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Weekend Trips

Are you in Addis Ababa on business and have time for only the highlights of Ethiopia? Or, do you live in Addis Ababa and only have weekends to visit some interesting places of Ethiopia in just 2 or 3 days? Then we have something for you to help you explore the highlights of Ethiopia and sample its amazing destinations, be it over the weekend or anytime during the week.

Our short tours and weekend trips are well crafted by our experts to help you discover some of the most fascinating places to visit in Ethiopia in the short time you have. From nature and wildlife tours, bird watching excursions, mountain trekking in the Bale Mountains, a wildlife safari to Awash National Park, a cultural tour to the Historic Route of Ethiopia, an adventure to Denakil Desert and Ertale Lava Lake, you name it we have something unique for everybody. Below is the list of some of our short tours. If you can't find what you're looking for, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will plan something together with you.

Dallol, Danakil Expedition, and Erta Ale Lava Lake — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Unique Nature and Trekking Adventure
  • GHET-WE1
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • An adventure to the Dallol/Denakil Desert and Erta Ale Lava Lake is like an adventure like no other. This journey takes you to one of the hottest, lowest, and geologically active areas on the planet. This is a trip to one of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth.

Wildlife Holiday to the Bale Mountains National Park — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Nature and Wildlife
  • GHET-WE2
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • Enjoy a unique wildlife holiday in the largest Afro-Alpine habitant in the whole of Africa. Bale Mountains is a high-altitude plateau fragmented by numerous volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes, and mountain streams that run down in the deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands. It is a haven for various endemic mammals including the endangered African Wolf, the Mountain Nyala, Menelik's Bushbuck, and many endemic birds and other mammals.

Bahir Dar, Blue Nile Falls, the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela Tour — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-WE3
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • On this tour, you will enjoy a boat trip on the source of the Blue Nile—Lake Tana—and visit some of the famous island monasteries. The magnificent Nile Falls will be another highlight. The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world”. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock, in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism. The 11 manmade churches are found in the town of Lalibela. They are a lasting monument to man's faith in God.

Lalibela and the Rock-Hewn Churches Tour — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-WE6
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • This cultural tour takes you to one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world”. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock, in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism.

Wildlife Safari to Awash National Park — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Nature and Wildlife
  • GHET-WE5
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • This short wildlife safari takes you northeast of Addis Ababa to Awash National Park, 253 km in the Ethiopian Great Rift Valley. This beautiful park was established as a recreational park for the royal family in 1966. Awash National Park is home to over 460 species of birds and several mammals such as the Beisa Oryx, Desert Warthog, Summering’s Gazelle, Lesser Kudu, Hamadryad's Baboon, Olive Baboon, Grivet's Monkey, Abyssinian Hare, Harar Dik Dik, Spotted Hyena, Ard Wolf, Bat-eared Fox, Golden Jackal, African Wild Cat, and some other rarely seen mammals.

Northern Splendor: Lalibela and Gondar Tour — 3 Days

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour
  • GHET-WE4
  • Private Journey
  • 3 Days
  • This is a journey to Ethiopia’s past and present. This cultural tour takes you to the two ancient cities of Ethiopia on Ethiopia’s Historic North. Both cities are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world”. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism.

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