Paradise Lodge: is one of the best lodges in the country founded to provide quality accommodation and catering services. Moreover it has superb location commanding the panoramic view of the two popular Rift Valley Lakes of Abaya and Chamo and also Nech Sar National Park. The lodge is eco-friendly and it is one of the best choices for peaceful
retreat and relaxation for domestic and international travelers in the country.
|Day 1: Addis Ababa-Arbaminch via Butajira Road |
Drive to Arbaminch via Butajira road exploring the pre historic site of Melka Kunture, world heritage site of Tiya stele: marking mass grave of warriors buried in foetal position. The drive to Arbaminch via Hosana also gives the opportunity of exploring some attractive scenery, Gurage and Silte people settlements and way of life. Overnight Paradise Lodge /Ezana Hotel Arbaminch
|Day 2 Arbaminch - Nech Sar National Park-Lake Chamo |
Morning drive to the highland town of Chencha inhabited by Dorze people. Dorze people are known for their Beehive shaped tukuls built using Enset (false Banana tree) which is among the most distinctive traditional structure and also for their traditional cotton weaving. Then drive back to Arbaminch for lunch and in the afternoon, boat trip on Lake Chamo to explore the lakes and Nechsar National park. Overnight Paradise Lodge /Ezana Hotel Arbaminch
|Day 3 Arbaminch – Addis Ababa |
This day drive back to Addis Ababa via Sodo and Shashemene exploring the twin Lakes and Abijata -Shala Lakes National park which is inhabited by many species of birds, wild animal and plant life, stop for lunch break at Ziway and enroute visit the crater lakes around Bishoftu. Then slow drive to Addis Ababa and end of the tour.