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Highlight of Northern Ethiopia Culture Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 800 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1100 US Dollar (USD)

The historical tour of Northern Ethiopia takes the tourist into four cities to visit several UNESCO heritage sites. These cities are Gondar, Lalibela, Axum and Bahir Dar. Tourists will visit the castles of King Fasil, the rock hewn churches of Lalibela - all carved from single stones, the stellae of Axum and the impressive waterfall Tis-Isat in Bahir Dar.

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.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Air ticket
-Hotel and all meals
-Tour guide
-​Tour vehicle
-Museum and church entrance fees
-Transfer in and out fee
-Government tax

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2009

Established in 1993, IATA accredited agent, licensed by the government. Member of: Ethiopian Tour Operators Association (ETOA), UFTA (Universal Federation of Travel Agents), Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce. Our range of services are: - Historical Tours - Omo Valley Tribes Tour - Cultural Safari - Natural Attraction...

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