Steeped in history, Ethiopia is a melting pot of religion, culture, awe inspiring scenery and unique wildlife. From the breath taking Simien mountains to the molten lavas of Eta Arle’, from the rock hewn churches of Lalibela to the palace of Hailie Selassie, Ethiopia is the land of extremes offering truly unique experiences. Dave Simpson Safaris will open your eyes to a whole new world., Ethiopia, Lalibela, St Georges Church, church, safari, people, rock, hewn

The Prime Ethiopia Safari : 10 Days

Day 1 - 2    Arrive in Addis – Hilton Hotel

Day 3         Fly to Gonder – Goha Hotel

Day 4 - 6  Drive to Simien Mountains - Simien Mountain lodge

Day 7         Drive back to Gonder – Goha Hotel

Day 8 - 9  Fly to Lalibela – Mountain View Lodge

Day 10       Fly to Addis – fly home



This safari is one of the best all round itineraries in Ethiopia

Great cultural experiences in Addis, Gonder and Lalibela.

Fabulous wildlife and scenery in the Simien Mountains.

Amazing rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

Extremely varied topography.

Superb photographic opportunities.

Good fun.

Guide: Dave Simpson - "One of only 32 Gold level Guides in East Africa"

For further information contact us.


The Weather:

Best time is Oct to March as it is clear.

Rains – June to Sept in the north.

April – May – very hazy, not fun.


Some important dates to consider

7 Jan                Ethiopian Christmas

19 Jan              Timkat 

21 April          Good Friday

11 Sept            Ethiopian New Year

27 Sept            Finding of the Cross

Feel free to contact us if you wish to customise an itinerary., Ethiopia, Gonder, castle, Fasiladas, safari, people., Ethiopia, Simien, Simien mountains, Gelada, baboon, lion male, endemic, Ethiopia, monk, Lalibela, St Georges Church, church, safari, people, rock, hewn, Ethiopia, Simien mountain, view, scenery,, Ethiopia, market, Addis, vegetables, selling, safari, Ethiopia, Lalibela, St Georges Church, church, safari, people, rock, hewn, monk

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