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Awash National Park Tour, Ethiopia

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2600 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2600 US Dollar (USD)

Awash national park is the oldest and most developed wild life reserve in Ethiopia. Featuring the 1,800-metre high Fantalle Volcano, extensive mineral hot-springs, and extraordinary volcanic formations, this natural treasure is bordered to the south by the Awash River and lies 225 kilometers east of Addis Ababa.

Day 1: Addis Ababa to Mekelle.

Arrive in Addis Ababa in the morning and connect immediately the flight to Mekele, Mekele was established in the Arrive in Addis Ababa in the morning and connect immediately the flight to Mekele, Mekele was established in the 13th century and in the 19th century Emperor Yohannes IV made it his capital. Visit city, Local market and Bete Yohannes, once the castle and home of Emperor Yohannes and now a museum, local market and martyrs monument.

Day 2: To the Rift Valley.

Early breakfast and exit on to the Rift Valley, 2,500 feet below the level of this city. We passed villages in the mountains and gorges tigray to enter the Danakil drylands. In the military post Berahile, we have to stop for permission and assign rangers will accompany us for the journey. We continued to Lake Asale, to spend the night in a village on the shores of this lake - Ahmed Ela. Accommodation in tents under the stars or local PC beds.

Day 3: Camel Cravanas- Dallol.

From this village we went to visit the lake and the famous Asale camel cravanas salt and camel, which is the highlight of the trip. We visit the wonderful formations Dallol. We camped in Ahmed Ela. PC

Day 4: Erta-Ale.

Drive south crossing the desert to the base of Erta Ale and camp there. Evening time ascend to Erta Ale volcano with camels Easy hike up to the volcano (ca. 3 hours), accompanied by a camel caravan to carry equipment. Observe Erta Ale's lava lake and the caldera. Accommodation Improvised camp on Erta Ale.

Day 5: Descend from Erta Ale and drive back to Mekelle.

Day 6: We Drive to Wekro.

We drive to Wekro. The churces of Tigray region are excavated rock from the seventh to the fifteenth centuries. Some are older than those of Lalibela. Visit the rock churches of Tigray –Wekro Cherkos and Abreha Atsebeha and further drive to Gerhalta Mountains-and visit the famous rock churches of Tigray-Mariam Korkur. Overnight in hotel Wekro.

Day 7: Departure to Gueralta.

Departure to Gueralta and views on the way to the churches of the region, There are over 30 churches in this region. Visit the easier of access. A missed Wukro Chirkos or Abreha we Atsbeha. Night at the Lodge of Gheralta.

Day 8: Departure to Axum.

Breakfast and departure to Axum, Gheralta upcoming visits to churches. Stop on the way to visit the Solar Temple of Yeha.

Day 9: Full day in Axum.

Full day in Axum, once one of the four great powers of the ancient world. A chapel within the church compound is believed by Ethiopian Orthodox Christians to house the Ark of the Covenant, or the original tablets of Moses. Our tour includes the museum and the stelae, the castle of King Kalab, passing Mai Shum (the bath of the Queen of Sheba), the tomb of King Basen, Queen Sheba's Palace' (although it is, in fact, the villa of an Axumite notable from around the 1st century AD).

Day 10: Fly to Addis Ababa.

Fly to Addis Ababa, city tour of Addis Ababa that includes National museum and Merkato - the grand open market.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2003

M09824 is one of the competent tour operators in Ethiopia. Being stuffed with well experienced and professional personnel in tourism industry,we provide package, tailor made tours and safaris to our guests. Our specialization is organizing trekking To Semien Mountain, Bale national park and Surma in addition we do the...

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