STT 001/Addis - Addis Alem – Ambo - Wenchi - Weliso - Addis
Tour Code: STT 001
Addis-Addis Alem –Ambo-Wenchi-Weliso-Addis Round Trips
Addis Alem Church and Museum: Located 55 km West of Addis Ababa, the town is known for its prominent church the Debre-Tsion Mariam. This specially decorated church was originally built as a palace for Emperor Menilik II. The other main attraction of the church is the Museum which houses various historical antiquities of royal families, religious manuscripts, etc.
Ambo: The capital of West Shewa Zone, Ambo is situated at 125 km West of Addis. The town is famed for its Mineral water commonly known as “Ambo Wuha”. The Mineral water of Ambo which has gained good reputation throughout Ethiopia is processed and bottled here.
The main attractions of Ambo are Hot spring baths, the Olympic size swimming pool and various hotel and recreation facilities. The vicinity of Ambo is also endowed with natural magnificence such as Huluka, Guder and Teltele Waterfalls, scenic land formations of the valley etc.
Wanchi Crater Lake: Is a picturesque lake about 32 km Southwest of Ambo along the road to Weliso and is found half way between the two towns.
Tourist appeal of the Crater Lake mainly stemmed from its fantastic beauty. Standing at the rim of the crater you will be watching the uniquely shaped and crystal-clear water laying in deep basin in additional to circular slops covered with greenery alpine vegetation which has largely contributed for its dramatic scenery. There is also a small island where a Monastery is found.
Weliso: Situated at about 116 km Southwest of Addis Ababa, Weliso hosts natural hot spring that serves for recreation and curative purposes. The Negash Lodge of Weliso is especially the ideal place where recreational facility is integrated with natural resources. The Lodge offers a neatly and well built swimming pool, spa, lodging services, cultural cottages and natural forest harboring Gureza, monkey and birds of various species.