Ethiopian Rift Valley Nature, people and Culture



Tour Code: OTE-9001

Tour Title: Ethiopian Rift Valley Nature, people, and Culture

Duration: 4 Days and 3 Nights

Tour Title: (Package One) Exotic Tour to Paradise Lodge Arbaminch

Transportation: Surface Driving

Tour briefing: This trip takes you to the Ethiopian Rift Valley representing a sudden drop in the altitude and dividing the country into two unequal parts: East and west. There are chains of Ethiopian Rift valley lakes (Ziway, Langano, Abijata -Shala, Awasa, Abaya and Chamo) inhabited by many species of Avifauna and Flora. The drive to these places via Butajira road also takes you to the prehistoric site of Melka Kunture and the world Heritage site of Tiya. The journey also gives you the opportunity of meeting local people and appreciates their diverse culture. Nech Sar national park and its two scenic lakes are the highlights of this trip. The park founded in 1974 protects not only Nech Sar (white Grass) but also a significant portion of the two lakes and Yegizer Dildiy (God’s bridge).It also protects many species of endemic, semi-endemic mammals and birds including the most commonly seen such as Burchell's Zebra, Grants Gazelle and Swayne’s hartebeest.

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.