6 Days - Coffee tour to Aregash Lodge, Aleta Wendo & Yirga Cheffe

Tour Description

Tour Code: FET-CT 03 Tour Program to Coffee Tour Ethiopia
Attractions: Coffee plantations, Scenery & Wildlife
Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights
Transportation: Surface drive,

Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port
Meet and greet you FANOS Ethiopia Tours representative at exit of luggage claim and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay Bole Ambassador hotel Addis Ababa.

Day 2: Addis Ababa City Tour
You will have an early breakfast and your first visit in Addis Ababa will be the National Museum (pre historic, cultural, archaeological attractions), Ethnographic Museum of Addis Ababa University (culture, dressing style, traditional practices of over 80 ethnic groups, and collection of traditional musical instruments). Lunch at Lucy Restaurant.
Your visit also comprises tourist attraction sites like Emperor Minelik’s Palace, St. Raguel’s Church (after a drive to Entoto Mountain - 3000 meter above sea level), Merkato, (the largest open market in Africa).In the evening, we will host you at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can see the folk dances of the Ethiopian people and taste Ethiopian variety of meals. Overnight stay Bole Ambassador hotel Addis Ababa.

Day 3: Drive to Yiregalem
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Yiregalem (350 Km from Addis). En route, you will make a stop on Awash River and Lake Ziway to visit aquatic birds. Lunch in Awassa (Hawassa) continue drive to Aregash Lodge. You will have dinner and spend the night at the Aregash lodge. Overnight stay in Aregash Lodge.

Day 4: Day trip to Aleta Wondo and Yirga Cheffe Coffee Cooperatives
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Alet Wondo (25 Km from Aregash Lodge) to visit the Wottona Boltuma Coffee Cooperative. And the stela park around Aleta Wondo. You will have lunch in Aleta Wondo. Late in the afternoon drive back to Yiregalem. Overnight stay in Aregash Lodge.

Day 5: Day trip to YYirga Cheffe Coffee Cooperatives
After breakfast you will be driven to Yirega Chiefe (142 Km from Yiregalem), visiting an interesting village on the way. In Yirega Chief (Yirga Cheffe) & visit the coffee cooperatives. You will have lunch in Dilla.

Then in the afternoon you will visit also the stelae sites Tutu Fela (Tutu Fela is probably one of the most impressive sites contain about 80 ancient stelae which are variously carved with facial feature, phalluses etc. indicating the brave or sex of the person buried underneath), Tututi (lies on the hill 2.3km from the village of Chelba. It consists of some very large, tapering, generally un-carved standing stones with marking grave) and Socoro Sodo stelae field. Overnight stay in Aregash lodge.

Day 6: Drive back to Addis Ababa
After breakfast, you will be driving to Addis Ababa (325 Km from Yiregalem). You will stop for lunch at Lake Langano, Sabana Beach Resort.
You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where 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.