On this trip you will visit historical places like Axum, Gondar, Yeha Temple, Lalibela Rock Hewen Churches
What to Expect
9 days that includes domestic flights
Day 01: First Day starts with a city tour of Addis Ababa, the home of the African Union and many international institutions. On this day National Museum, Churches, old palace, the institute of Ethiopian studies, Markato, the biggest open market in Africa and Entoto mountains with views over the capital City.
Day 02: On the second day we fly to Bahirdar, and transfer to out designated hotel for check-in. Morning drive to admire the Blue Nile falls, or TisAbay as it is locally called and back to hotel for lunch. Afternoon boat trip on Lake Tana to admire the beautiful monasteries over the lake’s islands, as Ura Kidane Mehret and Mahal Zeghie Gyorgis; overnight to our hotel.
Day 03. Morning 2 hrs drive to Gondar where we will visit the castles, castle’s compound, and the Debre Birhan Sellasie church. : visit the castle’s compound, (light of Trinity) with wonderful murals, the King Fasiladas bath, the old Qusquam monastery, Empress Mentewab palace and more. ON to your Hotel.
Day 04. 2 hrs drive to visit the Semien mountains. Then make walks, admiring spectacular views, spot some endemic mammals like gelada baboons, birds, very nice flora, and visit some local people in the area. ON to your Hotel.
Day 05. Drive to Axum through spectacular views. Lunch box. Arrival afternoon Axum, visit the steles and drive to your hotel for rest and ON. ON your Hotel.
Day 06. Tour of Axum: visit St Mary of Tsion church (where legend says is deposited the Ark of Covenant), the bath and the palace of Queen of Sheba, toms of kings, more archeological sites, and more. ON Hotel
Day 07. Fly to Lalibela, defined as the 8th wonder in the world, and afternoon visit the first group of the rock-hewn churches. Meals and ON to your Hotel
Day 08. Morning visit one of the churches out of the town. We propose an excursion by mules to the Asheten Mariam church, with spectacular views too. Or by car to the cave church of Naktuleab. In the afternoon visit the remaining churches in Lalibela. ON to your Hotel
Day 09. SUN. Fly to Addis Ababa. Afternoon visit the Merkato, biggest open air market in Africa. Dinner traditional restaurant with folkloristic dances, and departure.
P.S. All programs are re-written to include traditional market days, National Holidays, Special Ceremonies, personal needs, Distances, and other events based on your departure date and time.
- Full Board accommodation, Land transportation by 4X4 WDS Guide service, Entrance fees to all location Domestic Flight
- boat on Lake Tana
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance,
- Baggage insurance
- Alcohol and other personal maters
- Food and drinks