Journey to the heart of Ethiopia’s historical past and discover Ethiopia’s unique culture Soak in Ethiopia's rich and fascinating history on this 5 night, 6 day tour of the ancient kingdoms and Lake Tana. Your tour of Africa's only unconquered state will include the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, the ancient kingdom of Axum, the 'Camelot of Africa' at Gondar, and the magnificent Lake Tana.

Tour Summary

  • You'll go to Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • You'll visit Axum (City), Lalibela (Town), Gondar (City), Bahir Dar (City) & Addis (City)
  • This tour starts and ends in Addis Ababa - Getting there

Things to Consider



Can start any day

Can be customized

Not for solo travelers


Min age of 5 years

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives & boat trip
  • Game drives: normal 4x4 vehicle
  • Getting around: normal 4x4 vehicle & air transfer
  • This operator can help select your international flights, but you'll have to book them help
  • Fly to/from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD - Check price)
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) can be arranged for an extra cost

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day
  • 1
    Yared Zema International Hotel Mid-range hotel in or near Axum
    All Meals Included
  • 2-3
    Sora Lodge Mid-range lodge in or near Lalibela
    All Meals Included
  • 4
    Mayleko Lodge Mid-range lodge in or near Gondar
    All Meals Included
  • 5
    Kuriftu Resort Mid-range resort in or near Bahir Dar
    All Meals Included
  • 6
    End of tour (No accommodation)
    Breakfast & Lunch Included


  • This tour is offered by Shadows of Africa, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rate will likely change.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.
  • The exact order, content and rate of this tour is subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Shadows of Africa.