Abyssinian Explorer

Tigray rock churches, Axum. Simiens, Gondar, Lalibela & Lake Tana, and two Tesfa Treks

Experience the real EthiopiaBook a Trek Now


Days touring


Nights at community guest houses


Nights in hotels and lodges

$ 2,975*

Per person
( Based on a group of 2 people. )

* Prices subject to availability and seasonal price increases.

16 days across the highlands of Ethiopia, its 3 old capitals, its mountains and villages.

Experience the beauty and history of the northern Ethiopian highlands. See the three old capitals of Ethiopia and some of its most beautiful monasteries and churches from a unique branch of the orthodox christian religion. Trek in stunning countryside with village communities hosting your stay.  Travel through an Ethiopia that has throw backs to an ancient past, and although progress is coming fast, it is a country and a people with a fierce pride in their own special history and culture. You will also get a chance to see some of its extraordinary wildlife and birds. Everything will come together to show you a land that time may have forgotten but you will not!

Get a quote for a Abyssinian Explorer Tour now

What's Included


All transport from arrival in Addis Ababa to return for international flight.

Road trips include Mekele – Gheralta, Adigrat – Axum, Axum - Simiens, Meket – Bahir Dar.

Minibus will be used except where indicated

Accommodation and trek

9 nights at hotels & Lodges -including Limalimo (subject to availability) with breakfast, and 6 nights at the community guest houses (3 in Wollo & 3 in Tigray). At the guest houses breakfast & dinner are included as is lunch. Also included are your guide and pack animal. Limalimo lodge is full board with local drinks included.

Entry fees and guides

Entry fees and guides are included in Axum, the Simiens, Gondar, Lalibela and Ura Kidane Mehret church on Lake Tana

Not Included

Entry fees

Church entry in Tigray (normally 150 birr per adult)

Meals and Drinks

Lunch and dinner at hotels & drinks when not on trek & bottled drinks on trek

Other items

Blue Nile Falls is not included (the falls are much reduced by HEP projects), and any other visits or trips not mentioned in the itinerary.


Excludes international flights. Local flights included are discounted on basis of having international ET flights. If not there will be a surcharge.

Photos from this tour

Frescoes in Debre Berhan Selassie church, Gondar

Get a quote for Abyssinian Explorer tour

All our tours can be customized so if you need something changed, just let us know.