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TST 2013
Ambo and Wonchii Crater Lake
You drive to the town of Ambo and visit one of the most beautiful and clean Lake of Wonchi...
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Title: Ambo and Wonchi Crater Lake

Tour Code: TST 2013

Duration : 1night and 2days

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Magnificent landscape, volcanic hot springs surrounded by lawns and shade trees awaits you in Ambo-The place of the Ethiopian famous mineral water –AMBO MINERAL WATER. Between the town of Ambo and Weliso you will see Wonchi - the Switzerland  of Africa -Beautiful with Islands and Peninsula with alpine vegetation. And the small monastery ST. KIRKOS on the Island-Next to lake Tanganyika, the water in Lake Wonchi is the second in its purity in Africa.

From Ambo at 12 KMS on a different road, do not miss the Guder fall.


Day 01

Morning pick up from hotel (place where you are staying at) and drive to Ambo town which is 125Kms.west of Addis Ababa. Ambo, among other things is famous for its bubbling mineral water, natural hot springs and swimming pool. From this you drive about 32kms.south on a gravel road to arrive at Mt. Wonchi. This mountain is 3,220mts above sea level. The view of Lake Wonchi below this mountain is incredibly fantastic. Lake Wonchi, sometimes called the Switzerland of Africa, is beautifully situated in a steep-sided highland crater which is claded by alpine vegetation. From the crater rim, it takes about 30 minutes to descend and one hour to ascend from the lake. In the central island lies a small peaceful church called St. Kirkos church. One can hire local dugout canoe to reach to this island. A small village, whose inhabitants are Chebo Oromo, has grown surrounding the lake. Next to Lake Tanganyika, the water in Lake Wonchi is the second in its purity in Africa. After the visit of Lake Wonchi, you drive to Ambo.

Overnight: Abebech Metaferia Hotel


Visit of the magnificent Guder Falls which is about 12Kms away from Ambo. Then return to Addis Ababa.  Transfer to airport and depart. End of service.



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