Wenchi & menagesha forest

Wonchi Crater Lake and the mountain

Wonchi mountain found 155km west of Addis Ababa, the surrounding area of Wonchi is quite amazing by its natural gift, the Wonchi crater lake which have got island monastery is one of the interesting attraction of the area, and also the stunning wenchi mountain is another Interesting place to be seen in the area its best for Excursion, the scenery is more interesting when you walk on horseback.

Menagesha Suba national forest

Menagsha Suba is one of the first oldest forest in Africa the establishment is between 1599-1692 by Emperor Zara Yaqob , its is 42 km west of Addis Ababa, the park consists different altitude including the 3,380 meter mount Wechecha, all the park area is covered by large varieties of indigenous Ethiopian trees such as Warka, Wanza, Zigba, Girar, Tid etc

The forest is the richest habitat for bird life that include the 7 endemic Ethiopian birds and wild life’s including the endemic Minilik’s bush buck and also Bush pig, leopard, lion, monkeys, baboon, and wild cats.

Gefersa Dam

It is found 22 km west of Addis Ababa, on this artificial lake you can see numerous colorful aquatic birds.

Addis Alem

Addis Alem is a small ancient town which is found next to Suba town, the main attraction of the town is the ancient St. marry Zion church it is been the palace of emperor Minilik 2nd until the change of capital city, in the church compound there is a museum where you can see the ancient royal family stuffs and religious manuscripts.

Ambo Town and surrounding

Ambo is well known by “Ambo Wuha” which is a famous soda drink in Ethiopia, natural water springs found in the surrounding of the town , Ambo is 125km west of Addis Ababa, the ancient royal families used the town as recreation center , the surrounding of the town is attractive you can see lot of waterfalls, 2km from the town you can found Teltele valley park it is an exciting park the surrounding area covered by attractive floras and fauna also three waterfalls, the other is 12km from the town of Ambo there is a small town called Guder the main attraction is trekking to the famous waterfall of Guder.

Tour Code: AET-20

Duration: 4 day & 3 nights

Type of tour:- Excursion

Mode of transport:- Minibus car

 

Package Details

 

Day 1:- Addis Ababa-Menagesha Suba- Ambo
En rout you will visit the Born free Foundation where you can see Lions, Cheetah and Baboons, Full day visit and excursion in Menagesha Suba forest to visit vast number of Birds, overnight in Ambo Hotel.

 

Day 2:- Ambo- Wenchi
Full day visit and excursion in wenchi area including the crater lake of wenchi, overnight in Abebech lodge.

 

Day 3:- Wenchi – Guder
En route watching Teltele Valley Park then watching Guder waterfall, overnight in Guder Park Hotel.

 

Day 4:- Guder – Addis Ababa
On the way back watching Addis Alem town and Gefersa dam surrounding, after arrival city tour in Addis Ababa and watching traditional dances of Ethiopia at cultural club, departure.

N.B. depending up on your request this Itinerary can be modify.

Tour Code: AET-27

Duration: Day trip

Type of tour:- Excursion

Mode of transport:- Minibus car

 

Package Details

 

Day 1:-
After we pick our picnic lunch depart from Addis Ababa to the Suba forest En route you will visit the Born free Foundation where you can see Lions, Cheetah and Baboons, after we drive 42 km west of Addis Ababa we pay for the entrance then start the excursion in the forest where you can see the indigenous Ethiopian Big trees and the richest habitat for bird life that include the 7 endemic Ethiopian birds and if you are lucky you will watch wild life’s including the endemic Minilik’s bush buck after all this drive back to Addis Ababa.

 

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