Trekking to the top of Ethiopia Ras dashen with splendid scenery and the historical sites like Lalibela,Gondar,Axum……..
TOUR CODE: RFT-003
Tour Type: Historic and Trekking
Duration of stay: 19 days/18 nights
Means of Transportation: flight/surface
Day 1: Arrive at Addis and city tour of Addis Ababa. Accommodation: Ghion Hotel
Day 2: Fly to Bahirdar and visit the Blue Nile Fall and Lake Tana's monastery. Accommodation: Tana Hotel
Day 3: drive to Gondar and visit Royal palaces and castles of 17th century kings and a church of Debre Birhan Silassie (Trinity in the mount of light). Accommodation: Goha Hotel
Day 4: Safari to Semein Mountain Park. Overnight camping at Sankaber.
Day 5: Morning trek to Gech viewing plant species and animals such as Gelada Baboon. Overnight camping at Geech
Day 6: Trek from Gech through the very beautiful scenery of Semien Mountain to Chenek; overnight camping at Chenek
Day 7: Trek Chenek – Ambiquo via Buahit; overnight camping at Ambiquo.
Day 8: Trek Ambiquo – Ras Dashen – Ambiquo. Overnight camping at Ambiquo.
Day 9: Trek Ambiquo – Sona. Overnight camping at Sona.
Day 10: Trek Sona – Mekarebia. Overnight camping at Mekarebia.
Day 11: Trek Mekarebia – Adi Arkay and drive to Axum. Accommodation: Yeha Hotel
Day 12: Visit Axum’s obelisks, Archeological museum, the ruin palace of Queen of sheba, tombs of knigs…………..
Day 13: Drive to Hawzien through the Adwa Mountains. On the way visit the Temple of Yeha and Debre Damo Monasteries. Accommodation: Gheralta Lodge, Hawzien
Day 14: Drive from Hawzien to Mekelle. Visit some rock churches of Gheralta near Hawzien on the way to Mekelle. Accommodation: Axum Hotel
Day 15: Drive from Mekelle to Lalibela. Overnight in Mount View Hotel
Day 16: Full day visit of the rock hewn churches of Lalibela.
Day 17: Visit other rock hewn churches near Lalibela town. Accommodation: Mount View Hotel
Day 18: Drive from Lalibela to Kombolcha through the scenic massifs and Mountains of Wollo. Accommodation: Sunny side hotel
Day 19: Drive from Kombolcha to Addis, fare well dinner in traditional Ethiopian Restaurant. Departure to home.