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6 Day Wonders of Northern Ethiopia Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 545 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 850 US Dollar (USD)

Ethiopia has much to offer the Simien Mountains with jagged peaks and deep gorges to the beautiful Lake Tana and its medieval period island monasteries and the eleven magical Christian monolithic churches in Lalibela. Also fascinating are the many nomadic peoples. Truly a country to discover!

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
Meet and greet you at the exit of luggage claim and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay in Bole Ambassador Hotel, Addis Ababa.

Day 2: Fly to Bahir Dar.
Visit Lake Tana Island Monasteries and Blue Nile Falls Early morning, a short flight will take you to Bahir Dar. Upon arrival, you will be met by our tour guides, drive to a hotel where you will check and rest for few minutes. Your first visit will be to Lake Tana on a boat ride where you will visit the medieval period island monasteries (beautiful mural paintings, religious books and sacred) on Lake Tana such as Kibran Gabriel (only for men), Entos and on the Zegien peninsula visit Ura Kidan Mehiret, Azuwa Mariam, Mahal Giorgis. After lunch, you will drive (some 30 Km) and visit the Blue Nile Falls. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night at the hotel.Overnight stay in Homeland hotel, Bahir Dar.

Day 3: Drive to Gondar and Visit the Fassiladas Castles.
You will be driven to Gondar (185 Km) right after breakfast. Then you will check into a hotel and after a brief break, you will have lunch. Then, you will visit to the Royal Castles and the Bath of Emperor Fasiledes (the bath is filled with water for the important Timkat (epiphany) ceremony once a year. You will continue your visit to Debre Birhan Selassie Church (Trinity at the Mount of Light). Overnight stay in Goha hotel, Gonder.

Day 4: Flight to Axum and City Tour in Axum.
Early morning, a short flight will take you to Axum where you will check into a hotel. After a short break, you will visit the Steale of Axum, the Inscription of Ezana, Queen Sheba’s Palace, the Famous St. Mary of Zion Church, Ruins of Ancient Palaces (built until 4th Century A.D.), all day with a lunch break in between. In the evening, you will get back to the hotel and spend the night there.Overnight stay in Berhana or Sabean hotel, Axum.

Day 5: Flight to Lalibela.
After breakfast, a short flight will take you to Lalibela. Upon arrival, you will be met by our tour guides, drive by a minivan to a hotel where you will check and rest for few minutes. Your first visit will be to the eleven Rock-hewn Monolithic (carved from a single rock). Churches of Lalibela (UNESCO World Heritage site, with magnificent architecture and paintings inside the churches). In the evening you will get back to the hotel, rest, have dinner and relax. Overnight stay in Panoramic View hotel, Lalibela.

Day 6: Flight back to Addis Ababa and departure back to home.
After a relaxed breakfast, a short flight will bring you back to Addis Ababa. You will arrive in Addis Ababa midday/early afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs. Finally, you will be taken to a farewell dinner to Ethiopian (Habesha 2000 or YOD Abyssinia) traditional restaurant where you will taste Ethiopian food and drinks and a live music and dance. Then depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for the return flight back home.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All transfer in and out
- All transport in Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Gonder, Axum, and Laliblea
- Professional English Speaking guide
- Hotel Room on Double Occupancy basis (i.e sharing a Double room) including Breakfast
- All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
- Bottled natural water every day
- Service tax.

Price Excludes:
- Domestic flights (Addis Ababa – Bahir Dar / Gonder - Axum - Lalibela – Addis Ababa)
- Personal expenses (tips, photo and video fees, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)
- Meals (lunch and dinner)
- Any other services/expenses not mentioned above.

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2014

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