12 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

12 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

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12 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Afar Region
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Addis Ababa
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Arba Minch
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
4
Turmi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Jinka
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Beirut

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day
Afar Region

Afar Region
To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Afar Region trip itinerary maker tool .

Beirut, Lebanon to Afar Region is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. You will leave for Addis Ababa on the 9th (Sat).

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nights
Addis Ababa

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Mausoleum of Menelik II. There's still lots to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, pause for some photo ops at Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square, browse the exhibits of National Theatre Art Gallery, and look for gifts at Salem's Ethiopia.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Addis Ababa tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Afar Region to Addis Ababa in 3 hours. November in Addis Ababa sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Arba Minch.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Adadi Maryam ©
Adadi Maryam

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Arba Minch

Arba Minch ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nechisar National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Arba Minch online road trip planner .

Fly from Addis Ababa to Arba Minch in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Addis Ababa in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Arba Minch: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turmi.

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Nechisar National Park ©
Nechisar National Park

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night
Turmi

Turmi ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Dasenech Village.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turmi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Arba Minch to Turmi by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Jinka.

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Dasenech Village ©
Dasenech Village

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nights
Jinka

Jinka ©
Jinka is a market town in southern Ethiopia. Mago National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mago National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jinka vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Turmi to Jinka takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jinka

Nature Parks Museums

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Mago National Park
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Mago National Park ©
Mago National Park
Jinka Museum ©
Jinka Museum