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Daring Historical Route

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 7 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Motorcycle Tours   Cultural Journey  
Season: September - June
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1375 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2530 Euro (EUR)

Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Cultural evening in one of the best restaurants of Addis. The perfect environment to meet your fellow motorcycle riders and enjoy delicious Ethiopian cuisine seasoned with very energetic Ethiopian dancing.
Overnight in Addis Ababa

Day 2: Departure to to Nekemte through Ambo. Visit the Mount Wenchi crater lake on the way reaching an elevation of 3,386m! (315 km asphalt, 70 km off-road). Overnight in Nekemte

Day 3: Departure to Bahir Dar through Bure. This welcoming town is situated in the shores of the fabled Lake Tana, the biggest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile (144 km asphalt, 290 km off-road). Overnight in Bahir Dar

Day 4: Departure to Debark through Gondar. Admire one of the most beautiful mountain chains in the world: the Simien. A truly magnificent ride where it is not at all rare to come across some of the endemic wildlife of Ethiopia (184 km asphalt, 100 km off-road).
Overnight in Debark

Day 5: Departure to the city of Axum which dates to about 100 B.C and is one of Ethiopia’s star attractions. You will have lots of fun in this road. The landscape is different from last day’s but every inch as beautiful. Axum was the centre of power of the Axumite Empire, one of the oldest civilizations in Africa and is Ethiopia’s oldest city. It was the first place to adopt Christianity, is home to the Arc of the Covenant and, according to the Old Testament, the place of birth of The Queen of Sheba which made it its capital 1,000 years B.C. See Axum impressive monolithic obelisks, including the largest in the world (250 km off-road). Overnight in Axum

Day 6: Departure to Lalibela which is also known as the kingdom of the living rock or African Jerusalem and is famous for its churches carved out from red volcanic rock dating back to the 12th & 13th Centuries (410 km off-road). Overnight in Lalibela

Day 7: Visit the famous Lalibela churches. 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 8: Departure to Kombolcha through Wegel Tena and Dessie. Have lots of fun riding through this off-the-beaten track route. Very rough terrain going through different landscapes and obstacles, e.g. river crossing (262 km off-road). Overnight in Kombolcha

Day 9: Eat the best fetira (traditional food eaten for breakfast) in Ethiopia in one of the local Cafes. Departure to Addis. 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 (385 km asphalt). Overnight in Addis.

Day 10: Flight Home

Calendar Tour dates: 26 March - 4 April (customizable dates also available)

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

What is included in the prices quoted:
-Airport collection and drop-off
-Motorbike (KTM 640 and 690 LC4 Enduro or 525XC Desert Racing - no fuel), bike insurance against third parties and theft
-Support car for luggage and passengers
-Expert multi-lingual tour leader and mechanical support
-Double occupancy accommodation (note: single occupancy incurs an extra-charge)
-Restoration (dinner on the arrival day and lunch on the departure day; every other day breakfast, lunch and dinner). Beverages and snacks not included
-Entry fees to parks and other sites
-Local guides
-Satellite phone for use in case of emergency, GPS and medical kit
-Luggage storage
-CD with photos of the trip

Prices quoted are for a minimum group of 4 riders and refer to the price to be paid by the passenger in the support vehicle and the rider, respectively.

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007

We offer KTM Motorcycle Adventures Tours from Addis Ababa our base, Through-Out Ethiopia, North – East – South – West - Central - Enjoy the Culture - History – Tradition get into the Ethnic & Wild – Ride Enduro - Off the Beaten Tracks – Off-Road – Paved - Hidden Trails, we Accommodate your Choices,...

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