14 Days Discover Organic Coffee at Yirga Cheffe

Route: Addis Ababa – Awassa – Yirgacheffe – Wendogenet – Shashemene – Wolayta Sodo – Bonga – JIMMA – Nekemte – Ambo – Addis Ababa

Note: Itinerary can be amended upon request



Day 1

Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport & City Tour

Arrive at Bole International airport, meet & greet with us and transfer to the hotel.

Visit Addis Ababa:

  • Visit Mount Entoto(3,300 above sea level. The Church of St Mary (1885) and Emperor Menelik II Palace. The Entoto Museum, with its historical exhibits, is well worth a visit. The Panoramic View of Addis here is spectacular.
  • Ethnological Museum (within Addis Ababa University) that exhibits the culture and handicrafts of various Ethiopian ethnic groups,
  • National Museum in which you are visiting different archaeological findings (including Lucy’s replica Skeleton).
  • Visit the Trinity Cathedral, Mausoleum of emperor MenelikII at Bààta Church
  • The Unity Park – in the Menelik II’s Grand Palace
  • Merkato– the largest open market in Africa.
  • Visit one of the famous coffee shops like Tomoca.

Overnight – Hotel, Addis Ababa

Day 2

Addis Ababa – Awassa

Drive Addis Ababa to Awassa. On the way; visit rift Valley lakes:  Zeway, Langano, Shalla, Abijata, and Awassa.

Overnight- Hotel, Awassa

Day 3

Yirgacheffe ( Yirga Cheffe)

Drive from Awassa to Yirga Chefe. Visit the Coffee union Project in Yirgachefe. Coffee from Yergacheffe is a world-quality coffee! After roasting & grinding the beans, you will notice a pleasant sweet smell. After boiling and serving to drink, it produces an exciting and enjoyable taste.

Overnight – Hotel, Dilla

Day 4

Sidama Region

Explore every coffee plantation in Sidama Region; taste the coffee from Sidamo People in their village.

Overnight – Hotel, Dilla

Day 5

Wendogenet – Shashemene

Drive to Wendogenet. Take time to visit the local coffee farm around Wendogenet.

Overnight – Hotel, Shashemene

Day 6

Wolayta Sodo

Drive to Wolayta Sodo.

Overnight – Hotel, Sodo

Day 7

Wolayta Sodo – Bonga

Drive to Bonga via Gibe Hydroelectric Dam. 

Overnight– Hotel, Bonga

Day 8


Visit a traditional Kaffa house and learn about the culture of the Kaffa people. Drive to Ellelo, Adiyo falls, the Dadiben, and Gora Hot spring. 

Overnight- Hotel, Bonga

Day 9

Trek to Mankira

Trek to Mankira Coffee Forest, the place where coffee Arabica was first discovered. Meet the local coffee farmers. On the way; visit the Adaracha Medhane Alem church and the Gurguto natural Bridge.

Overnight – Hotel, Bonga

Day 10

Bebeka Coffee Planation

Driven to Bebeka via Mizan Teferi. On the way, visit the Honey city/ village for coffee and Honey farm. The 93-sq-km Bebeka Coffee Plantation, 28km southwest of Mizan Teferi, is Ethiopia’s largest and oldest coffee farm. Visit both wild and planted coffee farms. 

Overnight – Hotel, Mizan Teferi

Day 11


Drive to Jimma.

Overnight – Hotel, Jimma

Day 12

Bedelle and Nekemte

Drive from Jimma to Agaro, the coffee plantation site in the region. Continue to Nekemte via Bedele.

Overnight – Hotel, Nekemte

Day 13

Addis Ababa

Drive back to Addis Ababa via Ambo. On the way near Ambo City, Visit Wonchi Crater Lake.

Overnight – Hotel, Addis Ababa

Day 14


Last time to taste Coffea Arabica in Addis, Ethiopia, and departure.