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Ethiopia - Historic Ethiopia Traveller Reviews

Reviews of Ethiopia - Historic Ethiopia

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Ethiopia - Historic Ethiopia by The Lone Traveller, 5 Feb 2015
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A Wonderful Ethiopian Experience

This 2-week holiday was not on my "bucket list". Friends on a previous holiday at the end of last year said that it was one of the most fantastic holidays that they'd ever been on. The time to go was during the Timkat Festival so I booked it straight away on my return as it was getting close to Epiphany. I hadn't realised the country was so mountainous and green. There is a contrast between city living and the countryside which is still ...

This 2-week holiday was not on my "bucket list". Friends on a previous holiday at the end of last year said that it was one of the most fantastic holidays that they'd ever been on. The time to go was during the Timkat Festival so I booked it straight away on my return as it was getting close to Epiphany. I hadn't realised the country was so mountainous and green. There is a contrast between city living and the countryside which is still as it was centuries ago. The people are very friendly and helpful and there is so much colour in the markets. The standard of the hotels was much better than I'd expected and I enjoyed experiencing a variety of Ethiopian cuisine. The local wine was very good as well. I enjoyed the beautiful countryside and the guides were keen to point out the animals, birds and flora and fauna. I was very impressed with the churches, particularly Lalibela and will have many fond memories of my stay.

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Undiscovered Destinations is a small company specialising in out of the ordinary holidays for small groups. It makes a great effort to understand the traveller and ensure that each experience is memorable. The itineraries are well thought out and the organisation is efficient and comprehensive. I will certainly consider travelling on holidays with them in the future.

Undiscovered Destinations responded to this review on 06 Feb 2015:

Ethiopia really is a wonderful destination that has a great mix of history, culture and wildlife. The Timkat Festival is a great time to visit and we are delighted you enjoyed the tour.

Undiscovered Destinations responded to this review on 06 Feb 2015:

Thank you for your kind comments.

Ethiopia - Historic Ethiopia by Reddragon, 21 Oct 2014
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A fascinating trip to a country with so much to offer

It was the historic parts of Ethiopia, including Lalibela, Tigray, Axum,Gondar. Many churches castles and lots of history. Very hectic and much travelling but it was a fascinating trip to a country that has huge potential for tourism once the infrastructure is improved. Excellent organisation on our trip, all went without a hitch.

It was the historic parts of Ethiopia, including Lalibela, Tigray, Axum,Gondar. Many churches castles and lots of history. Very hectic and much travelling but it was a fascinating trip to a country that has huge potential for tourism once the infrastructure is improved. Excellent organisation on our trip, all went without a hitch.

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Excellent organisation all the way through with Undiscovered Destination and Jacaranda as the local company.

Ethiopia - Historic Ethiopia by Lisa P, 2 Jun 2014
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Wonderful Memories of Ethiopia

We visited the rock cut churches of lalibela and tigray, waking up in the crisp cool morning in tigray with the gheralta mtns in clear view, right in front of my room in beautiful gheralta lodge, nice evenings by the lake tana - just wonderful

We visited the rock cut churches of lalibela and tigray, waking up in the crisp cool morning in tigray with the gheralta mtns in clear view, right in front of my room in beautiful gheralta lodge, nice evenings by the lake tana - just wonderful

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Second time with UD and just as good as the first - looking at the next trip already

Undiscovered Destinations responded to this review on 02 Jun 2014:

It is one of our favourite destinations - really glad you enjoyed it