Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia

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The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist destinations of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you see such a collection of sites and monuments in one area that date back to the earliest civilizations.  The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous historic sites takes back in time to a scenic, magnificent era.

Traveling the route will give you a glimpse into a truly incredible past. In addition to many priceless historical artifacts, you wil see the Gonder castles , the churches of Lalibela built out of living rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, and the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Day 1
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Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 2
Arrive in Day 2

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 3
Arrive in Day 3

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 4
Arrive in Day 4

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 5
Arrive in Day 5

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 6
Arrive in Day 6

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 7
Arrive in Day 7

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 8
Arrive in Day 8

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 9
Arrive in Day 9

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 10
Arrive in Day 10

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

Day 11
Arrive in Day 11

Northern Historic Route of Ethiopia The Historic/Ancient dynasty route is one of the prominent tourist areas of the country. Nowhere else in the world can you find a collection of Tourist attractions in one area that could date back to a time of ancient man civilization. The well-trodden path through Ethiopia’s famous and fascinating historic sites takes you through a scenic, magnificent world of fairy-tale names such as Axum, Gondar, Bahir Dar, and Lalibela…. Traveling the route will offer you a glimpse into a truly remarkable past. As well as many priceless historical relics, you will also see the castles at Gonder, the churches of Lalibela- hewn out of living Rock, the Mysterious giant stelae at Axum, the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace.

Detail Program


Day 1.ADDIS ABEBA CITY TOUR

Arrival in Addis Ababa. Welcome by the guide. Visit the sights of Addis Ababa: The Trinity Cathedral, the National Museum, Entoto Mountains, St. George Church and the “Mercato”. O/N in 3* standard Hotel (BB//-)

Day 2. -ADDIS ABEBA- BAHIR DAR

Travel by private bus to Bahir Dar. En route short visit of the monastery of Debre Markos and later crossing of the impressive Blue Nile Valley. O/n in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 3. — BAHIR DAR, BLUE NILE FALLS AND LAKE TANA

In the morning city tour and a visit to the market of Bahir Dar. In the afternoon a boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit some of the monasteries and churches which are found on the islands and peninsulas and which are well-equipped with religious relics and arts. O/N in Gasa htl (B/L/D)

Day 4. — BAHIR DAR- GONDAR (African Camelot)

In the morning we visit the Blue Nile Falls in Tiss isat near Bahir Dar. This excursion includes a walking tour of approximately one hour. In the afternoon continue driving to Gondar. O/N in Taye htl /Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 5. GONDAR CITY TOUR

In Gondar visit Emperor Fasil’s castle in the centre of the city and Fasil’s Bath which is filled with water during the Timkat celebrations each year in January. Afternoon visit to Debre Birhan Selassie church, adorned with angels on the ceiling, and with religious paintings and decorations on the walls. O/N in Taye htl/ Mintwab lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6. -GONDAR-SIMIEN MOUNTAINS

Early departure for the country’s highest mountains. Arriving in the Simien Mountains National Park do a hike to enjoy the amazing views and view mountain animals such as Chillada Baboons and Walia Ibex. In the afternoon return to Debark, the small village on the foot of the mountains. O/N in Simien park htl (B/L/D)

Day 7. — SIMIEN MOUNTAINS — AXUM

Travel on a serpentine road along the Simien Mountains with beautiful views over the peaks and valleys. After crossing the valley of the river Tekezze, arrival in the Tigray region. In the afternoon arrival in the historic capital of Axum. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 8. -AXUM CITY TOUR

A.M after taking BB, Visit historic and religious sites in the city of Axum: the stelae field, the historical museum, the ruins of the palace of Queen of Sheba, the underground tombs of Kaleb and other kings and the church of Our Lady of Zion with their treasures. O/N in Remhai htl (B/L/D)

Day 9. — AXUM- LALIBELA

Flight from Axum to Lalibela. Transfer to the town and visit of the rock-hewn churches, the famous UNESCO Heritage site of Ethiopia, unique in the world. The fascinating churches are important testimonies of early Christianity and the culture of ancient Ethiopia.O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 10. — LALIBELA (the New Jerusalem in Ethiopia)

Visit the second group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as the Nakto Leab church built inside a cave in the vicinity of Lalibela. In the afternoon participation in a private coffee ceremony in town. O/N in Roha htl (B/L/D)

Day 11. -LALIBELA- ADDIS ABEBA.

Transfer to the airport of Lalibela and domestic flight to Addis Ababa. The afternoon is free for shopping, walking and visiting more sights in the city. In the evening traditional farewell dinner with dancing presentations and transfer to the airport for return flight. (B/L/D).
DEPARTURE

………..End of Excursion ………

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