Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Cultural evening in one of the best restaurants of Addis. Overnight in Addis, Hilton Hotel.
Day 2: Departure to Kombolcha. Eat the best fetira in Ethiopia (traditional food eaten for breakfast) in one of the local Cafes (385 km asphalt). Overnight in Kombolcha.
Day 3: Departure to Lalibela through a road not many people do. Magnificent scenery. Overnight in Lalibela.
Day 4: Lalibela which is also known as the kingdom of the living rock or African Jerusalem is famous for its churches carved out from red volcanic rock dating back to the 12th & 13th Centuries. Ethiopia is home to more World Heritage sites than most countries in Africa. The churches at Lalibela are perhaps the most prominent of all and Ethiopia’s top attraction. Overnight in Lalibela.
Day 5: Departures to Bahir Dar situated in the edge of the fabled Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile (379 km gravel and asphalt). Overnight in Bahir Dar.
Day 6: During the 13th and 14th century Lake Tana islands received monks seeking the isolation and peace ideal for lives devoted to prayer, fasting and study. The result was the construction of small monasteries alongside churches which are not to be missed. Enjoy a pleasant trek to the Blue Nile Falls, known locally as Tis Isat (Smoking Fire). They are not as spectacular as they used to be due to the redirection of water for hydroelectric power but are still worth the trip (60 km gravel). Overnight in Bahir Dar.
Day 7: Departure to Addis Ababa. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in one of the best restaurants of Addis. There are many good Restaurants, Bars, Discos, Jazz Live Music and Cultural Dance venues to offer if you want to extend your stay (560 km asphalt road). Overnight in Addis Ababa, Hilton Hotel.
Day 8: Flight Home.
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