From $100 per person

From 2 to 5 days

Nature escape trips in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is opening its doors again for tourism after the pandemic hit in March. Since some weeks also domestic travel gets easier.

We travelled for you to see what is possible in Ethiopia and made some good deals with accommodations.


Now we have a small but fine selection of short private trips for you and your family or friends where health risks are comparatively low as you mainly spend your time in nature.

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Tours Overview

The pandemic hit us all unexpected and ever since travelling for many of us became a safety concern. Slowly, we get more and more confident about leaving the house again but are still not sure of what is possible when leaving Addis Ababa. Therefore our team went to several destinations all over Ethiopia to see how it feels to travel and what is possible at the moment.


And we come back to you with several great nature escape trips for you and your friends that are totally fine and pretty safe to do at the moment. Plus you will amazed by some of the nature gems that we discovered for you. We put all our creativity and logistics together to make you mountain biking, hiking, kayaking or simply relaxing at Lake Tana, Simien or the Lasta Mountains. Just talk to one of our Travel Experts to get your trip going.


Furthermore, we worked on our Safe Travel Guidelines and trained our staff and guides to guarantee you hygienic and safe journeys in times of the pandemic. We also adapted our booking terms to give you the chance for a really low risk booking with us.

Duration

From 2 to 5 days

Departure Dates

From $100 per person

Price

year-round

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Company Reviews

Really enjoyed our trip and our experience with the guides was fantastic. The whole experience went smoothly and SimienEcoTours and their guides are a large reason for our ability to immerse ourselves into the Ethiopian natural and cultural environment.

Janet and Jeff, May 2017

Our group of four older men had a terrific trip custom-organized by Marco and his team. Easy to deal with. Prompt. Responsive. Reasonably priced. The company supplied us with a fantastic guide, high-quality gear, tents, and a cook who supplied ample delicious food. I would recommend SimienEcoTours to anyone.


Don Melady, March 2019

The places were in an itinerary suggested by Marco after evaluating my personal interests. I saw amazing churches with amazing architecture, sat with wild baboons, tried cultural foods and unexpected dancing! This trip was amazing. I would recommend Ethiopia for a unique travel experience and definitely recommend this company.

Tiffany M., December 2017

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Speak with one of our travel experts to plan your trip of a lifetime. We offer a wide variety of tours and activities to maximize your experience.

When you book with us you benefit from our low-risk booking terms due to the pandemic. Cancellation is a free of charge until 5 days prior to your trip.

LOW RISK BOOKING

On arrival, our professional guide will welcome you with true local hospitality. All you need to do is enjoy everything this amazing place has to offer.

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Why Should You Tour With Us?

SUSTAINABILITY

We offer better places, fair working conditions, work with liable partners and local communities, engage in charity projects, create awareness, have CSR certification in progress.

You get full assistance by our travel experts and guides, from the first email throughout the whole trip, we plan your dream journey together, hassle free and with no hidden cost.

We have European management, international experience, deep country knowledge, experienced drivers, professional and regularly trained multilingual guides.

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Our Special Escape Offers
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The world famous rock churches of Lalibela are a must-see for almost every tourist visiting Ethiopia. But did you know that the surrounding mountains are one of Ethiopia's top hiking destinations? Therefore this trip offers you the option to combine your stay in Lalibela with some spectacular hiking through villages and rural parts of Ethiopia. At Mt. Abuna Yoseph Community Conservation Area at more than 4,000 meters you will get a glimpse of nature and might spot the iconic blood breasted Gelada baboons as well as the Ethiopian Wolves.

4 Days / 3 Nights

From $380 per person


Hiking the Lasta Mountains in the surroundings of Lalibela

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Looking for an escape from the city within a splendid nature setting? Then this offer might be your choice! Nestled at the Northern lake shore of Lake Tana in the middle of trees far away from any hussle lies the beautiful Tim & Kim Village. Just a one hour drive away from the ancient city of Gondar and Gondar Airport it is the perfect nature escape for a couple of days. This tour can be easily arranged on any trip that passes by Gondar or Simien Mountains. And with a domestic flight coming from Addis Ababa this quiet & cosy paradise is also just a stone's throw away.

2+ Days / 1+ Night

From $100 per person


Nature Escape at Lake Tana's Northern Shore

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From the old imperial city of Gondar you set off for a mountain biking adventure in the Simien National Park, probably one of the most spectacular sceneries in the country. Bike along lonely gravel roads with magnificent views. Some climbs are followed by endless descents that wind down into the valleys.

Spot the wildlife of Simiens from the saddle when iconic blood-breasted baboons romp along the slopes and klipspringer antelopes emerge from the thicket while the majestic lammergeier soars above the dramatic escarpments.

5 Days / 4 Nights

From $520 per person


Mountain Biking Adventure in Simien Mountains National Park

Entrance fees and permissions

Full board

Transfers and travels

Accommodation

INCLUDED

For bike tours: bike rental

For camping: all equipment

Alcoholic drinks

Sleeping bag (for camping)

Tipping

Travel and health insurance

Visa fees

International & domestic flights

NOT INCLUDED

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Photo and video fees

Extras and personal expenditures

Local guides

Some trips incl. English speaking SimienEcoTours guide

Taxes & administrative fees

SHORT ESCAPES TO DISCOVER ETHIOPIA'S NATURE GEMS

Cost from

$100

for 2 days & 1 night


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  • Full Board
  • Transfers & Travels
  • Experienced Guides
  • Entrances & Fees
  • Camping Equipment
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