Best Ethiopia Safari Tours

Spot giant crocodiles, massive hippos and a plethora of water birds on a wildlife safari down Lake Chamo and explore the world-famous Ethiopian Rift valley. Find the perfect safari holiday in Ethiopia. There are 5 Ethiopia safari tours to choose from, that range in length from 10 days up to 44 days. The most popular month for these tours is November.

5 Ethiopia safari vacation packages with 5 reviews

  • Best of Ethiopia

    "Best Of Ethiopia with Intrepid was excellent. No famine or desert. Stunning scenery..."
    destinations
    Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Lake Chamo, Jinka, Mago National Park, Turmi, Konso, Debre Markos, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Debark, Simien Mountains National Park, Axum, Mekele, Lalibela+8 more
    age range
    15 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Safari
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
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    Tour length
    19 days
    Price per day
    $246
    From
    US$4,680
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  • Ethiopian & Kenyan Rift Valley & Wildlife (Nairobi to Addis Ababa)

    "this was probably one of the most arduous trips there is on the planet. Everything..."
    destinations
    Nairobi, Lake Naivasha, Naro Moru, Samburu National Park, Marsabit, Moyale, Konso, Arba Minch, Awasa, Wondo Genet, Bale Mountains National Park, Lake Ziway, Awash National Park, Harar, Addis Ababa+9 more
    age range
    18 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    The Great African Rift Valley
    Travel style
    Safari, Overland Truck
    operator
    Dragoman Overland
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    Tour length
    24 days
    Price per day
    $108
    From
    US$2,585
    • +$860 local payments
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  • Ethiopia & Kenya Explorer (Gondar to Nairobi)

    destinations
    Gondar, Debark, Simien Mountains National Park, Addi Arkay, Axum, Mekele, Weldiya, Lalibela, Bahir Dar, Debre Markos, Dejen, Addis Ababa, Lake Ziway, Bale Mountains National Park, Wondo Genet, Awasa, Arba Minch, Omo Valley, Konso, Moyale, Marsabit, Samburu National Park, Naro Moru, Nakuru National Park , Lake Naivasha, Nairobi+20 more
    age range
    18 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Safari, Local Living, Overland Truck+1 more
    operator
    Dragoman Overland
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    Tour length
    44 days
    Price per day
    $108
    From
    US$4,745
    • +$1,520 local payments
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  • Ethiopia & Kenya Explorer (Nairobi to Gondar)

    "a wonderful experience"
    destinations
    Nairobi, Lake Naivasha, Naro Moru, Samburu National Park, Marsabit, Moyale, Konso, Arba Minch, Awasa, Wondo Genet, Bale Mountains National Park, Lake Ziway, Awash National Park, Harar, Addis Ababa, Debre Markos, Bahir Dar, Lalibela, Mekele, Axum, Debark, Simien Mountains National Park, Gondar+17 more
    age range
    18 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Safari, Overland Truck
    operator
    Dragoman Overland
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    Tour length
    44 days
    Price per day
    $107
    From
    US$4,720
    • +$1,550 local payments
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  • 10-Day The Wildlife Highlights of Ethiopia

    destinations
    Addis Ababa, Gondar, Simien Mountains National Park, Bale Mountains National Park+1 more
    age range
    15 to 67 year olds
    operator
    Black Kite Tour
    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $308
    From
    US$3,080
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Ethiopia Safari Itinerary

  • Addis Ababa: Dance to the vibrant jazz scene, sip the finest coffee blends or just get to know the locals, this charming city is a great starting point to your Ethiopian adventure.
  • Ethiopian Rift Valley: Journey past striking rock formations, impressive ravines, glistening lakes and luscious mountains, the Ethiopian Rift Valley is Mother Nature at her best.
  • Danakil Depression: Be intrigued by the illuminating yellow and green hot springs of this alien-looking landscape. Discover why this is one of the most extreme habitats on Earth.
  • Lalibela: Delve into culture with a visit to this fascinating pilgrimage site known around the world for its monolithic rock churches, a must-do for anyone visiting Ethiopia.
  • Simien Mountains: As a trekkers paradise, this incredible range features unbeatable panoramic vistas and is home to unique flora and fauna such as the walya ibex and the Simien wolf.

Ethiopia Safari Travel Advice

  • How much does it cost to go on a safari in Ethiopia? Does camping out in the Simien Mountains sound good, or maybe living it up in a comfortable hotel? Depending on your accommodation, time of travel and length of your trip, you should expect to spend anywhere from US $700 to $ 11K. Read more on how to save money in our African safari cost guide.
  • Are there safaris in Ethiopia? Although Ethiopia does have its unique and fascinating animals, it's the rich culture and diverse landscapes that attract visitors. With some of the most friendliest locals you'll ever meet, this country will capture your heart.
  • What wild animals live in Ethiopia? Ethiopia's wildlife is as eclectic and enchanting as the landscape. From wolves and black-maned lions to hyenas and walia Ibexes, there are many wildlife sightings to be had in this equatorial country.
  • How wealthy is Ethiopia? Although it is one of the fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia is also one of the poorest countries in Africa. However don't let this deter you, this warm country is home to some of the most authentic cultural experiences and human interactions in the world.
  • What is Ethiopia famous for? Ethiopia has it all, stunning scenery, great food, world-renowned coffee and a fascinating history. Be welcomed with open arms, there's so much to see and do in this incredible country.
  • What is the best safari in Ethiopia? With so many amazing experiences to be had in Ethiopia, it's hard to narrow down to just one. We help make that decision easier for you by listing the most popular safaris, as rated by past travellers, to ensure you choose the right safari for you.

Ethiopia Safari Operator Reviews

  • "Best Of Ethiopia with Intrepid was excellent. No famine or desert. Stunning scenery..."
    Best of Ethiopia
  • "this was probably one of the most arduous trips there is on the planet. Everything..."
    Ethiopian & Kenyan Rift Valley & Wildlife (Nairobi to Addis Ababa)
  • "a wonderful experience"
    Ethiopia & Kenya Explorer (Nairobi to Gondar)