Authentic Ethiopia Tours
Ethiopia Historic Route
TRIP CODE: HREJ 13 Days/12Nights surface tour to see, Blue Nile Gorge, Debre Markos, Bahir Dar, Island Monasteries, Blue Nile Fall, Gonder, Rock Church of Lalibela, Axum, semen Park Lodge, endemic Gelada Baboon, Gemassa Valley,…

TRIP CODE: HREK 7 Days/6Nights flight tour to see, Bahir Dar, Island Monasteries, Blue Nile Fall, Gonder, Rock Church of Lalibela, Axum, much more


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TRIP CODE: HREJ
TRIP LENGTH: 13 Days/ 12 Nights
DEPARTURE DATES: The whole year round
DESTINATIONS: Lalibela, Gondar, Axum and Bahir Dar, Semen Park
ACTIVITIES. Exploring rock churches, nature
MODE OF TRAVEL: Land
TOUR OPERATOR: Authentic Ethiopia Tours

DAY-01. ADDIS ABABA TO DESSIE

Drive Addis Ababa to Dessie via Tarma ber Tunnel, stop for photo stop at Gemasa Valley. O/N. Hotel

DAY-02. TO LALIBELA

Drive Dessie to Lalibela. Enroute visit Haik Stephen Monastery. O/N. Hotel

DAY-03. ROCK CHURCHES OF LALIBELA

Explore the 11 Rock hewn rock hewn churches of Lalibela chiizelled in the 12th and 13th century. O/N. Hotel.

DAY-04. TO MEKALLE

Drive Lalibela to Makalle. Enjoy with the surrounding scenery and spot so many Baobab trees. O/N. Hotel.

DAY-05. MAKALLE TO AXUM.

Drive to Axum on the way, Wukro Cherkos, have a stop also at- Negash-the first Muslim settlement in Ethiopia. Lunch in Adigrat. Visit Yeha temple.O/N. Hotel.

DAY-06. EXPLORING THE ANCIENT CITY

Visit Axum Archaeological museum, Axum St. Mary of Zion, Axum obelisk compound, tombs of Remhay, Palaces and burial Place for the King Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, Inscription of Ezana, Visit “Maishum”- the bathing pool for Queen Sheba, “Danghur”- the palace for the Queen. O/N. Hotel

DAY-07. HEAD TO SEMEN PARK

Drive to Semen Park. Pass through the winding and scenic mounitain of Limalimo. Process the Entry permit and local scout and drive to Debark. Spot, an endemic Gelada Baboons are the easiest animal to meet. O/N. Lodge

DAY-08. SEMEN PARK TO GONDER

Drive to Gonder the 17th-18th capital city for Ethiopia. Explore the city of Gonder. O/N. Hotel.

DAY-09. BAHIR DAR AND CITY TOUR

Drive to Bahir Dar. Visit Bezawit view and Market. O/N. Hotel

DAY-10. ISLAND MONASTERIES AND BLUE NILE FALL

Visit the island churches including Ura Kidanemeheret and Azewa Mariam. P.m. Drive to Blue Nile Fall O/N. Hotel

DAY-11. TO DEBRE MARKOS

Very short time in Bahir Dar then drive to Debre Markos. Enjoy with the surrounding villages and rural life style. O/N. Hotel.

DAY-12. BLUE NILE GORGE THEN ADDIS ABABA

Leave the city for the drive back to Addis Ababa through Blue Nile Gorge which according to some scholars is similar in scale with the Grand Canyon in America. Visiting the Jemma Valley and the Monastery of Debre Libanos are also other activities of the day. O/N. Hotel.

DAY-13. CITY TOUR AND DEPARTURE

City tour of Addis Ababa, then depart.

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TRIP CODE: HREK
TRIP LENGTH: 7 Days/6Nights
DEPARTURE DATES: Throughout the year
DESTINATIONS: Lalibela, Gondar, Axum and Bahir Dar
ACTIVITIES. Exploring rock churches, History
MODE OF TRAVEL: Flight
TOUR OPERATOR: Authentic Ethiopia Tours

DAY-01. ARRIVAL

Arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, meet with your guide and transfer to hotel for check in. O/N. Hotel

DAY-02. FLY TO BAHIR DAR

Check into airport to take the flight to Bahir Dar. Up on arrival, on board the boat for the cruise on Lake Tana for visiting Island churches including the church of Ura Kidaneleheret and Azewa Mariam. See also the point where Blue Nile Gorge leaves Lake Tana. After lunch, Drive to Blue Nile Fall. O/N. Hotel

DAY-03. DRIVE TO GONDER

Drive to Gonder and explore the city. O/N. Hotel.

DAY-04. GONDER TO LALIBELA

Fly to Lalibela. After check in to your hotel, visit the first group of the rock hewn churches of Lalibela. O/N. Hotel

DAY-05. 2nd GROUPS OF THE ROCK CHURCHES

Today’s activity covers visiting of the second groups of the Rock churches, the cross-shaped church of Lalibela and the cave church of Nacutol’ab. O/N. Hotel

DAY-06. FLY TO AXUM Fly to Axum.

Make a site seeing activity of the city including visiting of Axum Archaeological museum, Axum St. Mary of Zion, Axum obelisk compound, tombs of Remhay, Palaces and burial Place for the King Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, Inscription of Ezana. Also visit “Maishum”- the bathing pool for Queen Sheba, “Danghur”- the palace for the Queen. O/N. Hotel

DAY-07. BACK TO ADDIS THEN DEPARTURE

Fly back to Addis Ababa. Half day city tour then attend Meskal (September 26), join with the local people to participate the celebration to lit the huge bone fire set in the middle of Meskal Square. In the evening departure.

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