This classic tour of Ethiopia historical route is a sensory overload of everything that makes Ethiopia great—for travellers with a passion for real experience of History and Nature , takes you to explore Lalibela rock churches, Axum Obelisks, Blue Nile Falls, Castle of Gondar, Addis Ababa.
|Destination||Gondar, Lalibela, Axum, Bahir Dar|
Day 1: Arrival Addis Ababa
Bole International airport meeting and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is exploring the town of Addis Ababa; we will view the 3.6 million year old remains of Lucy, whose skeletal remains were discovered in 1974, Holy Trinity Cathedrals and time permitting Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3200 meters and offers the panoramic view of the metropolis and Mercato the open market.
Optional tour to Fistula Hospital is a remarkable place to visit, and is considered the best-run charity in the country
Overnight Jupiter International Hotel
Day 2: Addis Ababa-Bahir Dar
At a morning fly to Bahir Dar, and upon arrival drive to the Tis Isat Village and visit the Blue Nile Falls. This misty deluge produces rainbows that shimmer across the gorge as well as a small perennial rainforest of lush green vegetation, to the delight of the many monkeys and multi-coloured birds that inhabit the region.
In the afternoon boat trip over Ethiopia’s largest Lake Tana to see the medieval monasteries over the islands such as Ura Kidanemihret and Azoa Mariam
Overnight Tana Hotel.
Day 3: Bahir Dar - Gondar
8:00 Am. Meet at the lobby and drive to Gondar 175km/ 120 miles takes about 4 hours with photo stops.
After noon exploring the town of Gondar that includes the buildings that make up the Royal Enclosure and the baths of Fassilides and Debre Berhan Selassie Church, perhaps the country’s most famous Church and end the visit with Welleka village (Ethiopian Jew Village) Overnight Goha Hotel
Day 4: Gondar - Lalibela
At a morning fly to Lalibela, after check in to Roha Hotel start to explore the remarkable rock hewn churches of Lalibela, regarded as the eighth wonder of the world by many scholars and the traditional two story traditional Tikul house. Overnight Roha Hotel.
Day 5: Lalibela - Axum
Morning fly to Axum After check in to hotel start exploring Axum, Visit the Stele park, carved out of single granite stone of the pre Christian Era, Axum archaeological Museum, the palace and tombs of Kings Kaleb, the trilingual 4th century inscription.
After noon, visit the 17th century Church of St. Mary standing near to the ruins of an earlier 4th century church and is the country’s oldest and holiest Christian shrine. End the tour at the remnant palace of the legendary Queen Sheba.
Overnight at the Sabean Hote.
Day 6: Axum- Addis Ababa
Upon arrival we will have more sightseeing’s in Addis Ababa that includes Ethnographic Museum and St. George Cathedral. At evening we dine a fair well dinner at Habesha 2000 traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances then transfer to airport for your flight back to home.
- Accommodation in above mentioned hotels or similar
- All meals with unlimited bottled waters
- All transfers, sightseeing by Air-conditioned (AC) vehicle
- Assistance during arrival and departure
- Services of English speaking local guide for sightseeing as per the itinerary in each city
- Fair well Dinner at traditional restaurant
- Boat ride on Lake Tana
- All currently applicable taxes
- International / Domestic airfares / airport tax
- Any items of personal nature viz. laundry charges, telephone bills, drinks, shopping etc.
- Photograph fees if any
- Any item that is not mentioned under Includes header