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Northern Ethiopia Historic Route provided by Memento Ethiopia Tours

Northern Ethiopia Historic Route

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The tour mainly covers the northern part. Because of its’ advantage being the center of an ancient civilization, the area is endowed with huge historical and archaeological monuments. The area is also home of four world heritage sites, including the only natural world heritage site of the country, the Simien Mountains National Park. When one thinks about tour in Ethiopia, it is hard to forget the historic route.
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7 stops
Day 1
Addis Ababa
Day 2
Bahir Dar
Important Information
2 days
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Boat Ride
  • Professional Driver Service
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Entoto
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Tana
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Nile Falls
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Laundry Expense
  • International Travel Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is formal
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 20 people per booking.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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GM22470 wrote a review Mar. 2020
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We highly recommend Memento tour when organising a tour in Ethiopia : from the first contact via whatsup Alex has been an excellent and professional tour organiser. He understood our needs in setting up a very well balanced tour in the region, both historical and naturalistic.
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Date of experience: February 2020
nataliap202020 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Moscow, Russia3 contributions
Very good organization and pre-trip support/explanations from Alex. Special compliments to the driver-guide Charlie who was with us from Mikele to Lalibela and who was always there for us. Alex got us very good local guides in the cities/places we visited on the way. Most
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from ALEXMEM16, Tour Operator at Northern Ethiopia Historic Route
Responded 3 Feb. 2020
Dear Natalia, Sergey, and Tatianna, Thank you for this wonderful review and for taking the time to write it. We are happy that you are satisfied with our service and really enjoyed your trip to Northern Ethiopia. Thank you again for visiting Ethiopia and traveled with us. We hope we will see you again during your next adventure to Southern Ethiopia and Omo Valley.
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suzan817 wrote a review Sep. 2019
West Hempstead, New York2 contributions
My cousin and I had a wonderful time in Ethiopia with our amazing tour guide Alex M. I have had many tour guides but he is definitely on the top. He was extremely professional, knowledgeable and caring. He was always on time and confirmed all aspects of our arrangements. He was
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from ALEXMEM16, Tour Operator at Northern Ethiopia Historic Route
Responded 2 Nov. 2019
Dear Susan, Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review and sharing your experience. We are happy that you are satisfied with our service and we meet your expectations. Hopefully you will come back to Ethiopia for more adventure.
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About the operator

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By: Memento Ethiopia Tours
My boyfriend and I traveled for 3 weeks in Ethiopia. Because we decided to travel independently, we reached a point
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The tour was great! I have been 3 weeks allround in Ethiopia with Memento in on private tour.
The tour was great! I have been 3 weeks in Ethiopia with Memento in on private tour. Alex is the head of the compan
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History and people in north Ethiopia
It was a wonderful tour wonderfully organised by Alex. We wrote to Memento 2 months ago and he gave us many possibi
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I contacted many tour agencies in Addis and Alex presented me with a great package for my family. His itinerary was
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Professional service & team
We found Alex' contact details by chance and haven't regret it once. After the first contact by phone he sent us a
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Perfect experience, unforgettable memories
I went around Addis Ababa and Northern Ethiopia on a custom tour arranged by Alex of Memento Tours in March 2019. I
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Massimo M
Two weeks in Ethiopia Omo River + Simen Park, Lalibela
We were in Ethiopia for two weeks in April 2019, - the first week in the Omo river, - the second in the north, Baha
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Amazing trip
We had an excellent time visiting Ethiopa for 8 days, with our young child (4y). Alex arranged a trip to the south,
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Alex was just wonderful planning our day and a half tour of Addis. We arrived really early so he took us to our hot
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Fascinating and friendly
This was the crash version of a tour, but so interesting that I will surely return. Alex spent a day with me in Add
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We had an excellent trip to Denakil with our family. The trip was well organised with friendly and helpful people.
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Jan Kees F
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I had the pleasure of being guided by Alex during my last visit to Addis. Alex organized everything very effectivel
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Exploring Ethiopia
Alex was our first and last contact in Addis Ababa, and had organised the Southern section of our 3 week + tour of
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Dorothee R
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Alex organized a great tour for me and my boyfriend. He respects all my wishes about the cities I would like too se
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Alex organised a 28 day comprehensive tour of Ethiopia. He positioned us with great drivers and guides to make this
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Key Details
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral, National Museum of Ethiopia, and 4 more
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian
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