Ethiopia: The Island of Africa

  • Explore from the urban capital to the Simien Mountains, where we study geladas with baboon researchers
  • Meet tribal people in the entrancingly remote, aridly beautiful Lower Omo Valley
  • Feast your eyes on Lalibela, 11 monolithic churches carved into living rock
  • Opt to helicopter to Bale park to see a rare wolf or the Danakil Depression for otherworldly landscapes
Ethiopia with GeoEx

Custom Trips Also Available

Our destination experts are happy to arrange this trip as a private journey for you and your chosen travel companions. We'll tailor the itinerary to your style, interests, and time frame. Prices vary depending on the number of people traveling, itinerary, and season. Please call us to start the conversation at 888-570-7108.


2016 Dates
  • 06/10/16 - 06/18/16  (Northern Circuit)
  • 06/18/16 - 06/25/16  (Southern Circuit)
  • 10/07/16 - 10/15/16  (Northern Circuit)
  • 10/15/16 - 10/22/16  (Southern Circuit)

Custom Departures

  • Offered year-round


From $5,500 (Scheduled)


The above price is for each of the trip segments (the Historic Northern Circuit and the Omo Southern Circuit), which can be booked individually or combined into one 16-day trip.

Individual Pricing:
Historic Northern Circuit: From $5,500 (Scheduled)
Omo Southern Circuit: From $5,500 (Scheduled)

Optional Harar and Harar-Bale Extensions: Please call for pricing.