodation
    • All meals
    • Guided activities
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Nature drive


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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