Best of Ethiopia

14 days
£2,945
£2,345
Single supplement: £340

Off the beaten track : 5/5 Activity : 3/5

Explore ancient rock-hewn churches, castles and towering stelae in the north. Trek to the source of the Blue Nile and witness endemic wildlife in the Simien Mountains. In the south, meet the vibrant tribal people of the Omo Valley, experience market day in the villages and take a boat ride on Lake Chamo watching out for crocs, hippos and birdlife. This part of the world may be challenging at times, but the rewards are immeasurable.

Itinerary

Highlights

Ethiopia`s Orthodox Christianity
Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela
Ancient stelae of Axum
Gelada baboons in the Simiens
Discover the source of the Blue Nile
Tribes of the Omo Valley
Market days in the tribal villages
Wildlife on Lake Chamo

Dates

29-Nov-2014 - 12-Dec-2014
09-Apr-2015 - 22-Apr-2015
28-Nov-2015 - 11-Dec-2015

Accommodation

Accommodation in the North is higher-end with very good hotels and lodges. In the South, some places are more basic but the rustic style is in keeping with the local environment.

Includes

  • Airport pick-up & drop-off
  • Domestic flights (5)
  • Escorted guide
  • Ground transport
  • Drivers and local guides
  • Accommodation & meals (full board)
  • Daily bottle of still mineral water
  • Entrance fees to sites & parks
  • Boat ride on Lake Tana & Lake Chamo
  • Game drive in Nechisar National Park
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