NORTHERN HISTORIC ROUTE
days that includes domestic flights/
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.
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 lakes islands, as Ura Kidane Mehret and Mahal
Zeghie Gyorgis; overnight to our hotel
03. Morning 2 hrs drive to Gondar where we will
visit the castles, castles compound, and the Debre
Birhan Sellasie church. : visit the castles compound,
(light of Trinity) with wonderful murals, the King Fasiladas
bath, the old Qusquam monastery, Empress Mentewab palace
and more. ON to your Hotel.
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
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.
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
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
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
SUN. Fly to Addis Ababa. Afternoon visit the Merkato,
biggest open air market in Africa. Dinner traditional
restaurant with folkloristic dances, and departure.
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,
transportation by 4X4 WDS
fees to all location
From US$2,600.00 per person sharing for 8 Nights