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Historical Tour (Northern Ethiopia)

Number of Day 5 days Number of DayWT -008

  • transports
  • flights
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

Journey to the Roof of Africa gives one an ample opportunity to discover and enjoy many of Ethiopia’s cultural heritage and its exotic, beautiful and picturesque landscapes. Prehistoric (B.C) monolithic moments of Axum, 4th century Coptic churches, 12th century monasteries on Lake Tana, 11th Century rock hewn churches of Lalibella, 17th Century Castles at Gonder, the gorgeous Nile falls and breathtaking Semien Mountains are among the warders you will see. In contrast with the old the new faces of our towns on the route will truly astound you and take you back and forth in time.

Day 1 - Fly Gondar

Early in the morning 5:30 Am flay GonDar. Former capital of Ethiopia. be transferred your hotel and start to visit sightseeing of Gondar town including the Castle of King Fassiledes, the open-air Bath, and Debre Berhan Selassie Church with its 16th Century Paintings and frescoes. Return to your hotel: Dinner on your hotel-.O/n/ Hotel.

Day 2 - Fly to Axum

Morning transfer out GonDar Airport to flay Axum. On arrival transfer your hotel and after have break start to visit the historical sites. the steles, granite monoliths dating from pre-Christian times and decorated with symbolic engravings. In ancient times, there were seven steles. Now one of them is coming from Rome. It was taken during the Italian invasion of Ethiopia. How ever it is now return to Ethiopia last year. Visit the city and marvel at the historic tomb of the former kings Remehai and the Queen of sheba’s palace. Culminate this exciting day with a visit to the church of saint Marry of Zion, the most important building in Axum, which contains the crowns of Ethiopian Kings and Other treasures. After visit overnight and dinner at your Hotel.

Day 3 - Fly to Lalibela

After breakfast 10:30 Am transfer to Airport to flay Lalibela on Ethiopian Airlins economy class. On Arrival Lalibela transfer Hotel. Once the thriving capital of a medieval dynasty, Lalibela is still remarkably and beautiful. The village is hardly visible as the horizon is dominated by the peak of mount Abune Yousef. Legend holds that in this town, once called Roha, a mother saw her baby in a cradle surrounded by a deans swarm of bees. Ethiopian belief is that animal world could foretell the advent of important personages, so she called her son Lalibela meaning “ the bees recognize his sovereignty” After have rest star to visit the 1st part of the Rock Hewn churches namely: Bet Golotha Bet Mika’el/also known as Bet Debre sina/Bet Maryam , Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel and Bet Medhane Alem. O/N /Hotel/

Day 4 - Lalibela

Visit Bet Amanuel, Bet Merkorios,Bet Aba Libanos, Bet Gabriel-Rufa’el and Bet Giyorgis. O/N /Hotel/

Day 5 - Fly To Addis

After morning breakfast transfer to Lalibela Airport to flay back Addis.