Package available starting from August 1 on a daily basis.
|Day 1||Fly from Addis to Gondar/Simiem||Simien|
|Day 2||visit Simien||Simien|
|Day 3||visit Simien||Simien|
|Day 4||drive from Simien to Axum||Axum|
|Day 5||Visit Axum and drive to rock churches of Tigray||Gerealta|
|Day 6||Visit rock churches of Tigray||Mekele|
|Day 7||visit Danakil||Danakil|
|Day 8||visit Danakil||Danakil|
|Day 9||visit Danakil||Danakil|
|Day 10||Danakil to Mekele||Mekele|
|Day 11||Mekele to lalibela||Lalibela|
|Day 12||Visit Lalibela||Lalibela|
|Day 13||Fly from Lalibela to Addis||Addis|
|Highlights of the trip
Clockwise itinerary, Three nights camping in Simien
Axum, Full day Tigray churches, Danakil 4 days/three nights camping
Lalibela two days.Price excludes:Lunches & Dinners other than the Danakil and Simien PartsTwo Domestic Flights
|Cost: $999 per person
Danakil Dallol part and Lalibela. (4 nights/5 days) – $650 PP
Day 1 – Flight from Addis to Mekele. Mekele – Hamede Ela Drive to Hamedela via Berhale. The Danakil Depression can be said to ‘begin’ here. It is one of the most inhospitable regions of the world, but is nonetheless spectacular, full of eye-catching colors, as in the sulfur springs. The desert has several points lying more than 100 meters (328 ft) below sea level; You pass through a small town of Berhale where the camel caravan stop before they proceed to the northern highlands. En route you see many long camel caravans coming to the salt mine and others going out of the Danakil with their salt loaded camels.(3-4 hrs drive) Camp Hamedela. After a drive to reach Hamad Ela, a better village with a total population about 500 people. Sunset at Dallol. Overnight camping at Hamed Ela.
Day 2 – Morning tour Drive to Ragad (Asebo), the place where the localities are mining salt. Look the activity of breaking the salt from the ground, cutting into rectangular pieces and loading on camels. You drive ahead to Dallol and visit the difference landscape formed by volcanic activity, Dallol + Lake Assal + camel caravans. Excursion to Dallol (116 meters below sea level, one of the lowest places in the world) colorful salts mining, visit Lake Assal, follow up camel caravans and walk with the Afar people. Drive back to Hamedela and proceed to Mekele.
Day 3 – Drive Mekele to Lalibela. Over Night Lalibela Lodge
Day 4, Sunday – Full day Lalibela. Over Night Lalibela Lodge.
Day 5, Monday – Fly from Lalibela to Addis.
Cost – $650 per person
The price Includes:
All Entrance fees and licenses as per the program.
Accommodation and all meals throughout the tour.
Bottles of water for the trip.
Surface Transport expense with four-wheel drive Land-cruiser including fuel expense and drivers allowance
Local guide service for the afar region as per the program.
Cooking, camping equipment,
Scout and police service in Afar Region as per the program.
Camel and camel tires in Afar Region as per the program.
English speaking Guide and Driver
For the duration of the trip, we are responsible for all three domestic flights meals, water, entrance fees, accommodation, security, and transportation.
Price Excludes: Lunch and dinner in Lalibela
– Accommodation as per the program
– All transfer in and transfer out services
– Ground transportation by 4 WD Toyota Land Cruiser
– Experienced driver, driver allowance
– All fuel expenses and Lubricants Expense
– Professional guide
– Local guides and Scout where needed
– Danakil and simian full board
– All entrance fees, Village and elders payments
– Bed and Breakfast.
Additional flight cost $150 for two domestic flights
3 Days 2 Nights Omo trip
Day 1 Tuesday Aug.14th – Arrival to Jinka by Ethiopian Airlines flight ET171 (at 13:20).
Meet with driver and guide at the airport. After quick lunch drive to Turmi via Alduba market. Proceed to keyafer or to Alduba market Alduba(Tuesday) Market is a bustling place where various dwindling tribes of the Omo Region come together to socialize , share what is happening around and sell and buy goods. Ari, Tsemai, Hamar and Benna people can be seen mixing in the colorful marketplace – a great place for people watching. All kinds of goods are sold at the market, including lots of crafts, jewelry and spices
In Turmi excursion to the village of Hamer people. Accommodation: Kizo Lodge, Turmi
Day 2 Wednesday Aug15th – Early in the morning excursion to Omorate (village of Dassenech people), then drive to Jinka. In the afternoon excursion to the village of Aari people. Accommodation: Nasa Hotel, Jinka
Day 3 Thursday Aug16th – Early departure from hotel, driving to the village of Mursi people. Return to Jinka for early lunch, then drive to airport and return flight to Addis Ababa. Flight ET171, (at 13:50)
Price: $350.00 (with flights extra 130)
Our services include: hotel in Jinka and Turmi, Toyota 4×4 land cruiser vehicle, fuel, services of a local guide, all entrance fees, services of a scout, breakfast,
Not included: $130 ($65 one way) air tickets Addis Ababa – Jinka – Addis Ababa, lunches and dinners