A Special Experience for iDE Supporters
We invite you on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Ethiopia in an intimate setting. Led by iDE’s local staff and joined by a small group of like-minded people, your journey will include:
- A 2,000-year-old World Heritage site
- The bustling national capital of Addis Ababa
- Traditional dancing from regional tribes
Access an inside view of iDE programs that work with small scale farmers to adopt climate-smart practices and increase their incomes. Explorers will support iDE in Ethiopia and our work to generate lasting impact on the very poor.
The trip at a glance
What: An exclusive tour of Ethiopia, curated by iDE’s expert Ethiopian staff. Options for a short trip (6 days) and a longer trip (10 days).
When: 2019 (specific dates under consideration)
Where: From ancient sites to remote villages. Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Wolaita, Langano, and Ziway.
Who: A group of intrepid travelers, led by iDE’s Ethiopian staff and our global leadership.
Thursday, Oct 17 - Arrive in Addis Ababa
Friday, Oct 18 - iDE Welcome Ceremony, explore Addis Ababa, traditional dinner and dancing
Saturday, Oct 19 - Drive to Lake Ziway and visit local farmers
Sunday, Oct 20 - Visit Lake Lagano on the way to Wolaita for a presentation with iDE staff and field visit to meet farming families
Monday, Oct 21 - Visit two projects near Wolaita
Tuesday, Oct 22 - Drive back to Addis Ababa
Wednesday, Oct 23 - Depart Addis Ababa
In addition to above:
Wednesday, Oct 23 - Fly to Lalibela, visit rock-cut churches dating from the 12th and 13th centuries
Thursday, Oct 24 - Continue tour of Lalibela and its ancient history
Friday, Oct 25 - Fly back to Addis Ababa
Saturday, Oct 26 - Depart Addis Ababa