Tigray

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Tigray

Tigray is Ethiopia's best-kept secret. This northernmost region of the country was the birthplace of Ethiopia's Axumite Empire, and among the first regions to have embraced Christianity, a heritage still visible in the numerous rock churches that dot its rugged landscape.

History, culture and festivals in Ethiopia

My very competent young guides were enthusiastic, forthcoming, resourceful, and patient with my many questions

Mr Daniell

Featured itineraries

Ethiopia's Historic Route (with Tigray and Simiens)

This 2-week itinerary offers a comprehensive overview of Ethiopia's Historic Route - including Axum, Gondar, Lalibela, Lake Tana and Addis Ababa - as well as remote Tigray and the Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from £3095 pp

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Accommodation

Agoro Lodge

Agoro Lodge is located in the Ganta Afeshum district of Tigray, North Ethiopia. One of the only lodges in the region, Agoro provides access to a number of unique attractions, most notably Tigray's stunning rock-hewn churches.

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Gheralta Lodge

Situated in the heart of Tigray, northernmost Ethiopia, Gheralta Lodge is a small, owner-run property that is among Ethiopia’s most sought after accommodations.

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Linyanti and the Okavango Delta

I would like to thank you for organising such a wonderful safari... the 3 of us loved every minute of it.

Adrienne, Conrad and Andrew