OUR SERVICES

Our services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Local Guiding Services
  • Personalized Itinerary Planning
  • Car and Equipment Rentals
  • Hotel & Accommodation Booking
  • Flight/Airlines Booking
  • Organization of Local Tourism Service Providers
  • Help with License & Permit Acquisition (for research and professional film expeditions)


OUR SPECIALTIES

Although we have a broad range of knowledge regarding Ethiopian cultures, history, landscapes and natural history to meet each of our client’s needs, there are some areas of expertise that we take particular pride in saying that we are honestly the best in the business. These areas of expertise include the following.

  • The birds of Bale
  • The wildlife of Bale
  • The cultures of Bale
  • The history of Bale
  • Historical, cultural and natural sites in Bale
  • Photography in Bale (i.e. photogenic areas, where to find specific wildlife species, where to find specific bird species, etc.)
  • Research in Bale (i.e. areas that meet the predefined needs for a suitable study site, where to find species of interest, seasonal changes that may affect data collection, etc.)
  • Rock climbing in Bale (i.e. where to find suitable faces and opportunities for bouldering)
  • Sport fishing in Bale (where to find fish in the rivers around Bale Mountains National Park)


SPECIAL OFFERS & SERVICES

We recognize the importance, hard work and dedication of some of those who visit. Either it be promoting local conservation, pursuing higher education or in encouraging and organizing others to visit. We appreciate your efforts and in return offer the following discounts to following groups.

Ethiopian Residents:

Conserving Ethiopia’s natural heritage ultimately comes down to you. As such, we want you to visit and experience the natural beauty of your country. As such, and in addition to receiving ‘resident’ park fees, we offer a 20% discount on all guiding fees and a 50% discount on our equipment rentals.

Large Groups:

We appreciate the efforts of those who encourage and organize large groups to come and visit. Through your word the image of Bale can be spread. As such, we will pay any park and guiding fees and offer free equipment rentals to the group leader of any group of 7 people or more people (including the group leader).

Students:

Pursuing a higher education is always admirable and we understand that budgets are tight so, in addition to ‘student’ park fees, we offer any students (upon proof), either national or foreign, with a 10% reduction in our guiding fees.

Services:

We take pride in offering special services to professional photographers/film makers and researchers who are interested in and conduct work in Bale. With these services and in addition to our expertise in the region (see ‘Our Specialities’ page for more information), we can help you in organizing your trip and in obtaining any pertinent licenses or permits that your work may require. In addition, we can plan and organize trips for large groups and volunteer groups that may have special needs and requirements. Just let us know and we will take care of the details.