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Bale Mountains

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| 150 km east of Shashamene in the Oromia Region National State, Goba, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a few days staying up on Sanetti Plateau and got to see the wolves and lots more. Had an excellent guide called Jamal. He was super friendly, experienced, fun and knew the area and wildlife well. He also spoke fluent English. We were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute must place if you are visiting Ethiopia. One of the best places to see the Ethiopian wolf which is endemic only to the highlands of Ethiopia

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Reviewed 13 October 2018

One of the most exciting places in the world. Lots of endemic species, exciting diverse habitats, amazing views.

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I was in Ethiopia for 2 weeks and I got a contact from my friend who visit Ethiopia to meet MiGBARU he was the bast guide in all over Ethiopia first he show as the omo valley trips and then he take as to Bale...More

1  Thank migbaruethiopia
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This place is awesome. I count that as a top 5 best places in Ethiopia you should visit if you came to Ethiopia. But the most important the guide that we choose to visit Ethiopia.

Thank Dreamer779162
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is one of the many different eco systems in Ethiopia. The Sanetti Plateau is located at 4200 meters and hosts many special animals, like the Mole Rat and the Ethiopean Wolf. The landscape is impressive. A must visit when you are in Ethiopia.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

First of all: Visit Ethiopia! It is a very beautiful country (culture, great variety of landscapes) with really nice people, always ready to help. I absolutely wished to visit Bale Mountains, because, in contrary to Simien Mountains, there is a wide variety in animal- and...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I recently visited Bale Mountain national park as well as the Harena forest and Dinsho. I came in part to see the highly endangered Ethiopian wolf as well as other endangered endemics such as the mountain Nyala, Bohor reedbuck, Menelik's bushbuck, bale monkeys and the...More

5  Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We spent 4 days at end of January horse riding and camping in the Bale Mountains national park with local guide Ayuba of Bale Mountains Ecotours (also called Bale Trails). It was an extraordinary trip and highlight of our 3 weeks in Ethiopia. We started...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We planned our 6 days trip to Ethiopia through Armaye Ethiopia Tours, basically looking at the Trip Advisor reviews and comparing with other companies, you see there are many of them making it difficult to choose, but it is ranked among the best and is...More

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7 December 2017|
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Response from marfon72 | Reviewed this property |
Make your reservation with Bale Mountains Tour, the owner and guide Ahmed Alo is exceptionally professional and will make all effort to make sure you get the very from your time in the Bale Mountains. I’ve been traveling in... More
16 April 2017|
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Response from Maggie4659 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Esther, i came from Awash which is almost the same distance like from Addis, around 400km 7h and the roads are good to do it in one day easily. I had a guide with me all the time, but when you enter the park, there is a... More
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this is 5days trekking itinerary Dear will ! here more details trip plan . Day 01 Addis Ababa – Bale Mountains Drive from Addis to the Bale Mountains National Park. Arrive at the park headquarters in the afternoon, in time for a leisurely afternoon hike, possibly spotting two endemic mammals that frequent the area: Menelik’s Bushbuck and the Mountain Nyala. Birds in this area include the Blue- Winged Goose, the Spot-Breasted Lapwing, the Abyssinian Long Claw, the Wattled Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin, Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species. Overnight camping near park entrance.Overnight Camping. Day 02 Trek to Sodota Walk through Dinsho and enter the National Park. Around Dinsho, the Mountain Nyala and Menelik’s Bushbuck should be visible. While trekking through the park, there will be a chance to see Ethiopian Wolves. Stop by Habera Waterfall for a nice break. Hiking will take 6-7 hours.Camping at Sodota. Day 03 Trek to Wasama Trek to Wasama through a beautiful landscape with stunning views. Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux Eagles keep nests. There will also be a chance a seeing the Ethiopian Wolf and other species of birds. Around 5-6 hours of trekking.Camping at Wasama. Day 04 Trek to Gebre Gurracha. Start the day by hiking up Mt. Wasama (4200m) and then continue down into the Worgona Valley. Falcons, raptors, and possibly the Ethiopian wolf will be visible. End the day at Lake Gebre Gurracha, meaning “black lake” in the Oromic language. Trekking will take 6-7 hours.Camping at Gebre Gurracha. Day 05 Sanetti Plateau – Addis Ababa. Take a short trek from Gebre Gurracha up to the Sennati Plateau to meet vehicles. Return to Addis and please let me know if you need more information thanks Muzeyen
31 March 2017|
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Response from Ayele W | Reviewed this property |
I have been to Bale Mountain National Park with My Germany customer and we had a 5 Night 6 days trekking tour arranging all the necessary things and what i understand is that, the probability to spot the Ethiopian red Fox... More