3-Days Tour to Lake Langano & Awassa

Tour Description


Tour Code: 3-Days Tour to Lake Langano &  Awassa

Attractions: Scenery, Wildlife/Wilderness, and Birds

Duration: 3Days &2Nights

Transportation: Surface drive


Day 1: Drive to Langano

You will have an early breakfast drive to Lake Langano (200 Km from Addis Ababa). En route you will 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.


Continue your drive to Lake Langano (one of the Rift Valley Lakes and the only lake that you can swim in). Upon arrival, you will check into a resort by the lake side. In the evening you will have dinner at the lodge and stay the night there. Overnight stay in Sabana Beach Resort.


Day 2: Drive to Awassa

In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Awassa (75 Km from Langano). You will be arriving in Awassa in the afternoon and check into a hotel. Later, you can walk along the lake shore for nice evening sunset and aquatic birds such as; Saddle-billed stork, greater jacana, African fish eagle, darter, herons, darters and Wood hoope. You will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel. Overnight stay in Oasis International Hotel, Awassa.


Day 3: Drive back to Addis Ababa

In the morning after breakfast, you will visit the scenic morning Fish Market in Awassa. Then you will drive back to Addis Ababa. On the way, you will also visit Abiatta-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 stop for lunch at Ziway. You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon and you will do some shopping for souvenirs.  Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.


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Starting from: $ 175 USD per persons

Single Supplement: $ 25

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.