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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

9 Nights & 10 Days

2023 Dates TBA

Prices from

$3,400

Per person

single & double occupancy available

Ethiopia

– Elevate, Enlighten & Escape –

Ethiopia is located in the ‘Horn of Africa’ along the northeast region of the continent and contains more than 70% of Africa’s mountains. Ethiopia, also known as the Cradle of Mankind, is home to the oldest humanoid on earth, the ancient Aksumite Empire, the Ark of the Covenant, and countless historical museums and churches including Debre Birhan Selassie I Church.

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Day to Day Itinerary

DAY 1

Arrive to Ethiopia and Unwind

2023 Dates TBA


After landing at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia, your private Away to Africa driver will transport you to your lodging.

The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa, which means ‘New Flower’, is often referred to as the ‘Political Capital of Africa’ as it is the headquarters for the African Union. The flourishing capital of Ethiopia offers a variety of authentic restaurants, theaters and the burial grounds of Emperor Selassie I.

  Addis Ababa.   Dinner Included

DAY 2

Ancient Architectures and Archeological Sites in Axum

2023 Dates TBA


After arriving in Axum you will visit a variety of sites including: the Famous Obelisks, Queen of Sheba’s Bath & Palace, King Bazen’s Tomb, and the St. Mary Zion Church – home to the Ark of the Covenant.

  Axum .   Breakfast & Lunch Included

DAY 3

Rock-Hewn Churches In Lalibela

2023 Dates TBA


Today you will travel to Lalibela, the town known for its elegant architecture and thirteen majestic rock-hewn churches. Afterwards, you will enjoy traditional dinner coupled with honey wine and dancing to the sounds of Ethiopian music.

  Lalibela .   Breakfast Included

DAY 4

Lalibella Part Deux

2023 Dates TBA

Awake for an early breakfast prior to heading out for our second day in Lalibela. We will continue exploring the town of Lalibela and hike to the Roof of Africa.

Spend the evening relaxing as you take in the serene mountainous views of Ethiopia.

  LALIBELA .   All Meals Included

DAY 5

Castles of Gondor

2023 Dates TBA


You will depart early in the morning to drive to the former capital of Ethiopia and “Camelot” of Africa: Gondar!

In Gondar you will explore the city that is recognized throughout the world for its mysterious castles which date back to the early to mid 1600’s.

  Gondor .   All Meals Included

DAY 6

Lake Tana Monastery & Bahir Dar

2023 Dates TBA

You will explore Bahir Dar with a boat trip on Lake Tana and a visit to the island monastery of Zege Peninsula and Ura Kidane Mehret.

Afterwards you will explore the Blue Nile Falls on the Blue Nile River.

Enjoy a relaxing dinner along the lake as you take in the scenery while watching the sunset over the lake.

  Bahir Dar .   All Meals Included

DAY 7

History of Addis

2023 Dates TBA


Enjoy a day of rest and relaxation in Addis Ababa, tasting some traditional Beyaynetu. After resting for half of the day, we will travel to the Haile Selassie Cathedral, the National Museum of Ethiopia, the Emperor Menelik & Empress Taitu Museum, and the @Shiromeda Shopping Center.

  Addis Ababa .   All Meals Included

DAY 8

Shashamane

2023 Dates TBA

Today you will travel to Shashamane which represents 500 acres of private land set aside by Emperor Haile Selassie I in order to encourage Rastafarians, Ethiopian World Federation officers and other settlers from Jamaica and Caribbean to relocate in Africa.

Afterwards we will relax at the hot springs of Wondo Genet

  Shashamane .   All Meals Included

DAY 9

Addis Skate Park

2023 Dates TBA

After breakfast you will have the opportunity to spend a couple of hours volunteering in the community of Addis Ababa at the Ethiopian Skate Park.

Afterwards you will have the opportunity to go shopping for garments in the shopping district.

Enjoy a traditional Ethiopian dinner as you take time to relax and enjoy your last evening in Ethiopia.

  Addis Ababa .   All Meals Included

DAY 10

Depart Mama Afrika

2023 Dates TBA

Enjoy a send-off breakfast with your Away to Africa family and reflect on your experience on the continent. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport for your departure home.

  Traveling .   Breakfast Included

“When the webs of the spider join, they can trap a lion.”

– ETHIOPIAN PROVERB

Your Investment

WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
contact us for a quote with flights included

Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

2023 Dates TBA

$4,000/pp

DEPOSIT $499 $200

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

One room with two beds. Paired travelers will share a room.*

2023 Dates TBA

$3,400/pp

DEPOSIT $499 $200

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

*If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

Included

Our tour to Ethiopia includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

  • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
  • All Lodging Accommodations.
  • Airplane tickets to Lalibela, Axum, Gondar, and return to Addis Ababa. (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
  • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
  • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
  • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
  • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
  • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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    DAY 1

    Arrive to Ethiopia and Unwind

    2023 Dates TBA


    After landing at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia, your private Away to Africa driver will transport you to your lodging.

    The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa, which means ‘New Flower’, is often referred to as the ‘Political Capital of Africa’ as it is the headquarters for the African Union. The flourishing capital of Ethiopia offers a variety of authentic restaurants, theaters and the burial grounds of Emperor Selassie I.

      Addis Ababa.   Dinner Included

    DAY 2

    Ancient Architectures and Archeological Sites in Axum

    2023 Dates TBA


    After arriving in Axum you will visit a variety of sites including: the Famous Obelisks, Queen of Sheba’s Bath & Palace, King Bazen’s Tomb, and the St. Mary Zion Church – home to the Ark of the Covenant.

      Axum .   Breakfast & Lunch Included

    DAY 3

    Rock-Hewn Churches In Lalibela

    2023 Dates TBA


    Today you will travel to Lalibela, the town known for its elegant architecture and thirteen majestic rock-hewn churches. Afterwards, you will enjoy traditional dinner coupled with honey wine and dancing to the sounds of Ethiopian music.

      Lalibela .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 4

    Lalibella Part Deux

    2023 Dates TBA


    Awake for an early breakfast prior to heading out for our second day in Lalibela. We will continue exploring the town of Lalibela and hike to the Roof of Africa.

    Spend the evening relaxing as you take in the serene mountainous views of Ethiopia.

      LALIBELA .   All Meals Included

    DAY 5

    Castles of Gondor

    2023 Dates TBA


    You will depart early in the morning to drive to the former capital of Ethiopia and “Camelot” of Africa: Gondar!

    In Gondar you will explore the city that is recognized throughout the world for its mysterious castles which date back to the early to mid 1600’s.

      Gondor .   All Meals Included

    DAY 6

    Lake Tana Monastery & Bahir Dar

    2023 Dates TBA


    You will explore Bahir Dar with a boat trip on Lake Tana and a visit to the island monastery of Zege Peninsula and Ura Kidane Mehret.

    Afterwards you will explore the Blue Nile Falls on the Blue Nile River.

    Enjoy a relaxing dinner along the lake as you take in the scenery while watching the sunset over the lake.

      Bahir Dar .   All Meals Included

    DAY 7

    History of Addis

    2023 Dates TBA


    Enjoy a day of rest and relaxation in Addis Ababa, tasting some traditional Beyaynetu. After resting for half of the day, we will travel to the Haile Selassie Cathedral, the National Museum of Ethiopia, the Emperor Menelik & Empress Taitu Museum, and the @Shiromeda Shopping Center..

      Addis Ababa .   All Meals Included

    DAY 8

    Shashamane

    2023 Dates TBA


    Today you will travel to Shashamane which represents 500 acres of private land set aside by Emperor Haile Selassie I in order to encourage Rastafarians, Ethiopian World Federation officers and other settlers from Jamaica and Caribbean to relocate in Africa.

    Afterwards we will relax at the hot springs of Wondo Genet.

      Shashamane .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 9

    Addis Skate Park

    2023 Dates TBA


    After breakfast you will have the opportunity to spend a couple of hours volunteering in the community of Addis Ababa at the Ethiopian Skate Park.

    Afterwards you will have the opportunity to go shopping for garments in the shopping district.

    Enjoy a traditional Ethiopian dinner as you take time to relax and enjoy your last evening in Ethiopia.

      Addis Ababa.   All Meals Included

    DAY 10

    Depart Mama Afrika

    2023 Dates TBA


    Enjoy a send-off breakfast with your Away to Africa family and reflect on your experience on the continent. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport for your departure home.

      Traveling .   Breakfast Included

    “When the webs of the spider join, they can trap a lion.”

    – ETHIOPIAN PROVERB

    Your Investment

    WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
    contact us for a quote with flights included

    Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

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    $4,000/pp

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    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

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    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

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    *If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

    Included

    Our tour to Ethiopia includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

    • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
    • All Lodging Accommodations.
    • Airplane tickets to Lalibela, Axum, Gondar, and return to Addis Ababa. (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
    • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
    • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
    • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
    • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
    • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

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  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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