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Bird Watching

Amazing Birding Walks in Awash National Park

Four Giant Birds Walk - A wonder full walk in the savanna grasslands spend time learning, recording birds behavior and their feeding practice in their habitat such as Kori bustard, Arabian bustard, Abyssinian ground horn bill and Secretary bird.

Owls & Fish Eagles Walk - Enjoy the company of an owl as you spend 15 minutes learning about owls and their ecology. Walk through the woods and see them glide along above you through the trees.You will also appreciate the calls and perching habit of the African fish eagle. On the way, you will also see many riverine birds and skulker. The African harrier hawk with its nest will be your target on your way.

Bat & Harrier Hawks & Snake Eagles Walk - Walking towards the Air strips of Awash Park Spend a day and, handles several different species, learn about feeding and how to work with a bird of prey.

Night jar Walk - An evening exercise, starting from 6:30 pm for active Night jars 20 minutes planned walk. Walks can also be made during the day at their nesting/resting site.

Minimum age is 6, for groups larger than 4, please book to ensure availability.

No.

Walk Type

What to See?

Distance

Time Taken

Tour Price (USD)

1

Hyena Walks

Gotu Hyena Dens Walk

Hyenas with their dens & some other animals

0.5 km

10 min.
walk   

5.00/person

Fentale Hyena Park Walk

Hyenas with their dens, owls, bats, hyraxes, warthogs, lizards, recent volcano fissures & different bird species

27 km

40 min. Drive & 10 min. walk

30.00/car

2

Crocodile & Monitor Lizard Walk

Nile crocodile,  Nile monitor lizard, Awash Falls, indigenous trees & a variety of birds

2 km   

40 min. walk

3.00/person

3

Baboon & Monkeys Walk

Anubis baboon, Vervet monkey, Colobus monkey & a variety of birds   

2 km       

40 min. walk

3.00/person

4

Savannah Drive & Awash Gorge View

Beisa oryx, Soemmering’s gazelle, warthog, Awash gorge & others   

16 km    

30 min drive

12.00/car

5

Hawk Walk

Bat hawk, chanting goshawks, kestrels & falcons

16 km      

30 min drive

10.00/car

6

An Owl & Fish Eagle Walk

African fish eagle, African wood owl, king fishers, monkeys & a variety of birds

3 km   

50 min.

5.00/person

7

Four Giant Birds Walk

Kori bustard, Arabian bustard, African ground hornbill, Secretary bird & a variety of other birds

16-43 km   

30 min. to 1:30 hrs drive   

12.00-30.00/car

8

Kudu & Dik Diks Walk

Lesser kudu, Salt’s dik dik, warthog,  & a variety of birds

2 km    

40 min.

4.00/person

9

Tortoise Walk   

Leopard tortoise, warthog, Lesser kudu, Salt’s dik dik, monkeys & a variety of birds       

3 km

50 min.

5.00/person

10

Community Village Walks

Kereyu Village Walk

Kereyu Village Walk    Cultural hut with colourful dress & unique hair style         

7 km

20 min. drive

30.00/car

Afar Village Walk

Cultural hut with colourful dress & unique hair style      

40 km

1:00 hrs

40.00/car

11

Nature Trail Walks

Riverine Walk

Riverine plants & animals    

2 km 

35 min.

3:00/person

Gorge Walk

Riverine plants & animals, Rock hyrax, crocodile &  shiny volcano rocks   

4 km 

50 min.

5:00/person

Mountain Climbing

Climb to Mt Fentale, crater rim, Egyptian & Lappet faced vultures &  kestrels       

61 km drive & 6 km walk

1:20 hrs drive & 2:30 hrs walk

80.00/group

12

Hippo Walk & Community Visit

Hippos, Lesser kudu, Afar villages & aquatic birds    

50 km

1:30 hrs drive & 10 min. walk 

50:00/car

13

Hot Springs Walk

Hot springs, Waterbuck, Hamadryas baboon, Rock hyrax, Crocodile, warthog, aquatic birds & palm forest   

41 km

1:30 hrs drive & 15 min. walk 

30:00/car

14

Boat Sailing

Enjoy under the Awash Falls    

200 m

5 min

3.00/person for 30 min.

15

Camel Trekking

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