If you are looking for a short safari experience with a focus on wildlife near Addis ABaba, Awash National Park is for you. One of the oldest and largest parks in the Country, Awash is known for its abundant wildlife, birdwatching activity and its beautiful landscapes.

Program Duration:

  • 2 days


  • Drive from Addis to Awash National Park (about 3-4 hours drive)
  • A short game drive to see the local wildlife, such as oryx, baboons, colubus monkeys, kudus, warthogs and gazelles
  • You could be lucky to see leopards, lions and other cats. The landscapes in the park are beautiful, looking over the Awash Gorge
  • Overnight stay at Awash National Park (lodging or camping)
  • Visit more of the Park at sunrise when it is at its best. If you are into birdwatching, the Park is one of the best sites in the Country with over 500 bird species including the Arabian bustard, African swallow-tailed kite, northern carmine bee-eater, Abyssinian roller and the endemic yellow-throated serin and near-endemic rock chat
  • Permitting time, you can stop by the popular resort of Sodere for a therapeutic shower in its hot springs
  • Drive back to Addis Ababa


  • Pick-up from Airport or Hotel
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Local guide
  • Road transportation cars, drivers, fuel
  • Accommodation (Twin/Double Room sharing) or camping equipment
  • Fees for entrances, local guide and scouts


  • Meal plans
  • International flights and visas
  • Activities not mentioned above
  • Photo and video fees
  • Other personal expenses


  • Awash National Park could be very hot with temperatures averaging 32 degrees celcius. We recommend light clothing, sun screens and light shoes

Available departures

This tour is available throughout the year, including public holidays. Note: The starting from price requires a minimum of FOUR people.

Select your tour date using the calendar below to book this tour.

This is a daily tour.