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Ethiopia in Depth

From £1999 for 13 days
Trip Overview
In the northeast of Ethiopia is the little visited region of Tigrai. Over the centuries a series of churches of differing sizes and architectural styles were carved into cliff-faces and rocky-outcrops, many still in use today. Whilst following Ethiopia’s classic northern circuit through Lake Tana’s monasteries, Gondar’s castles, the Simien Mountains and Lalibela’s monolithic churches, we get off the beaten path and explore this beautiful region in the heart of Ethiopian history.
Essential Info
Starts: Addis Ababa
Ends: Addis Ababa
Ages: Min 16
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: EAYF
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Ethiopia
What's Included

Meals

All breakfasts Hotel meals are generally good although they can lack variety

Transport

11 nights comfortable hotels, 2 nights basic hotel, most with en suite facilities Travel by mini or coaster bus

Accommodation

Trip Highlights

•   Go off the beaten path and explore Tigrai's rock-hewn churches

•   Explore the monasteries of Lake Tana

•   Visit castles and churches in Gondar and Lalibela

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 17th September 2018
Returning: 29th September 2018
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£1,999pp 
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th October 2018
Returning: 27th October 2018
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£1,999pp 
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Availability: Good
Departing: 29th October 2018
Returning: 10th November 2018
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£1,999pp 
Availability: Good
Departing: 12th November 2018
Returning: 24th November 2018
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£1,999pp 
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th November 2018
Returning: 8th December 2018
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£1,999pp 
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th December 2018
Returning: 8th January 2019
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£2,249pp 
Availability: Good
Departing: 7th January 2019
Returning: 19th January 2019
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£2,049pp 
Availability: Good
Departing: 28th January 2019
Returning: 9th February 2019
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£2,049pp 
Availability: Good
Departing: 11th February 2019
Returning: 23rd February 2019
Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
£2,049pp 
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Early morning arrival in Addis. Please note that if you are being picked up at the airport (either on the group transfer or private transfer) you will have to exit the terminal to find our representative with the Exodus board. You may see people with signs inside the terminal but they are generally people with special permission such as the UN, Government or hotels with desks inside the terminal. After a leisurely morning to relax we will spend the afternoon on a site-seeing tour of Addis Ababa. We will visit the National Museum which houses some of the country’s historic treasures. The collection of fossils and bones of early hominids discovered in Ethiopia include the 3.5 million year old remains of ‘Lucy’, the oldest hominid every found. We will also visit the Holy Trinity Church, Ethiopia’s main cathedral and home to the remains of the last emperor, Haile Selassie. Finally we will visit Menelik’s Mausoleum. *Ghion Hotel or similar*
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