Birdwatching Tour in Ethiopia

Tour offered jointly as a partnership between:

The German travel guide, author and photographer Christian Sefrin lived for several years in Ethiopia working for NABU and guiding tourist groups. In 2018 he wrote a guidebook published by Trescher. He developed this tour jointly with SimienEcoTours and if available will lead the tour personally.


- Experience the different ecosystems of Ethiopia with its varied birdlife.
- The mountains of Kaffa with wild coffee forests, the tropical landscapes on Lake Tana and the rugged high mountains of the Simien National Park.
- Visit of the NABU biosphere reserves and exchange with the local staff.
- German speaking guide & separate birdwatching specialist.


Individual departures anytime upon request.

Schedule and itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Ehtiopia
Day 2: Arrival and transfer to Debre Zeit, first Birdwatching
Day 3: Debre Zeit - Wolisso
Day 4: Wolisso - Wenchi Crater Lake - Wolisso
Day 5: Wolisso - Jimma
Day 6: Jimma - Bonga
Day 7: UNESCO BR including Alem Gonna and Barta Waterfall
Day 8: Return to Jimma and flight to Addis Abeba
Day 9: Flight from Addis Abeba to Bahir Dar
Day 10: UNESCO BR Lake Tana, nature and culture on Lake Tana
Day 11: UNESCO BR Lake Tana, daytrip to Tana Chirkos
Day 12: Bahir Dar - Gondar - Kossoye Lodge
Day 13: Kossoye Lodge - Simien Mountains National Park
Day 14: Simien Lodge - Gondar
Day 15: Flight from Gondar to Addis Abeba, departure
Day 16: Arrival home


Tot. 3,270 USD per person (starting from 4 persons).
Supplement for smaller groups.

Included in the offer

- Domestic flights (with ET discount);
- Accommodation in double/twin rooms;
- All transfers and travels with private car;
- Full board;
- All entrance fees and permissions;
- All mandatory local guides;
- Personal protective equipment;
- All mandatory local guides;
- English speaking guide for the whole tour;
- Ethiopian birdwatching expert.

Not included

- International flights;
- Visa;
- Health insurance;
- Alcoholic drinks;
- Tipping;
- Extras and personal expenditures.


No particular requirements.

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