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Ethiopia holidays, tailor made

Ethiopia doesn’t feature on any standard tourist trail, but this country is ideal for exploring. This Ethiopia holiday is tailor made, and introduces you to the natural beauty, rich culture, long history and friendly people of this country. Visit Ethiopia’s diverse historical attractions, from the monuments, museums and markets of Addis Ababa to the ancient capital of Gonder and the iconic rock churches at Lalibela. Ethiopia’s beautiful, natural landscape is home to endemic wildlife only found here and trekking at the Simien Mountain National Park brings you closer to the spectacular scenery. This 14-day itinerary includes domestic flights, to reduce travel times and help you reach key ...Read more >
From £3,295 excluding flights

Ethiopia vegan tour

Visitors never cease to wonder at seeing things in Ethiopia that are unusual. The food is one among many. Vegan dishes are notable for their uniqueness and delicacy, tempting everyone whether hungry or not. In Ethiopia, veganism is a natural thing not only for its health benefits but also a spiritual experience tied to the Ethiopian Orthodox and Catholic Churches. Every week of Wednesday and Friday is considered as a fasting day with few exceptions. All in all more than seven months of the year are strictly vegan as it is a period of reflection, where one would distance from things that he/she become accustomed to. It’s a great time to test your character and will, like surrendering the ...Read more >
From £2,195 excluding flights

Ethiopia holiday, tailormade

This tailor made Ethiopia holiday is a fascinating insight into this friendly and unique country. You’ll learn about its history, culture and religious life, see its dramatic architecture left behind by ancient civilisations, and explore its diverse landscapes and wildlife. This 17 day tour follows a route around the historical north of Ethiopia, visiting the country’s best known monuments, including the ancient Stelae of Aksum, a granite obelisk built in the 4th century, the medieval churches of Tigray and Lalibela, carved into the rock, and the beautiful castles of Gondar, dating from the 16th century. After exploring the north, travel to the south to discover Ethiopia’s beautiful ...Read more >
From £3,354 excluding flights

The Simien Mountains & Danakil depression, Ethiopia

The Simien Mountains National Park, aka the roof of Africa, is one of Africa’s largest mountain ranges of which fourteen peaks rise more than 4000mts above sea level including Ras Dashen, the highest summit in the country (4635mts) and the fourth highest in Africa. This trip features a trekking route through villages, terraced fields, a series of dramatic cliffs and escarpments. The other part of the adventure takes you to the Danakil depression, one of the lowest and hottest places on earth situated in the Great Rift Valley. Its unique geological features are the ones that draw visitors to it. A trip to the Danakil Depression is without a doubt the absolute highlight of Ethiopia. ...Read more >
From £5,685 excluding flights

Ethiopia birdwatching holiday in Bale Mountains

Travel with a local tour operator on this Ethiopia birdwatching holiday to the Bale Mountain region, recently voted fourth on a list of the best birding sites by the African Bird Club. Our guides will take you to the best sites, visiting a different area each day, from Awassa Lake to Sannete Plateau and the Harena Forest. Each different habitat boats a variety of birds, with Ethiopia itself home to 830 recorded species, 23 of which are found nowhere else in the world. In addition to birdwatching, this tour reveals the culture, history and wildlife of one of the most beautiful parts of Ethiopia. Included in the 10-day trip is adventure trekking, wildlife watching – look out for hippos and ...Read more >
From £3,285 excluding flights

Timkat Festival in Ethiopia holiday

Ethiopians celebrate many of the same events as the rest of the Christian world. However, some of them such as Timket (Epiphany) are hugely and uniquely celebrated here unlike any other place in the world. This trip features the colorful festivals of Genna or Ethiopian Christmas (on Jan 7th) especially colorful at Lalibela and Timket held on (Jan 18/19th), the biggest and most colorful of all which is celebrated throughout the country. Not only for the festivals but Ethiopia stands out as one of the most interesting countries where an ancient history, civilization, and deep spirituality mix up with a vibrant culture in this thriving nation. This is witnessed in the rock churches of ...Read more >
From £3,575 excluding flights

Ethiopia family holiday

Suitable for children aged seven and above, this Ethiopia family holiday takes in ancient cities, rock-hewn churches, wild landscapes and waterfalls on a 16 day adventure. Visit beautiful Lalibela, where churches are carved into the rock and built into caves; see the fairytale castles of Gondar and explore the Simien Mountains, home to thousands of gelada baboons and rare Walia ibex and red foxes, found in no other place on earth. See the huge carved stelae at Axum, the pretty town of Bahirdar, the Blue Nile Falls and enjoy some time at Lake Tana, with a boat trip to discover island monasteries. Throughout, local and highly qualified guides accompany you, and their knowledge of the ...Read more >
From £3,195 excluding flights

Wildlife and cultural tour to Ethiopia

This two-week wildlife and cultural tour of Ethiopia travels to the Omo valley, Ethiopia’s largest nature sanctuary. It’s an area rich in game and yet it’s one of the country’s least visited places. On this trip, you’ll meet some of the many small ethnic groups, famous for their artistic talent and traditions, that live in here, visit tribal markets and meet some of the local tribes. Explore the beautiful lakes of the Great Rift Valley, including Lakes Awassa, Shalla, Abiyata and Zeway and visit Harar, a Medieval walled city with a rich and wonderful history, impressive architecture and friendly people (including the famous Hyena Man, who feeds local hyenas scraps of meat each night). ...Read more >
From £2,455 excluding flights