Booking for : The Historic North, 08 Days / 07 Nights

The Historic North, 08 Days / 07 Nights

Tour Details

Tour Highlights:

Addis Ababa, Bahardar, Lake tana, Blue Nile falls, Gondar, Simien National park, Lalibela,

Tour Itinerary HN( A)07

Arrival   Bole International Airport
Remarkable Ethiopia Tours will meet all clients arriving at the airport regardless of arrival time.

Tour Itinerary HN( A)07,

Arrival Bole International Airport Remarkable Ethiopia Tours will meet all clients arriving at the airport regardless of arrival time.

Day 1 ,Addis Ababa

City tours of Addis Ababa the Ethnographic Museum, a great introduction to Ethiopian culture and history. Tour the Mercato, one of Africa's largest outdoor markets, and Trinity Cathedral, resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie. Overnight Hotel - (B, L, D)

Day 2,Addis Ababa - Bahar Dar

In the morning fly to Bahar Dar. Visit the marketplace in Bahar Dar. Take a boat tour on Lake Tana. There are 37 islands on Lake Tana and 32 of them have churches and monasteries of considerable historical and cultural interest. We visit the monastery church of Ura Kidane Mihiret, which is the best known of the monasteries and has an important collection of religious icons from the 16th to 18th centuries A.D. Overnight Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 3,Bahar Dar – Gondar

Drive through the countryside to Gondar. Tour the Royal Enclosure, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring five castles built by a succession of Ethiopian kings beginning in the early 17th century. Having survived several wars, including air raids during World War 2, the castles are a testament to the resilience of this once mighty empire. Visit the church of Debre Birhan Selassie, famous for its religious art and especially its iconic ceiling depicting angels. Overnight Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 4,Full day Excursion (Simien Mountain, Gelada Baboons)

The Simien national park, one of Africa’s genuine beauty spots, Often compared to the Grand Canyon, this park of craggy peaks, towering ridges and panoramic views over the surrounding countryside is almost another world. Rugged and dramatic, it also has continual surprises by dozens of Gelada baboons; the area’s distinctive shaggy breed with red over their heart. This day enjoy a three to four hour relaxing trek to explore the beauty of this mountain range, which includes several plateaus separated by broad river valleys and a number of peaks that rise above 13,000 feet. The sights are impressive, late in the afternoon drive back to Gondar. Overnight Goha Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 5,City Tour of Gondar

In the morning fly from Gondar - Lalibela. Tour the Remarkable rock-hewn churches, a UNESCO World Heritage site. And you can see its surprise. Between the 11th and 12th centuries, a series of 11 fabulous churches were hewn from the rocks, created, remarkably, from single pieces of stone beneath the earth, Still today, you will be amazed how they managed such a feat, it's one of the great wonders of the world. Overnight Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 06 ,Gondar – Lalibela

For this day we have two choices: Visit the exquisite church of Yemrehane Kristos -OR- Take a morning hike with mules to Mount Asheton, with its 13th century rock-hewn monastery and great views of the town. Following either option above continue with tour of Lalibela's churches in the afternoon. Overnight Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 07 ,Lalibela

In the morning fly from Lalibela to Axum on Ethiopian Airlines. The town is dominated by more than 100 towering stele, massive carved granite columns, carried into position by elephants and erected as tomb markers to signal the importance and power of each of the former kings. Tour the ancient stele fields, standing for 2000 years. Visit the new and impressive Archeological Museum. Visit other tombs and archeological sites as time permits. Overnight Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 08 ,Axum - Addis Ababa

Fly to Addis Ababa Visit either the Ethnographic Museum or the National Museum, home of the 3.18 million year old skeleton "Lucy. In the Evening you will have a farewell Dinner program at one of the best traditional Restaurant in Addis Ababa; you will also experience an amazing traditional dancing then transfer out to Bole International Airport for your departure to home. (B, L, D)

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