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6 Days Nothern Ethiopia Highlights Tour

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Day 1: Addis Ababa Highlights

Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
DAY 1:

Pick up from Bole International Airport and transfer to your hotel.

After breakfast in the hotel a full day city tour is awaiting you.

In the NATIONAL MUSEUM, one of the most important sub-Saharan museums of Africa, you

have the chance to meet ‘Lucy’ - your very famous ancestor.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ethnological Museum, Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
The ETHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM, set within Haile Selassie's former palace shows superb artifacts

and handicrafts from Ethiopia’s people and gives you the possibility to explore Haile Selassie’s

preserved private rooms.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Aratkilo area Addis, Addis Ababa 123 Ethiopia
HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL, the second - most important place of worship in Ethiopia, also

displays the final resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife Empress Menen Asfaw.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Plan to be overwhelmed by having a little insight in Africa’s biggest open air market with approximately 13.000 people being employed there- MERCATO in the afternoon.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Caravan Hotel

Day 2: Bahir Dar

Stop At: Lake Tana, Ground floor from Blue Nile Hotel, Bahir Dar 1000 Ethiopia
After an early morning flight and transfer to your hotel, the source of the Blue Nile and largest lake

of Ethiopia - LAKE TANA - with it’s many is lands and monasteries needs to be discovered on a private boats tour - look out for hippopotamuses in the water! You will visit Ura Kidane Mehret and Kebran Gabriel The climate is almost Mediterranean.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Blue Nile Falls, Ethiopia
In the afternoon you will be driven to TIS ABBAY - the BLUE NILE FALLS - after a short hike you will be able to admire the beautiful waterfall, between 37 and 45 meters high, being on full flood in June, July, August and half of September.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Abay Minch Lodge

Day 3: Gondar

Stop At: Fasilides' Bath, Gondar, Ethiopia
Today you drive on a very scenic route From Bahir Dar to GONDAR (3 - 4 hours) - the old capital of the Ethiopian

Empire with great buildings from that time. During a half day tour to the immense 17th - century castle of Emperor Fasilides (World Heritage), the royal FASILIDES BATH (most important place

for the Ethiopian Timkat celebration) and the church of DEBRE BIRHAN SELASSIE you will

learn a lot about Ethiopian history.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Florida International Hotel

Day 4: Lalibela

Stop At: Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Lalibela 1260 Ethiopia

After arrival in Lalibela you have the afternoon to rest and walk in and around Lalibela town see the way life of the local people, get invited for the special coffee ceremony in one of the local family house.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Cliff Edge Hotel

Day 5: Lalibela

Stop At: Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Lalibela 1260 Ethiopia

After having had breakfast, you head out for the north - western cluster of churches - Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bete Mikael & Bet Golgotha. Churches are closed from 12 - 2pm, so, in the afternoon you will continue with the south - eastern cluster of churches – Bet Gabriel Rafael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Emanuel, and Bet Abba Libanos and finally - the most famous of all: Bet Giyorgis

Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Cliff Edge Hotel

Day 6: Addis Ababa

Stop At: Caravan Hotel, Mike Leyland St, Addis Ababa 0132, Ethiopia

In the morning we bring to Lalibela airport for you flight to Addis Ababa for your international flight to home or to your next destination.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Any Airports
Departure Time
12:00 AM
6 days
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Entrance fee for all sites to be visited
  • An English speaking professional tour guide
  • 3 Inland flight tickets (only if you have Ethiopian Air international ticket)
  • 5 nights Accommodation
  • Any transfers
  • Boat for Laket tana trip
  • Car from Bahir Dar to Gondar
  • Driver
  • Fuel
  • From/to Air port transfers
  • Any city transfers
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Entry/Admission - Ethnological Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Tana
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Nile Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Fasilides' Bath
  • Entry/Admission - Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
  • Food and Drinks
  • Tip
  • Travel Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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