Eastern Route

Awash National Park – Babile, Harar and Dire Dawa

Day 1

In the morning drive to Awash National Park to visit the wonderful bird life and wildlife, such as Onyx, Baboons, greater and lesser Kudu, Warthogs, Gazelles, Colubus Monkeys. Additionally, you’d be very lucky to see Leopards, Lions, and other cats. The landscapes in the park are beautiful, looking over the Awash Gorge Awash Falls.Overnight at Hotel or Lodge in the park

Day 2

After breakfast drive to Dire Dawa and visit the city. After that drive to Harar. At night visit the Hyena Men who feed the hyenas every night just outside the walls of the city. You can even give a try at feeding the hyenas — with your mouth.Overnight at Harar In the morning, drive out to Babile and the Valley of Marvels. The Valley of Marvels  has wonderful landscapes, famous for its balancing rock formations. Additionally, the town of Babile has a very large market on Saturdays and a camel market on Mondays and Thursdays. And we will visit Babile Elephant Sanctuary, before continuing back to Harar,Overnight at Harar

Day 4

Harar, the medieval walled city, worth of mosques, mints, colorful markets, baskets and center of Muslim learning. Visit the colorful market, house of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, the grand market, beautifully decorated Harari traditional houses.Overnight at Harar

Day 5

In the morning, start driving back to Addis, Overnight  at Addis Ababa.

End of Tour