Travel overland in a private 4x4 vehicle
through some of Ethiopia’s most spectacular
scenery, accompanied by an expert driverguide.
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Arrive in Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour. Stay 1
night at the Golden Tuilip Hotel. (L, D)
Fly to Bahir Dar, then visit the Blue Nile Falls and
the market. Stay overnight at Kuriftu Lodge &
Spa. (B, L, D)
Morning boat ride on Lake Tana to Zeghie
peninsula. Visit Ura Kidane Mihret. Afternoon
drive to Gondar. Stay 2 nights at the Mayleko
Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of the castle of King Fasilides and
Trinity Church. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)
Drive to the Simien mountains. Afternoon guided
walk. Overnight at LimaLimo Lodge. (B, L, D)
Full-day drive to Axum. Two nights at the Zema
Yered Hotel. (B, L, D)
Full-day Axum tour. (B, L, D)
Full-day drive to Hawaiian via the Temple of the
Moon at Yeha. Overnight at Gheralta
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Drive to Mekelle. En route visit the three rockhewn
churches. Overnight at Planet Hotel. (B,L,D)
Drive to Lalibela. En route visit Yimrehane
Christos, a cave church. Stay 3 nights at the
Maribela Hotel in Lalibela. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit to the northwest
cluster of churches. (B, L, D)
Morning walk up to Asheton Maryam (weather
permitting) or Nakutelab cave church. Afternoon
visit to the south-east cluster of churches. (B, L, D)
Fly to Addis Ababa. Transfer to the Golden Tuilip
Hotel. Day room with a car and driver at your
disposal. Dinner at a cultural restaurant. Transfer
to the airport and fly home. (B, L, D) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The Golden Tulip Addis Ababa is conveniently located just 1km away from the international airport and within easy reach of Addis' main attractions. All of the property's 90 rooms are spacious and offer a modern design. The hotel's restaurant serves a variety of international dishes and there is also a coffee shop and a bar for evening drinks.
Features: 90 rooms, Wi-Fi, fitness centre, restaurant, bar, lounge.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, refrigerator, minibar, television, tea & coffee...
Situated on the shores of Lake Tana, the Kuriftu Luxury Resort comprises 28 stone bungalows set out in gardens by the lake. Each room is decorated in a traditional Ethiopian style with en suite facilities, a four-poster bed, lounge and flat-screen television. The resort also boasts its own restaurant, spa and swimming...
LimaLimo Lodge is situated on the edge of an escarpment, with the bar and restaurant providing a wonderful area in which to relax and enjoy the dramatic views onto the lowlands below. Stay warm around the fire pit in the evenings, tuck in to a delicious meal from the kitchens or curl up in front of the log fire. The 14 en suite rooms are scattered amongst the trees of the 10 hectare site, with views over the wooded hillsides. The interiors are designed with beautiful Ethiopian textiles. The entire lodge has been constructed using rammed earth, wood and thatch, ensuring that it blends into the surroundings. There is plenty to explore on the site itself, such as the large acacia trees with hammocks, inviting benches, and you may be lucky to see troops of gelada monkeys passing by. Activities which can be undertaken from the lodge include long and short guided treks, birding, bush dining,...
Maribela Hotel is located in the heart of the Ethiopian Highlands. Maribela, which means 'honey eater', was the name given to King Lalibela, the builder of the rock-hewn churches. All 15 rooms at the hotel have a private balcony, a cozy daybed and superb mountain views. The restaurant serves both Ethiopian and continental food, and guests can choose to eat inside or outside on the rooftop terrace.
Features: 15 rooms, dining room, bar, rooftop terrace, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: En suite bathroom, balcony, hairdryer,...
Situated just a couple of minutes drive from Theodros airport, and only 15km from the ancient castle of Fasiledes, Mayleko Lodge is surrounded by nature. The lodge has 20 bungalows that are situated against the backdrop of the Dilha Mountain. They are spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated with traditional furniture. The restaurant has a beautiful terrace overlooking the mountains and there is a cosy bar. The property has a swimming pool and a driving...
Planet Hotel has 80 large, clean, basic rooms. The hotel is light and airy and the well-named Sky Bar and Restaurant offers great views over the city. Other facilities include a gym, swimming pool, steam room, sauna and...
STILL LOADED UNDER INCORRECT NAME - SHOULD BE YARED ZEMA (AS IN TEXT BELOW), NOT ZEMA YERED, WHICH IS AS IT APPEARS ON MY LIST IN DHRUV. THANKS! ELLIE
Yared Zema International Hotel is located in heart of the city of Axum, close to the historic sites. There are single and twin / double rooms, as well as 4 suite rooms which come with an adjoining living area, dining area and jacuzzi. Traditional and European dishes are served in the restaurant.
Features: 60 rooms (including 4 suites), restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, parking, 24-hour front desk, steam room, jacuzzi.
Room amenities: En...
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LLI2017: 12 Nights
This large town is situated on the southern shore of Lake Tana and has...
Gondar, founded by Emperor Fasilidas around 1635, is famous for its many...
Lalibela, the ‘New Jerusalem’ was built by King Lalibela ‘with the help of...
Simien Mountains National Park
The Simien Mountains National Park is situated about...