Birding Tour – Awash

Duration: 3 Days

Transportation: Drive

Itinerary Code: WETT0047

Type of Tour: Birding Tour

Day 1: Drive to Awash National Park
We stop at Chalalaktu wetland near Debre Zeit. Here we will see a great number of Ducks, Red Billed Teal, Sand Piper, Common and Crowned Cranes, Wattle and Sacred Ibis, then drive to Nazareth at midday for lunch. After lunch, we proceed to the superb lowland of Awash. The roadside stop supply a lot of birds including Brown Snake Eagle, African Pygmy Falcon, Black Crested Eagle, White Billed Bustard, Abyssinian Roller, Red and Yellow Barbet also different Weavers and Vultures near Awash Fall Lodge. Overnight Awash Lodge.

Day 2: Full Day Birding in Awash National Park
Full day birding in the bushes of Awash National Park including the riverien forest in the Awash River It is one of the best birding sites in Ethiopia Rift Valley. There are about 380 bird species have been recorded in this game park. Yellow Billed and Ground Horn Bill, Ruppel's Black Headed Weavers, Egyptian Vultures, Kori Bustard, Red Winged Bush Lark are amongst the birds inhabited this wonderful lowland. Not only birds can be seen in Awash but also we can see different mammals like Beisa Oryx, Defarsa Water Buck, Summering Gazelle, Salt's Dik-Dik, Greater and lesser Kudu, Warthog, Hamadrayas Baboon, and the endemic Hartebeest and if lucky you will see also Lion, Overnight Awash Fall Lodge.

Day 3: Half Day Birding in Awash National Park
Half day birding in the bushes of Awash National Park including the riverien forest in the Awash River It is one of the best birding sites in Ethiopia Rift Valley. There are about 380 bird species have been recorded in this game park. Yellow Billed and Ground Horn Bill, Ruppel's Black Headed Weavers, Egyptian Vultures, Kori Bustard, Red Winged Bush Lark are amongst the birds inhabited this wonderful lowland. Not only birds can be seen in Awash but also we can see different mammals like Beisa Oryx, Defarsa Water Buck, Summering Gazelle, Salt's Dik-Dik, Greater and lesser Kudu, Warthog, Hamadrayas Baboon, and the endemic Hartebeest and if lucky you will see also Lion, Afternoon drive back to Addis Ababa.

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