Mountain Bike Expedition & Relax - Bale Mountains, Sidama & Langano
This mountain bike tour leads you on lonely trails through the Bale Mountains National Park. Nothing for the faint hearted, this trip is a real unique outdoor adventure. After some days cycling in the park some fine lodging in the Sidama Coffee Region and in the nature setting of Lake Langano give this tour the comfy end.
The hidden nature gem of Bale Mountains National Park, a well kept secret among Ethiopia’s highland parks, is awaiting you on the mountain bike. Experience the beauty of the barren high plateaus all the way down to evergreen rainforests with a varying diversity changing from day to day. This tour is a unique mountain bike adventure accompanied by one of our English-speaking Bike Guides along untouched trails where iconic wildlife such as the Ethiopian wolves or the Bale monkeys live.
It is not all about cycling on this tour. After your adventurous days in Ethiopia’s highlands you set off for the Great African Rift Valley, one the worlds big geological formations. Along its edges, in lush green forest one of Ethiopia’s finest coffee beans grow in the Sidama region where you gonna walk though villages to learn more about coffee and the peoples there. You trip also has a stop at Lake Langano with its amazing African birdlife along the lakeshores and the riverine forests. You discover Lake Langano by boat as well as Abijata-Salla National Park’s Lesser Flamingo colonies.
- GR05-02: March 7 to 18, 2021
- GR05-03: January 7 to 18, 2022
Tour code: GR05