Northern Historic Route Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sight-Seeing Tours
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sight-Seeing Tours

Ethiopia has a proud and long history extending all the way to the known beginnings of human kind. The Historic Route overland tour takes visitors from the current capital of Addis Ababa to the former capitals of theGonderite and Axum and Lalibela.

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From $222 / trip

Activity/Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa and city tour. Overnight Green Valley Hotel
Day 2: Drive north to Bahir Dar: en route visit DebreLibanos monastery and pass through the Blue Nile Gorge on the way. Overnight Summer Land Hotel
Day 3: Full day in Bahir Dar: visit the Blue Nile Falls, afternoon boat trip on Lake Tana to various islands and 14th century monasteries. Overnight Summer Land Hotel
Day 4: Drive to Gonder: visit the Fasilades Castle Compound (16th century) and Bathes of King Fasil. Overnight Lammergeyer Hotel
Day 5:Full day in Gonder: visit the 16th century church of DebreBerhanSelassie, afternoon visit to the Felasha village outside of Gonder.Overnight Lammergeyer Hotel
Day 6:Drive to Axum on the scenic byway passing through the Simien Mountains, the Tekezze river gorge and the spectacular cliffs ofTigray. Overnight YehaHotel
Day 7:Full day in Axum: visit the famousAxumitestelea, archeological sites, the bath and the palace of Queen of Sheba, the tomb of Kings and the church of St. Mary of Zion (Where it is said King Menelik I brought the true Ark of Covenant from Israel). Overnight Yeha Hotel
Day 8:Drive to Gheralta Valley:en route visit the ancient ruins of Yeha Temple (5th century B.C.), the churches Grat Beal Gebri, Debredamo andAbunaAregawirock churches.Overnight Gheralta Lodge
Day 9:Drive to Mekele: en route visit the rock churches of Tigray, including WekroCherkos and the monumental church of Abreha&Atsbeha. Overnight Hilltop Hotel
Day 10:Drive to Lalibela on the scenic byway through the town of Sekota. Overnight Mountain View Hotel
Day 11:Full day Laliebla: visit AshetenMariam monastery and the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.Overnigh Mountain View Hotel
Day 12:Full day Lalibela: visit second cluster of Lalibela rock-hewn churches, afternoon visit to Na'aktuLaab monastery. Overnight Mountain View Hotel
Day 13:Drive to Kolmbolcha: en route visit HaykEstefanos monastery and lake. Sunnyside Hotel
Day 14: Drive to Addis Ababa: en route visit a Oromo/Afar market. Overnight Green Valley Hotel
Day 15: Full day day tour through the neighborhoods of the country's largest city with stops at the National Museum, and one of Africa's largest outdoor marketplaces, Merkato. The tour will also provide visitors with a bird's eye view of the city from Entoto Mountain and shopping before a farewell dinner in one of the city's many cultural restaurants. transfer to the Airport to fly back to home and end of the tour

Lalibela Rock-hewn churches

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Map & Directions

Bole sub city, house no 085, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 251
Points of Interest
Northern Historic Route Ethiopia
Bole sub city, house no 085, Addis Ababa, Algeria

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USD $222 per trip
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