Ethiopia Holiday Packages

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Ethiopia has been praised for its outstanding natural beauty, dramatic landscapes and ancient culture. The European Council on Tourism and Trade has selected it as 2015’s top holiday spot out of 31 countries. These select tours live up to the buzz!
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HISTORY + CULTURE

A country known to be one of the earliest places inhabited by humans will have plenty of history to share with you. And its inhabitants belonging to over 70 ethnic groups will have colorful and complex culture to show you. These tours highlight the best of Ethiopia’s history and culture.

BEST OF THE NORTH (Axum, Lalibela, Gondar, Bahirdar) - 7 Days

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Following a chronological order of the history of Ethiopia, your journey will take you from the original capital of the mighty Axum Kingdom and its celebrated Queen of Sheba to Addis Ababa, the Capital of Ethiopia and home to the headquarters of the African Union.

BEST OF THE SOUTH (the Cultural Mosaic of the Omo Tribes) - 7 Days

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If you have an interest in pre-materialist culture, this tour is the right one for you. The Omo people of Southern Ethiopia are so cut off from the material world that they have no written languages or calendars. On this tour, you will be pushing from dawn to dusk observing ancient customs, rites and everyday activities of the Omo.

BEST OF THE EAST (the Medieval Walled City of Harar) - 2/3 Days

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The Eastern part of Ethiopia with Harar as its tourism capital is nothing like you have experience in the North or the South. A labyrinth of small streets surrounded by old city walls, Harar has a distinct architecture reflecting a strong Islamic influence and world-famed tale of its inhabitants feeding hyenas.

ADVENTURE

Ethiopia is home to 70% of the mountains in Africa and known as the “water tower” of Africa for its vast water resources.  Here are the highlights of ultimate adventure in Ethiopia.

THE DANAKIL CHALLENGE - 4 Days

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Do you want to journey to ‘another alien planet’ on earth? This ultimate adventure tour takes you to the doorsteps of what many call the “Gateway to Hell” – the Danakil Depression.

SEMIEN TREKKING (Includes Lalibela and Gondar) - 5 Days

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On this tour you will explore the mightiest and most popular trekking mountains in Ethiopia – the Simien Mountains. You will also visit the historic churches of Lalibela and the city of Gondar.

ULTIMATE HIKING AND CLIMBING: ROCK-HEWN CHURCHES OF TIGRAY - 3 Days

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A journey through the fairy-tale-like landscapes of Tigray (northern region) will seem like a time-travel and one for the true adventurer. 1,000-year-old rock-hewn, cave churches, with religious practices frozen in time; monasteries founded by the Nine Saints; mighty Gheralta Churches only accessible by climbing sheer rock walls and skirting cliff edges with no rope; and the monks of Debre Damo Monastery will tie you up in a rope and dragged you up to their sacred place at the summit.

NATURE + WILDLIFE

The extraordinary natural beauty of Ethiopia is apparent the moment you step outside the Capital. In whatever direction you travel, you will encounter breathtaking scener, abundant wildlife and birds, several of which are endemic; only found in Ethiopia.

SAFARI EXPERIENCE + TREKKING (Bale National Park) - 5 Days

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Explore Ethiopia’s most important biodiversity hotspot and its rich mosaic of high-altitude habitats. Bale National Park is the most important stronghold to three endemic large mammals and one of Africa’s top five birding hotspots.

BEST OF BIRDWATCHERS (Debre Libanos, Awash, Rift Valley Lakes and Bale National Park) - 10 Days

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With more than 800 bird species have been counted (many are endemic), Ethiopia is paradise for birdwatchers. This 10 day tour package takes you through the best routes for birdwatching in Ethiopia.

SAFARI EXPERIENCE: AWASH NATIONAL PARK - 2 Days

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If you are looking for a short safari experience with a focus on wildlife near Addis ABaba, Awash National Park is for you. One of the oldest and largest parks in the Country, Awash is known for its abundant wildlife, birdwatching activity and its beautiful landscapes.

CUSTOM ENQUIRY

Looking to see Ethiopia on your terms and at your pace? No problem. We can prepare vacation packages tailored for your desired level of adventure.