Bahir Dar, Gondar, Axum, Lalibela, Harar Surface and air
This voyage leads to the rich historic sites; passes through scenic highlands and spectacular panoramas. The monasteries on lake Tana with the Blue Nile Falls, the 13th Century monolithic Rock-Hewn churches of King Lalibella, the stele & tombs of the Axumite Kings, the rock churches found in Tigray region, other churches dating back to the 4th -15th Centuries and 7th C mosque of Negashi in Tigray, shrines in Harar, Dire Dawa, Sof Omar, Sheik Hussein and others are parts of the package.
1: Addis Ababa
Arrive Addis Ababa.
2: Debre Libanos monastery
Drive to Debre Libanos monastery and Blue Nile Gorge. O/N Debre Markos.
3: Bahir Dar
Drive to Bahir Dar and PM city tour.
4: Blue Nile falls
Full day Bahir Dar. AM Blue Nile falls and PM boat trip on Tana Lake to see the 14th C monasteries.
Drives to Gondar visit the castles and churches.
Drive to Axum, via Semien Mountains.
Full day City tour in Axum.
Drive to Adigrat en rout visit Yeha temple and Debre Damo monastery.
Drive to Mekele Visit the Tigray rock-hewn churches (2-3 unique churches) & Negash Mosque.
Full day drive to Lalibela O/N htl
Full day in Lalibela visiting the 11 rock hewn churches of Lalibela. O/N htl.
Drive to Kombolcha on the way visit Hayk Estefanos monastery or Genete Mariam semi-monolithic churches.
13: Bati village
Drive Bati village (Afar & Oromo market, possibly), Afar region, and Denakil depression – Awash National Park. O/N local htl.
14: Awash Park
Full day excursion in Awash Park to see the wild life and birds O/N in local htl.
Drive Harar. O/N htl.
AM Babile, valley of marvels PM tour Harar. Evening hyena man. O/N Harar.
17: Dire Dawa
Drive to Dire Dawa town – fly Addis Ababa