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Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017)

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Cost/day $85
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Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017) - Dragoman
Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017) - Dragoman
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6 reviews
Starts
Gondar
+8 Destinations
Amhara
Ends
Addis Ababa
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Highlights

Start in Gondar and end in Addis Ababa! With the adventure tour Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017), you have a 21 day tour package taking you through Gondar, Ethiopia and 8 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Overland Truck, Boat
Travel style
Adventure, Overland truck

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  • A
    Written on July 27, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Authentic,amazing great crew.

    Dragoman commented on this review
    Thanks for your great review of Dragoman. We're delighted to hear that you found this tour that includes the Danakil Depression so amazing.
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  • A
    Written on July 18, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent as long as you are not after home comforts

    Dragoman commented on this review
    Thank you for the five star review of your Dragoman trip to Africa! We're delighted that you had such a good trip with Dragoman.
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  • H
    Written on April 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ben was awesome. He was knowledgeable about every piece of geography we covered as well as the history and politics of Ethiopia, where we spent 3 weeks with him. He taught us quite a bit about the politics and philosophy of interacting with the local... Read more

    Dragoman commented on this review
    Thank you for your great recommendation of your Dragoman trip to Africa! We're delighted that you had such a good trip.
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  • Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017) reviewer 4
    Written on April 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Many tough circumstances and our guides managed and did a fantastic job. We enjoyed every moment.

    Dragoman commented on this review
    Thank you for your great recommendation of your Dragoman trip to Africa! We're delighted that you had such a good trip.
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  • Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017) reviewer 5
    Written on April 10, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Wildlife. Fellow Travellers. Guides. Injera! ;-)

    Dragoman commented on this review
    Thank you for your great recommendation of your Dragoman trip to Africa! We're delighted that you had such a good trip.
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  • Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017) reviewer 6
    Written on March 28, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was the first time we travelled with a tour company. Previously it was independent travel. Fantastic not to have to worry about transport or accommodation. We were provided with enough leisure time to explore on our own. The tour leader was great

    Dragoman commented on this review
    Thank you for your great recommendation of your Dragoman trip to Africa! We're delighted that you had such a good trip and found it so easy.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Gondar
  2. Day 2: Gondar
  3. Days 3 to 5: Simien Mountains National Park
  4. Day 6: Debark-Simien Mountains National Park
  5. Day 7: Axum
  6. Day 8: Axum
  7. Day 9: Mekele
  8. Days 10 to 11: Danakil Depression
  9. Day 12: Mekele
  10. Days 13 to 15: Lalibela
  11. Days 16 to 18: Bahir Dar
  12. Day 19: Debre Markos
  13. Day 20: Addis Ababa
  14. Day 21: Addis Ababa

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Dragoman - 2017
  • Overlanding with Dragoman
  • Dragoman Overlanding 2018
  • Dragoman Wild Camping
  • Dragoman Snippet - Ethiopia
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Questions & Answers

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

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Africa East & South between Gondar and Addis Ababa (from Gondar to Addis Ababa) is a group fund for this tour. The group fund pays for camping, hotels, food while camping, activities the group does as a whole (based on the itinerary mentioned above and in the brochure).

    The Kitty allows the group to be flexible as the hotels and campsites are not pre booked and booked by the crew while travelling which makes the whole itinerary more adabtable than the traditional tours. Sometimes you can stay an extra night at one location due to a special activity happening at the location, based on the groups wishes. All of these costs are paid at cost price and Dragoman makes no money out of it. Therefore, if money is left over in the Kitty after the tour, it will be paid back to the group members.

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  • Leslie3rd September 2018
    It is too bad there is no 6 or 8 star rating available. 5 isn't really good enough for TourRadar. This enterprise surpasses even the most stringent, high-bar criteria for excellence of customer service. These people are consistently, constantly, on top of your tour itinerary, where you are are in the process, your current status and your situation, they answer the phone on the 2nd or 3rd ring, I'M NOT KIDDING, nd when they pick up they already know who you are, what your tour and status is, and they instantly produce precise answers and solutions to your questions or problems in a matter of seconds. I don't know who the competition is for this outfit but my advice to them is, give up. Go find another line of business. You will never catch up with the platinum customer service these people provide.

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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
Gondar is the starting point and Addis Ababa is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Dragoman to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 March 2019 the full payment of $1,780 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 $1780 for Ethiopia, Historic Route & Danikil Depression (Gondar to Addis Ababa - New 2017), but the deposit of $500 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,105 km.
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)
  • 76 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 50 km
  • Simien Mountains National Park (Ethiopia)
  • 50 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 140 km
  • Axum (Ethiopia)
  • 108 km
  • Mekele (Ethiopia)
  • 170 km
  • Lalibela (Ethiopia)
  • 187 km
  • Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
  • 178 km
  • Dejen (Ethiopia)
  • 147 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

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