Experiencing the impressive scenery of Mountainous Northern part of Ethiopia and world heritage sites
Tour Type: Historic
Means of transportation: surface
Duration of stay: 15 days and 14 nights
Day 1: Arrival to Addis and city tour of the capital o/n Hotel
Day 2: Addis –Kombolcha. On the way attend the colourful Sunday market of Afar,Oromo and Amhara at senbete.o/n Hotel
Day 3 Kombolcha –Woldiya. Here you also have a look a colourful Bati market 41 km from Kombolcha.o/n Hotel
Day 4: Woldiya - Lalibela Visit the 8th wonder of the world and astonishing architectecture built by King Lalibela.
Day 5: Lalibela Excursion by mule and on foot to Asheten Maryam Church.
Day 6: Lalibela – Mekelle. Drive through spectacular view of the Wollo and Tigrean Mountains
Day 7: Mekelle –Axum. On the way you visit some of the magnificent rock hewn churches of Gheralta.o/n Hotel in Adigrat
Day 8: drive to Axum on the way visit the 6th century monastery of Debredamo(here you climb the plateau by rope about 15 m and not allowed for women) and the 2500 temple of Yeha.o/n Hotel
Day 9: Visit the stele, St.Mary of Zion and archeological sites.
Day 10: Axum – Semien Mountains National Park. Visit the marvelous scenery of the mountain which is home for several endemic animal o/n Hotel
Day 11: Semien Mountains - Gondar. O/n in a hotel
Day 12: Gondar Visit the Cluster of castles which are world heritages and built by Emperor Fasiladas and his descendants.
Day 13: Gondar- Bahir Dar Visit the biggest lake in Ethiopia, Lake Tana and several monasteries. Optional means of transportation to Bahir Dar : Gondar – Gorgora – Long boat trip crossing to Bahir Dar.
Day 14: Bahir Dar Visit the Blue Nile Falls and beautiful sceneries.
Day 15: Bahir Dar- Addis Via the Blue Nile gorge and visit the 13th century monastery of Debrelibanos. Departure to home.