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Cultural Tour "Historic Route" with Harar and Awash — 18 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-028
  • Private Journey
  • 17 Days
  • This Highlights of Ethiopia tour includes the mind-blowing rock-hewn churches at Lalibela and exploration of this amazing culture. Welcome to the beauty of Ethiopia’s Historic Route. The magnificent cultures and landscapes are indicative of an extraordinary past. It has left a mark on the land, the people, and their monuments. In this fascinating land, the past comes alive in the form of strange and beautiful monuments and ruins, built centuries ago in what used to be one of the greatest kingdoms of the world. Moreover, it is a past that began as the cradle of mankind.

Bahir Dar, Blue Nile Falls, the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela Tour — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-WE3
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • On this tour, you will enjoy a boat trip on the source of the Blue Nile—Lake Tana—and visit some of the famous island monasteries. The magnificent Nile Falls will be another highlight. The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world”. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock, in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism. The 11 manmade churches are found in the town of Lalibela. They are a lasting monument to man's faith in God.

Wildlife Holiday to the Bale Mountains National Park — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Nature and Wildlife
  • GHET-WE2
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • Enjoy a unique wildlife holiday in the largest Afro-Alpine habitant in the whole of Africa. Bale Mountains is a high-altitude plateau fragmented by numerous volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes, and mountain streams that run down in the deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands. It is a haven for various endemic mammals including the endangered African Wolf, the Mountain Nyala, Menelik's Bushbuck, and many endemic birds and other mammals.

Dallol, Danakil Expedition, and Erta Ale Lava Lake — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Unique Nature and Trekking Adventure
  • GHET-WE1
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • An adventure to the Dallol/Denakil Desert and Erta Ale Lava Lake is like an adventure like no other. This journey takes you to one of the hottest, lowest, and geologically active areas on the planet. This is a trip to one of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth.

Northern Splendor: Lalibela and Gondar Tour — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-WE4
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • This is a journey to Ethiopia’s past and present. This cultural tour takes you to the two ancient cities of Ethiopia on Ethiopia’s Historic North. Both cities are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world”. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism.

Wildlife Safari to Awash National Park — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Nature and Wildlife
  • GHET-WE5
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • This short wildlife safari takes you northeast of Addis Ababa to Awash National Park, 253 km in the Ethiopian Great Rift Valley. This beautiful park was established as a recreational park for the royal family in 1966. Awash National Park is home to over 460 species of birds and several mammals such as the Beisa Oryx, Desert Warthog, Summering’s Gazelle, Lesser Kudu, Hamadryad's Baboon, Olive Baboon, Grivet's Monkey, Abyssinian Hare, Harar Dik Dik, Spotted Hyena, Ard Wolf, Bat-eared Fox, Golden Jackal, African Wild Cat, and some other rarely seen mammals.

Lalibela and the Rock-Hewn Churches Tour — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-WE6
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • This cultural tour takes you to one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world”. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock, in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism.

Wildlife Tour on the Roof of Africa: Simien Mountains National Park — 6 Days

  • Trip Type Wildlife
  • GHET-N05
  • Private Journey
  • 6 Days
  • Simien Mountains National Park has some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in Africa. In addition to the breathtaking scenery and hiking opportunities, this park is a haven to many endemic species of wildlife and flora, including the Gelada Baboon, Walia Ibex—the sacred animal for ancient Ethiopians—the rare Ethiopian Wolf, and many endemic bird species.

Wildlife Tour in the Bale Mountains — 6 Days

  • Trip Type Wildlife Holiday
  • GHET-N06
  • Private Journey
  • 6 Days
  • This wildlife tour takes you into the largest Afro-Alpine habitant in Africa. The highlights of this wildlife tour will be the endangered, last wolf of Africa, which is unique to the highlands of Ethiopia. On this tour we will also have the chance to see the gorgeous Mountain Nyala and the delightful Bale Monkey as well as many endemic birds.

Mammals of Ethiopia Tour — 14 Days

  • Trip Type Wildlife
  • GHET-N04
  • Private Journey
  • 14 Days
  • Looking for a unique wildlife holiday a little different from the typical African wildlife safari? Then Then Ethiopia is an excellent choice with exciting, endemic wildlife and amazing natural beauty. You will be surprised!

Ethiopia’s Big 5 Endemic Mammals: Simien Mountains and Bale Mountains Tour — 11 Days

  • Trip Type Wildlife Photography Trip
  • GHET-N07
  • Private Journey
  • 11 Days
  • Join us on a unique wildlife holiday in Ethiopia designed by our nature experts and led by our passionate professional wildlife tour guides. Ethiopia's amazingly varied ecosystem makes it an endemic hotspot. Our Endemic Big 5 of Ethiopia Wildlife  Tour focuses on the endemic wildlife and breathtaking landscapes of Ethiopia that will take your breath away.

Ancient City of Axum and the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela — 5 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-035
  • Private Journey
  • 5 Days
  • This is a journey to takes you to the two ancient cities of Ethiopia on Ethiopia’s Historic North Route — Axum and Lalibela. Both are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Axum is the birthplace of Ethiopian civilization. The Holy Ark of the Covenant was brought here before the destruction of the Temple. It is reputed to be the second Jerusalem. And Lalibela is the site of the famous rock-hewn churches.

Ethiopia Birding Tour: A Birdwatcher's Paradise — 10 Days

  • Trip Type Bird Watching Tour - Nature
  • GHET-B001
  • Private Journey
  • 10 Days
  • On this birding tour, you will be able to view a significant number of Ethiopian birds — many native to Ethiopia along with mammals. You will see the breathtaking sceneries of the Jemma River Gorge, Sululta plains, the Rift Valley lakes, Wondo Genet Forest, and the magnificent Bale Mountains, where more than ten endemic birds are found.

Ethiopia Rift Valley Lakes Tour — 2 Days

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET - ST 009
  • Private Journey
  • 7 Days
  • See Ethiopia's Rift Valley lakes and surrounding area

Awash National Park and Debre Zeit Crater Lakes Tour — 2 Days

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET-ST-007
  • Private Journey
  • 2 Days
  • This safari excursion will give you an introduction to the wildlife of Ethiopia. See endemic mammals and birds and enjoy the beautiful Rift Valley crater lakes.

Menagesha Forest and Wonchi Crater Lake Tour — 2 Days

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET-006
  • Private Journey
  • 2 Days
  • Spot indigenous trees while walking through Managesha Forest. Hike down to Wonci Crater Lake and enjoy the spectacular views.

Debre Berhan and Ankober Day Tour

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET-005
  • Private Journey
  • 1 Day
  • On this tour you visit two cities which played an important role in the history of Ethiopia.

Blue Nile Gorge, Debre Libanos, and Jemma River Gorge Day Trip

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET - ST 003
  • Private Journey
  • 1 Day
  • Enjoy the spectacular view of the Gemma River Gorge, spot the endemic Gelada Baboons, and visit one of the most sacred monasteries of Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa City Tour

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET-ST 002
  • Private Journey
  • Full day Addis Ababa City tour
  • Enjoy two museums and other important sights of Addis Ababa, the "Capital of Africa".

Melka Konture, Adadi Mariam, and Tiya Stele Day Tour

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET - ST 004
  • Private Journey
  • 1 Day
  • A beautiful rock-hewn church, an important archeological site, and the mysterious stele of Tiya are the highlights of this trip.

Addis Ababa Half-Day City Tour

  • Trip Type Short Tour
  • GHET - ST 001
  • Private Journey
  • Addis Ababa City Tour — Half Day
  • Get a glimpse of the Ethiopian capital and meet your ancestor "Lucy" on this short tour.

The Historic Route of Ethiopia and the Simien Mountains — 11 Days

  • Trip Type Private Journey
  • GHET-021
  • Private Journey
  • 11 Days
  • This 11-day tour takes you on a culture and nature journey on the Historic Route of Ethiopia including the Simien Mountains National Park. You will discover Ethiopia’s ancient history and culture and spend a few days enjoying the magnificent nature of Simien Mountains, go on a relaxing mountain trek, spot the famous Gelada Baboon, and see other endemic wildlife. You will also have the chance to interact with local people and learn about their culture and daily life.

The Historic Route of Ethiopia by Air — 10 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-001B
  • Private Tour With an Expert Local Guide, Customized to Your Interest
  • 10 Days
  • This tour takes you on the highlights of the Historic Route of Ethiopia. You will travel by air and have plenty time to explore the different sites.

The Historic Route With Tigray Rock-Hewn Churches — 14 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-024
  • Private Journey
  • 14 Days
  • Discover the land that used to be one the greatest kingdoms of the world. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and endemic wildlife. This is a guided private tour the Classic Historic Route of Ethiopia, Simien Mountains National Park, and the less-visited, but amazing Tigray rock-hewn churches.

Omo Valley Tribal Tour With Yabello and Yirgalem — 12 Days

  • Trip Type Tribal and Nature Tour
  • GHET-053
  • Private Journey
  • 12 Days
  • Experience the ultimate adventure — ethnic culture and rituals along with landscapes of astounding natural beauty and tranquility.

Tribal Tour and Safari to Ethiopian Great Rift Valley and Omo Valley — 10 Days

  • Trip Type Tribal Tour
  • GHET-058
  • Private Journey
  • 10 Days
  • On this fascinating tour, you will witness and learn the meaning behind age-old customs and rituals that remain an integral part of everyday life in this region.

Tribal Tour and Safari to the Ethiopian Great Rift Valley and Omo Valley — 9 Days

  • Trip Type Tribal Tour
  • GHET-005
  • Private Journey
  • 9 Days
  • The Omo Valley is a classic Ethiopian/African destination with incredible safari opportunities and many unique tribal highlights. This can be tailored to your interests.

Surma Trekking in the Omo Valley Ethiopia — 11 Days

  • Trip Type Nature
  • GHET-007
  • Private Journey
  • 11 days
  • Trekking, camping, beautiful landscapes, different tribes, adventure, and much more

Mountain Trekking Around Lalibela — 8 Days

  • Trip Type Trekking
  • GHET-0132
  • Private Journey
  • 8 Days
  • Explore Ethiopia's natural beauty as cultural treasures in this private tour.

Bale Mountains Trekking — 6 Days

  • Trip Type Nature and Trekking
  • GHET-N02
  • Private Journey
  • 6 days
  • This trek takes you into the largest Afro-Alpine habitant in all of Africa, Bale Mountains National Park. It is a high-altitude plateau that is fragmented by numerous remarkable volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes, and mountain streams that run down in the deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands. It is a haven for various endemic mammals including the African Wolf, Mountain Nyala, and many endemic birds.

Bale Mountains Trekking — 9 Days

  • Trip Type Nature Trekking
  • GHET-N02B
  • Private Journey
  • 9 days
  • This trek takes you to Bale Mountains, the largest Afro-Alpine habitat in the whole of Africa. It is a high-altitude plateau fragmented by numerous remarkable volcanic plugs and peaks and beautiful alpine lakes and mountain streams that run down into the deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands. It is haven for various endemic mammals including the African Wolf and Mountain Nyala, and many endemic birds.

The Historic Route With Simien Mountain Trekking — 10 Days

  • Trip Type Culture, Nature, and Trekking
  • GHET-N01
  • Private Journey
  • 10 days
  • This tour takes you to the Simien Mountains, some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in Africa: Great volcanic plugs, formed some 40 million years ago and eroded over the aeons into fantastic crags, pinnacles, and flat-topped mountains. "The chess pieces of the Gods", as one writer described them, tower over precipitous gorges, river valleys and plains stretching all the way to Eritrea. There are many peaks over 4000 meters.

Simien Mountains Trekking — 10 Days

  • Trip Type Nature Trekking
  • GHET-N01B
  • Private Journey
  • 10 Days
  • This tour takes you to the Simien Mountains, some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in Africa: Great volcanic plugs, formed some 40 million years ago and eroded over the aeons into fantastic crags, pinnacles, and flat-topped mountains. "The chess pieces of the Gods", as one writer described them, tower over precipitous gorges, river valleys, and plains stretching all the way to Eritrea. There are many peaks over 4000 meters.

Meskel Festival With the Historic Route of Ethiopia — 13 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F01
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days
  • The Meskel Festival is one of the most colorful festivals celebrated in Ethiopia for more than 1600 years. It is celebrated at the end of the rainy season, with much dancing, feasting, and the lighting of a massive bonfire to commemorate the discovery of the true cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified.

Sebaratmu Festival Tour — 13 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F02
  • Cultural and Festival Tour
  • 13 Days, Jan. 15–29, 2019
  • This cultural tour takes you on Ethiopia’s Historic North Route and ends with the Sebartamu Giorgis Festival—one of the most colorful festivals celebrated at Lalibela. This festival is less famous, but equally as absorbing as Timket, and it is celebrated colorfully around one of the most famous rock-hewn churches, St. George, just 1 week after Timket.

Ethiopian Timket Festival Tour With the Historic Route and Simien Mountains — 13 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F03
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days, Jan. 9–21, 2019
  • On this tour, you will experience one of the most colorful and ancient festivals celebrated in Ethiopia—Timket. Commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ, this is an extremely colorful 3-day festival around the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela .

Ethiopian Easter Festival With the Historic Route of Ethiopia and the Simien Mountains — 13 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F04
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days
  • Join us on this trip of discovery as we witness the ancient ways of celebrating Easter and explore the world of the ancient Ethiopians. See how ancient traditions and unique African culture have been preserved and explore the highlights of this amazing country.

Ethiopian Christmas Festival Celebration at Lalibela — 13 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F05
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days, Dec. 28, 2018–Jan. 9, 2019
  • This cultural tour to the Historic Route of Ethiopia allows you to step back in time and discover thousands of years of history, legend, and lore. You will explore the Historic Route of Ethiopia as well as experience Ethiopian Orthodox Christmas, a colorful and ancient celebration around the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

Dallol Depression Expedition With Tigray Rock-Hewn Churches — 11 Days

  • Trip Type Adventure, Nature, and Culture
  • GHET-N03
  • Private Journey
  • 11 Days
  • Discover one of the hottest, lowest, and geologically active areas on the planet and some of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth: the Danakil Depression, Erta Ale Lava Lake, one of the most permanent lava lakes on earth, active volcanoes with boiling lava lakes, lava fields, extraordinary landscapes with different colors of minerals, salt fields, sulfur fields, hot springs, and more.

Cultural Tour to the Historic Route of Ethiopia North and East — 13 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-013
  • Private Journey
  • 13 days
  • You will be blown away by the history and diversity of Ethiopia! Highlights of this tour include ancient historical and cultural sites, breathtaking highland scenery, waterfalls, castles, rock churches, and much more.

The Historic Route of Ethiopia and the Simien Mountains National Park — 11 Days

  • Trip Type Historic
  • GHET-021
  • Private Journey
  • 11 Days
  • This tour features a mix of ancient history and culture, breathtaking highland scenery, waterfalls, castles, rock churches, and much more.

Cultural Tour to the Historic Route of Ethiopia and Simien Mountains — 10 Days

  • Trip Type Historical
  • GHET-001
  • Private Journey
  • 10 days
  • This classic tour includes a mix of ancient history and culture, breathtaking highland scenery, waterfalls, castles, rock churches, and much more.

Addis Ababa and the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela — 4 Days

  • Trip Type Historic
  • GHET-034
  • Private Journey
  • 4 Days
  • Ancient history and culture, rock churches, and so much more

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