Considered by some to be the ‘next big thing’ in African tourism, Ethiopia in the Horn of Africa is an awe-inspiring country of vast landscapes, a rich archaeological and cultural history, nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and fascinating indigenous tribes.  It is also thought by many to be the ‘Cradle of Humankind’, where homo sapiens first appeared about 200,000 years ago.

The country also has an intriguing religious history influenced by Christianity, Judaism and Islam, and was home to the Axumite Empire –the world’s first Christian kingdom. Ethiopia’s dramatic, undulating landscape incorporates desert, moorland, savannah grassland and rainforest. The beautiful Simien Mountains are home to endemic animals such as the Ethiopian wolf and the gelada baboon, and offer trekking and animal interaction like nowhere else on Earth. Ethiopians are confident and hospitable people, proud of their country’s unique cultural, historical and linguistic identity: push through the wafting incense and the crackle of meat roasting over flames and you’ll find a warm and welcome community ready to welcome you to the fold with…

Considered by some to be the ‘next big thing’ in African tourism, Ethiopia in the Horn of Africa is an awe-inspiring country of vast landscapes, a rich archaeological and cultural history, nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and fascinating indigenous tribes.  It is also thought by many to be the ‘Cradle of Humankind’, where homo sapiens first appeared about 200,000 years ago.

The country also has an intriguing religious history influenced by Christianity, Judaism and Islam, and was home to the Axumite Empire –the world’s first Christian kingdom. Ethiopia’s dramatic, undulating landscape incorporates desert, moorland, savannah grassland and rainforest. The beautiful Simien Mountains are home to endemic animals such as the Ethiopian wolf and the gelada baboon, and offer trekking and animal interaction like nowhere else on Earth. Ethiopians are confident and hospitable people, proud of their country’s unique cultural, historical and linguistic identity: push through the wafting incense and the crackle of meat roasting over flames and you’ll find a warm and welcome community ready to welcome you to the fold with open arms. Travel to Ethiopia and you will be rewarded with a bounty of treasure that’s both unexpected and moving. Other must-sees include Lalibela, a pilgrimage site famed for its ancient 12th/13thcentury Christian churches cut out of stone cliffs by the finest craftsmen of the time, the walled city of Harar, the sulphur fumaroles of the Danakil Depression and Aksum, the ruins of an ancient city with obelisks, tombs, castles and Our Lady Mary of Zion church.

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North and south historic adventure
  • Ethiopia
  • 14 Days

The historic route features trekking or running while visiting the most fascinating historic locations in northern Ethiopia including UNESCO designated World Heritage sites. The route covers Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Bahir Dar , Gondar and Simen Mountains where you will have the opportunity to visit medieval castles, 12th-13th century rock-hewn churches,…

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Northern Historic Route
  • Ethiopia
  • 10 Days

The historic route features trekking or running while visiting the most fascinating historic locations in northern Ethiopia including UNESCO designated World Heritage sites. The route covers Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Bahir Dar , Gondar and Simen Mountains where you will have the opportunity to visit medieval castles, 12th-13th century rock-hewn churches,…

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Ethiopia culture tour
  • Ethiopia
  • 8 Days

Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is one of the most culturally diverse regions in all of Africa. On this trip we head into the villages of the various tribes that make up this kaleidoscope of ethnicity, including the Mursi, Karo, Hamer-Benna, Konso, and others, learning about their complex customs and experiencing a…

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Danakil Depression Tour
  • Ethiopia
  • 6 Days

This adventurous trip takes us from the unforgiving Danakil Depression, one of the lowest, hottest places on earth, to the mountains of Tigray. A journey of contrasts, the trip starts with a visit to Bati and its renowned market, a cultural crossroads between the Oromo, Amhara and Afar nomads. From…

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