Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Addis Ababa.
Day 2: A city tour in Addis Ababa. Entoto, the former capital and its Museum and the National Museum where Lucy is kept. After lunch break head to city tour of Trinity Cathedral, Merkato, the biggest open air market of Africa and Emperor Minilik II Mausoleum. Overnight in Addis Ababa.
Day 3: Fly Addis Ababa-Axum. After transfer to hotel, visit Axum’s St. Mary of Zion church, Stele of Axum. After lunch break, have a visit to the Bath and Palace of Queen Sheba, the tomb of Kaleb and his son and the stone inscription of king Ezana. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 4: Visit the Archaeological Museum of Axum and head to Airport. Fly Axum-Lalibela. Visit the 1st group of rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Have a Lunch break. After lunch continue exploring the 2nd and 3rd group of world-renowned rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Overnight in Lalibela.
Day 5: Fly Lalibela-Gondar. Visit the Castle complex of King Fasilades and his bathing Castle. After lunch, head to the colorfully decorated church of Debre Birehan Selassie, Kusquam church with the Castle of Empress Mintwab and Felasha village, where Ethiopian Israelites lived. Overnight in Gondar.
Day 6: Fly Gondar-Bahir Dar. After transfer have a lunch break. Then drive to the Blue Nile falls. On the way to the falls, visit the open Air Marker of Bahir Dar. After visiting the fall head to the Palace area for a good view of the city. Overnight in Bahir Dar.
Day 7: Leave the hotel for the full day cruise of Lake Tana to visit the island monastery of Ura kidane Mihret and Narga Selasse. Overnight in Bahir Dar.
Day 8: After breakfast transfer to Air port for a flight to Addis Ababa. Upon arrival in Addis Ababa be transferred for traditional dinner and dancing. Departure back for home.
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