Axum Tours & Holidays

Axum Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

This fascinating town was the centre of the Axumite Empire, one of the most important and technologically advanced civilisations of its time and a major force in world trade between the 1st and 7th centuries AD. A further twist in the town's long history is speculation that it could have held the court of the Queen of Sheba and also that it is the final resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. Whatever the truth of these matters it is undoubtedly the holiest city of the Ethiopian Orthodox church ...
Read More

Best experiences


Superior | Hotel

Sabean Hotel, Axum

The Sabean Hotel offers one of the better accommodation choices in the northern town of Axum. The bedrooms are small and simply furnished with small bathrooms, but they are clean and comfortable. The…


Travel to Ethiopia with like-minded people on one of our small group tours (usually max size 12), featuring knowledgeable local guides and an expert tour leader.

Ethiopia: Northern Explorer
Signature Trip

Ethiopia: Northern Explorer

Cross the Northern territory boasting the gems of Lalibela, Gonder, Bahir Dar and the Simien Mountains. Drive through the stunning Eastern Tigray Region. Participate in the community walks to see local villages
13 days from £3,795

Classic Northern Ethiopia

Taking in the very best of northern Ethiopia, this spectacular journey transports you back in time as you explore a land rich in history, archaeology, culture, wildlife and more.
12 days from £4,575