Roads in Ethiopia
From Addis Ababa a number of paved main roads lead to the different corners of the country. This net of roads is not big, but the pavement is usually quite suitable for road biking. And once you get escape the buzzing of the cities, the traffic is scarce.
Combined with the varying landscapes, the hospitable people and a vibrant culture, these roads offer an exciting variety of opportunities for road bikers.
Customize your tour
Our experts are ready to provide local information, that can help you decide on the optimal tour. And although itinerarties are planned ahead, they can always be changed and adjusted on the way.
We divide road bike tours into three levels:
For the leisure biker daily distances can vary from around 15 up to maybe 30 kilometers or more. Distances can be planned as short or long with limited ascends, and our service car is always ready to assist when ascends are too long. The biking can be complemented with cultural activities and visits and shorter hiking tours.
For the well-trained daily distances can be up to around 60 kilometres or more. Roads can be challenging. Good physical condition is advised. The biking can be accompanied by cultural activities and visits along with other physical programme such as half-day hiking tours.
For the elite biker daily distances can vary up to around 120 kilometres or more. Roads can be challenging with several long and steep ascends. Excellent physical condition is a prerequisite. The biking can be supplemented with cultural activities and visits.
Road bike tour examples
Optional extension tours
HIGHLAND TRAINING CAMP
HTC-8 | For elite road bikers
2-4 day expedition tour by car and by foot
2-3 day cultural visit by foot
THE ROCK HEWN CHURCHES OF LALIBELA
2-4 day cultural visit by foot