Travel to Kenya and Ethiopia on a trip from Nairobi 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. Feel the mist rise from the Blue Nile Falls and spot Africa's iconic Big Five in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve. Along the way, encounter friendly Rastafarians, proud Samburu warriors and the rarely visited tribespeople of the Omo Valley. Travelling through a remote and very special part of the continent, this is an adventure like no other.
TRIP CHANGES 2018:
• Bush camp taken out between Debark and Axum
• 2 nights added Danakil Depression and 2 nights in Mekele ( Bush Camp in Woldiya also removed )
• Omo Valley taken out of all itineraries
• 1 night in Awash National Park added
• 3 nights in Harar added
• 2 nights in Wendo Genet replaced with 2 nights in Awassa
• 2 nights in Nakuru removed
• 1 night in Naivasha removed
Admire the flamingo-filled expanse of Lake Nakuru
Spot the Big Five in Samburu National Reserve
Visit Ethiopia's friendly tribespeople in the Omo Valley
Encounter the amazing birdlife of Lake Ziway
See the monolithic churches of Lalibela
Hike through Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park
Discover Gonder's ornate castles and palaces
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.
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
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