Book a Tour to Discover Ethiopia

Most tours start in the capital of Ethiopia - Addis Ababa where there are lots of markets, churches, cathedrals, mosques, cafes and nightlife. From here you will be able to travel overland and explore the country visiting rural communities and seeing a different way of life. Our top recommendation is to visit the Simien Mountain National Park, Lalibella, Hawassa which are spectacular. 

Ethiopia is a very cheap destination to visit but tours here can be more expensive than other destinations on a Africa gap year. Tours generally cost around £1000 ($1500) for a 2-3 week trip. You will usually need to arrange your flights, visa and travel insurance. What is Included in most trips:

  • Accommodation in double room sharing and half board basis
  • Camping tents, all camping gears, 
  • Excursions
  • English speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees for the visiting areas

Top Reasons to Book

  • Get an experienced guide
  • See the best places 
  • Go off the beaten track to see locations difficult to reach
  • Eat at the best local restaurants
  • Enjoy a stress free journey
  • Get an authentic local experience


Small Group Tours

Our tours are perfect if you are travelling solo and would like to meet other people and travel in a group. You will get to meet other international travellers and get taken to the best locations in the country with an experienced guide.


Ethiopia Budget Tours

We have a selection of tours for all budgets, so whether you are looking to explore on the cheap or you have a bit more money to spend you will be able to find a trip to match your interests. Our website features lots of cheap tours allowing you to discover the highlights of the country and not break the bank. Most of our tours specifically cater for the 18-35 age group and are a really popular option due to meeting other people, getting day-to-day activities, hotel check-ins, selected meals, accommodation and also transport/guides included in the price. Don't worry if you are slightly older, most tours accept all ages.



Usually travellers of the same sex will share a twin room, but there is also the option to pay a little extra and get a private room. Accommodation can vary depending on the tour and location. Some tours also include homestays which allow for a facsinating cultural exchange. 


Group Sizes

Typical group sizes are around 10-18 travellers with an average of 12 but this can vary between the tour and operator.



On most tours you will travel overland in a private small tour van. 


How to Book

Search our featured trips above or contact us for specific advice. 


Tour Reviews

If you have ever joined a tour and would like to review or share your experience please contact us.


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