Is May a good time to visit Ethiopia?
Known as kiremt by the locals, the time around May is spent mainly in preparation for the upcoming monsoon season, as heavier, more frequent downpours start to spread across the land.
Much of Ethiopia is not yet bogged down by these showers, and monsoons are still relatively rare, however those traveling to the country towards the end of May should prepare for wet days.
Apart from the often occasional shower, May is a time of relatively mild temperatures, with a monthly average of just 22°C.
Trips to Ethiopia in May
Fusing history, culture, landscapes and wildlife along a perfectly paced circuit, this trip is a synthesis of the very best experiences on offer in Ethiopia’s northern highlands. Explorations of the ancient cities Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar and Lalibela are broken…