Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days)

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Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days) - Intrepid Travel
Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days) - Intrepid Travel


Start in Gondar and end in Nairobi! With the discovery tour Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days), you have a 44 day tour package taking you through Gondar, Ethiopia and 21 other destinations in Africa. Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
Jeep & 4WD, Boat
Physical Rating
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure
  • PaulineHarris's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best Of Ethiopia with Intrepid was excellent. No famine or desert. Stunning scenery especially in the Simien Mountains, amazing stone hewn churches in Lalibela, interesting tribal villages in the south, ancient history, some long but interesting drives,... Read more

  • William Grum's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    During the second part of the trip through northern Kenya, neither the driver nor the guide had been over the route before. This resulted in delays finding accommodation for the night. Also some of the camping equipment was broken or of poor quality. The... Read more

  • Peter's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Awesome country, awesome culture, awesome people, awesome experience. A lot of driving but always an amazing landscape, villages etc to look out upon. Had plenty of opportunities to engage with the locals and to see the historic sights. Even an opportunity... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Gonder
  2. Day 2: Gonder
  3. Day 3-5: Simien Mountains National Park
  4. Day 6: Debark
  5. Day 7-8: Axum
  6. Day 9: Mekele
  7. Day 10: Danakil Depression
  8. Day 12: Mekele
  9. Day 13: Lalibela
  10. Day 16: Bahir Dar
  11. Day 19: Debremarkos
  12. Day 20: Addis Ababa
  13. Day 21: Addis Ababa
  14. Day 22: Addis Ababa
  15. Day 23: Harar
  16. Day 24: Harar
  17. Day 26: Awash National Park
  18. Day 27: Lake Ziway
  19. Day 29: Bale Mountains National Park
  20. Day 32: Wendo Genet, Awassa
  21. Day 33: Arba Minch
  22. Day 35: Arba Minch
  23. Day 36: Konso
  24. Day 37: Moyale
  25. Day 38: Samburu Village
  26. Day 39: Samburu National Reserve
  27. Day 40: Naro Moru, Samburu National Reserve
  28. Day 42: Naivasha
  29. Day 43: Nairobi
  30. Day 44: Nairobi

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services


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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What is the local payment?

    For Ethiopian Explorer, intrepid requires a Kitty, which is a cash contribution from all travellers into a central fund which is overseen by fellow travellers and the crew. The fund allows the crew to pay for local accomodations, camp meals and activities for the entire group.

    The local payment is not paid before the departure, but upon arrival at the tour.

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Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days)

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About the countries

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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.


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


Gondar is the starting point and Nairobi is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 February 2019 the full payment of $3,978 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3978 for Ethiopian Explorer (44 Days), but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 2,956 km.
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)
  • 113 km
  • Simien Mountains National Park (Ethiopia)
  • 50 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 140 km
  • Aksum (Ethiopia)
  • 108 km
  • Mekele (Ethiopia)
  • 170 km
  • Lalibela (Ethiopia)
  • 187 km
  • Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
  • 178 km
  • Dejen (Ethiopia)
  • 147 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 157 km
  • Lake Abiyata (Ethiopia)
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