Ethiopia Tours & Safari Packages

Tours to Best of Ethiopia Budget Lodge Safari, ordered below from shortest to longest trip. Tour pricing is from R28695 $2712 £1614 €1988 A$2900 C$2965 NZ$3185 to R53644 $5070 £3016 €3716 A$5422 C$5543 NZ$5954 per person. Use our tour search → to filter by price, duration, start point, travel style and more.

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Ethiopia Tours

Tours to Ethiopia are all about exploring the fascinating culture and history of this unique African country located in the Horn of Africa. The Ethiopia Tours are journeys through this independent country’s rich past, free of colonization. As one of the world’s oldest countries discovering Ethiopia’s ancient heritage is an unusual and rewarding experience.

The Ethiopia Tours take you into this untamed land to cultural, historical and natural highlights such as:

  • Lake Tana - 13th century Monastery of Ura Kidane Mihret, the most famous of the Zege peninsula monasteries and the Azwa Mariam Monastery. 
  • Gondar town – set in beautiful natural surroundings, founded in 1636 by the great Emperor Fassiladas, once the Royal Capital of Ethiopia. Castles and Churches built by the Royals, including UNESCO World Heritage Debre Birhan Selassie Church.
  • Axum - prime historical site in Northern Ethiopia, once the center of a great empire and the seat of ancient Ge'ez language and literature studies. Visit the Stelae Park, St. Mary's Church the Sanctuary Chapel, the Coronation Yard, Queen of Sheba's palace ruins, Axum Museum and more.
  • Addis Ababa - Archeological Museum, Ethnographic Museum, Mount Entoto with spectacular views and the Trinity Cathedral, largest and most revered church built in 1941. 
  • Lalibela - home to Ethiopia’s most famous churches, Nakuto Le'ab Monastery and many important religious ceremonies. See the rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela built around 800 - 1200 AD and still active places of worship. 
  • Omo Valley – Rift Valley Lakes including Lake Chamo inhabited by numerous crocodiles and hippos. A cultural exploration of Ethiopia’s diverse peoples; such as the Mursi, Nyangatom, Suri, Dizi, Me'en, Hammer and other tribes. 
  • Nech Sar Park and Mago National Park – variety of wildlife in Nech Sar including Swayne's Hartebeest, a rare antelope species endemic to Ethiopia, as well as diverse plant and bird species. Mago’s distinctive Mursi tribe and wildlife such as giraffe, elephant, hartebeest, lion, leopard, zebra, gerenuk and oryx, as well as indigenous birds. 

Travelling to Ethiopia you can choose between overland camping and budget lodge safaris with experienced guides. The amazing food and drink, religious ceremonies, traditions and dances of the diverse tribes of Ethiopia make for an unforgettable cultural exploration like none other. Adding to this cultural feast, Ethiopia’s spectacular scenery and the ancient churches, artefacts and ruins and you get the unique adventure of a lifetime that a visit to Ethiopia offers.

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Priced from pps R29911 $2827 £1682 €2072 A$3023 C$3090 NZ$3320 Full pricing info
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Yeha temple
Tour Duration
09 days
Departs From Addis Ababa, ends in Addis Ababa
A unique Ethiopia Budget Lodge Tour to the historic north and Simien Mountains Park - journey into the past and scenic mountains.
Countries Visited
Ethiopia  
Type of Tour
Budget Lodge Safaris

Priced from pps R28695 $2712 £1614 €1988 A$2900 C$2965 NZ$3185 Full pricing info
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Mursi woman
Tour Duration
11 days
Departs From Addis Ababa, ends in Addis Ababa
This Budget Ethiopia Lodge Safari explores the cultural highlights of southern Ethiopia, encountering the Omo Valley Tribes.
Countries Visited
Ethiopia  
Type of Tour
Budget Lodge Safaris

Priced from pps R53644 $5070 £3016 €3716 A$5422 C$5543 NZ$5954 Full pricing info
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Castle of Gondar
Tour Duration
18 days
Departs From Addis Ababa, ends in Addis Ababa
Starting and ending in Addis Ababa, explore ancient highlights of the historic north and the diverse cultures of the south on this fascinating budget Ethiopia lodge safari.
Countries Visited
Ethiopia  
Type of Tour
Budget Lodge Safaris