The Historic North of Ethiopia

Ethiopia

ITINERARY DAILY BREAKDOWN

DAY 1

Arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Overnight: Best Western

DAY 2

Addis Ababa: City Cultural Tour

  • City Cultural Tour: Ethnographic Museum, Trinity Cathedral, National Museum of Ethiopia & Entoto Hills
  • Overnight: Best Western
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 3

Depart Addis Ababa to Bahar Dar: Lake Tana

  • Transfer to the airport: Fly to Bahar Dar
  • On Arrival: Meet and greet and transfer to your hotel
  • Lake Tana (Boat Tour)
  • Overnight: Abey Minch Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (Picnic Box Lunch), Dinner

DAY 4

Depart Bahar Dar to Gondar: Bahar Dar Market & Awra Amba

  • Bahar Dar Market
  • Drive to Gondar: Stop in Awra Amba village
  • Overnight: Goha Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5

Gondar: Royal Enclosure, Debre Birhan Selassie, Fasilides Bath & Ethiopian Wood Carriers’ craft center

  • Royal Enclosure
  • Debre Birhan Selassie
  • Fasilides Bath
  • Ethiopian Wood Carriers’ craft center
  • Overnight: Goha Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6

Depart Gondar and drive to Sankabar, the gateway to the Simien Mountains National Park

  • Drive to Sankabar: Simien Mountains National Park
  • Overnight: Simien Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7

Depart Simien National Park to Gondar for a flight to Lalibela

  • Drive back to Gondar for a flight to Lalibela
  • On Arrival: Meet and greet and transfer to your hotel
  • Overnight: Panoramic View Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8

Lalibela: The Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela, Sample traditional coffee, Mount Asheton

  • The Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela
  • Visit a home to sample traditionally made coffee
  • Mount Asheton
  • Overnight: Panoramic View Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9

Lalibela: Drive to Yemrehanna Kristos

  • Yemrehanna Kristos
  • Overnight: Panoramic View Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10

Depart Lalibela and fly to Axum: Stelae Field, Archeological

Museum & St. Mary Tsion Church

  • Transfer to the airport for a flight to Axum
  • On Arrival: Meet and greet and transfer to your hotel
  • Axum Stelae Field
  • Archeological Museum
  • St. Mary Tsion Church
  • Overnight: Sabean Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11

Depart Axum and drive to Hawzein: Temple of Yeha, Aba Gerima & Petros Paulos

  • Depart Axum and drive to Hawzein
  • Temple of Yeha
  • Aba Gerima & Petros Paulos
  • Overnight: Korkor Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12

Hawzein: Light Walk: Scenic Highlands & Market Day

  • Light walk in the scenic highlands
  • Market Day
  • Overnight: Korkor Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13

Depart Hawzein and drive to Mekele: Negash Mosque & Wukro Chirkos. Later fly to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa

  • Depart Hawzein and drive to Mekele: Negash Mosque & Wukro
    Chirkos

  • Transfer to the airport and fly to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa

  • Overnight: Samrat Hotel

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14

Depart Dire Dawa and drive to Harar: Home of Arthur Rimbaud, National and Harari Museums, House of Ras Mekonnen & Hyena Man

  • Depart Dire Dawa and drive to Harar
  • Home of Arthur Rimbaud (renowned French poet)
  • National and Harari Museums
  • House of Ras Mekonnen (father of Haile Selassie)
  • Hyena Man
  • Overnight: Ras Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

DAY 15

Depart Harar and drive to Dire Dawa: Ethiopia’s largest “chat” market (Optional) then fly to Addis Ababa. Later souvenir shopping (Optional)

  • Depart Harar and drive to Dire Dawa
  • Optional stop at Ethiopia’s largest “chat” market
  • Fly to Addis Ababa
  • Optional souvenir shopping
  • Overnight: Best Western
  • Meals: Breakfast

DAY 16

Depart Addis Ababa and fly back home

  • Optional souvenir shopping as time allows
  • Transfer to airport for check-in and final departure back home

TOUR ENDS!

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