7-Days Tour to Awash Park, Harar, Babile and Dire Dawa

Tour Description

 

Tour Code:7-Days Tour to Awash Park, Harar, Babile and Dire Dawa

Attractions: History, Religion, & Scenery

Duration: 7 Days &6Nights

Transportation: Surface drive& flight

 

Day 1: Drive to Awash National Park

After breakfast, you will drive to Awash National Park (225 Km from Addis). 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 & Day 3: Game driving in Awash National Park

You will have breakfast and will visit all day to the Mount Fentale, game viewing, bird watching, and viewing crocodiles. You will have lunch in the bush, picnic lunch. In the evening, you will get back to the lodge. Then you will have dinner & spend the night there. Overnight stay in Awash Falls lodge.

 

Day 4: Drive to Harar & Visit the Walled town of Harar

You will have an early breakfast and drive to Harar (318 Km from Awash National Park). You will stop for lunch at Asebe Teferi and you will arrive in Harar early in the afternoon where you will check into a hotel.

Then start visit the walled city of Jegol, the house of Arthur Rimbaud (a French poetry who lived 1880’s in Harar), Emperor Haile Selassie home (where he was born & raised) and Harari Cultural Museum.

Early in the evening, you will visit man feeding wild hyenas. Then you will have dinner & spend the night there. Overnight stay in Rawda guest house or similar accommodations.

 

Day 5: Excursion to Babile Elepahnt Sanctuary

Early after breakfast, you will drive to Babile Elephant Sanctuary and visit the sanctuary. You will have lunch at the bush.  Then you will drive back to Harar. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel. Overnight stay in Rawda guest house or similar accommodations.

 

Day 6: Drive to Dire Dawa and Visit Dire Dawa

You will have breakfast & drive to Dire Dawa (50 Km from Harar). Upon arrival, you will check into a hotel.

After lunch, you will visit Dire Dawa (best known to be the mosaic of culture and the museum of people as most culture from around the country, and culture of the French, the Bulgarian, the Greek, the Armenian and the Indian are displayed in this remarkable city with the diverse architectural style of the buildings.

 

In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night in the hotel.  Overnight stay in Selam or Blossom hotel.

 

Day 7: Flight back to Addis Ababa 

After a relaxed breakfast, a flight will take you back to Addis Ababa. You will arrive in Addis Ababa before lunch time.

 

Then your first visit in Addis Ababa will be the Mount Entoto (3,000 above sea level. The Church of St Mary (1885) and Emperor Menelik II Palace. The Entoto Museum, with its historical exhibits is well worth a visit.

Then you will continue to visit the Lion Zoo and visit Merkato, the largest open market in Africa.

In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner to Ethiopian (Habesha 2000 or YOD Abyssinia) traditional restaurant where you will taste Ethiopian food & drinks and a live music & dance.

 

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Rate:

Starting from: $ 1050 USD per persons

Single Supplement: $ 65

Price includes:

 

  • Well-maintained and insured 4WD vehicles  Model 2013-2015
  • Fuel
  • All transfers in & out
  • Hotel Room on Double  Occupancy basis including Breakfast (B&B)
  • All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
  • Bottled natural water every day,
  • Service tax

 

Price DOES NOT include:

  • Entry visa
  • International flights
  • Domestic flight (Addis Ababa –Dire Dawa – Addis Ababa)
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Photography & Video fees,
  • Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)