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Although the stays we offer have been designed with the best itineraries and partners, it is essential to discuss together your tastes, desires, and motivations, and the budget you have planned for your trip, in order to build the stay that corresponds exactly to what you want.

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ADDIS, Rift Lakes, BASEL, HARAR and DJIBOUTI

- Ethiopia -

Discovery

This very complete trip allows you to fully enjoy Ethiopia and Djibouti on a unique stay.

After spending 2 days in Addis Ababa to get to know the capital and the heights of Entoto, you will reach the lakes of the great African rift, Ziway, Langano, Awasa; you will spend a night in the comfortable lodges of each of them.

Then a complete change of environment with the 2 days incursion we will make in the BALE Mountains, renowned for the presence of endemic mammals such as the Abyssinian wolf, the most famous of them.

Then we will stop in Wondo Genet to enjoy its hot springs, and in Awash, before arriving in Harar (where we will spend the night in an amazing house in the old town...).

After visiting the sites of the region we will leave Dire Dawa to go to the Republic of Djibouti where we will have time to appreciate some of the remarkable sites, such as the Assal Lake whose beauty inspired the writer-adventurer J. Kessel, the Goubet and its Devil's Island, the Abe Lake famous for its lunar landscapes and its sunsets and sunrises. You will have the opportunity to stay in 2 famous camps of the country, one on the seaside near Tadjourah where you will be amazed by the underwater fauna and flora, the other one in the Goda Mountains well placed in a green setting, which will give you the opportunity to visit gardens and villages around.

Finally you will return to the Ethiopian capital by a flight from Djibouti to Addis.

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Djibouti and Ethiopia in 11 days

- Djibouti -

Discovery

This trip has been designed for those who, over a short period of time, wish to make an incursion into Ethiopia during their stay in Djibouti. Thus you will appreciate some of the jewels of the Republic of Djibouti, such as the Assal Lake whose beauty is a source of inspiration for poets, the Goubet and its Devil's Island, the Abe Lake famous for its lunar landscapes and its sunset and sunrise; You will stay in 2 famous camps of the country, one by the sea near Tadjourah where you will be amazed by the underwater fauna and flora, the other one in the Goda Mountains well placed in a green setting, which will give you the opportunity to visit gardens and surrounding villages.

You will spend the second part of the trip in the 2 major cities of South-East Ethiopia: the peaceful Diré Dawa with its markets, and Harar where you will stay one night in the heart of the old walled city; you will have the opportunity to visit the elephant sanctuary of Babillé, a site of rock carvings, ... without forgetting the spectacle of the meal of the hyenas at nightfall.

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Great African Rift Lakes and Omo Valley

- Ethiopia -

Discovery

After the capital Addis Abeba, this dense and balanced trip, makes you discover some of the contrasting worlds of Ethiopia:

  • The lakes of the Great African Rift: Ziway, Langano, Awasa; you will meet the fishermen who populate their banks and will appreciate the comfort of the lodges where you will stop;
  • The tribes of the OMO valley: Hamer, Mursi in particular; you will go to their markets, real places of life and meetings; you will visit their villages, and will know their rites and traditions for example by attending an astonishing ceremony of bull jumping, and a spectacle of traditional dances;
  • You will approach the most imposing crocodiles of Africa in their natural environment at Lake Chamo

You will fully enjoy your stay thanks to the 4×4 vehicle transportation from Addis to the Omo Valley, the high quality accommodation provided along the way, and the return trip to Addis by a domestic flight from Arba-Minch

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Culture and Adventure Trail

- Ethiopia -

Discovery

This 15 days trip makes us discover the multiple facets of northern Ethiopia. Its bustling capital Addis Ababa contrasts with the gentle way of life of Lake Tana where we will spend 2 nights to appreciate its monasteries and discover the Blue Nile springs. Our passage in the Simien Mountains with its imposing landscapes will be the occasion to know the traditions of its inhabitants and to approach some endemic species of Ethiopia. Further north, the visit of the obelisks of Aksum and the breathtaking churches of Tigray will give us a glimpse of the history of Ethiopia. We will also experience the incomparable adventure of an expedition to the Dallol of the Danakil desert, discovering incredible landscapes and meeting the courageous people who exploit the salt there. Finally we will stop in the unavoidable city of Lalibela.

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Mountains and Lakes Route

- Ethiopia -

Discovery

We start the trip in the modern and lively capital Addis Ababa, where we will visit the museums and the heights, before taking the road to the Great Rift Lakes; we will stop in Ziway, Langano and Awassa, where fishing is very important. Then we will discover the mountainous landscapes of the Bale Mountains where we will try to approach some of the endemic animal species. We will stop at Wendo Genet where we will appreciate the hot springs, before going to Harar and Dire Dawa (we will even spend a night in a surprising "hostel" in the old town...).

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Sea, Mountain and Prehistory routes

- Djibouti -

Baroudeurs

Lovers of prehistory will appreciate a visit to Abourma, a site with rock engravings covering nearly 3 kilometres: dating from the Neolithic period, it was only in 2008 that it was listed by French archaeologists.

This stay will allow you to take full advantage of the range of sites and activities offered by the country on land and sea: swimming on 3 beaches with wonderful underwater fauna and flora: Ras Ali, Ras Bir, Korambado, dugout excursion in the mangrove of Godoria.

You can even try to approach the whale shark in Arta during the season.

You will discover the mythical lake Assal whose beauty inspired the writer-adventurer J Kessel...

You will spend a night at Lake Abe to enjoy the sunrise and sunset in the middle of the chimneys, and to get closer to the pink flamingos; its lunar landscape was used as a set for the movie "Planet of the Apes"...

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Hiker's trail

- Djibouti -

Expert

The "Hikers" trip will introduce you to the terrestrial fauna and flora of the mountainous areas of Djibouti through two superb hikes between three charming camps in the Goda Mountains. Bring a pair of walking shoes!

This tour will also allow you to discover the "must see" places of Djibouti, first of all the city of Djibouti itself, but also those of Obock and Tadjourah.

You will be captivated by the colourful rings of Lake Assal, well described by the writer-adventurer J Kessel.

You will spend an unforgettable night at the Abbot Lake where you will enjoy the amazing sunset and sunrise in the middle of a lunar landscape where the first version of the movie "Planet of the Apes" was shot.

A pirogue ride will take you into the Godoria mangrove north of Ras Bir and the eponymous lighthouse.

You will have a picnic at Le Goubet in front of the worrying Devil's Island.

With a simple mask and snorkel, you will enjoy the wonderful spectacle of the underwater fauna and flora at Ras Ali, Korambado, and Maskali Island; unless you prefer to snorkel in the deep waters around the nearby island of Musha.

And maybe you will have the chance to meet the whale shark, in season, off Arta... don't forget your fins, mask and snorkel!

 

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Djibouti Sea and Lakes Route

- Djibouti -

Discovery

This circuit named "Sea and lakes" privileges the aquatic environment. This is why it radiates from the city of Djibouti to the most beautiful beaches and lakes of the country.

The colours of the Assal lake and its salt floe surrounded by lava are always a wonder (the 3 circles described by the writer-adventurer J Kessel).

You will spend a night at Lake Abe and enjoy the legendary sunset and sunrise. The lunar landscape of the place explains why it was used as a set for the first version of the movie "Planet of the Apes" ....

You will not get tired of observing the wonderful fauna and flora of the seabed in Ras Ali, Korambado, among others, and you may have the chance to approach the whale shark in season. Don't forget your fins, mask and snorkel! 

A pirogue ride will take you into the Godoria mangrove.

In addition to Djibouti, you will visit the cities of Obock and Tadjourah, all three on the seaside...

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Beaches and Campsites Route

- Djibouti -

Discovery

The circuit "Beaches and Camps" will allow you in one week, to have an excellent overview of the "representative" sites of Djibouti.

You will stay close to the village of Ardo, in the charming camp of Bankoualé nestled in the Goda Mountains.

You will have a picnic at the Goubet opposite Devil's Island.

You will be amazed by the underwater fauna and flora at Ras Ali camp.

You will be able to bathe in Lake Assal, one of the saltiest lakes in the world, whose beauty inspired the writer-adventurer J Kessel...

And you will spend a night at Lake Abe to enjoy its legendary sunset and sunrise in the middle of a lunar landscape...

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