Mountain Bike Cycling Trip In Ethiopia’s North

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  Tour Operator  African Bikers


 13 days (Bike: 9 days)

  320 km  (~36km per day)


 Some hills, Off-road




  • Guided city tour through Ethiopia’s lively capital Addis Ababa
  • UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site: on foot and by bike to the fascinating rock-hewn churches of Lalibela
  • The palaces and churches of the fascinating imperial city of Gondar
  • Hiking and cycling in the breathtaking Simien Mountains, up to 4000 m high, with unique flora and fauna
  • Spectacular descent by bike from the Simien mountain range into the lowlands
  • Another UNESCO World Cultural Heritage: The Axum Obelisk
  • On foot and by bike to the breathtaking rock-hewn churches high above the biblical landscape of Hawzen
  • Walk around Wenchi Crater Lake
  • Cultural encounters with the Gurage tribe
  • Boat trip on the Wenchi crater lake
  • Bathing in the Wollisso hot springs

Tour Information


Addis Ababa


Addis Ababa

Cost From

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Single Supplement


Elevation Gain

  3000 m

Group Info

Also available from 2 participants on any preferred date


  • Experienced fluent English and Amharic speaking tour guide on bike
  • all (3) domestic flights in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa-Lalibela, Lalibela-Gondar, Mekelle-Addis Ababa) with Ethiopian Airlines in the tourist class (surcharge of $250.00 if the international flight is not with Ethiopian Airlines)
  • all accommodations in double / twin rooms with toilet / shower in hotels or lodges (4x comfort class, 8x upper middle class)
  • all transfers and trips in Ethiopia by private vehicle (minibus or coaster bus)
  • constant support vehicle for bicycle transport
  • Full board (1 drink included per meal, excluding alcoholic beverages)
  • all entrance fees to attractions, churches, museums and national parks
  • for the Simien National Park: entrance fees, local guides, scouts and rangers
  • Police and military protection if required
  • all tips for meals
  • local (compulsory) guides in each destination


  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa for Ethiopia ( currently est. $55.00)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Photo and video fees (if any)
  • All extras and personal expenses


  • Additional nights
  • MTB Hardtail 27/30 Speed Price 2022: $290.00


3% early bird discount (for bookings until 6 months prior to tour start)
5% loyalty discount (for customers who have previously travelled with us)


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