General information on hunting;
1. Prohibited areas; Hunting is strictly prohibited in National parks, wildlife reserves and sanctuaries. Hunting without a permit in a controlled hunting area is also forbidden.
2.Prohibited methods of hunting;
- Use fire to drive or surround game
- Use any artificial lights for hunting, except for specified nocturnal animals
- Use dogs to hunt down and chase any game animals other than game birds
- Hunt during night, except for specified nocturnal animals
- Shoot from a motor vehicle, motor driven boat, or aircraft
- Use hides or blinds
- Use a grenade or explosive, poison, or any toxic substance.
- Use bows, handheld pistols, air guns, air rifles, and air pistols.
3. Registration of trophy and certificate of lawful possession after hunt, the trophy should be registered and application should be made for a certificate of lawful possession at the licensing office.
4. Wounding of game animals; all hunters are legally bound to follow up and kill any animal they have wounded. In the case of dangerous animals, when wounded and lost, a full report must be made to the nearest official of the Wild life Conservation organization, district administration office, or police office in charge of the area.
5. Fees and conditions:
All license and capitation fees are to be paid in advance and are non-refundable.
-Hunting Area & Species-
The hunting areas in ethiopia are spread out over a large portion of the country. Although there are many different species found in Ethiopia, we categorize them separately as Highland and Lowland species.
The Highland species include the mountain species such as: Mountain Nyala, Menelick’s Bushbuck, Giant Forest Hog, Leopard, and Colobus Monkey. Arsi ,Bale and Harar chain mountains are the area for Mountain Nyala and Meneliks bushbuck.
Lowland species encompasses all other species like Salt's Dik-dik Sommerings
Gazelle, Lesser Kudu, Besia Oryx, Northern Grant’s Gazelle, Nile Buffalo, Newman’s Hartebeest, Abyssinian Bushbuck, Southern and Northern Gerenuck, and a range of different baboons.
The best time of year for hunting in ethiopia is from October through end of June.Hunting is possible all year round,but it is not recommended from July to October because of rain and fog.
Ethiopia’s climate for the highland species, varies with elevation. Temperatures range between 40 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Mostly cooling down at night time.
For the Lowland Species, the hunting is done in more flat land. Due to these dessert type conditions, temperatures can drop significantly in the late evenings and reach highs of 100 degrees Fahrenheit mid day. Most hunt is done at Temperatures ranging from 50 to 90 degrees.
Your safari begins and ends in the capital, Addis Ababa. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our team to assist you, The Professional hunter who will be hunting with you will meet you at the airport Arrival hall.and transfer you to your previously reserved hotel.
|ABYSSINIAN BUSHBUCK||JACKAL COMMON|
|ABYSSINIAN GREATER KUDU||JACKAL BLACK BACKED|
|BABOON HAMADRYAS||JACKAL GOLDEN|
|DEFFASSA, WATER BUCK||LESSER KUDU|
|EAST AFRICANS BUSH DUIKER||MENELIK’S BUSHBUCK|
|GERENUK NOTHER||MOUNTAIN NYALA|
|GIANT FOREST HOG||ORYX BEISA|
|GAZELLE SOMALI SOMMERING||OSTRICH|
|JACKAL SILVER BACKED|
Safari Costs Include-
1.All concession fees, Ethiopian VAT tax on daily fees, and Firearm import fees.
2.Service of a government licensed professional hunter with trackers..etc
3.Vehicles and transport from airport to hotel and within hunting area.
4.Complete safari camp accomodation including meals , beverages,Medical supply,laundry. -Deluxe tented safari camps
Safari Cost Does not include-
1.Airfare to and from or within Ethiopia.
2.Hotel charges before or after your safari.
3. Gratuities for camp staff/professional hunters.