October - February
Hello (informal) – Selam
How are you? (respectful to elder) – Dehina newot?
My name is... – Sime... yibalal
Pleased to meet you – Siletewaweqin dess belognal
July - August
18°C on average
February - March
23°C on average
The world has transformed dramatically since cazenove+loyd was founded in 1993. On every trip we take, we wonder how that destination will look in another 30 years. We are passionate about our destinations and understand that it has become more important than ever to conserve their wildlife, habitats and communities for future generations.
Remember to manage your expectations, the experiences in Ethiopia are incredible but don’t expect luxury – A visit to see the Gelada Baboons in the Simien mountains is a must.
Nothing but the best. Browse our handpicked, tried-and-tested luxury Ethiopia hotels.
A serene boutique retreat in Ethiopia's southern highlands, this eco-lodge promises unrivalled access to some of Ethiopia's most diverse wildlife, including the elusive Ethiopian wolf.
Situated near the stunning Lake Tana and historic sites of Lalibela, Mezena Lodge serves as the perfect base for exploring the region's heritage.
This eco-friendly escape, with its traditional tukul-style bungalows, sings with comfort, serenity and local charm in equal measure.
A travel destination to put on your bucket list is Ethiopia, that is if your tastes run to places that are distinctive, authentic, and rich civilizations with centuries old history with their own culture, food, music and dance.
It was through seeing a photography exhibit of the Omotic peoples by Hans Silvester at the Marlborough Gallery in New York , that I first came to put Ethiopia on my list. I recommend our tour operator from the UK, cazenove+loyd. They’re very good at customising a trip to special interests, are responsive, reliable, and offer quality and value.
Get in touch and one of our luxury travel experts will answer any questions you may have and help create your dream tailor-made holiday.
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