Starting from $150 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: Medium

Around 7.00 am we’ll depart Addis Ababa for Wenchi. Wenchi is a highland area, situated 155 km west of Addis Ababa. The area is famed for its beautiful mountainous landscape and stunning crater lake.

Upon arriving at the lake, you can hike (or take a horse) down to the base of the lake. At the lakeside, we will have lunch and then take a short boat ride out to an old monastery with a church which is situated on one of the lakes islands. After lunch, you will have the option to hike back or else take a horse if you feel like it.

That night we will stay at the Negash Lodge in Woliso. The following morning you will have a chance to enjoy the lush surroundings of the lodge. This is a good chance to see Colobus monkeys and a large variety of birds. After having lunch at the lodge, we will head back to Addis Ababa. Arrival time back in Addis Ababa will be around 4.00 pm.

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Wenchi Crater Lake – 2 Day Tour

Day 1: Addis Ababa / Wenchi / Woliso

Wenchi is a highland area, situated 155 km west of Addis Ababa. The area is famed for its beautiful mountainous landscape and stunning crater lake.

On this day, we will leave Addis Ababa at 7.00 am and drive for around 3 hours to get to the crater lake. Once there, you have the option to either hike to the bottom crater lake or take a horse down. At the base of the crater, we’ll have lunch; after which there will be a short boat ride to visit an old monastery on one of the lakes islands.

After the monastery visit, hike or take a horse back to the top of the crater.

Overnight in Negash Lodge in Woliso.

Wenchi Crater Lake

Wenchi

Wenchi is a highland area, situated in Oromia Regional state, 155 km west of Addis Ababa. The area is famed for its beautiful mountainous landscape, used partly as farmland and partly covered by natural forest.

The lake is situated at the base of an extinct volcano. The whole crater contains a large lake with small islands, hot mineralsprings, waterfalls and beautiful valleys and farmland. An old monastery with a church is situated on one of the lake islands.

Meals Included on this Day

Lunch & Dinner

Private Vechicle

Addis Ababa - Wenchi

3h - 3h30m

190km

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

Overnight at: Negash Lodge [3]

Day 2: Woliso / Addis Ababa

After having breakfast, you will have the chance to walk around the grounds of the lodge and also swim in their natural hot spring swimming pool. The lodge is set in a woodland area so there is also a good chance to see Colobus monkeys and a large variety of bird life.

Lunch at the lodge; followed by our departure back to Addis Ababa. We will aim to be back in Addis Ababa by 4.00 pm.

Meals Included on this Day

Breakfast & Lunch

Private Vechicle

Woliso - Addis Ababa

1h30 - 2h

115km

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 $150 per person

2 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 1 Breakfast; 2 Lunches; 1 Dinner;

Fitness level required: Medium

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Wenchi Crater Lake

Wench'i Hayk', West Shewa, Oromia, Ethiopia

Waliso

Negash Lodge, Waliso, Oromia, Ethiopia

Location of Negash Lodge and you room for the night.

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