Starting from $300 per person [1]

4 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 3 Breakfasts; 4 Lunches; 3 Dinners; [2]

Fitness level required: Low

Guassa Community Conservation Area This 3 night / 4 day trekking tour takes you 265 km northeast of the Addis Ababa to the remote location of the Guassa Community Conservation Area.

While trekking though the Guassa Plateau,  you will experience breathtaking views bursting with endemic birds and mammals such as the iconic Ethiopian wolf and the charismatic Gelada monkey.

On one of the nights you will stay at the Guassa Community Lodge while on the other nights, camp outdoors in tents.

The tour will include two half days and two full days walking as well as return transfers to Addis Ababa.

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(Prices start at $300 per person.)







Guassa Community Conservation Area – 4 Day Trek

Day 1: Addis Ababa / Guassa Community Conservation Area

Depart Addis Ababa early morning and drive 265km northeast to the Guassa Community Conservation Area.

Arrival around lunch time and after a short rest, take a short trek to the near by mountain top. This offers great views of the Guassa plateau and also a good chance to spot the Ethiopian wolf and Gelada baboons.

Dinner and overnight at Guassa Community Lodge.

Meals Included on this Day

Lunch & Dinner

Private Vechicle

Addis Ababa - Guassa

5h - 6h

265km

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

Day 2: Regreg / Atse Wiha

Today’s programs will involve a trek on about 5 – 6 hours from Regreg to Atse Wiha.

After an early breakfast, depart from Regreg heading through an afro alpine grassland area to the Lobelia Valley.

Along this route you will see plenty of highland flora and fauna as well as Gelada Baboons and the Ethiopian Wolf. Overhead, keep and eye out for birds of prey such as Lammergeyer.

Lunch will be provided along the trekking route.

Dinner and overnight camping at Atse Wiha.

Meals Included on this Day

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Atse Wiha / Cheguarit Meda

On day 3, we will trek from Atse Wiha to Cheguarit Meda. This will take around 4 to 5 hours.

As well as offering another chance to see the endemic wildlife of this area, today’s trek will also give you an insight into how the local villagers of this region live. We will visit the village of Teba and see the traditional stone houses associated with the ‘Menz’ region of Ethiopia.

In the afternoon, attend a local coffee ceremony with the villagers. That evening there will be a chance to gather around the campfire and watch a traditional ‘Menz’ dance ceremony.

Dinner and overnight camping at Ats Wiha

Meals Included on this Day

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Ats Wiha / Sefer Meda / Addis Ababa

On our final day, rise early and trek a short distance from Ats Wiha to Sefer Meda. Once we reach Sefer Meda, we will meet back up with the main road and begin our drive back to Addis Ababa.

Lunch on route back to Addis Ababa with a view to arriving back in the capital by late afternoon.

Meals Included on this Day

Breakfast & Lunch

Private Vechicle

Sefer Meda - Addis Ababa

5h - 6h

265km

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 $300 per person

4 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 3 Breakfasts; 4 Lunches; 3 Dinners;

Fitness level required: Low

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Start and finish point of the tour.

Mehal Meda

Mehal Meda, North Shewa, Amhara, Ethiopia

Mehal Meda is a town 22km northwest of the Guassa plateau and the closest reference point on google maps.

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Isa-Youri Olsen