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Day Trip in Axum, the Center of Ancient Civilizations provided by Beka Ethiopia Tours

Day Trip in Axum, the Center of Ancient Civilizations

Day Trip in Axum, the Center of Ancient Civilizations
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
11h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    11h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
This is a full day trip in the ancient town of Axum. Axum is the center and cradle of Ethiopian civilization. The town of Axum is located in the northern Ethiopia in the Tigray national regional state. Axum located very close to Red Sea and Asmara the capital of Eritrea. Axum is a home to several ancient palaces, tombs, artifacts and other ancient historical objects. Axum is also believed to be the place where the original arc of the covenant is still reserved. The total duration of this tour is 11 hours. In this tour you will visit the following attractions: In the Morning:  - Obelisks - Under ground tombs - Archeological museum - St. Mary Zion church (old & new monastery) - Church museum In the afternoon: - Swimming pool of Queen of Sheba - Ezana inscription -Tomb of King Kaleb and Gebremeskel - Queen of Sheba place and finally visit Judith stele fields.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 101007P8
Important information
Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points within Axum town
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Northern Stelae Field
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
Duration
11h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Axum airport or any hotel in Axum town
  • Airports:
  • Axum Airport, Axum Ethiopia
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points within Axum town
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Northern Stelae Field
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Axum airport or any hotel in Axum town
  • Airports:
  • Axum Airport, Axum Ethiopia
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
11h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Northern Stelae Field
    Stop: 11 hours - Admission included
    Pick up from hotel, airport or any of your convenient place within Axum at 8:30 in the morning. Start the tour with a visit to obelisks including the one recently back home from Rome, Italy. The obelisks are carved from single rock, one witness artistic works on the obelisks. Continue with a visit to underground tombs of different kings and royal families. Get through Axum archeological museum for the general understanding of the historical chronology. Then visit church museum and St. Mary Zion church which is believed to be a home to the original Arc of the Covenant. In the afternoon/after lunch break Queen of Sheba swimming pool, inscription of king Ezana which is written in the Sabean language. Continue with a visit to tomb of king Kaleb and Gebremeskel. Then visit Queen of Sheba palace and finally visit Judith stele fields. End of the tour. Items included in the price: -Pick up and drop off from/to any point in Axum - Ground transportation during the tour - Entrance/admission fees - Bottles of water during the tour
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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