7 days in Oromiya Region Itinerary

7 days in Oromiya Region Itinerary

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7 days in Oromiya Region Itinerary

Start: Addis Ababa
Drive:  2​h
1
Debre Libanos
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Melkasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ziway
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bale Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Ambo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Addis Ababa

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Debre Libanos

Debre Libanos ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Debre Libanos Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Debre Libanos, and then take in the views from Portuguese Bridge.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Debre Libanos online trip maker .

Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel to Melkasa.

Things to do in Debre Libanos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Debre Libanos Monastery ©
Debre Libanos Monastery
Debre Libanos Monastery ©
Debre Libanos Monastery

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Melkasa

Melkasa
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll through Senkele Swayne's Hartebeest Sanctuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melkasa road trip planning site .

You can drive from Debre Libanos to Melkasa in 4 hours. June in Melkasa sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ziway.

Things to do in Melkasa

Parks Wildlife

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Ziway

Ziway ©
Ziway or Zway is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Ziway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Tulu Gudo.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ziway driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Melkasa to Ziway in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bale Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Ziway

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ziway ©
Lake Ziway

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Bale Mountains National Park

Bale Mountains National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bale Mountains.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bale Mountains National Park day trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Ziway to Bale Mountains National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ambo.

Things to do in Bale Mountains National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bale Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Bale Mountains ©
Bale Mountains

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Ambo

Ambo ©
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Wenchi Crater Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ambo planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Bale Mountains National Park to Ambo in 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ambo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Ambo

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wenchi Crater Lake ©
Wenchi Crater Lake