3-Days Tour to Awash NP, and Langano

Tour Description


Tour Code:  Tailor-made Tour Program to Awash NP, and Langano

Attractions: Scenery & Wildlife

Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights

Transportation: Surface drive


Day 1: Drive to Awash National Park

After breakfast, you will drive to Awash National Park (225 Km from Addis). On the way, you will visit Lake Basaka and its aquatic birds. Up on arrival at the park, you will check into a lodge. In the late afternoon, you will do sightseeing at the Awash waterfalls and see the wild life. In the evening, you will have dinner, rest & spend the night there.

Overnight stay in Awash Falls Lodge.


Day 2: Drive to Langano


After breakfast, you will be driven to Langano (285Km from Awash NP), where on your way make a stop on Awash River and Lake Ziway to visit aquatic birds. Lake Ziway, the shallowest lake in the Rift Valley chain of lakes which depth 7m. Its extensive aquatic vegetation attracts a variety of water birds. Commonly seen and easily identified are; Saddle-billed stork, greater jacana, African fish eagle, darter, herons, darters and Wood hoope.


You will stop for lunch at Ziway. Your arrival in Langano will be late afternoon where you will check into a hotel. Later, you can explore the adjacent lake for birds such as Yellow-Fronted Parrot, White Cheeked Turaco, Orange-bellied Parrot, African Paradise Flycatcher, Bare-faced Go-Away Bird, African Fish-eagle, Cuckoo Shrikes, Kingfishers, Weavers and water birds including Egrets, Herons, Cormorants, Gulls, Geese, Ducks and Shanks. In the evening, you will get back to the lodge and you will have dinner and stay the night in the lodge. Overnight stay in Sabana Beach Resort


Day 3: Drive back to Addis Ababa


In the morning after breakfast, you will visit Lake Abijatta-Shala National Park, Lake Shala (a very deep crater lake - over 260 meters deep) and Lake Abiatta (a soda lake with thousands of flamingos). You will have lunch in Ziway at Haile Resort.


Continue your drive back to Addis Ababa and then depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.


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Rate:  Upon request

Price includes:


  • Well-maintained and insured 4WD Vehicle with driver
  • Fuel
  • Hotel Room on Double Occpancy basis including breakfast (B&B)
  • All transfer in & out,
  • All entrance fees, local guide fee, and scout fees
  • Bottled natural water every day,
  • Service tax

Price DOES NOT include:


  • Photographing fees,
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.),
  • International flights, and
  • Any other services/expenses not mentioned above.