Bale Trekking Package One

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Tour Code: YAT - C01 Tour Itinerary to the Birth Place of Coffee, Makira Kaffa

Focus: Nature, Scenery & Wildlife

Duration: 7 Days & 6 Nights

Transportation: Surface drive & trekking

Day 1: YOD Abyssinia Office, tour orientation, a welcome refreshment, check into a hotel. A city tour to Addis Ababa: National Museum, Ethnographic Museum of Addis Ababa University, Emperor Minelik’s Palace, St. Raguel’s Church (at Entoto Mountain), Merkato.

Day 2: Drive to Jimma. Check into a hotel. Lunch. Visit Jimma Museum & King Abba Jiffar Palace. Dinner.

Day 3: Drive to Bonga. Check into a hotel. Lunch. Visit to a traditional Kaffa house. Lunch at Bonga. Drive to Ellelo & visit the Adiyo falls, the Dadiben & Gora hot springs. Dinner.

Day4: Trekking to Makira (the place where coffee Arabica was discovered). Visit the ancient Adaracha Medhane Alem Church & the Gurguto natural bridge. Packed lunch. Drive back to Bonga. Dinner.

Day 5: Drive to Wolayta Sodo. Check into a hotel. Lunch. Dinner.

Day 6: Drive to Yirga Alem. Lunch at Awassa. Check into a lodge. Visit coffee farms, taste the indigenous coffee at the spot. Dinner.   

Day 7: Drive to Aleta Wondo & visit to the Sidama Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union. Lunch. Drive to Dila and Wonago. Visit the Yirga Chefe Coffee Producers’ Association. Drive back to the lodge. Dinner.

Day 8: : Drive back to Addis Ababa. Lunch at Lanagano. Shopping for souvenirs. A farewell cultural dinner. Transfer out to Bole International Airport.