Is June a good time to visit Ethiopia?
June is typically not a great month to visit Ethiopia. The northern circuit is characterised by cloudy skies and heavy downpours, and temperatures are colder than other times of year.
The Omo Valley is a good place to be, as this part of the country experiences an earlier rainy season from April to May, meaning by June temperatures are rising again and skies are blue. It can get quite hot!
You will want to avoid the Danakil Depression from June to September as temperatures can become unbearably hot (think 40°C+).
The Gheralta Mountains are nice this time of year, the flowers are often in full bloom which makes the already stunning landscapes even more extraordinary, and it's a great time for community trekking in the cliffs of Tigray, away from it all...
To learn more, check out our ultimate guide on when to visit Ethiopia.
Trips to Ethiopia in June
Our community trekking routes are among our favourite experiences in Ethiopia. Offering a unique insight into rural Ethiopia through trails off-the-beaten-track, we're yet to find anyone who isn't blown away by the beauty of the rolling hills of Lalibela, the…
- 15 Days
A true adventure across the northernmost reaches of Ethiopia. Experience community trekking on the plateaus of Tigray, where horizons stretch for miles, distant mountain peaks morph into hazy silhouettes lit by the evening sun, and pockets of light and shadow…
- 11 Days
Fusing history, culture, landscapes and wildlife along a perfectly paced circuit, this trip is a synthesis of the very best experiences on offer in Ethiopia’s northern highlands. Explorations of the ancient cities Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar and Lalibela are broken…
- 12 Days
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