Addis to Nairobi

Travel to Africa and be immersed in traditional cultures, spot Africa's Big Five on game drives and journey through changing landscapes. Make the most out of your adventure with local guides and an action packed itinerary!

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,845
      CAD $1,885
      AUD $1,735
      EUR €1,405
      GBP £1,150
      NZD $2,280
      ZAR R17,490
      CHF FR1,650
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $690
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,465*
      CAD $2,544*
      AUD $2,420*
      EUR €1,881*
      GBP £1,560*
      NZD $3,092*
      ZAR R23,728*
      CHF FR2,237*
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Addis to Nairobi.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel through the African countryside on an exciting adventure tour

Discover the wilds of Africa with an adventure through destinations teeming with wildlife, tradition and culture alike. Climb to the heights of the Bale Mountains, learn the ancient traditions and lifestyles of the Omo Valley tribes, see flocks of pink flamingos turn Lake Abiyata pink, search for Africa's Big Five on game drives and see hippos frolicking in the shallows of lake Naivasha. Get away from the tourist traps and see a less visited part of the continent with this in depth and comprehensive adventure tour.

  • See the villages of many different tribes, all coexisting in the Omo Valley Region
  • Take a game drive and look for lions in the Samburu National Reserve
  • Spot hippos wallowing in the waters of Lake Naivasha
  • Marvel at a sea of pink flamingos on Lake Abiyata
  • Search for unique, native Ethiopian wildlife at Bale Mountains National Park
  • Help out at the charitable Awassa Children's Project

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 21
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (3 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Camping (with facilities) (9 nts), Hotel (4 nts), Lodge (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Awassa Children's Project, Dairy farm visit, Elsamere Conservation Centre, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Ziwa Boat trip, Tulu Gudo Island Guided tour, Visit to Samburu tribal community and cultural project

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    696kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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    USD $1,845
    CAD $1,885
    AUD $1,735
    EUR €1,405
    GBP £1,150
    NZD $2,280
    ZAR R17,490
    CHF FR1,650
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    USD $690
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    USD $2,465*
    CAD $2,544*
    AUD $2,420*
    EUR €1,881*
    GBP £1,560*
    NZD $3,092*
    ZAR R23,728*
    CHF FR2,237*
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  • Per day from:

    USD $102
    CAD $106
    AUD $100
    EUR €78
    GBP £65
    NZD $128
    ZAR R988
    CHF FR93
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About Ethiopia , Kenya

Addis to Nairobi Summary

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Day 1 Addis Ababa

More commonly referred to as 'Addis', Addis Ababa lies among wooded hills at an altitude of about 2300 metres, giving it a pleasant climate.

Day 2 Lake Abiyata

One of the freshwater Rift Valley lakes, the beautiful islands of Lake Ziway are home to the Zay people, as well as a healthy population of birds and hippopotami.

Days 3-5 Bale Mountains National Park

Situated on a high plateau surrounded by mountain peaks which soar to over 4000 metres, Bale Mountains National Park is home to unique wildlife and hundreds of bird species.

Day 6 Wendo Genet

Known for its hot springs and beautiful panoramas, the resort town of Wondo Genet is surrounded by primary forests, wildlife and abundant water.

Day 7 Awassa

A town on the shores of Lake Awassa in the Great Rift Valley, Awassa is home to a community project that provides housing and education to local AIDS orphans.

Days 8-9 Arba Minch

Taking its name from the streams found between the two Rift Valley lakes of Abaya and Chamo, Arba Minch has stunning views over the lakes and surrounding forests.

Days 10-12 Omo Valley Region

The Omo Valley region is home to many different tribes all living very close to one another, each with their own cultures, traditions and way of life.

Days 13-14 Konso

A gateway to the Omo Valley, Konso lies in a region on the banks of the Sagan River where local traditions are strongly upheld.

Day 15 Moyale

Sitting on the border of Kenya and Ethiopia, Moyale is a market town with a nice atmosphere.

Day 16 Marsabit

Surrounded by forests, Marsabit is a beautiful town on the extinct volcano of Mount Marsabit.

Days 17-18 Samburu National Reserve

The Ewaso Ngiro River winds through the sunburnt plains of the Samburu National Reserve, a wonderful place to see an abundance of wild animals and birdlife.

Days 19-20 Naro Moru

A small market town near the slopes of Mt Kenya, Naro Maru is the perfect base to take on the mountain or explore the nearby Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

Days 21-22 Nakuru National Park

Often shrouded in a carpet of pink flamingos, beautiful Lake Nakuru - and the surrounding national park - is home to a great number of wildlife and bird species.

Day 23 Lake Naivasha

Meaning 'rough water' in Maasai due to the occurrence of sudden storms, Lake Naivasha's surface is also broken by the yawns of hippos and countless birds flying across its surface.

Day 24 Nairobi

Once a swamp but now called the 'green city in the sun', Nairobi is a relatively multicultural city with a range of cuisines, museums and cultural centres to enjoy.
    • 24
    • YDOC
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,845
      CAD $1,885
      AUD $1,735
      EUR €1,405
      GBP £1,150
      NZD $2,280
      ZAR R17,490
      CHF FR1,650
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $690
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,465*
      CAD $2,544*
      AUD $2,420*
      EUR €1,881*
      GBP £1,560*
      NZD $3,092*
      ZAR R23,728*
      CHF FR2,237*
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Overland
    • Basix
Book
‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.