Nairobi to Addis Itinerary
Travel to Africa and tour Kenya and Ethiopia on a trip from Nairobi to Addis Ababa. Visit Lake Nakuru, the Samburu Reserve, remote Omo Valley and the Simien Mountains.
Trip Price tool tip
USD $1,845CAD $1,885AUD $1,735EUR €1,405GBP £1,150NZD $2,280ZAR R17,490CHF FR1,650
Kitty tool tipUSD $690‡
Total price tool tip
USD $2,575*CAD $2,661*AUD $2,542*EUR €1,966*GBP £1,633*NZD $3,236*ZAR R24,835*CHF FR2,342**
- Overland, Wildlife
‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
Day 1 Nairobi
Travel to Kenya and start the adventure in the busy streets of Nairobi.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1
Day 2 Lake Naivasha
Relax beside Lake Naivasha and watch hippos wallowing on the shore.
Days 3-4 Lake Nakuru
A favourite spot with birdlife, Lake Nakuru is a shimmering sea of pink flamingos. Listen for the chatter of black and white colobus monkeys in the treetops above.
Days 5-6 Naro Moru
Travel to the foot of Mt Kenya and safari through the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, home to endangered black and white rhinos as well as several members of Africa's Big Five. Keep an eye out for the chimpanzees, this is the only area of Kenya with wild chimps.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1
Days 7-8 Samburu National Reserve
Witness traditional Samburu dancing, and learn about tribal life and customs from the locals. Venture into this vast reserve to try and spot Africa's iconic Big Five.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1
Days 9-10 Marsabit/Moyale
Traverse a surreal, black lunar landscape and pass spectacular craters and termite mounds on the drive to Ethiopia.
ACCOM: Camp site - 1
Day 11 Konso
Pick up a souvenir at the local market or perhaps take time to admire the traditional houses in the area.
Days 12-14 Omo Valley
The colourful markets and villages are a delight to explore in Ethiopia's picturesque Omo Valley. Meet friendly tribespeople and learn about their fascinating culture.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 3
Days 15-16 Arba Minch
In free time, why not cycle around scenic landscapes, embark on a boat trip or visit a crocodile farm.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2
Days 17-18 Wondo Genet/Awassa
Recuperate travel-weary bodies in the hot springs of Wondo Genet, encased in a beautiful panorama with a rich endowment of forest, wildlife and abundant water. Head to Awassa the following day, a city nestled on the shores of a great lake, and home to the Awassa Children's Project, which promotes AIDS prevention.
Days 19-21 Bale Mountain National Park
Venture out on game-spotting expeditions in this stunningly diverse park.
ACCOM: Lodge - 3
Day 22 Lake Ziway
Cruise out on Lake Ziway and learn about the customs of the Zay people of Tulu Gudo Island.
Days 23-24 Addis Ababa
Visit Ethiopia's bustling capital, Addis Ababa, and indulge in spicy, traditional cuisine at a local restaurant or cafe.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1
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