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Holidays in Ethiopia

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Top destinations in Ethiopia

Ethiopia Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Ethiopia hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Ethiopia trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top hotels in Ethiopia

Best Western Plus Addis Ababa
Best Western Plus Addis Ababa
4 out of 5
Bole Medhanealem Road, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$128 per night from 5 Aug. to 5 Aug.
4.2/5Very Good! (152 reviews)
"It was a very friendly environment and I enjoyed looking at the art work on the wall. The room had a balcony that over looked the street. The room is an average size room compared to typical American Hotel rooms. The shower was wonderful. The bed was great and the air conditioning was good. I didn't ..."

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2021

Best Western Plus Addis Ababa
Sapphire Addis Hotel
Sapphire Addis Hotel
4 out of 5
Namibia Street, Bole, Addis Ababa
The price is AU$140 per night from 5 Aug. to 5 Aug.
3.9/5Very Good! (61 reviews)
"Love the staff. Always knowledgeable, kind and attentive to detail. I probably won’t spend a night in another hotel in Addis. Most of the top hotels are over priced & overrated. Keep up the good work Sapphire!"

Reviewed on 10 May 2021

Sapphire Addis Hotel
Ethiopian Skylight Hotel
Ethiopian Skylight Hotel
4 out of 5
Bole International Airport, P.O.Box 1755, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$242 per night from 3 Sep. to 3 Sep.
3.6/5Good! (54 reviews)

Reviewed on 13 Apr. 2021

Ethiopian Skylight Hotel
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Ethiopia Holiday

Ethiopia is a deeply religious land, home to age-old sites of worship that continue to inspire and amaze. Sitting on the Horn of Africa, this spectacular country features diverse landscapes, mouthwatering cuisine and incredible wildlife.

Ethiopia Hotel + Flights

If you want to save money on your big adventure, bundle your hotel and flights. You can also add car rental and experiences to your Ethiopia Holiday Package. Want to learn how to cook Ethiopia’s national food, injera — a spongy flatbread used to scoop up meats and stews? Join a food tour in Addis Ababa with the money you save.

Your Ethiopia Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1-2: Touchdown in the national capital at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Deepen your understanding of this fascinating country at the Ethnological Museum and the National Museum. Visit traditional eateries to sample some delicious Ethiopean cuisine like doro wat, a spicy chicken stew.

  • Day 3-4: Hop on a flight to Gondar, a magical city often referred to as the “Camelot of Africa.” Once you lay eyes on the Royal Enclosure, the remains of a fortress city full of castles and palaces, you’ll know why. Be sure to also check out the intricately painted interior of Debre Berhan Selassie church.

  • Day 5: From Gondar, it’s a short flight to Lalibela. This place is famous for its rock-hewn churches that date back to the 12-13th century. Marvel at the craftsmanship of Biete Medhane Alem and Biete Ghiorgis — and don’t forget your camera!

Ethiopia Information

  • Head to Gondar and celebrate Timkat, a three-day festival that starts January 19. Colourful processions, singing, dancing and interesting religious rituals make this a popular event with tourists.

  • Spending time in the national capital? Our Addis Ababa Holiday Packages are what you’re looking for.

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