North Ethiopia Round Trip Tours From Addis Ababa

Summary

Day 01: Drive Addis – Bahir Dar (560 kms 9 – 10 hrs drive) After an early breakfast you will drive to Bahir Dar passing through the Blue Nile gorge.  Day 02: Sightseeing Bahir Dar After having your breakfast you will take a boat cruise on Lake Tana to visit the 14th century Monastery of Ura Kidane Mihret which is the most famous of the Zege peninsula monasteries. Afternoon, you will drive to the village of Tis Isat to see the Blue Nile falls.  (Note that the volume of the water could be minimal because of the construction of the new dam.)  Day 03: Drive Bahir Dar – Gondar (180 kms 3 – 4 hrs drive) (The Camelot of Africa) After having your breakfast, you will begin your journey to Gondar. The Royal Capital of Ethiopia, Gondar was founded in 1636 by Emperor Fassiladas. In the afternoon you will visit the city of Gondar with the drive to the Castles and Churches built by Emperor Fassiladas and his descendants.  Proceed to the fascinating Debre Birhan Selassie (The Enlightening of Trinity) with Wonderful murals art, Qusquam Church.  Day 04: Drive Gondar - Sanqaber This day you will have an excursion to Sanqaber a segment of the Semen MountainObserve the magnificent scenery. Day 05: Excursion to Cheneck Today you will have an excursion to Cheneck where you may encounter with the endemic of Gelada baboon and Walia Ibex.  Day 06: Drive Sanqaber – Axum After an early breakfast you will drive to Axum passing through the adventurous road of Lima Limo and Tekeze desert.  Day 07: Sightseeing Axum  Take a city tour that include the St. Mary’s Church, the sanctuary Chapel which is the repository of the ‘Ark of covenant’, the coronation yard, Stelae Park, Tomb of Kaleb and his son Gebre Meskel, Ezana’s Inscriptions, Queen of Sheba’s Bath, Queen of Sheba’s palace ruins and Axum Museum.   Day 08: Drive Axum – Hawzen This day you will drive to Hawzen visiting en route the Yeha  Temple then Proceed to Hawzen  Day 09: Drive Hawzen – Mekele This day you will drive to Mekele visiting en route the famous semi rock-hewn church of Wukro Cherkos.  Day 10: Drive Mekele – Lalibela After an early breakfast, start the journey to the town of Lalibela via sokota observing the beautiful landscape.  Day 11: Sightseeing Lalibela-Weldya  visit top attractions of Lalibela that will simply stagger you. Later we drive to Weldya   Day 12: Drive Weldya  –Kombolcha - Addis - Departure After having your breakfast you will begin your journey driving back to Addis.   

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1 week 5 days
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Why take this tour?

Northern Ethiopia The northern Ethiopia is also Known as the Historical Circuit, there are over two millennia’s worth of ancient treasures scattered about, from giant obelisks and hidden tombs at Aksum to a collection of castles in and around Gonder, to unique churches in Lalibela, Tigray, Lake Tana and many other places. Not to be outdone by human mastery, Mother Nature really let her creative juices flow here. The Danakil Depression, an esteemed destination among adventure travellers, features a permanent lava lake and a bright-yellow sulphuric plain, while the Simien Mountains wrinkle the land with canyons and peaks with a beauty you’ll struggle to find anywhere else in Africa.

What’s included?

  • 7 nights accommodation

  • Breakfast

  • All activities

  • Driver/guide

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Gratuities

  • Lunch

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  • Duration: 12 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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We are Aman Ethiopia Tours, a privately owned tour Operator and travel company based in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Aman Ethiopia Tours has established by young tourism professionals who have excellent occurrence over decades. We are specialized on arranging Omo Valley Tribes Tours , Danakil Depression Tours , Northern Ethiopia Historical Routes Tours , Addis Ababa City Tours , Excursion Or 2 Day Tours From Addis Ababa, Trekking Tours To Simen Mountain & Bale Mountain National Park, Ethiopian Festival Tours Of Epiphanies & Meskel ,Photography Expedition Tours To Suri Tribes

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