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Festivals of Ethiopia

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Festivals of Ethiopia - World Expeditions
Festivals of Ethiopia - World Expeditions
Starts
Addis Ababa
Destinations
+16
Ends
Addis Ababa
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Highlights

Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the discovery tour Festivals of Ethiopia, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 13 other destinations in Ethiopia. Festivals of Ethiopia includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Transportation
Boat
Travel style
Discovery
  • Marius C. Ghios's review about another World Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing itinerary and amazing guide, Yishak was great!

  • Ian Millward's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    We had a fabulous time. Our party consisted of 12, from 9 different countries and we all got on really well. Gabriel and Paulus looked after us really well and were informative on our excursions. We particularly enjoyed the desert walk.

  • Review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.0 - Good

    Generally a pretty good outing. The trip was marked down for two reasons. First, the reciprocity events were overkill. One or two might be expected, but an entire day's worth of travel was lost on me because of these high reassure shopping excursions. I... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Addis Ababa
  2. Day 2: Fly to Lalibela, Ethiopian Christmas Eve celebration (Genna Festival)
  3. Day 3: In Lalibela, Ethiopian Christmas Day celebration (Genna Festival)
  4. Day 4: Fly to Addis Ababa, drive to Awassa (275km, approx 5hrs)
  5. Day 5: Drive to Arba Minch (275km, approx 5hrs)
  6. Day 6: Drive to Turmi (445km, approx 7hrs)
  7. Day 7: Karo and Hamer villages (140km, approx 3-4hrs)
  8. Day 8: Drive to Jinka (115km, approx 3-4hrs)
  9. Day 9: Visit Konso tribal village (300km, approx 5hrs)
  10. Day 10: Drive to Arba Minch, fly to Addis Ababa
  11. Day 11: Fly to Axum, visit churches
  12. Day 12: Drive to small town of Debark (250km, approx 5hrs)
  13. Day 13: Day walk in Simien Mountains, drive to Gondar in the late afternoon (145km, approx 3hrs)
  14. Day 14: Gondar sightseeing, Timket celebrations
  15. Day 15: Timket Festival, drive to Bahir Dar (175km, approx 4hrs)
  16. Day 16: Blue Nile Falls and Lake Tana boat trip, fly to Addis Ababa, farewell dinner, transfer to airport

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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Festivals of Ethiopia

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  • Monday
    Jan 6, 2020
    from Addis Ababa
    16 Days
    Tuesday
    Jan 21, 2020
    to Addis Ababa
    10+ seats left
    $110
    USD $3,540
    Based on Twin Share
  • Wednesday
    Jan 6, 2021
    from Addis Ababa
    16 Days
    Thursday
    Jan 21, 2021
    to Addis Ababa
    10+ seats left
    $110
    USD $3,540
    Based on Twin Share

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Br
Birr
Ethiopia

Plugs & Adapters

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Addis Ababa.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 May 2019 the full payment of $3,540 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3540 for Festivals of Ethiopia, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 3,244 km.
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 337 km
  • Lalibela (Ethiopia)
  • 337 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 220 km
  • Awasa (Ethiopia)
  • 153 km
  • Arba Minch (Ethiopia)
  • 22 km
  • Lake Chamo (Ethiopia)
  • 153 km
  • Turmi (Ethiopia)
  • 91 km
  • Jinka (Ethiopia)
  • 112 km
  • Arba Minch (Ethiopia)
  • 358 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
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