Rift Valley Natural and Cultural Trip


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Activity Level



Food and Wine, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids are welcome on this Tour, but Parents and Guardians are responsible to Look after them.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (advanced)

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.


Day 1

1 meets up

2 introducing myself

3 driving to Yirgalem through the Rift Valley lakes region

4 Lunch in the lakes side city of Hawasa

5 Arrival at Aregash lodge yirgalem take your room and have some Rest.

6 visits to a coffee plantation and Hanafa Village we walk there to see in the Village and admiring the green landscape and the Sidama Peoples Traditional Home Architectures.

A visit to one of the Houses they will show us how they make bread from Falls Banana Tree, and their food Culture, how they produce their best coffee in the world . . . you will try doing some of them to immerse yourself into the Culture . . . .

Over night at Aregash lodge enjoying your coffee, seeing the Hyenas and the Volunteers.

Day 2

1 Morning drive After Breakfast drive to Hawasa towards Addis Ababa

2 spent some time in the lake side city of Hawasa. Watching Birds have some boat Trip on the Lake see some parts of the city

3 on the afternoon drive back to Addis

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel Lobby , Guest House or where the customer want to.

End location: Hotel Lobby , Guest House or where the customer want to.

Duration: 2 days


Private car Toyota Hiace Minivan available model ( from 2007 to 2012)

What’s Included

My Guiding services,Insured Minivan Car with fuel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 USD - Room, Food, drink and other personal expences

What’s Extra

personal nature Expenses like drinks , foods , Accommodations .

A Recent Review of this tour

I really enjoyed this two day trip south of Addis. The lodge was great and I was amazed how much you can see and do in two days and not feel pressured. Great guide, driver and tour.
Michael Pierson

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