Addis and Central Ethiopia

Located in central Ethiopia, Addis Ababa is an essential destination on a visit to this fascinating country. Explore the city's many restaurants, bars and shops or immerse yourself in the culture and history of the country at Addis' museums and cathedrals. Away from the bustling city you will discover volcanic plains brimming and swaying grasslands home to an amazing array of wildlife.

Founded in 1887 around hot springs and nicknamed "new flower" in Amharic, Addis Ababa is a melting pot of culture, history, festivals and a budding art scene. Take the first step in your education in the enthralling culture and history of Ethiopia and discover the many churches, diverse architecture and visit the Ethnographic museum to see ‘Lucy’ who gave Ethiopia the label, "the cradle of humankind". Before leaving central Ethiopia, journey outside the city to the region's hot-springs, discover the volcanic landscape and abundant birdlife of the Awash National Park or trek on horseback across the grassy plains spotting a myriad of species of antelope.

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Churches, Castles and Mountains of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Lake Tana, Gondar, Simien Mountains, Axum & Lalibela

Experience a land of fascinating contrasts on this all-encompassing journey which transports you from the rugged Simien Mountains to the famous rock churches of Lalibela and on to castles of Gondar before ending in the bustling city of Addis Ababa.

Best for: Couples, Culture, Adventure, Off the beaten track

Tropic Air - Ethiopia By Helicopter

Addis Ababa, Lalibela and Hawzen

From the spectacular Simien Mountains to the Danakil Depression and the rock hewn churches of Tigray there is no better way to explore the wonders of Ethiopia than on this eight-day helicopter safari with Tropic Air A once-in-a-lifetime adventure giving you the chance to explore a unique country and view breath-taking landscapes, rich cultures,...

Best for: Couples, Family, Honeymoon

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