Travel overland in a private 4x4 vehicle
through some of Ethiopia’s most spectacular
scenery, accompanied by an expert driverguide.
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Fly from London to Addis Ababa on Ethiopian
Arrive in Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour. Stay 1
night at the Radisson Blu Hotel. (L, D)
Fly to Bahar Dar. Visit the Blue Nile Falls and the
market. 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 Simien Mountain
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
Mountain View 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 Radisson
Hotel. Day room and car & driver at your disposal.
Dinner at a cultural restaurant. Transfer to the
airport. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival. (N)
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...
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...
Mountain View Hotel is situated at an altitude of 2,680 metres at the edge of the Lasta Mountain chain. It has wonderful panoramic views of the mountain range and is an excellent place from which to view the sunset. The hotel rooms are clean and...
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...
Radisson Blu Hotel is located in the upmarket Kazanchis business district, just minutes away from major attractions such as the Holy Trinity Cathedral and St George's Cathedral. The 204 ultra-modern, chic rooms and 16 suites have air conditioning, a flat-screen television, complimentary high-speed wireless internet access, a minibar and separate shower and bathtub. The Veres en Vers brasserie serves gourmet French cuisine and the Signature Bar & Terrace is a relaxing place for snacks and cocktails. The Rainforest Day Spa features a fully equipped gym plus a steam bath, relaxation area and four treatment...
The Simien Mountain Lodge is the highest hotel in Africa at 3260 m. This is an eco-friendly lodge built at Buyit Ras with wonderful views across the mountain range. The accommodation has traditional tukul-style exteriors and the interiors are very comfortable with tasteful decor. The main lodge building has a friendly bar with an open fire that is a great place to gather in the evening before dinner. The food is well above the usual standard found in Ethiopian hotels and the staff are friendly and hospitable. The lodge supports a local school and is able to organise visits, subject to...
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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LLI2016: 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...