Popular Tours to Gonder
The tours below showcase just some of what is possible in Gonder. In Ethiopia, nothing is set in stone. Use these itineraries as starting points, or to draw inspiration. Then get in touch, and let our expert team help craft the perfect itinerary for you.
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…
How to visit Gonder
Most visitors spend one or two nights in Gonder, although the major sites can be explored in just one day.
Beyond the sites, Gonder is a vibrant city with plenty of bars, restaurants and markets to explore. It's a great place to wander around and soak up the atmosphere.
After visiting Gonder, most travellers head up into the Simien Mountains National Park. It is a 2-hour drive from Gonder to the Simiens, and Gonder is the nearest airport town to the park.
How it works
We can put together an itinerary to fit any time frame or budget. Whether you've got some fixed plans and need help with the detail, or don't know where to start, here's how we can help:
We'll talk about your dream Ethiopia moments, how much time you have and your budget.
We'll discuss any places to go or things to do that you've already got in mind and send you a few suggestions of our own.
When you've decided what you want to see and do, we'll put together the perfect itinerary that covers all the destinations you're most excited about, and moves at just the right pace. We'll select the accommodations that are right for you, and we'll make any adjustments until you're confident its the perfect itinerary for you.
When you're happy with your trip and the cost, we'll get your adventure set up, make all the bookings and reservations, and provide all the pre-travel information you need.
Once your on the ground in Ethiopia, we'll be here to look after you every step of the way.
Discover more of Gonder
Once the epicentre of Ethiopian politics and power, the crumbled ruins of the Royal Enclosure - also known as ‘Fasil Ghebbi’ - are all that remain of a bygone era. An ancient …
Just outside the heart of the Gondar, past the river Qaha, lies one of Ethiopia's most sacred sites. Still in use today, Fasilides' Bath is an important cultural and historic …
Debre Birhan Selassie Church
Don't be fooled by its modest yellow brick exterior, inside awaits a stunning, kaleidoscopic display of creativity in murals, wall paintings, and a ceiling covered with angels. …