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Trip to the Beautiful Great Rift Valley Region Enjoy Its Nature and people Culture

The Great Rift Valley bisect Ethiopian highland. It contains many geological Phenomena and natural and cultural wealth of the people who live there for thousands of years. The Sidama People is one of Ethiopians More than 80 ethnic groups. It has many Great culture and History. In this Tour, you will Visit Hanafa Village of the Sidama. See their daily life from Production of Best coffee in the world to sit down and Enjoy Coffee with a Real family. You will see how they prepared their daily stable Brede like food called Koch prepared from Falls Banana Tree.

Let’s see the Rift Valley lakes, Wild Life on your way and Have a nice and comfortable stay at Aregash Lodge.



Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 days

The Ethiopian Rift Valley lakes are the northernmost of the African Rift Valley lakes. There are six main lakes found in the Ethiopian rift: Ziway, Langano, Shala, Abijatta, Chamo, and Abaya. On this 2 day trip from Addis Ababa, we’ll visit Ziway, Langano, Shala and Abijatta.


Around 9.00 am, depart Addis Ababa heading to Lake Langano via the new southern Expressway.

Before getting to Lake Langano, stop of at Lake Ziway for a short tour near the lake. The shore of this lake boasts a multitude of rare birds.

After that, continue onto your hotel for the night at Lake Langano.

In the afternoon, chill out and relax by the lake. Swimming and kayaking on the lake are some of the possible activities that you can partake in.

Meals Included on this Day

Lunch & Dinner

Private Vechicle

Addis Ababa - Lake Langano

3h - 4h


Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Overnight at: Sabana Beach Resort [3]


After breakfast at the hotel, make the short trip by car to the far side of the main road to visit the Abijatta-Shalla National Park. Explore the park until lunch time.

Lunch in the town of Ziway on the way back to Addis Ababa.

After lunch, take the expressway back to Addis Ababa with a view to being back in the capital by 5.00 pm.

Abijatta-Shalla National Park


Abijatta-Shalla National Park is one of the National Parks of Ethiopia. Located 200 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, it contains the Rift Valley lakes of Abijatta and Shalla. The two lakes are separated by three kilometers of hilly land. Besides the two lakes, the primary attraction of this national park are a number of hot springs on the northeast corner of Lake Abijatta, and large numbers of flamingoes on the lake.

Meals Included on this Day

Breakfast & Lunch

Private Vechicle

Lake Langano - Addis Ababa

3h - 4h


Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

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