Muzeyen lives in and specializes in visiting the Bale Mountains, but he has extensive experience planning and leading itineraries far and wide in Ethiopia.
He can create itineraries for just a couple of days or a couple of weeks! You can contact him here.
Some of these destinations include:
- All Ethiopian National Parks, Reserves and Sanctuaries including Bale Mountains National Park and Simien Mountains National Park
- Norther Circuit including Lalibela, Axum, Gonder Bahir Dar and more
- The Danakil Depression and greater Afar region
- Jimma and Gambella regions
- The Omo Valley including Konso, Jinka, Mursi, Arba Minch and more
- The caves of Sof Omar and Shrine of Dire Sheik Hussein
You can read more about the Bale Mountains in the official guidebook linked here. See page 40 for itineraries.
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will meet all clients arriving at the airport regardless of
Day 01 Addis Ababa – Bale Mountains National Park
Drive from Addis to the Bale Mountains National Park. Arrive at the
park headquarters in the afternoon, in time for a leisurely afternoon
hike, possibly spotting two endemic mammals that frequent the area:
Menelik’s Bushbuck and the Mountain Nyala. Birds in this area
include the Blue-Winged Goose, the Spot-Breasted Lapwing, the
Abyssinian Long Claw, the Wattled Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin,
Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species.
Day 02 Trekking Bale Mountains National Park
Starting from Dinsho, trek to Adelay via the Geysay Valley and the
Web River, viewing the Web waterfall along the way. During the hike,
there will be wonderful chances to see the Mountain Nyala,
Menelik’s Bushbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, and possibly Colobus
Monkeys. Trekking will take 4 – 5 hours.
Day 03 Trekking Bale Mountains National Park
Trek to Wasama through a beautiful landscape with stunning views.
Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux
Eagles keep nests. There will also be a chance a seeing the Ethiopian
Wolf and other species of birds. Around 7 – 8 hours of trekking.
Day 04 Trekking Bale Mountains National Park
Start the day by hiking up Mt. Wasama (4200m) and then continue
down into the Worgona Valley. Falcons, raptors, and possibly the
Ethiopian Wolf will be visible. End the day at Lake Gebre Gurracha,
meaning “black lake” in the Oromic language. Trekking will take 7-8
Day 05 Sanetti Plateau
Take a short trek from Gebre Gurracha up to the Sanetti Plateau to
meet vehicles. Explore the Sanetti Plateau by car. This is the best
place in Ethiopia to view the Ethiopian wolf.
Day 06 Harenna Forest
Drive to the Harenna Forest. This is in the southern end of the park
and holds a unique variety of vegetation. The Harenna Escarpment
towers 2000m above the edge of the forest and provides stunning
views. Return to Goba for the night.
Day 07 Bale Mountains National Park – Addis Ababa
Drive back to Addis Ababa with stops on the way at Rift Valley
Lakes. Enjoy dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant featuring
dancers and musicians representing some of the country’s many
ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for late night departure