Travel to Africa and tour Ethiopia on a trip from Addis Ababa to Gonder. Discover fascinating places and beautiful scenery on this journey across the heart of Ethiopia's countryside. Experience a land like no other, from the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and the untouched wilderness of the Simien Mountains, to the sophistication of Gonder and the history of ruin-peppered Aksum. Along the way, encounter, proud Samburu warriors and take in the spectacular Blue Nile Falls. Traversing through a rarely visited and very special part of the continent, this is an adventure like no other.
Camp under a blanket of stars in the Ethiopian countryside
See the towering obelisks of Aksum
Get up to speed on modern Ethiopia in Addis Ababa
Cross the epic Blue Nile Gorge
See the monolithic churches of Lalibela
Hike through Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park
Discover Gonder's ornate castles and palaces
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We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Ethiopia before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts
Our Ethiopian Highlands Northbound trips score an average of 5 out of 5 based on 7 reviews in the last year.
All trips are well planned and you have excellent local guides
Review submitted 12 Apr 2017
Great trip, fascinating culture and cities; however the terrain was the best highlight!
Review submitted 12 Mar 2017