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Axum Ethiopia 8 Days Northern Ethiopia Tour

Axum Ethiopia 8 Days Northern Ethiopia Tour


AXUM ETHIOPIA ◐ TOUR CODE: OVET-003 ☀ DURATION: 08 DAYS ◐ TRANSPORTATION: LAND & AIR ☀ DESTINATION: LALIBELA, GONDAR, SIMIEN MOUNTAINS & BAHIRDAR


DAY 01: ARRIVAL OF ADDIS ABABA AND SIGHTSEEING

Upon arrival at Bole International airport, you will be meet OVET Ethiopia Tours representatives and be taken to your reserved hotel. Depending upon the time make sightseeing in Addis Ababa. The sightseeing includes the national museum (where you can see the Lucy fossil skeleton found), Unity Park, and Entoto hills.


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DAY 02: FLY TO BAHIR DAR (LAKE TANA) AND SIGHT SEEING

Catch morning flight to fly to Bahir Dar. After short break leave out the hotel for boat trip on Lake Tana and visit two or three of its beautiful and interesting islands with their medieval period monasteries. Covering over 3500sq km, Lake Tana is Ethiopia’s largest lake and is famous as the home of the monasteries established on some 20 of its 37 islands. Most churches in the monasteries have interesting paintings and contain a collection of church treasures and beautiful old manuscripts.


DAY 03: DRIVE TO GONDAR AND VISIT THE SIGHTSEEING OF GONDAR

Heading to the legendary city of Gondar. In Gondar visit the Royal Enclosure that is surrounded by high stone walls containing the ruins of 17th century palaces of king Fasiladas, king Iyasu and queen Mentewab and different other buildings. The castles are a mixture of Ethiopian, European and probably also Indian styles. According to descriptions of 17th century travelers, the interior of the castle of king Fasiladas was extremely luxurious, decorated with gold, ivory and precious stones. Also, visit Debre Berhan Selassie Church meaning Trinity at the Mount of Light. It has rectangular structure and ceilings are decorated with beautiful winged angels, and its walls with impressive scenes depicting biblical events, including the life of Christ, Mary, and the saints and martyrs. There is also a painting of the church’s founder, Emperor Iyasu I.


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DAY 04: DRIVE TO SIMIEN MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

Today drive to the jagged panorama of the Simien Mountains National Park, famed for its exclusive landscape, afro-alpine vegetation and unique wildlife, where you may spot the endemic Wallia Ibex, Gelada Baboon troops, Bushbuck, Klipspringer. However, as we stay for one night we will enjoy the dramatic scenery and a troop friendly Gelada Baboon at very close distance and Birds such as Chestnut-napped Francolin, Mountain Thrush, Thick-billed Raven, Lammergeyer, White-collared Pigeon and Ankober Serin just to name a few. For those who interest in hike/Trek we will trek for about 2-3 hrs on the edge and beautiful escarpment to view the beautiful and green valley, wondering the long day eating and grooming of Gelada Baboon families.


Axum Ethiopia Tour

DAY 05: DRIVE SIMIEN MOUNTAINS – AXUM

More time in an amazing the Simien Mountains National Park: the incredible mountain scenery is breathtaking. Hike along mountain trails enjoying the endless unique flora and fauna of this elevated region (Giant Lobelia). Drive to continue Axum via Tekeze Valley.


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DAY 06: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING IN AXUM ETHIOPIA

Exploring the old city of Ethiopia, Axum. Visit the interesting museum in Stelae field, the impressive Stelae Fields, and also the grounds of the 16th-century Cathedral of St. Mary of Zion, home of the original Ark of the Covenant, Queen of Sheba ruin palace, and Tomb of Kaleb and Gebre Meskel at a certain place will be dropped for souvenir and stretching your legs to the hotel.AXUM ETHIOPIA


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DAY 07: FLY TO LALIBELA AND SIGHTSEEING

catch morning flight will take you to Lalibela and transfer you to the hotel. After a short break excursion to visit the first group of the magnificent rock-hewn churches of Lalibela which are carved out of living volcanic tuff with a super architectural skill that the world has never seen, yet elsewhere. UNESCO registers these churches as world heritage. Among churches of this group, Bete Medahine Alem (house of the redeemer) is the largest with 5 aisles, 72 pillars, a vaulted dome, and molding decoration. Bete Mariam (house of St. Marry) is the most decorated among the rock-hewn churches. and visit the second group of the rock-hewn churches; Bete Emanuel (house of Emanuel) is architecturally the finest. Bete Giorgis (the house of George) is the finest of all the churches in Lalibela for which reason art historians conclude that this church is carved at the end of the cluster after the masons have developed their skill to carve the church in such extraordinary perfection.


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DAY 08: FLY BACK TO ADDIS ABABA

For the last day catch the morning flight to fly back to Addis Ababa, shopping at souvenir shops. Evening farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant and transfer to airport for flight back home.


This itinerary is flexible, and will likely change in order to coordinate with your preference and schedule.


Included

Accommodation as per the program based on twin or double room

All transfer in and transfer out services

Ground transportation

Local guides and Scout If needed

All entrance fees as per the program

Internal flight tickets

Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Excluded

Any alcoholic drinks

Any videography or camera fees if needed

Any personal expenses like internet, telephone, fax

Services that are not mentioned in the Included section