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Ethiopian Highlands Northbound

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Ethiopian Highlands Northbound - Intrepid Travel
Ethiopian Highlands Northbound - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Addis Ababa
Destinations
+6
Ends
Gondar
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Highlights

Start in Addis Ababa and end in Gondar! With the in-depth cultural tour Ethiopian Highlands Northbound, you have a 21 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 7 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Highlands Northbound 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
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
22
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, 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

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

    Love seeing the north part of Ethiopia and we feel we saw the best of the country and left satisfied not wishing we had taken a longer trip. Our guide was exceptional and had a great group as well which only added even more to the trip.

  • 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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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Addis Ababa
  2. Day 2: Debre Markos
  3. Day 3-5: Bahir Dar
  4. Day 6-8: Lalibela
  5. Day 9: Mekele
  6. Day 10: Danakil Depression
  7. Day 12: Mekele
  8. Day 13: Axum
  9. Day 15: Debark
  10. Day 16: Simien Mountains National Park
  11. Day 19: Gondar
  12. Day 21: Gondar

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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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 Highlands 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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About the countries

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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
Addis Ababa 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 19 April 2019 the full payment of $1,858 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 $1858 for Ethiopian Highlands Northbound, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,019 km.
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 147 km
  • Dejen (Ethiopia)
  • 178 km
  • Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
  • 187 km
  • Lalibela (Ethiopia)
  • 170 km
  • Mekele (Ethiopia)
  • 108 km
  • Aksum (Ethiopia)
  • 117 km
  • Simien Mountains National Park (Ethiopia)
  • 113 km
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)

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