12 days Ethiopia & Djibouti

History & whale sharks


Visit the best sites of the Historic Route in northern Ethiopia and explore the unknow, yet wonderful Djibouti in only 13 days; this trip combines both historical and natural highlights of both countries! 

The best travel time for this trip is November - early February due to whale shark season


  • Comfort with domestic flights
  • Hike in Simien Mountains N.P.
  • Snorkeling with Whale sharks
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Rates 2018 / 2019:

Rates per person 2 pers       3 pers      4 pers     
Low season: June-August $4,045 $3,770 $3,550
Shoulder: Feb-May, Sept & Dec     $4,100 $3,870 $3,630
High season: Oct-Nov & Jan $4,220 $3,985 $3,715

Single supplement:

One single supplement is included when traveling with 3 persons. Any other single supplement is:

Low season
June - August 
Shoulder Season
Feb - May & Sept & Dec
High Season
Oct-Nov & Jan
$830 $905 $950

All rates are quoted in USD. If you like to be quoted in Ethiopian Birr, Euros or any other currency, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Festival supplement:

Some lodges and hotels in Ethiopia charge extra fees during the festive season; for example, Leddet (7th of January), Timkat (18 & 19th of January), Fasika (Ethiopan Orthodox Easter) etc. Please ask us for the rates if you wish to travel on these dates.


Since this is a private tour, departures can be organised anytime throughout the year subject to the availability of accommodation and transport.

Note: The best travel time for this trip will be between November and early February, due to the Whale Shark season in Djibouti. Get in touch with one of our agents to discuss alternative activities for day 8, if you wish to travel between February and October, by sending an email to


Tour Package Includes:

  • All airport transfers
  • *All domestic flights listed in itinerary
  • Flight from Ethiopia to Djibouti via Addis Ababa
  • Transportation in a 4WD Toyota V8 or Highroof for excellent views
  • All fuel for the tour
  • English speaking Ethiopian driver/guide
  • English speaking Djiboutian driver/guide
  • **All accommodation listed in itinerary
  • Meals as listed in itinerary
  • Park and entrance fees according to program
  • Entrance fees for sights included in the program
  • All activities listed in program

Tour Package Excludes:

  • International air fares
  • Entry visa to Ethiopia
  • Entry visa to Djibouti
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation, except where it is listed in the program
  • Activities that are described as optional
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Government tax and park fees increase
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.).

If you book your international flights with Ethiopian Airlines you will get up to 60% discount on your domestic flights. The quoted package price above is based on the Ethiopian Airlines discount. Should you fly with another airline to Ethiopia please let us know as we will have to increase the total price.

**The bookings with the lodges mentioned in the program depend on availability. Reservations will only be made after your booking. In case the mentioned hotels are not available during the requested period, we will do our utmost to book a hotel in the same class for you (of course we will only do this after consulting you).

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12 days Ethiopia & Djibouti