Ethiopia rivals Egypt with its ancient cultural sites seeped in history, dating back for centuries when emperors still ruled the land. You will visit these historical and religious ceremonial sites scattered across the country, intertwined with unique landmarks and wildlife found only in Ethiopia. This experience will have you staying in a mixture of accommodation, interlaced with rough camping from hot to cold - the Danakil Depression and the Bale Mountains, experiencing community guest house hospitality in the Tigray region, with some days of relaxing and luxury in the Simien & Bale Mountains enjoying the endemic wildlife and cooler fresh air.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS EXPERIENCE
You will visit the historical and religious ceremonial sites of Lalibela, Gondar and Axum.
Community trekking in the TIGRAY region, will lead you through this fascinating part of the country, here you will interact with local communities and enjoying their hospitality, while learning about their daily life and visiting less known historical and religious sites.
Eating and drinking in Ethiopia is almost a religion in itself, with its unique traditional cuisine and popular Coffee Culture - practiced in every house, everyday across the country. You will have the opportunity to dine 'Ethiopian Style' in almost every location you visit, testing your palette with local flavours and washing it down with what is considered the best coffee in the world.