Wenchi Creater Lake

Tour Itinerary to Wenchi Creater Lake
Ages 14-80 Duration:9–10 hours Start time: Check availability
Ticket type: Mobile
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Wenchi Creater Lake is located  155 km west of Addis Ababa, between Ambo and Welliso.   An extinct volcano (the top of which is 3380 meters above sea level) the crater contains a large lake, hot mineral springs, waterfalls and beautiful valleys and farmland.

There is an old monastery with a church is situated on one of the lake islands.  Our guide told us that about 4000 people live within the crater. You can drive to Wenchi on either the Ambo road (105km from Addis to Ambo on tarmac, turn left onto gravel road for 25km to Wenchi) or the Jima road (125km on tarmac to Welliso, turn right onto gravel road for 38km).   

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes


  • Alcoholic beverages

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Wenchi Creater Lake, Oromiya Region

You will be picked up from your hotel between 8:30 and 9am.

Accompanied by a driver and a local guide, you will head to Wenchi. After arriving in Wenchi, you will hike Wenchi Creater  Lake, which are excellent for hiking, Mud bath and picture taking in between visiting the crater lakes, you have the option of stopping by a local coffee shop for a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony.

After you are finished exploring the crater lakes, you will go by boat then drive to authentic local restaurant for a traditional Ethiopian lunch experience; after lunch, you will be taken to a crater-by resort known for its true representation of Ethiopia, from the design of its facilities to its customer service day in a massage experience known by many to be the best in Ethiopia.

Duration: 10 hours

Departure details

Traveler pickup is offered


Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the

pickup points. anywhere in Addis Ababa

Return details

Bole Addis Ababa Airport, hotels, anywhere in Addis Ababa


No Wheelchair accessible and Service animals allowed

If you have questions about accessibility, please contact us +251910140042 Additional information Confirmation will be received at time of booking Not recommended for travelers with back problems Not recommended for pregnant travelers No heart problems or other serious medical conditions Most travelers can participate This is a private tour/activity only your group will participate.
Cancellation policy For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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