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

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Days
35
Our saving
$570
From
$3,800
US $ 3,230
Cost/day $92
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Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar) - Dragoman Overland
Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar) - Dragoman Overland
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2 reviews
Starts
Arba Minch
+17 Destinations
The Great African Rift Valley
Ends
Gondar
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Highlights

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 day tour package taking you through Arba Minch, Ethiopia and 16 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
22
Travel style
Adventure, Local Living, Overland Truck, Discovery

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  • J
    Written on March 30, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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.
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  • C
    Written on March 29, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    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.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Days 1 to 2: Arba Minch
  2. Day 3: Awassa-Wendo Genet
  3. Days 4 to 6: Bale Mountains National Park
  4. Days 7 to 8: Lake Ziway
  5. Day 9: Awash National Park
  6. Days 10 to 12: Harar
  7. Days 13 to 14: Addis Ababa
  8. Day 15: Addis Ababa
  9. Day 16: Debre Markos
  10. Days 17 to 19: Bahir Dar
  11. Days 20 to 22: Lalibela
  12. Day 23: Mekele
  13. Days 24 to 25: Danakil Depression
  14. Day 26: Mekele
  15. Days 27 to 28: Axum
  16. Day 29: Debark
  17. Days 30 to 32: Simien Mountains National Park
  18. Days 33 to 34: Gondar
  19. Day 35: Gondar

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • 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

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Guides who have led this tour

  • Ben Sims
    "From a young age I knew travel and exploration would be a large part of my life. Growing up in South..."

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  • Annie14th May 2018
    Exactly what they say ", booking tours made easy "! I asked for their valuable experience back in 2017 and I was fully satisfied. Highly recommended!

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  • Monday
    Oct 21, 2019
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Sunday
    Nov 24, 2019
    to Gondar
    0 seats left
    USD $3,800
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Friday
    Nov 29, 2019
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Thursday
    Jan 2, 2020
    to Gondar
    6 seats left
    $570
    $3,800
    -15%
    USD $3,230
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Wednesday
    Feb 19, 2020
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Tuesday
    Mar 24, 2020
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    $572
    $3,815
    -15%
    USD $3,243
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Friday
    Nov 13, 2020
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Thursday
    Dec 17, 2020
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    USD $3,835
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Friday
    Feb 12, 2021
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Thursday
    Mar 18, 2021
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    USD $3,850
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Wednesday
    Feb 17, 2021
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Tuesday
    Mar 23, 2021
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    USD $3,850
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Friday
    Nov 19, 2021
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Thursday
    Dec 23, 2021
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    USD $3,885
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Friday
    Feb 11, 2022
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Thursday
    Mar 17, 2022
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    USD $3,895
    + $1,170 Kitty
  • Wednesday
    Feb 16, 2022
    from Arba Minch
    35 Days
    Tuesday
    Mar 22, 2022
    to Gondar
    10+ seats left
    USD $3,895
    + $1,170 Kitty

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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
Arba Minch is the starting point and Gondar is the endpoint.
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 $99 to confirm this Dragoman Overland booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 July 2019 the full payment of $3,230 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 $3230 for Ancient Ethiopia & the Rift Valley (Arba Minch to Gondar), but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Dragoman Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman Overland tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,596 km.
  • Arba Minch (Ethiopia)
  • 153 km
  • Awasa (Ethiopia)
  • 16 km
  • Wondo Genet (Ethiopia)
  • 125 km
  • Bale Mountains National Park (Ethiopia)
  • 158 km
  • Lake Ziway (Ethiopia)
  • 172 km
  • Awash National Park (Ethiopia)
  • 234 km
  • Harar (Ethiopia)
  • 370 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 186 km
  • Debre Markos (Ethiopia)
  • 146 km
  • Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
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