Bale Mountains
Bale Mountains
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  • tim k
    6 contributions
    3 day jounrney into Bale Mountians
    Bale Mountain National Park had been on my list to visit for years, and is a gem of Ethiopia. My guide Mohammed Worko a Dinsho Local, was extremely knowledgeable about the area in both the town and National Park. I was at the tail end of a longer trip, and opted for a cheaper budget and he was willing to work with on me on the price providing various options and itineraries. He also provided a tent and a sleeping bag which were much needed (waking up to frost on the ground in Ethiopia was very surprising). The park is one of the most unique and incredible places I've been. Bale ranges from waterfalls, to valleys, forests, alpine plateaus and so much more. This is one of the places that displays the beauty and diversity of Ethiopia. Seeing animals such as the wolf and nyala is amazing, but only scratching the surface of Bale. The unique ecosystems and environments make this place a must do not only in Ethiopia, but Africa and the world. The flora and funa here make it seem like you could be on another planet at times. Besides our group and the rangers, it seemed as if I had the park entirely to myself. We trekked and camped by the Dinsho lodge and the Sodtota campsite, spending the night with the rangers. After this we drove to the Herena forest and the Plateau. I opted for a faster 3 day tour due to my time being extremely limited, but you could easily spend a week in this environment and still not see everything. Mohammed is a great guide and I couldn't recommend him more. He was really accommodating and consistently provided me with information both prior to arriving in Dinsho and during the trip. I was in contact with him for a few months since arriving in South Africa and started traveling North. We planned this trip in a small amount of time and Mohammed gave me the details on how I could travel from Hawassa in the south to Sheshemane and onto Dinsho. If you did not know Ethiopia. I would suggest flying into the airport and arranging private transport. Mohammed can be reached at on +251913958802, and mohammed.worko13@gmail.com. If you come to this part of the world and pass up this opportunity you will regret it. Bale is unspoiled and beautiful landscape that is a must visit. There are some many things here that you will never find anywhere else.
    Visited December 2022
    Written 8 March 2023
  • Vered H
    3 contributions
    Explore Bale mountain 3 days
    We traveled, a family of five, a couple of parents and three teenagers, for three days in Bale mountain under the guidance of Mohammed. We started near Dinshu and saw many wild animals. The next day we went to the plato and got to see the red wolf. We climbed to the top of Tullu Dimtu. The next day we hiked through the magical rainforest and waterfalls in the area. Mohammed is an excellent guide and with a very broad knowledge and he is happy to share, he knows every stone and path. On the last evening he took us to a local family who taught us how to make injera. Mohammed is patient and pleasant and we highly recommend him. +251913958802
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 October 2023
  • MarcDeballon
    France75 contributions
    3 days amazing bale mountains
    We were a group of 5 friends went to bale mountains in September. Bale Mountains National Park is a stunning natural reserve located in Ethiopia, East Africa. The park covers an area of approximately 2,200 square kilometers and is situated in the Oromia Region. It is nestled within the Bale Zone, which is part of the Ethiopian Highlands. The park's location is quite unique and significant, as it lies at a high altitude, ranging from 1,500 to 4,377 meters above sea level. This makes Bale Mountains National Park one of the highest elevated national parks in Africa we went to tuluditu the highest of bale mountains peak and we saw endemic animals like Ethiopian wolf,mountain nyala and bush bucks and the scenerys are stunning All the time. the service were well organized by sahlie a tour guide in Ethiopia +251936598727 whats up Sahlie.simien@gmail.com
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 5 November 2023
  • Eleni P
    Athens, Greece15 contributions
    Great tour with the best guide
    We just came back from a long trip all over Ethiopia. Ethiopia is an amazing country with wonderful and beautiful people. We had with us the best guide ever, Ebrahim Ahmed Erdis, very polite, supportive, helpful and great company. We were feeling very safe during the whole trip. Ebrahim +251912255345 is also a great trekking guide (mountain machine) specializing in Bale mountains. Totally recommended.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 February 2024
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Sonja S
Vienna, Austria1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Friends
Ibrahim was an amazing guide, he took care of everything. We saw the ethopian wolf, nyalas, monkeys, amazing landscapes, it was spectacular! On top of it, we had amazing food, as the cook was really great and made delicose food! Highly recommend!
Written 13 February 2024
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Eleni P
Athens, Greece15 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
We just came back from a long trip all over Ethiopia. Ethiopia is an amazing country with wonderful and beautiful people. We had with us the best guide ever, Ebrahim Ahmed Erdis, very polite, supportive, helpful and great company. We were feeling very safe during the whole trip. Ebrahim +251912255345 is also a great trekking guide (mountain machine) specializing in Bale mountains. Totally recommended.
Written 4 February 2024
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geoffwellard
Terrassa, Spain247 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Although it was mainly driving, with the exception of the last few hundred metres to the summit of Tulu Dimtu, the frequent stops combined with a lack of overall traffic - we seemed to be the only visitors, made it a sublime experience.
You notice the air thinning once on the Sanetti Plateau but are constantly distracted by the wealth of rodent and bird life, the views across the plain and the peace.
Taking it easy, the ascent is straightforward and an absolute must, just as the descent into Rira through the Hobbit like Erica forest and Harenna area.
Had the obligatory Kale and bread lunch stop and then were fortunate enough to enjoy a troop of Bale Monkeys, supposedly shy and retiring, gathering fruits not 10m from the road.
As the mist and cloud descended over the plateau on the way back, a pair of wolves suddenly emerged from nowhere, crossed in front of us, stopped and slowly ambled off into the late afternoon.
Written 18 December 2023
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Jan Artem H
2 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
Mamush and his team are just great. I proposed to my girlfriend in the mountains and we had one of our most magical experiences. Can strongly recommend!
Written 29 November 2023
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macarena r
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Friends
Mamush is a kind person and very profesional. He put attention into details and took care of us. It was a wonderful experience. An amazing adventure around Bale. We enjoyed a lot walking through beautiful landscape and we met a lot of wolfs, and colorful birds. I fully recommend this trip. +251912255049 Contact Mamush. Mamushmuhasin@gmail.com
Written 27 November 2023
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MarcDeballon
France75 contributions
Sept 2023 • Friends
We were a group of 5 friends went to bale mountains in September.
Bale Mountains National Park is a stunning natural reserve located in Ethiopia, East Africa. The park covers an area of approximately 2,200 square kilometers and is situated in the Oromia Region. It is nestled within the Bale Zone, which is part of the Ethiopian Highlands. The park's location is quite unique and significant, as it lies at a high altitude, ranging from 1,500 to 4,377 meters above sea level. This makes Bale Mountains National Park one of the highest elevated national parks in Africa we went to tuluditu the highest of bale mountains peak and we saw endemic animals like Ethiopian wolf,mountain nyala and bush bucks and the scenerys are stunning All the time. the service were well organized by sahlie a tour guide in Ethiopia +251936598727 whats up
Sahlie.simien@gmail.com
Written 5 November 2023
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Diede Smith
15 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
I went on a trip with Tanian Ethiopia Tours to the Bale Mountains with my friend. It was all very well organised, fun, and beautiful! @tanianethiopia.tours (IG).

The tour guide, Ibrahim (or the mountain machine), was also amazing! He knew a lot, was very nice and fun to be with. He can be reached on +251912255345 or ebrahimahmed828@gmail.com
Written 30 October 2023
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Alexandra K
3 contributions
Sept 2023 • Friends
Me and four friends camped in the Bale Mountains with the help of our great guide Mohammed. We stayed in a campsite with wild animals roaming around - warthogs near our tents! We went on several relaxed nice walks in the park, and did one big adventure to the second highest peak in Ethiopia. We had a great time. Ali G, a great chef cooked delicious vegetarian meals for us. We had a warm campfire which prepared us for the cold nights and there were beautiful views of the stars. A lovely trip that I would recommend. Mohammed was very accommodating and speaks good English. It was interesting to speak to him about the park and the work that is being done to increase tourism in a responsible way.
Written 10 October 2023
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Vered H
Jerusalem3 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
We traveled, a family of five, a couple of parents and three teenagers, for three days in Bale mountain under the guidance of Mohammed. We started near Dinshu and saw many wild animals. The next day we went to the plato and got to see the red wolf. We climbed to the top of Tullu Dimtu. The next day we hiked through the magical rainforest and waterfalls in the area. Mohammed is an excellent guide and with a very broad knowledge and he is happy to share, he knows every stone and path. On the last evening he took us to a local family who taught us how to make injera. Mohammed is patient and pleasant and we highly recommend him. +251913958802
Written 5 October 2023
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Arie M
1 contribution
May 2023
It's a special place, especially I enjoyed the Sanetti plateau. I was lucky enough to meet with five Ethiopian wolves. Have made lots of nice pictures.

Our guide Mamush was friendly and proactive; he was reliable and served our group in a good way.
If you want to cantact him: 251 912 25 50 49 or 251 912 31 62 83 or mamushmuhasin@gmail.com.
Written 10 June 2023
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