Explore The Ethiopian Rift Valley Lakes And The UNESCO Site Of Steles Of Tiya - Addis Ababa

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 12 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    6:00 AM; 7:00 AM; 8:00 AM and 8:30 AM every day
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Addis Ababa Bole International Hotel, and any hotel/lodge in Addis Ababa , ,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Enjoy discovering few of Ethiopian Rift Valley Lakes and visiting the Steles of Tiya (14th Century AD and a UNESCO World Heritage). This is about 11 hours day trip from Addis to visit bird watching and spotting hippos, local family of the Oromo people, have great scenery of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley, and visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Steles of Tiya which date back to the 14th Century, located south of Addis Ababa.
It is a great outing from Addis to enjoy spotting various lowland water birds, have a boat trip on Lake Ziway to see families of hippos, experience the way of life of the country side people of Oromo, attend a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and visit the closest UNESCO Site to Addis Ababa.
Price of the tour includes private comfortable Toyota Minivan, fuel (gasoline), boat rent, family visiting fee, and professional experienced English speaking tour guide.


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Family friendly

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Instant Confirmation

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tiya World Heritage Site, Tiya, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

Here, visit about 42 huge stone Steles erected between the 12th and 14th Century AD in honor of local warriors.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lake Ziway, Ziway, Oromiya Region

Have a remarkable boat trip of about 1 hour on Lake Ziway to spot a number of water birds species, and families of hippos

Duration: 1 hour


Private comfortable Toyota Minivan equipped with air conditioning and seat belts

Hotel pickup and drop off

Local family visiting and attending a coffee ceremony fee

Professional experienced English speaking tour guide

Boat Rent at Lake Ziway

Bottled water and local snacks in the van

Fuel surcharge

Air port pickup and drop-off

And, all related governments taxes

Landing and facility fees

Bottled water

Coffee and/or Tea

Entry/Admission - Lake Ziway




Admission (entrance) fees

Food and drinks, unless specified


Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

And, any expense which is not mentioned in the "Included" list above

Entry/Admission - Tiya World Heritage Site

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

As June, July and August are the rainy season, dress accordingly and get umbrellas.

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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