Experience Ethiopia

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Ends Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Enjoy an afternoon tour of Addis Ababa, including the National Museum and Holy Trinity Cathedral followed by a traditional Ethiopian dinner.
  • 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 Hamer people in the market town of Turmi.
  • Take a cruise around Lake Tana – Ethiopia's largest body of water and a source of the Nile – before enjoying an ondeck sundowner
The Experience Ethiopia tour starts and ends in Addis Ababa. The Experience Ethiopia is an explorer tour that takes 14 days taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and other destinations in Ethiopia.

For an incredible look back into the history of the earth and humankind, venture no further than Ethiopia. From 3 million-year-old fossilised hominid remains in Addis Ababa to incredible rock-hewn churches, hidden crypts and grottoes in Lalibela, no other country provides a more perfect combination of history, tradition, culture and nature. Uncover the 500-year-old monastery islands of Bahir Dar, witness the majestic geological formations of the Simien mountains, meet a fascinating range of distinct tribal groups in the Omo Valley and discover the rumoured home of the Ark of the Covenant. Witness expansive views of the Blue Nile, taste the famous coffee and delectable cuisine and be warmed by the genuine and friendly people along the way, as you embark on this all-encompassing experience of Ethiopia – an adventure like no other.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT PEREGRINE ADVENTURES
5 - Excellent
Based on 12 reviews
Francis' review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Francis
  • From USA
  • On Mar 04 2019
“Excellent”
Eileen's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Eileen
  • From UK
  • On May 12 2019
“Walking was tough - an endurance test. Transport of luggage between hotels worked well. Documentation was not very accurate, but way-marking on the paths was good. We felt a sense of achievement on completing the walk.”
Dan's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Dan
  • From Australia
  • On Jan 10 2019
“A great way to explore Peru! Everything was arranged down to the minutes of details. If you wish to see and explore Peru, this is a great way of doing so in a comfy style!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Addis Ababa
  • Day 2: Jinka
  • Day 3: Turmi
  • Day 4: Turmi
  • Day 5: Konso
  • Day 6: Bahir Dar
  • Day 7: Bahir Dar
  • Day 8: Gondar
  • Day 9: Simien Mountains National Park
  • Day 10: Axum
  • Day 11: Axum
  • Day 12: Lalibela
  • Day 13: Lalibela
  • Day 14: Addis Ababa
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Comfortable Hotel (8 nights), Tourist Lodge (4 nights), Feature Stay Lodge (1 night)
Meals
  • 13 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinner
Transport
  • Private vehicle , 4WD vehicle , Boat , Plane
Included Activities
  • Addis Ababa - Afternoon City Tour
  • Jinka - Research Centre Museum
  • Jinka - Ari villages
  • Turmi - Hamer village
  • Turmi - Market Visit
  • Konso - Local Music & Sundowner
  • Konso - Village Visit
  • Bahir Dar - Blue Nile Falls
  • Lake Tana- Sundowner Boat Drinks
  • Lake Tana - Boat Cruise
  • Gondar - Church & Castles tour
  • Simien Mountains National Park - Walk
  • Axum - Full Day Tour
  • Lalibela - Morning & Afternoon Churches Tour
  • Lalibela - Sunset drinks
  • Lalibela - Yimrehane Kristos cave church
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Addis Ababa are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Experience Ethiopia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Experience Ethiopia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 600 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 55 days before departure. For any departures within 21 November 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Experience Ethiopia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Experience Ethiopia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • Part of Southern Ethiopia’s appeal is that it’s less frequented by tourists, which means that accommodation in this region may not be at the level of comfort which you will have become accustomed to during your Peregrine journey. We have organised the best available within this region and believe that this provides you with an authentic experience, and a wonderful opportunity to experience the local lifestyle.
  • Festivals and markets are a big part of Ethiopian culture and are a fascinating sight. Sometimes we will amend the order of the Jinka to Konso portion of the itinerary to allow for the group to partake in markets or local festivities.
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