Sampling Abyssinia

A quick trip to the old capitals of Lalibela and Gondar

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Days touring


Nights at community guest houses


Nights in hotels and lodges

$ 515*

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

* Prices subject to availability and seasonal price increases.

Gondar and Lalibela

This short trip is designed for the visitors who have little time, or for residents on a short break from Addis Ababa. It enables you to see two of the old capitals of Ethiopia that have shaped its history over the last eight hundred years, and in the process visit some of stunning churches and romantic castles. In this short time you will see the highlights of Ethiopia’s historical heritage and have a great escape from the hubbub of Addis Ababa

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What's Included


Minibus transfer from Gondar Airport to town & back. Transfer from Lalibela Airport to town and back. Minibus in town in Gondar for visits and in Lalibela to take you from the hotel to the churches and back.


1 nights at hotel (Tukul Village or similar) in Lalibela & 1 night in Fasil Lodge in Gondar

Entry fees and guides

Entry fees and guides in Gondar (for the Castles, the Baths & Debre Berhan Giyorgis Church) and for churches in Lalibela town.

Local Flights

Local flights based on holding a residents card - Non-residents will be charged a surcharge.

Not Included

Meals and Drinks

Meals, drinks (except breakfast in hotels), gratuities and personal expenses


Church entry, other unscheduled visits that are not mentioned in the itinerary, any arrangements in Addis, international flights and anything else not on the itinerary.

Photos from this tour

Frescoes in Debre Berhan Selassie church, Gondar
Gondar castles

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