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Start and end in Gondar! With the hiking & trekking tour The Simien Mountains Trek, you have a 2 day tour package taking you through Gondar, Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains Trek includes 4WD transportation to and from Gondar, cook & cooking materials, mule(s) & mule handler, sleeping bags & mattresses all park entrance fees plenty of food & bottled mineral water and more.Additional information Semien Mountains National Park (SMNP) is dubbed as the "Roof of Africa," Ethiopia has the highest elevated portion of landmass on the continent. The SMNP is part of this landmass, it was declared as a World Heritage site by UNESO in 1978.
The Simien mountains is one of the finest places to see. It offers multiple panoramic views,floras ,fauna & also endemic birds ! This is why the Simien mounain is registered under UNESCO in the year 1978.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 11 majestic Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela merit more than a passing visit. Spend a full day exploring these medieval wonders in a small group with a guide on this informative tour that includes transfers to and from the airport. Visit 13th-century Asheton Mariam Monastery, with breakfast and mule hire, the next day.
This package will enable you visit the national museum of the country which holds the famous Lucy(Australopithecus), dated back to 3.2 million years. Set within Haile Selassie’s former Palace and Addis Ababa University Sidist Kilo Campus is the Ethnological Museum. This museum displays artefacts, handicrafts, as well as bedroom, bathroom and exorbitant changing room of Emperor Haile Selassie. The other attraction is the beautifully painted Holy Trinity Cathedral. The cathedral bears the title ‘Menbere Tsebaot’, or ‘Pure Altar’.The cathedral complex also includes the Feast of God the Son Church, which is also known as the Church of the Four Heavenly Creatures. Mount Entoto, St. Mary church, Old palace of Emperor Menelik II, Merkato Open air Market and more are the other sightseeings included on this tour.
Morning 9:00Am pick up from your preferred departure point then drive 110km North from Addis Abeba Over The Entoto Mountains passing through the sululta plains to the Monasteries of Debre Libanos Which is stablished in the 13th century by saint Tekle Haymanot over looking to Jemma River Gorge a Tribuitary of the Blue Nile .Hiking in the area of the Jemma and Gur rivers water fall , spotting endemic Gelada baboons and Bird Life . The 16th century bridge built by the portugues we drive to see the epic spectacular view of the blue nile gorge . at the end of the trip having a picnic lunch & drive back to addis abeba . on the way back to Addis we have a chance to buy local souvenir / hand crafts .
For the morning Arrival tour to the churches of Lalibela will start after check in from the Hotel, but for the afternoon arrival start the tour after Lunch and visit the first and third group of church. The visit to the second group of church will be continued on the next day.
Discover the about the hidden beauties of the countryside of Ethiopia and its people daily activities, routine of life, culture, traditions, history, beliefs and community based tourism! Name of the Tour: Abune Yosef Eco Friendly Trekking and community based tourism Tour. Area: Abune YosefDuration: 16 – 17 HoursBest Season: Throughout the YearGrade: EasyAltitude: 2,630 – 3,600m.Total Trekking: 40km.Required Level of Fitness: Walking ability for about 16 Hours in two days and fit for an altitude difference
Follow a hiking guide off the beaten path in the Lasta Mountains of Ethiopia on this full-day tour from Lalibela. Learn about Ethiopian culture and the local ecosystem through guided commentary during your hike, during which you are likely to see Gelada baboons and Ethiopian wolves. You'll also meet locals who live in the highland farming communities, visit mountain monasteries, and see a local school.
This program combines to visit the oldest rock-hewn churches of Tigray, which is divided into four different clusters: Teka Tesfa Cluster, Astibe Cluster, Gheralta Cluster and Tembien cluster. Some of the churches can be visited as a day trip from Mekelle.
No one else in the travel industry offers our combination of tour packages, professionally skilled english and german speaking tour guides and the perfect facilities including Cycling, Safari , Bird watching , rafting,for the tour price we charge. It is not just a matter of our very affordable prices; it’s also what we include that makes the value of our trips so good. Travellers can have long lasting experiences of travelling by communicating with different people, living alongside small communities, tasting new food and encountering new ways of life. Since our traveller’s safety is our main goal all our equipment is of good quality and we go to great lengths to keep it neat and functional.
The 2 day will take you to the must visited places and sites in Addis Ababa, and a day trip from Addis Ababa to the Debre Libanos, the drive to debre libanos will give you a glimps of the life in the countryside.Our well experienced guide and drivers will make sure that you will have the best tour. Please be noted that the mentioned itinerary can be done vise versa, and please advise us before the commencement of the tour.
A rock hewn church made of a huge single rock and more than one thousand six hundred years old.While getting to the church you get to see beautiful green trees, athletes , and you will also get a chance to hike for couple of hours to get to the hill where the cave church is located.
Ethiopia: Home to over three millennia of culture, Ethiopia stands alone as the prime destination for travelers interested in ancient history. People come from across the globe to view the heavy hitter’s city of Addis Ababa but also to see some of the world’s most recognizable art and to taste Ethiopia’s famed cuisine. Escape into Ethiopia tours help visitors do it all, while cutting down on time spent traveling between attractions and waiting in line. And while the Ethiopian capital boasts enough history, masterpieces, and food to fill any itinerary, its central position near Ethiopia’s north makes it an ideal base for exploring farther afield. Axum, Lalibela, Simien Mountains, Gondar, and Bahirdar are popular 2 weeks-trip destinations from the capital city.
These are just three words which spring do mind when thinking about Afar Danakil Depression Tours, Dallol the hottest and most inhospitable places on Earth & a surreal multi-hued field of sulfurous hot springs, Erta Ale the most active volcano with a base diameter of 30 km and a 1 km square caldera at its summit and the salt caravan trail of Berahale.
The drive to Debre Libanos will give a glimpse of the Ethiopian Countryside, The Life in The Monastery, Ethiopian orthodox church, cave church, 16th Century Portuguese Bridge, Waterfall during rainy season, Endemic Birds, Endemic Mamals, and the stunning view of the Jema river gorge one of the tribute of the Blue Nile. On our way back to Addis We will try the Best Ethiopian honey wine.
Start and end in Gondar! With the hiking & trekking tour The Simien Mountains Trek, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Gondar, Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains Trek includes 4WD transportation to and from Gondar, cook & cooking materials, mule(s) & mule handler, sleeping bags & mattresses all park entrance fees plenty of food & bottled mineral water and more.Additional informationThe Simien Mountain Massif is one of the major highlands of Africa, rising to the highest point in Ethiopia, Ras Dejen (4620m), which is the fourth highest peak in the continent. Although in Africa and not too far from the equator, snow and ice appear on the highest points and night temperatures often fall below zero. The park has three general botanical regions. The lower slopes have been cultivated and grazed, while the alpine regions (up to 3600m) were forested, although much has now disappeared.
Nechisar National Park is one of Ethiopia’s last great surviving wildernesses spanning the narrow yet mountainous ‘Bridge of God’ that separates Lakes Chamo and Abaya. It ranks among the most scenic national parks in East Africa. There’s an air of untamed grandeur that lingers over the lakes and mountains which makes this undiscovered trekking route a must see for nature, bird and animal lovers. You will hike through diverse habitats ranging from thick bush, rain forest, natural springs, acacia woodland, two Rift Valley Lakes to wide-open Savannah. Each terrain offers different wildlife including baboons, Columbus monkeys, surviving herds of Swaynes’s hartebeast, zebras, Grant gazelles, crocodiles, hippopotamus and 350 different bird species. "I absolutely loved my trek in Nechisar, the views are absolutely breathtaking, the wildlife fascinating and the camp dinners were cosy and fun" (2019 customer)
Guassa Community Conservation Area, located along one of the most significant historic routes in Ethiopia, offers spectacular Afromontane landscapes on the Guassa Plateau.Trek on foot or on travel by mule to experience Ethiopia’s unique natural and culture heritage and traditional village life in the Ethiopian highlands. Discover breathtaking views bursting with endemic birds and mammals such as the iconic Ethiopian wolf and the charismatic gelada.
This trip offers a unique combination of spectacular scenery, culture and history. You will pass through the Afroalpine forest, remote villages, farmland and looking the local communities doing the routine of life.You will be in the middle of the small village. If you wish we offer you a short time of visit the village and if you are interested, you will be invited to see the inside part of a farmer's house with an Ethiopian coffee ceremony. There is something authentic and natural about participating in a coffee ceremony in a mountain village, one opportunity not to be missed by first time visitors.You will also spot Gelada Baboon and the biggest bird Lamargair.