Tour Code = HTTA 0003
Tour Category = Tour to Rift Valley
Day 01: Arrive from airport and transfer to your hotel. Have city tour in Addis Ababa that includes visiting the National museum, Merkato (the big open air market place in east Africa), Holy trinity cathedral, Entoto St Mary church, the Museum and Palace. Overnight: Jupiter international Hotel.
Day 02: After breakfast, drive south to Awassa via Modjo. On the way, you visit Abijata-Shalla National Park; Lake shalla has deep blue water and the deepest lake in Ethiopia (236m). Lake Abijata is a soda lake at which thousands of flamingos, Ostrich farm, water birds, large mammals and sightseeing of the hot spring area. Then, drive to Awassa for overnight at Lewi resort & spa.
Day 03: In the morning, visit fish market on the shores of Lake Awassa. Afterwards, proceed north to Lake Langano. On the way you may stop in Wondo Genet, former Emperor Haile Selassie’s favorite weekend getaway spot. Here you can take a shower in the therapeutic hot spring waters, swim in the pool and a short hike in the forest. Proceed to Lake Langano for overnight at Savanna Beach Resort.
Day 04: Depart from Lake Langano for a short trip north to Lake Ziway. After a brief morning hike, depart north to Lake Ziway. Here you will take a boat trip on Lake Ziway to the island of Tullo Gudo. The island hosts the church of Maryam Tsion which supposes to think traditionally as Ark of the Covenant was hidden from invaders. After that, return to shore, enjoying the bountiful birdlife on this lake and possibly some hippos. Return to Addis Ababa late afternoon.
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