Tribes & Churches
Ethiopia encompasses time. Forty thousand years of history in seven days? That will bring some perspective.
"Andrea did a wonderful job designing an itinerary to suit three generations of diverse interests, and was flexible and responsive to last minute changes and requests. He showed us many hidden treasures of this beautiful region that would have missed we're it not for him."
- Heather on her journey in Italy
A possible, beautiful itinerary for you
The First of Ethiopia’s Many Layers
This is a journey through the ages. So arriving in Addis Ababa is the perfect place to start. It is a bustling, modern city. The capital of Ethiopia has a rich history that is often commemorated by dramatic architecture. So much you gather from your visit to the Holy Trinity Cathedral, a building so entangled in Ethiopian history, that you begin to discover that this country hides much more than meets the eye. The time jumps are enormous: from epic battles in modern wars, to the resting place of Lucy, one of the first hominids to be discovered. After all, you are about to embark in a journey to the cradle of humanity.
A Quick Return to the Garden of Eden
The Rift Valley is where it all began. The lush vegetation and the diverse wildlife bring to mind stories from a very distant past, this is a tale of Paradise. After a couple of hippopotamus sightings, it is time to travel to the Omo Valley, home to some of the most ancient tribes in the world. Their cultures have so many unique features, that they might seem strange at first. You look closer, you share their meals, and go into their homes. Then you see that we are all the same. The only real difference is that your hosts have kept the memory of the farthest past alive. Read more