Long trekking in the Bale Mountains with camping

Abyssinian wolf, endemic Ethiopia mammal, in Bale Mountains
Nyala Mountains in Bale Mountains, South Ethiopia
Nyala Mountains in Bale Mountains, South Ethiopia
Abyssinian fox in Bale Mountains, south Ethiopia
Abyssinian fox in Bale Mountains, south Ethiopia
Landscape in Bale Mountains, south Ethiopia
Landscape in Bale Mountains, Sanetti Plateau, South Ethiopia
Landscape from Bale Mountains, South Ethiopia
Afroalpine Flora in Bale Mountains, south Ethiopia
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 10 days / 9 nights

Adventurous : trekking above 3 000 m

 standard 3* Hotel, camping or Lodge

Surface

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included unless otherwise mentioned

Individual, start from 2 people

Price on request

Departure every week, on request, from October to May

Tour code TBM01

or call + 33 6 60 39 02 19 (Europe)
or call + 251 911 657 576 / 166 717 (Addis)
or  contact@ethiopiatropicaltours.com

or let’s arrange a tailor-made tour for you, based on your own requirements.

The Bale Mountain National Park offers superb walks treks to view the scenery and the endemic wildlife, bird life and plants.

The Bale Mountains National Park is home to a multitude of unique flora and fauna species, as well as several endemic species of mammal : the Mountain Nyala, Simien fox and Ethiopian Wolf.

The park is dominated by Tullu Deemtu, which is the second highest peak in Ethiopia at 4,377m above sea level.

This trek takes you in the largest Afro Alpine habitat in the whole of Africa. It is an area of high altitude plateau that is fragmented by numerous remarkable volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and mountain streams.

It gives a wonderful mountain trekking opportunity for those who seek a unique trekking experience in the south mountains of Ethiopia. You will have the possibility to interact with the local community and witness their culture and their way of life.

You will be accompanied by a cook who will prepare all meals. Some mules will escort you to ensure the transportation of all luggage and equipment.

Highlights :

  • Bale Mountains
  • Harenna Forest
  • Sanetti Plateau
  • Endemic mammals : Ethiopian Wolf, Mountain Nyala, Rock Hyrax, Starck’s Hare, Bale Monkey, Rodent Community, Giant Molerat, Menelik Bushbuck
  • Endemic birds of the Bale Mountains

Attention points :

Best period for this tour : dry season, October to May
Need to acclimatise : altitudes above 3 000 m
You should be ready to be on your feet for long time periods (6-8 hours per day)
You will use good trails which are the paths used by local people when they travel between their villages.