Northern Ethiopia Tour Package – This is a customized package where by you will have the opportunity to visit major tourist destinations in the city and its surroundings with in short radius. The mode of transport is
Visiting the attractions of Addis Ababa – Arrival at Bole International Airpor and Transfer to hotel for check-in. City tour of Addis Ababa including the Merkato, said to be Africa’s largest market , and the National Museum of Ethiopia and the ethnographic museum. Overnight Hotel – Addis Ababa Arrival at Bole International Airport and Transfer to hotel for check-in. City tour of Addis Ababa including the Merkato, said to be Africa’s largest market , and the National Museum of Ethiopia and the ethnographic museum. OvernightHotel – Addis Ababa
Bahirdar – Fly to Bahir Dar from Addis Ababa. In the morning, take a boat trip on Lake Tana to explore the monasteries of Lake Tana. In the afternoon, take a city tour of Bahir Dar, In the afternoon you will have an excursion to the Blue Nile falls which is also called (TIS ABAY or TIS ESAT) which means the smoking water. Overnight Hotel – Bahir Dar.
Gondar –in the morning, fly to Gondar from Bahirdar. Explore the sites of Gondar, including a visit to the Royal Enclosure, with six castles and several other buildings. Additionally, visit Fasilidas’s Pool, Debre Birhan Selassie church, with the most famous ceiling in Ethiopia and Kuskuam Mariyam. Overnight Hotel -Gondar
Axum – in the morning, fly to Axum from Gondar. Once you arrive in Axum you will see the obelisk of Axum. Axum is an ancient kingdom, which existed several years before the birth of the Christ. Axum is the cradle of Ethiopian culture and Christianity. The city is also the site of Ethiopia’s first church, dedicated to Tsion Maryam, and is the spiritual home of the Ethiopian Orthodox church. Overnight in Axum
Yeha & Debredamo – After breakfast, drive to visit the ruins of Yeha from Axum, dating from the 8th to 5th centuries BC, and thought to be the capital of Ethiopian civilization before Axum. Afterwards, visit the Debre Damo monastery,where the men climb up a 15-m rope to enter the uphill-situated monastery. Return to Axum. Overnight Hotel – Axum
Lalibela – In the morning Fly to Lalibela from Axum on Ethiopian Airlines 700 kilometers north of Addis Ababa. the magnificent rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This group of eleven monolithic and semi-monolithic structures were carved directly into the stone of the mountainside at least 800 years ago. After lunch, begin to explore the 11 rock-hewn churches of the remarkable king Lalibela, visiting the Northwestern Cluster of churches – Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael & Bet Golgotha. Overnight Hotel – Lalibela
Lalibela – In the moeting drive to Yimerhan Kristos (42 km from Lalibela) to visit the church of Yimrehanne Kristos. The most popular of the churches outside of Lalibela, this church is built in the late-Axumite style, with layers of wood and granite, set in the entrance to a large cave. In the afternoon, visit the Southeastern Cluster of churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis, a huge monolith in the shape of a cross, and constructed in honor of St. George, the patron saint of Ethiopia. Overnight Hotel – Lalibela
Addis Ababa – Fly back to Addis Ababa and have farewell party with cultural dinner and local drinks to experience Ethiopia’s cultural meals and drinks.