Trip idea in Ethiopia

Trekking with the communities of northern Ethiopia

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £1,970 per person
11 days
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This exciting itinerary visits remote communities in the Simien Mountains and the area surrounding Lalibela, including visits to the historic town of Gondar and the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

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Day 1
Addis Ababa
  • What to expect in Ethiopia
  • Transfer from Addis Ababa airport to your hotel
  • Addis Ababa city tour
Day 2
  • Flight: Addis Ababa to Gondar
  • City tour of Gondar, Camelot of Africa
Day 3
Simien Mountains
  • Transfer from Gondar to the Simien Mountains
  • Trek from Buyit Ras to Sankober
Day 4
Simien Mountains
  • Trek from Sankober to Geech
Day 5
Simien Mountains
  • Trek from Geech to Chenek
Day 6
Simien Mountains, Gondar
  • half-day trek to Simien Mountains community (Argin)
  • Transfer from the Simien Mountains to Gondar
Day 7
  • Flight: Gondar to Lalibela
  • Visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches
Day 8
  • Half-day excursion to Yimrehane Kristos
  • Visit the Southeastern Cluster of churches
Day 9
  • Transfer from Lalibela to start community hike
  • Wollo community trek: Boya to Aina Amba
Day 10
  • Wollo community trek: Aina Amba to Kurtain Washa
Day 11
Lalibela, Addis Ababa
  • Wollo Community trek: Kurtain Washa to Geneta Maryam
  • Transfer from community trek to Lalibela
  • Flight: Lalibela to Addis Ababa
  • At leisure in Addis Ababa
  • Addis Ababa airport: transfer out