ADDIS ABABA-BAHIRDAR- GONDAR SIMIEN MOUNTAIN
DAYS NORTH ETHIOPIA
1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA
arrive at Addis Ababa meet and great at the airport,
transfer to Jupiter Hotel/similar for overnight. If
time allows; you will be given a half day city tour
of Addis Ababa (trinity cathedral, National Museum and
DAY 2: FLY ADDIS ABABA BAHIRDAR
After an early breakfast in the morning fly to Bahir
Dar. Up on arrival Cheek in to Kuriftu resort and then
drive to the mighty BlueNile fall Tiss Issat
meaning the fire that smokes.When the fall rolls down
the height of 40m, it creates the fascinating impression
until it reaches the ground. In the afternoon you will
have boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit the 14th
century monastery of Ura Kidnae Meheret and Kibran Gabriel
(closed for women). Back to Kuriftu resort for dinner
3 : BAHIRDAR- GONDAR:
After breakfast drive to Gondar through the plain land
of Woreta. After having lunch in Gondar visit UNESCO
recorded world heritage sight of Gonderian castles,
Debre Berhan Selasie churchand bath of Fasildas. Dinner
and overnight at Taye hotel.
4: GONDAR- SIMIEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK- GONDAR:
Early in the morning leave Gondar and drive to Simeien
Mountain national park; UNESCO recorded world heritage
sight for its beautiful landscape. Visit the park sight
of fall and mountains with having a lunch under a big
tree shadows. Return back to Gondar for overnight
5 : GONDAR-LALIBELLA:
Transfer out to the airport and fly to Lalibella; up
on arrival Visit the 11 Rock-hewn churches chiseled
out a single rock by king Lalibella around 13th century.
These wonderful works of the medieval period are considered
as one of the 8th wonders of the world and
also registered by UNESCO as a world heritage. Overnight
Lalibella at Yemerha hotel.After an early breakfast
trek to the Top hilled rocky church of Asheton Mariam.
This church is believed to be the pioneer for carving
of 11 rock hewn churches in lalibela. Overnight Lalibella
7 : LALIBELLA-AXUM:
Fly to Axum and visit Sightseeing tour of Axum including
the stele, tombs, the church of St. Mary of Zion where
the original ark of covenant kept safely, and the ruins
palace of queen Sheba and the archeological museum.
Overnight in Consular Hotel.
8 : AXUM-ADDIS :
After breakfast fly back to Addis and up on arrival
you will have a city tour with shopping included if
you were not doing it in the first day of Addis Ababa.
In the evening farewell dinner party at traditional
Ethiopian restaurant with music and local dance too.
Transfer out to airport