Day 01: Drive to Wendo Genet
Dive the long Rift Valley to Zeway for aquatic birds. Then, Lake Zeway provides lesser Jacana, African pygmy Goose, Black Heron, Great white pelicans. In addition to this, the woodland provides birds like Masked Shrike, Carmine Bee eaters, Wattled and superb stralings, Black headed bats, African thrush, beautiful and Marques sunbirds, Nubian and bearded wood peckers, African Harrier hawk, and black billed wood Hoopoe etc. then drive to Wondo Genet for overnight at resort
Day 02: Excursion around Wendo Genet
You will spend a full day birding while making a stroll around the lush forest of Wondo Genet and the surrounding green hills with their natural thermal natural springs. Target birds include endemic birds of yellow fronted parrot, while checked Turaco, Red shouldered and Emerald Cuckoo, lesser striped Swallow and Lesser Honey Guides, Mountain Wagtail, blue spotted Wood Dove, Abyssinian Hill Babbler, Grey Cuckoo Shrikes etc. overnight resort hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Hawassa
Drive to Hawassa town en-route birding in acacia woodland of Langano resort and Abijata-Shalla National Park where you can spot dark chanting Goshawks, Rattling Cistcola, Little Rock Thrush, Greater and Lesser honey Guide, Shallow’s Wheather, Fawn colored lark, spotted eagle owl, Marico sunbird, bearded Woodpecker, Slate collared Bobou, White bellied Go away bird etc. overnight: hotel
Day 04: Drive to Dinsho
After you visit Hawassa fish market; you drive across the south-eastern Aris-Bale Massifs to Dinsho( the head quarter of bale mountains National Park) to visit mammals such as the magnificent mountain Nyala, Menelik’s bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck and Warthogs. Overnight: Dinsho Guest house
Day 05: Excursion around Dinsho
On this day, you will visit endemic birds and wild animals. You encounter African Black Duck, Black Headed Siskin, the beautiful spot breasted plover, African snipe, Abyssinian Long Claw, Chest nut napped Francolin, Slender billed and red winged Starling etc. as we entered the park, we shall see the chestnut napped Francolin, Rouget’s rail, Abyssinian Long Claw, stone chat and Baglafetch weavers along the road side and mountain buzzard in the air. Overnight: Dinsho guest house
Day 06: Drive to sanetti Plateau and back to Goba
Drive to senetti plateau and visit highland birds including white backed Black Tit, Abyssinian Ground Thrush, Yellow crowned Canary,Rouget’s rail, lanner Falcon, Wattled crane, Cinnamon Bracken warbler, Ruddy shelduck, Verreaux’s Eagle, Yellow bellied and common Waxbills, tropical boubou, Ruffousbreasted sparrow hawk, Abyssinian slaty Flycatcher, Black winged Love bird, Brown parisoma, Slender billed Starling etc. Then, proceed to Goba for overnight in Wabeshebelle hotel.
Day 07: Drive back to Addis Ababa
Drive from Goba back to Addis Ababa on the same route south-eastern Arisi-Bale Massifs. Depart home. End of service.