Starting from $150 per person [1]

1 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 1 Lunch; [2]

Fitness level required: Medium

At 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, 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 on one of the lakes islands. After lunch, you will have the option to hike or take a horse back to the top of the crater.

Around 3.30 pm we will head back to Addis Ababa with a view to being back in the capital between 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm.

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Wenchi Crater Lake – Day Tour

Day 1: Addis Ababa / Wenchi / Addis Ababa

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.

At 7.00 we will depart Addis Ababa for the lake. It will take around 3 hours to get to the starting point for the hike. There will be the option to hike or take a horse down to the bottom of the crater. Lunch will be at the lakeside after which we’ll take a short boat trip to see 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. Then we will take the car back to Addis Ababa with a view to being back in the capital between 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm.

 

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

Private Vechicle

Addis Ababa - Wenchi - Addis Ababa

5h - 6h

280km

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

1 days touring

Travel by Private Car

Tour Available: All year round

Meals: 1 Lunch;

Fitness level required: Medium

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Wenchi Crater Lake

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