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Ethiopia Trips & Tours

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Ethiopia in Depth tour

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
13 Days
$ 288 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Axum, Gondar, Lalibela
From
$ 3,301

Highlights

  • Travel with Chris Bradley - Learn about the history and archaeology of Ethiopia from a knowledgeable lecturer
  • Tigray and Lalibela - Explore impressive churches carved in rocks
  • Bahar Dar - Walk to the top of Tississat Falls, the 'Water that Smokes'
  • Axum and Yeha - Obelisks, temples and palaces in the final resting place of the Ark of Covenant
  • Simien Mountains - Rugged and spectacular mountain scenery
  • Gondar - Exceptionally well preserved castles from the 17th Century
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Blue Nile and Lalibela tour

Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
14 Days
$ 184 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Axum, Gondar, Lalibela
From
$ 2,356

Highlights

  • Lalibela - Explore impressive churches carved in rocks.
  • Bahar Dar - Walk to the top of Tississat Falls, the Water that Smokes.
  • Axum - Obelisks, temples and palaces in the final resting place of the Ark of Covenant.
  • Simien Mountains - Rugged and spectacular mountain scenery.
  • Gondar - Exceptionally well preserved castles from the 17th Century.
  • Harar - A medieval walled city and the cradle of Islam in Ethiopia.
  • Awash Saba - A National Park dominated by a dormant volcano, home to mammals and predators.
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Simien  Mountain Trek and Lalibela tour

Nature & Wildlife, Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
13 Days
$ 263 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Ethiopia, Gondar
From
$ 3,064

Highlights

  • Simien Mountains - Trek one of Africa's most spectacular and least visited mountain ranges in Africa.
  • Ras Dashen - Climb Ethiopia's highest peak at 4543m.
  • Camping - Enjoy wild camping in stunning locations.
  • Gondar - Discover the medieval Fasilidas Castle and Debre Berhan Church.
  • Lalibela - Explore impressive churches carved in rocks.
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The Simien Mountains Trek tour

Hiking & Walking, Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 248 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Gondar
From
$ 3,715

Highlights

  • Castles of Gondar
  • Trekking through dramatic scenery
  • Endemic flora & fauna
  • Remote mountain communities
  • Led by an experienced Ethiopian guide and a UK trekking leader
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Ethiopia in Depth: Timkat Festival tour

Cultural, Festivals & Special Events

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 208 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar, Lake Tana, Lalibela
From
$ 3,335

Highlights

  • Timkat Festival
  • Castles of Gondar
  • Spectacular scenery in the Simien Mountains
  • Stelae of Axum
  • Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and Tigrai
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Ethiopia in Depth tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Festivals & Special Events

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 206 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar, Lake Tana, Lalibela
From
$ 3,095

Highlights

  • Rock hewn churches of Tigrai and Lalibela
  • Castles of Gondar
  • Spectacular scenery in the Simien Mountains
  • Stelae of Axum
  • Monasteries on Lake Tana
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Ethiopia Experience

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
19 Days
$ 392 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar, Lake Tana, Lalibela, Rift Valley
From
$ 7,455

Highlights

  • Enjoy an afternoon tour of addis ababa, including national museum, holy trinity cathedral and the public square, then a traditional ethiopian dinner at local project helping the youth of addis ababa.
  • Take a cruise around lake tana - ethiopia's largest body of water and a source of the nile - enjoying an on-deck sundowner after checking out island monasteries.
  • Venture out on a game walk through the grasslands of the nechisar plain in search of zebra, kudu and gazelle.
  • Walk through the simien mountains national park and up to sankaber before staying at our feature stay - the architecturally designed limalimo lodge.
  • Enjoy a sundowner, local music and dancing on the terrace of our konso lodge.
  • Uncover the eight distinct tribes that call the omo valley home, and gain a deeper understanding and respect for their lifestyle and traditions.
  • Learn about the importance of scarification and hair grooming for the karo and the hamer people in the market town of turmi.
  • See the amazing rock-hewn churches of lalibela with a guided tour over 2 afternoons before an open-air dinner with spectacular views looking over lalibela.
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Incredible Ethiopia tour

High Adventure, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 179 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar, Lake Tana, Lalibela
From
$ 2,730

Highlights

  • Enjoy a dinner in Bahir Zaf restaurant and support a project that opened its doors to train young people in catering services, thereby generating an income and creating employment opportunities after training.
  • Search for the source of the Blue Nile on a boat cruise at Lake Tana, then discover the churches and unique castles of the regal city of Gondar.
  • Trek the majestic series of undulating amethyst peaks that make up the Simien Mountains, looking out for the distinctive red-hearted Gelada.
  • Explore Lalibela's unique churches - astonishing constructions sculpted from huge slabs of stone - that make up one of the world's greatest historical and religious sites.
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Ethiopian Explorer tour

Nature & Wildlife, Overland Journeys

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
44 Days
$ 120 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Ethiopia, Kenya, Addis Ababa, Axum, Bath, Gondar, Nairobi, Rift Valley, Jerusalem, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Tana, Lalibela, Mt. Kenya
From
$ 4,514

Highlights

  • Spot Ethiopia's exotic wildlife on a game drive
  • Be amazed by the pink brilliance of flocks of flamingos
  • Experience distinct local cultures and traditions in the Omo Valley
  • Hike through lush national parks
  • Discover Gondar's ornate castles and palaces
  • Taste spicy Ethiopian delicacies in Addis Ababa
  • Feel the clouds of mist rising from the Blue Nile Falls
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Incredible Ethiopia - Timket Festival tour

High Adventure, Festivals & Special Events

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 202 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar, Lake Tana, Lalibela
From
$ 3,225

Highlights

  • Be part of the procession of locals marching to Jan Meda in preparations for Timket Festival in Addis Ababa
  • Enjoy a dinner in Bahir Zaf restaurant and support a project that opened its doors to train young people in catering services, thereby generating an income and creating employment opportunities after training.
  • Search for the source of the Blue Nile on a boat cruise at Lake Tana, then discover the churches and unique castles of the regal city of Gondar.
  • Trek the majestic series of undulating amethyst peaks that make up the Simien Mountains, looking out for the distinctive red-hearted Gelada.
  • Explore Lalibela's unique churches - astonishing constructions sculpted from huge slabs of stone - that make up one of the world's greatest historical and religious sites.
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