Visit Borana National Park 15 Days
Borana National Park
Location of the park; Borena Zone (Oromia), Ethiopia.
Distance from Addis: 570 km
Year Established: 1986
Area: About 2,500 km2
Wildlife: Burchell's and Grevy's zebras (likely to be seen). Ostrich, Gazelle.
Birds: White Tailled sawllow, Stressman’s Bushcrow, Abyssinian hornbill, Bustards, Somali Courser, Donadsonssmith’s Nighjar, Black Flycatcher, White-cheeked Turaco, Tawny Wagtail, Bare-faced Go-Away-Bird and over 210 other birds are likely to be seen.
Why visit this Park? Originally set up to protect and conserve the Swayne’s hartebeest, this park is made up of savannah with woody and herbaceous plants. This park is most important for birdwatchers.
Accommodation: Hotels, possibly in Yabello town
Park’s Head Office: In Yabello Town
Borena National Park can be visited either from Addis Ababa to Yabello then to the Park or combined with the Omo Valley Tribes of South Ethiopia.
Program: Borena National Park and South Trip
Tour Code: Park 22
Duration: 14 Nights/15 Days
Tour starts: Addis Ababa
Tour ends: Addis Ababa
Day 1: Addis Ababa – Yabello
Day 2 -3: Borena National Park – Yabello
Day 4: Yabello – Jinka Via Konso
Day 5: Mursi Tribes in Mago National Park. Overnight – Turmi
Day6: Hamar, Karo, Nyangatom and Dassenech Tribes – Turmi
Day7: Turmi – Arba Minch for Nechisar National Park
Day8: Nechisar National Park with Lake Chamo
Day9 - 12: Arba Minch – Bale Mountains National Park
Day 13: Bale Mountains – Langano for Abijata – Shalla Lakes National Park – Langano
Day 14- 16: Awash National Park, Ali Dege Wild Life Reserve, Yangu di Rassa National Park
Day 15: Back to Addis Ababa (End of the Trip)
You can amend the program as per your days to visit