RACE AND RIFT VALLEY LAKES TOUR (10 days/9 nights)
Participants are expected to arrive in Addis Ababa latest on 7th August. The arrival time will depend on the country of origin and the airline chosen.
- Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa and transfer to Monarch Hotel.
- Day 02: Drive to Langano on the way visit Tiya stelaes (UNESCO World Heritage Sites) and Lake Ziway. In the afternoon short guided run around Lake Langano for muscle relaxation and adaptation to altitude. Overnight stay at Sabana Beach Resort/ Simbo Beach Resort.
- Day 03: Training on the race course and visit a school project supported by Ethiotrail. Overnight at Sabana Beach Resort/ Simbo Beach Resort.
- Day 04: Excursion in Abijatta-Shalla National Park, race briefing and collect race number. In the evening Pasta Party. Overnight stay at Sabana Beach Resort/ Simbo Beach Resort.
- Day 05: Race day! After race barbeque and overnight stay at Sabana Beach Resort/ Simbo Beach Resort.
- Day 06: Drive to Arbaminch and overnight at Paradise Lodge.
- Day 07: Boat trip on Lake Chamo to see Crocodile and Hippopotamus and visit the Dorze tribe in the outskirts of Arbaminch. Overnight at Paradise Lodge.
- Day 08: Drive to Konso to visit the Konso community and their amazing terracing culture and villages which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Overnight at Kanta Lodge.
- Day 09: Drive to Hawassa. Overnight at Gezahegn and Elfinesh Hotel or Haile Resort.
- Day 10: Drive back to Addis Ababa, souvenir shopping (optional) and departure to the country of origin.
Note: If you would like to have an extend tour to the south to visit the Mursi, Hamer, and Bana tribes, we have additional 2-5 days package that we can provide upon demand. So please contact us and get the itinerary and price for the extra package.
- Shared room: €1500
- Single room supplement: €190
The price includes:
- Race registration fee and race pack
- Hotel accommodation and meals
- Pasta party and post-race barbecue
- All in country transportation
- Guided training and orientation on highland running
- Medical support and massage the day of the race and the training sessions
- Refreshments during the race
- All entrance fees for all the touristic sites in the tour package