Birding tours to Ethiopia follow some variant of a fairly standard itinerary. They go to the same (or nearby) destinations and often stay at the same lodges. This map of our tour might be a useful reference for anybody preparing for such a tour. Our (very successful) trip was a 19 day tour run by http://haimanotours.co.uk/
day 5 DRIVE - out and back - July 28
Day 6 DRIVE - July 29
Day 7 DRIVE - July 30
Day 8 DRIVE - July 31
Day 9 DRIVE - Aug 1
Day 10 DRIVE - Aug 2
Day 11 DRIVE - Aug 3
Day 12.a DRIVE out and back - Aug 4
Day 12.b DRIVE out and back - Aug 4
Day 13 Drive out and back - Aug 5
Day 14 DRIVE - Aug 6
Day 15.a DRIVE out and back - Aug 7
Day 15.b DRIVE out and back - Aug 7
Day 16 DRIVE - Aug 8
Day 17 DRIVE - Aug 9
Day 18 DRIVE - Aug 10
Day 19 DRIVE - Aug 11
day 4 DRIVE - July 27
Day 1 DRIVE July 24
Day 2 DRIVE - July 25
day 3 DRIVE - out and back via same route - July 26
1A. Gefersa Reservoir
2A. Salulta Plain
1B. Menagesha Forest
2B. Debra Libanose Monestery
3. Jemma River Valley
4A. Debre Birhan
4B. Gemesa Gedel (serins)
5. Melak Jebdu
6A. Debre Zeyt
6B. Bushoftu Lakes
6C and 7. Awash National Park
8. Aledeghi Wildlife Reserve
9A. Lake Basaka
9B. Lake Ziway
10A. Abijata Lake
10B. Abidjatta Shala NP HQ
10C. Langano Lake
11A. Bishangari Forest
11B. Goba
12A. Sof Omar
13A. Bale Mtn. NP
13B. Harenna Forest
14A. Ganelle River
14B. Neghele
15. Liben Plain
16A. Dawa River
16B. Yabello
18. Lake Awassa
19. Wendo Genet Forest
Night 1 Ghion Hotel, Addis - July 24
Nights 2-3 german lodge - July 25-26
Night 4-5 Eva - July 27-28, Debre Birhan
Night 6-7 Awash NP Eco-Lodge - July 29-30
Night 8, Bilen EcoLodge, July 31
Night 9 Hotel in Ziway - Aug 1
Night 10 Langano Lake Eco-Lodge- Aug 2
Nights 11-13 Goba Wabe Shebellee Hotel Aug 3-5
Nights 14-15 Negele Turaco Hotel Aug 6-7
Nights 16-17 Yebelo Hotel - Aug 8-9
Night 18 Wabe Shebelle Hotel, Lake Awassa, Aug 10