Northern Historic 10 days Route

This classic tour of Ethiopia historical route is a sensory overload of everything that makes Ethiopia great ancient civilization—for travellers with a passion for real experience of History and Nature , takes you to explore Lalibela rock churches, Axum Obelisks, Blue Nile Falls, Castle of Gondar, Addis Ababa and the walled town of Harar which is regarded the fourth holy town by Muslim communities.

per adult from

$3,138

AUD

Duration

10 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Dinner
    • 10x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
    • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Nile Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Tana
    • Entry/Admission - Fasil Ghebbi
    • Entry/Admission - Asheton Maryam Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Yemrehana Krestos Church
    • Entry/Admission - Northern Stelae Field
    • Entry/Admission - Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
    • Entry/Admission - Queen of Sheba Palace
    • Entry/Admission - St. George's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Harar Jegol Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Harar Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Any Alcoholic Drinks
    • Any fees not listed in Inclusions

  • Day 1: Addis Ababa

    Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    Depending on your arrival time we start exploring the town of Addis Ababa that includes the National Museum (home of Lucy, hominid skeleton dating back 3.2 million years and other historic, archeological and other cultural resources.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Aratkilo area Addis, Addis Ababa 123 Ethiopia
    on this day we also have a chance to visit the holy trinity cathedral church of Addis Ababa.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St, Addis Ababa null Ethiopia
    Finally we will attend and be part of the largest market in Africa.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight reserved hotel

    Day 2: Addis - Bahirdar

    Stop At: Blue Nile Falls, Amhara , Region Ethiopia
    At a morning fly to Bahir Dar, and afternoon drive to the Tis Isat Village and visit the Blue Nile Falls. This misty deluge produces rainbows that shimmer across the gorge as well as a small perennial rain forest of lush green vegetation, to the delight of the many monkeys and multi-coloured birds that inhabit the region.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight reserved hotel

    Day 3: Bahirdar

    Stop At: Lake Tana, Ground floor from Blue Nile Hotel, Bahir Dar 1000 Ethiopia
    Take a boat tour on Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile, and visit ancient island monasteries over the islands such as Ura Kidanemihret and Azoa Mariam.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Bahir Dar, Bahir Dar, Amhara Region
    In the afternoon City tour in Bahir dar that includes the colour full market, Emperor Haile Sillasse palace located at Bezawit hill with panorama view to the out let of Nile.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight reserved hotel

    Day 4: Bahir Dar - Gondar

    Stop At: Fasil Ghebbi, Gonder Ethiopia
    Drive to Gondar 175km which is about 4 hours with photo stops.
    And explore the town of Gondar that includes the buildings that make up the Royal Enclosure and the baths of Fassilides , a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring five castles built by a succession of Ethiopian Kings beginning in the early 17th century and Debre Berhan Selassie Church, perhaps the country’s most famous Church famous for its religious art and especially its iconic ceiling depicting angels and end the visit with Welleka village (Ethiopian Jew Village).
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight reserved hotel

    Day 5: Gondar - Lalibela

    Stop At: Lalibela, Lalibela, Amhara Region
    Explore the remarkable 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. This complex boasts the largest monolithic church in the world, a maze of passageways and tunnels, intricately carved reliefs, and fabulous examples of icon paintings.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight reserved hotel

    Day 6: Lalibela

    Stop At: Asheton Maryam Monastery, Lalibela 0116 Ethiopia
    Take a morning hike with mules (optional) or drive to Mount Asheton Mariam monastery, dated back to 13th century with great views of the area. Or, take an excursion to Yemrehanna Kristos, a beautiful church situated in a shallow cave that actually predates the churches of Lalibela.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Yemrehana Krestos Church, Lalibela Ethiopia
    The drive to Yemrehanna will also give you the opportunity to view the rural countryside and villages of the Ethiopian highlands. Following lunch, continue your tour of the Lalibela churches.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight reserved hotel

    Day 7: Lalibela - Axum

    Stop At: Northern Stelae Field, Near St Mary of Zion Church, Axum Ethiopia
    Morning fly to Axum After check in to hotel start exploring Axum, Visit the Stele park, carved out of single granite stone of the pre Christian Era, Axum archaeological Museum, the palace and tombs of Kings Kaleb, the trilingual 4th century inscription.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion, Axum Ethiopia
    After noon, visit the 17th century Church of St. Mary standing near to the ruins of an earlier 4th century church and is the country’s oldest and holiest Christian shrine.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Queen of Sheba Palace, Axum Ethiopia
    End the tour at the remnant palace of the legendary Queen Sheba.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight reserved hotel

    Day 8: Axum- Addis Ababa

    Stop At: St. George's Cathedral, Piazza, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    At a morning fly back to Addis and we will have more sightseeing’s in Addis Ababa that includes Ethnographic Museum and St. George Cathedral.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight reserved hotel

    Day 9: Addis Ababa - Dire Dawa - Harar

    Stop At: Harar Jegol Wall, Charleville Ave., Harar 0901 Ethiopia
    Fly to Dire Dawa then drive to Harar. Explore the walled city of Harar the colorful markets, countless mosques and shrines, and unique Harari people and houses, the Hareri museum, Rimbaud House, a fine traditional house dating from the period when the French poet Rimbaud lived in Harar.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Harar Museum, Off of Makina Girgir in Tafari Makonnen House, Harar Ethiopia
    Finally visit the traditional Hararie house within the famous walled city. As evening falls local men attract wild hyenas to the city in a bizarre spectacle as they bravely feed these dangerous scavengers. In the evening you will visit this “Hyena Man”.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight reserved hotel

    Day 10: Harar – Addis Ababa

    Stop At: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
    Fly back to Addis Ababa. In the evening we will have a farewell party with cultural dinner and traditional special buffet and local drinks to experience Ethiopia’s cultural meals and drinks. Then transfer to Bole international airport for departure.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Departure
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pickup from any hotel in Addis AbabaAirports
    • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    • Bahir Dar Airport, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Simien mountain ethiopia tours

Activity ID: V-107674P23

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