Starting from $100 per person [1]

2 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 1 Breakfast; 2 Lunches; 1 Dinner; [2]

Fitness level required: Low

The Ethiopian Rift Valley lakes are the northernmost of the African Rift Valley lakes. There are six main lakes found in the Ethiopian rift: Ziway, Langano, Shala, Abijatta, Chamo, and Abaya. On this 2 day trip from Addis Ababa, we’ll visit Ziway, Langano, Shala and Abijatta.

On day 1, depart Addis Ababa around 9.00 am. On route to Lake Langano (our destination for the night), there will be a short stop at Lake Ziway. On day 2, visit the Abijatta-Shalla National Park in the morning before heading back to Addis Ababa in the afternoon.

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Explore the Ethiopian Rift Valley Lakes – 2 Day Tour

Day 1: Addis Ababa / Lake Langano

Around 9.00 am, depart Addis Ababa heading to Lake Langano via the new southern Expressway.

Before getting to Lake Langano, stop of at Lake Ziway for a short tour near the lake. The shore of this lake boasts a multitude of rare birds.

After that, continue onto your hotel for the night at Lake Langano.

In the afternoon, chill out and relax by the lake. Swimming and kayaking on the lake are some of the possible activities that you can partake in.

Meals Included on this Day

Lunch & Dinner

Private Vechicle

Addis Ababa - Lake Langano

3h - 4h

200km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Overnight at: Sabana Beach Resort [3]

Day 2: Abijatta-Shalla National Park / Addis Ababa

After breakfast at the hotel, make the short trip by car to the far side of the main road to visit the Abijatta-Shalla National Park. Explore the park until lunch time.

Lunch in the town of Ziway on the way back to Addis Ababa.

After lunch, take the expressway back to Addis Ababa with a view to being back in the capital by 5.00 pm.

Abijatta-Shalla National Park

Langano

Abijatta-Shalla National Park is one of the National Parks of Ethiopia. Located 200 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, it contains the Rift Valley lakes of Abijatta and Shalla. The two lakes are separated by three kilometers of hilly land. Besides the two lakes, the primary attraction of this national park are a number of hot springs on the northeast corner of Lake Abijatta, and large numbers of flamingoes on the lake.

Meals Included on this Day

Breakfast & Lunch

Private Vechicle

Lake Langano - Addis Ababa

3h - 4h

200km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.


Points to note:

[1] The "price per person" amount is a guide price only. Please submit a quote request for a more definite price.

[2] The price for meals includes a soft drink / water plus tea and coffee with each meal. Alcohol is not included but can be purchased at an extra cost.

[3] Hotels listed on individual days of the tour will be booked where possible but may be changed subject to availability.

Starting from $100 per person

2 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 1 Breakfast; 2 Lunches; 1 Dinner;

Fitness level required: Low

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Starting and finish point of the tour

Lake Ziway

Ziway Lake, Oromia, Ethiopia

We'll stop off here for a short tour and bird watching.

Lake Langano

Langano Lake, Oromia, Ethiopia

The rift valley lake where we will spend our nights.

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I spent the most excellent day at a trip organized by Simien Image Tour and Travel. Our Guide Alex was reliable and jolly guy who definitely wanted to make sure that our trip would be unforgettable. He has the best attitude and personality for this. I would sincerely recommend Simien Image Tour and travel to anyone interested to see beautiful Ethiopia.

Mari Bergman