Axum

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Axum

The modern-day city of Axum takes its name from the ancient Kingdom of Aksum, a naval trading power that ruled over Northern Ethiopia from 400 BC into the 10th century.

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kenya

Thank you for arranging such a memorable holiday again, and doing it with efficiency and patience.

Carol from Perth

Featured itineraries

Ethiopia's Historic Route

This guided Historic Route tour visits Axum, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Bahir Dar and Gondar. The programme can be extended to include more elements, such as the rock churches of Tigray, the Rift Valley lakes, Omo Valley and southern Ethiopia, and the Bale and Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£2770 pp

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Ethiopia's Historic Route (with Tigray and Simiens)

Comprehensive guided tour of Ethiopia's famous Historic Route (Axum, Gondar, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Addis Ababa), extended to include remote Tigray and the Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£3095 pp

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Simien Mountains Full Trek with Historic Route

A full Simien Mountains trek to remote parts of the Ethiopian Highlands. This Ethiopia trekking tour includes as standard some aspects of the Historic Route: Gondar, Lalibela and Addis. You may extend the trip to add more elements, for instance Axum, the Rift Valley Lakes, Omo Valley, or Bale Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£2970 pp

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Simien Mountains Trek with Historic Route

Our standard Simien Mountains trek, this trekking itinerary takes you to remote parts of the Ethiopian Highlands and to the summit of Ras Deshen. This tour includes as standard some aspects of the Historic Route, such as Gondar and Lalibela, and may be extended to feature more.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£2480 pp

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Testimonial

Sarah at Gane and Marshall organised with consummate skill and efficiency, what was a complex safari package.

Dr Mike Leary-Ohwin