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Ethiopia Explorer

Ethiopia Explorer - World Expeditions
Ethiopia Explorer - World Expeditions
Starts
Addis Ababa
+7 Destinations
Amhara
Ends
Addis Ababa
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Highlights

Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the in-depth cultural tour Ethiopia Explorer, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 7 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ethiopia Explorer includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Transportation
Boat, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Historical
  • 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

  • Elizabeth Riley's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The variety of wildlife and scenery we saw

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Addis Ababa
  2. Day 2: In Addis Ababa, city tour
  3. Day 3: Fly to Lalibela
  4. Day 4: In Lalibela
  5. Day 5: Fly to Axum, visit churches
  6. Day 6: Drive to small town of Debark (250km, approx 5hrs)
  7. Day 7: Day walk in Simien Mountains, drive to Gondar in the late afternoon (145km, approx 3hrs)
  8. Day 8: Gondar sightseeing
  9. Day 9: Drive to Bahir Dar, afternoon city tour (175km, approx 4hrs)
  10. Day 10: Lake Tana boat trip and Blue Nile Falls
  11. Day 11: Fly to Addis Ababa, trip concludes on arrival

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Questions & Answers

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

    • What is the accommodation like on this tour?

      For our Ethiopia trips accommodation is on a twin share basis, unless single rooms and tents are requested and paid for in advance. While trekking, you will be sleeping in twin share tents.

    • How is the food organised for this tour?

      There will be communal dining and your trek crew will cook all meals.

    • Are there toilets available on this tour for the camping part?

      Toilet tents are not provided. All the campsites have officially built long drop toilets, with the exception of Shona Enscarpment Camp where it is bush toileting only.

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    • Elvio18th May 2018
      When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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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.
    Trusted
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 27 January 2019 the full payment of $2,327 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 $2327 for Ethiopia Explorer, but the deposit of $500 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.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for World Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,424 km.
    • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
    • 337 km
    • Lalibela (Ethiopia)
    • 236 km
    • Axum (Ethiopia)
    • 140 km
    • Debark (Ethiopia)
    • 50 km
    • Simien Mountains National Park (Ethiopia)
    • 113 km
    • Gondar (Ethiopia)
    • 114 km
    • Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
    • 58 km
    • Lake Tana (Ethiopia)
    • 377 km
    • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

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