2 Days Ethiopian Rift Valley Lakes Tour from Addis Ababa

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2 days
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Why take this tour?

Enjoy the freedom of stopping at different viewpoints to enjoy the dramatic view of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley by drive with a comfortable air conditioned Toyota Minivan, and learn from your professional experienced English speaking tour guide of the Ethiopian birdlife at the Rift Valley Lake of Ziway. Meet local families and partake a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, and see the bird life of the lakes and wildlife of the Abiyatta Shalla Lakes National Park. The tour also includes visiting the unique and still operational rock carved church of Adadi Mariam, Tiya Steles (a cemetery dating back to 12th – 14th Century AD and UNESCO World Heritage Site), and walking by Lake Ziway to spot a number of lowland water birds. The tour includes a total of 580 km drive in two days. On Thursdays or Sundays, experience local culture at the colorful weekly held cultural market at Adadi town.

What’s included?

  • Comfortable insured private Toyota Minivan of 2015 Model which is equipped with air conditioning and seat belts Fuel (gasoline), and driver's allowance

  • Professional and experienced English speaking tour guide

  • Bottled water in the vehicle

  • Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony attendance

  • Entry/Admission - Lake Ziway

  • Entry/Admission - Fish Market at Awassa Lake

  • Entrance (admission) fees to places of visits

  • Accommodations

  • Meals

  • Any personal nature expenses such as souvenirs, gratuities, etc

  • And, any expense which are not mentioned in the "Included" list above

  • Entry/Admission - Adadi Maryam

  • Entry/Admission - Tiya World Heritage Site

  • Entry/Admission - Abidjatta-Shalla National Park

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

All tour guides and drivers providing this tour are vaccinated for COVID-19.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours

About operator:

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours is local tour operator in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia specializing small group city tour of Addis Ababa, day tours from Addis Ababa, and 2/3 days tours around Addis Ababa. All tours are accompanied with professional English speaking tour guide and allow freedom of visit/experience/ do activities enjoy more.
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