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Personalised and great way to experience and amazing country

What a wonderful tour. We started in Addis Ababa. Our guide Shimmy met us promptly at the airport... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fozwanderer
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Mansfield, Australia
Historic north of Ethiopia 10-day tour

This trip was amazing on every level. The company was highly organised and provided extremely... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
caroline230625
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London, United Kingdom
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Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Awaze Tours offers tours throughout Ethiopia. Independent travelers may join our scheduled itineraries or we can customize private tours for groups of any size. Tours may include Ethiopia’s nine World Heritage sites...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Addis Ababa 1000, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful tour. We started in Addis Ababa. Our guide Shimmy met us promptly at the airport and was informative and very friendly. This set the pattern for all our guides. For 10 days our driver, Branu, was our main support then we met...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

It was very easy to communicate with Awaze tour and everything was very well managed. Me and my partner really enjoyed our stay for three days in Lalibela, a tour I would definitely recommend. The guide and driver arranged by Awaze was great. The hotel...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This trip was amazing on every level. The company was highly organised and provided extremely professional and knowledgeable guides, as well as brilliant drivers, most notably Bhranu. The journey featured visits to amazing rock hewn churches, ancient castles, amazing landscapes and beautiful markets. Ethiopia is...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Absolutely couldn't fault Awaze. Superbly well-informed and friendly guides, ultra-helpful drivers, all hotel, restaurant and flight bookings carried out without the slightest hitch. Our tour was so thoughtfully constructed it's impossible to see how we could have got more out of the time we had....More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

"The Historic North and Danakil Depression' - This was the description of our tour - on paper. Heard of the expression 'Never a dull moment?' - that was the reality of our tour. Awaze Tours, you delivered an excellent service - every day was different...More

Thank zephne2018
AwazeTours, Owner at Awaze Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you Zephne for your very kind words. Our team very much enjoyed showing you Ethiopia. Kind regards and we hope to see you again. Habte Fentaw

Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great experience From moment I submit email to last day of my tour It was super professional service ! If you plan to visit Ethiopia, do not hesitate use this company. Thank you for absolutely flawless tour

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AwazeTours, Owner at Awaze Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hello Sir, Thank you for your kind words and for touring with Awaze. We hope you might return some day to see other places in Ethiopia. Kind regards, Habte

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We found awaze tours recommended in TA forums. I emailed Habte and asked about Group tours for 3 weeks of touring. Habte sent an itinerary and we signed up. It turned out that nobody else signed up for that tour but it wasn’t canceled! We...More

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AwazeTours, Owner at Awaze Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you very much for touring with Awaze and for your kind words. We are very glad to hear that Abayu also has skills as a photographer! Best wishes, Habte

Reviewed 17 April 2018

I enjoyed every minute in this beautiful country.The tour was smooth and the guides had a knowledge of very high level.The hotels,the drivers and the food were excellent. I learned a lot about history,culture,nature of the country and I felt deep sympathy to this welcoming...More

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AwazeTours, Manager at Awaze Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hello Katalin! Thank you very much for your kind words. Our staff very much enjoyed introducing you to Ethiopia. Safe travels! Habte

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Reliable and secure company. Everything carry out as arranged... Kindly, helpsom and safe driver. My best recommendation

Thank red51nef
Reviewed 28 February 2018

I used Awaze to book our tour of the South (to see the tribes). They were very reliable, the guide and driver were very good, and it was a well-planned trip. Habte was prompt in answering my emails. They take credit cards (not a given...More

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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
Guidebooks suggest $US 10 or equivalent per full day each.
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Response from Niklaus M | Reviewed this property |
I paid 875 USD par person for 7 days including the trip from Addis to Bale mountains. We were 4 persons and had 2 tents during the trek. The most expensive in Ethiopia is the car trip because they have to use good 4 wheel... More
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Response from Nicholas G | Reviewed this property |
For me it was a couple of hundred US, but I didn't go on a pre made tour because I didn't have much time, so they sort of designed it just for me.
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