60 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

60 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

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Debre Libanos
— 2 nights
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Lalibela
— 7 nights
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Axum
— 5 nights
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Afar Region
— 4 nights
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Jinka
— 4 nights
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Addis Ababa
— 17 nights
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Gonder
— 4 nights
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Konso
— 2 nights
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Bahir Dar
— 5 nights
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Mek'ele
— 3 nights
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Arba Minch
— 2 nights
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Ziway
— 1 day

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Debre Libanos

Debre Libanos ©
Debre Libanos is a monastery in Ethiopia, lying northwest of Addis Ababa in the Semien Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region. Step off the beaten path and head to Debre Libanos Monastery and Portuguese Bridge.

Discover how to plan a Debre Libanos trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Stockholm, Sweden to Debre Libanos is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Debre Libanos hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Debre Libanos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Debre Libanos Monastery
4.5

7
nights
Lalibela

Lalibela ©
Tourism in Lalibela, a small town nestled in Ethiopia's Lasta Mountains, prospers due to its fascinating cluster of rock-carved churches, dating back to the 12th century and boasting the status of a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Ethiopian Landscape Tour. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Abune Yosef, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church, make a trip to Yemrehana Krestos Church, and delve into the distant past at Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lalibela trip planner.

Getting from Debre Libanos to Lalibela by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Axum.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your trip

5
nights
Axum

Axum ©
Axum or Aksum is a city in the northern part of Ethiopia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monastery of Debre Damo and Archeological Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Medhane Alem Adi Kesho, explore the ancient world of Obelisk of Axum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Northern Stelae Field, and make a trip to Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Axum day trip planner.

Getting from Lalibela to Axum by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Afar Region.

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

4
nights
Afar Region

Afar Region
To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Afar Region trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Axum to Afar Region in 6 hours. You will leave for Jinka on the 20th (Sun).

4
nights
Jinka

Jinka ©
Jinka is a market town in southern Ethiopia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mamaru Ethiopian Tours and Jinka Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jinka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Afar Region to Jinka takes 21.5 hours. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Jinka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Jinka Museum
4.1

17
nights
Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa ©

City of Humans

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 10th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: enjoy unforgettable views with Abyssinia Ballooning, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, admire the landmark architecture of The Mausoleum of Menelik II, and examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Addis Ababa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Jinka to Addis Ababa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Addis Ababa can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gonder.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
1.8
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Balloon Ride
Abyssinia Ballooning
5.0

4
nights
Gonder

Gonder ©

Camelot of Africa

A former royal city, Gonder once served as the Ethiopian Empire's capital--it still boasts well-preserved remains of 17th-century castles and palaces that shed light on the opulent lifestyle of the bygone times.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Climbing Tours and Falasha Village. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fasil Ghebbi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Debre Berhan Selassie Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fasiladas Bath Timket, and get some fabulous bargains at Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gonder vacation builder.

Getting from Addis Ababa to Gonder by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll set off for Konso on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Gonder

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Debre Berhan Selassie Church
4.6
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World heritage site
Fasil Ghebbi
4.6
Religious Site
Fasiladas Bath Timket
4.2

2
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Konso

Konso ©
Konso is a town on the Sagan River in south-western Ethiopia. On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at El Sod and then don't miss a visit to Konso Cultural Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Konso trip app.

Traveling by flight from Gonder to Konso takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bahir Dar.

Things to do in Konso

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
El Sod
2.7
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World heritage site
Konso Cultural Centre
4.5

5
nights
Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar
Palm trees and tropical gardens line the spacious avenues of Bahar Dar, a town nestled on the southern shore of the vast, glistening Lake Tana.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lions Art Gallery and Ura Kidane Mihret. There's still lots to do: see Bona Fide Ethiopia Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Nile Falls, admire the masterpieces at Church of Debre Sina Maryam, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George Church.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bahir Dar trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Konso to Bahir Dar takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Mek'ele.

Things to do in Bahir Dar

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Lake Tana
4.2
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Art Gallery
Lions Art Gallery
5.0
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Off-Road Tour
Bona Fide Ethiopia Tours
5.0

3
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Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Mek'ele, also transliterated as Makale, Mekelle or Meqele, is the capital city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Step off the beaten path and head to Dallol Ethiopia Tours and Lake Assale. Step out of Mek'ele with an excursion to Wukro Museum in Wukro--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Martyr's Memorial Monument and take in the awesome beauty at Gheralta Rock.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mek'ele sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Bahir Dar to Mek'ele takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Arba Minch.

Things to do in Mek'ele

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Gheralta Rock
4.5
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Water Body
Lake Assale
4.8

2
nights
Arba Minch

Arba Minch ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stop by Dorze Village. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nechisar National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Arba Minch online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mek'ele to Arba Minch takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, Arba Minch is somewhat warmer than Mek'ele - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ziway.

Things to do in Arba Minch

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Nechisar National Park
3.4
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Neighborhood
Dorze Village
4.1

1
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Ziway

Ziway
Ziway or Zway is a town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ziway day trip planning site.

You can fly from Arba Minch to Ziway in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Ziway

Nature · Parks

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