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Tour Code: HTT-02 Historic Route Attractions: History, Religion, Scenery & Wildlife  Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights Transportation: Air and Surface









Tour Overview


Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port

Day 2: Fly to Bahir dar and Visit Lake Tana Island Monasteries & Blue Nile Falls

Day 3: Drive to Gondar and Visit the Fassiladas Castles

Day 4: Flight to Axum & City Tour in Axum

Day 5: Flight to Lalibela

Day 6: Flight back to Addis Ababa and departure back to home

Detail Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port
Meet and greet you by our representative and transfer you to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 2: Fly to Bahir dar and Visit Lake Tana Island Monasteries & Blue Nile Falls
Early morning, transfer to airport and fly to Bahir dar. Upon arrival, you will be met by our tour guide transfer to hotel and have a brief rest. Your first visit will be to Lake Tana on a boat ride where you will visit to the medieval period island monasteries (beautiful mural paintings, religious books & 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 to the Blue Nile Falls. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

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 & 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), the Castle of Empress Mintewab, and Kuskwam Complex which is a royal compound built by the Empress Mentewab. Early in the evening, you will visit ‘AzmariBet’ at Traditional Music Houses after which you will have dinner at the hotel and stay there for the night. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4: Flight to Axum & 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 to the Stale 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.), and all day with lunch break in between. In the evening, you will get back to the hotel and spend the night there. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 5: Flight to Lalibela
After breakfast, another short flight will take you to Lalibela. 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 the eleven Rock-hewn Monolithic (carved from a single rock) Churches of Lalibela (UNESCO World heritage site, with magnificent architecture & paintings inside the churches). In the evening you will get back to the hotel, rest, have dinner and relax. Dinner and Overnight stay in hotel.

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 depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.

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