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Ethiopian Explorer Northbound

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Ethiopian Explorer Northbound - Intrepid Travel
Ethiopian Explorer Northbound - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Nairobi
Destinations
+19
Ends
Gondar
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Highlights

Start in Nairobi and end in Gondar! With the in-depth cultural tour Ethiopian Explorer Northbound, you have a 44 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 20 other destinations in Africa. Ethiopian Explorer Northbound includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
21
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Boat
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
In-depth Cultural

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Itinerary

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

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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

  • What is the local payment?

    For Ethiopian Explorer Northbound, 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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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 Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Kenya and Ethiopia. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Nairobi is the starting point and Gondar 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.
Deposit
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 September 2018 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 Northbound, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,899 km.
  • Nairobi (Kenya)
  • 66 km
  • Lake Naivasha (Kenya)
  • 56 km
  • Lake Nakuru (Kenya)
  • 135 km
  • Mt Kenya (Kenya)
  • 89 km
  • Samburu National Park (Kenya)
  • 198 km
  • Marsabit (Kenya)
  • 178 km
  • Moyale (Ethiopia)
  • 270 km
  • Konso (Ethiopia)
  • 131 km
  • Omo Valley (Ethiopia)
  • 157 km
  • Arba Minch (Ethiopia)
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