Ethiopia from the Sky
Adventurous heli-safari where you will fly above medieval kingdoms, visit isolated cultures and encompass the full breadth of Northern Ethiopia.
"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
Arrival in Addis Ababa. A domestic flight takes you to Mekelle, the capital of the Tigray region. Your helicopter pilot welcomes you warmly, yet you detect a certain cockiness, or is it self-sufficiency? Perhaps you think to yourself “this guy better be something out of the ordinary!” A few minutes later, you can define your pilot’s attitude a little better: it’s the confidence that comes with skill and mastery. As the helicopter winds its way across the jagged peaks of Tigray, you are met with views that defy the imagination. Your pilot perches the bird on a narrow peak, the mix of adrenaline and wonder is just what you needed. Ethiopia has won you over and you haven’t even been into the churches!
A Far Away Place at the Rift
From Tigray you fly to the Danakil Depression, a place unique on the face of the Earth: sulphurous springs, acid lakes and active volcanos liven the sights. It is also home to the Afar people. You might catch a glimpse of their camel trains, following ancient salt routes. Read more