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Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar) - Dragoman Overland
35 days

Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar)

From Arba Minch to Gondar
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Dragoman Overland
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US $3,835
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Start in Arba Minch and end in Gondar! With the Adventure tour Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar), you have a 35 days tour package taking you through Arba Minch, Ethiopia and 16 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar) includes accommodationin a hoteland hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arba Minch
  2. Day 2: Arba Minch
  3. Day 3: Wendo Genet
  4. Day 4: Bale Mountains NP
  5. Day 5: Bale Mountains NP
  6. Day 6: Bale Mountains NP
  7. Day 7: Lake Ziway
  8. Day 8: Lake Ziway
  9. Day 9: Awash NP
  10. Day 10: Harar
  11. Day 11: Harar
  12. Day 12: Harar
  13. Day 13: Addis Ababa
  14. Day 14: Addis Ababa
  15. Day 15: Addis Ababa
  16. Day 16: Debre Markos
  17. Day 17: Bahir Dar
  18. Day 18: Bahir Dar
  19. Day 19: Bahir Dar
  20. Day 20: Awra Amba
  21. Day 21: Lalibela
  22. Day 22: Lalibela
  23. Day 23: Lalibela
  24. Day 24: Mekele
  25. Day 25: Danakil Depression
  26. Day 26: Mekele
  27. Day 27: Axum
  28. Day 28: Axum
  29. Day 29: Debark
  30. Day 30: Simien Mountains NP
  31. Day 31: Simien Mountains NP
  32. Day 32: Simien Mountains NP
  33. Day 33: Gondar
  34. Day 34: Gondar
  35. Day 35: Gondar
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
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Customer Reviews

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  • Itinerary
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • 4.6
  • J
    · March 30th, 2019
    The trip itinerary and leaders were great but the truck was extremely poor.
    Dragoman Overland commented on this review
    Thank you for your feedback. We are aware that there were some issues with this particular truck on this tour and we do thank you for bringing this to our attention. Thank you for your great feedback of the other elements of your tour.
    Trip date: March 2019
  • C
    · March 29th, 2018
    Ben and Adam were total stars. We had never done a tour before, always travelled solo, so this was an experiment, but I loved it. Having experienced, personable tour leaders really made the trip.
    Dragoman Overland commented on this review
    Thank you for travelling with Dragoman and recommending this overland tour. We're pleased to hear that you lobed travelling with us.
    Trip date: March 2014

Dates & Availability

35 days
Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar)
From Arba Minch to Gondar
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Good to Know

  • About the country


    Ethiopian Birr

    Plugs & Adapters



    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.
    • 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.
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    • For any tour departing before December 19th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after December 19th, 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Dragoman Overland. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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