Classic Ethiopia Tours

Historic North

Historic Route to Axum, Lalibela, Gondar, and Bahirdar (by Air) 6 Night\ 7 Days

Tour Code:-CET-101

Day 01:- You will be welcomed at the airport and transfer to your hotel

Day 02:-Transfer to the airport for an early flight to Bahir Dar. The flight takes 40-45 minutes.

Lunch at Bahir Dar .Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bahirdar including the market, the palace of the former Emperor Haile Silassie\Bezawit palace\, small scale cottage industry where craftsmen specialize in making boats for fishing from papyrus reeds . Dinner and overnight in Bahirdar.

 

Day 03 :-After an early breakfast drive 32kms South-East of Bahirdar and walk up some distance and then proceed to visit the thundering "Tiss-Issat" Falls which means "Smoking Water" in Amharic . Drive back to your hotel. Lunch at your hotel. Afternoon a half day boat trip on Lake Tana to visit Ura Kidane Mihret on Zeghie peninsula and Kibran Gabriel(allowed for men only). Dinner and overnight at Bahirdar.

Day 04:- Transfer to the airport for a short flight to Gonder. Afternoon sightseeing of Gonder town including the castles of King Fasiledas, the open air bath, the monasteries of Qusquam and Debre Berhane Silassie church with its 16th century paintings and Frescoes. Dinner and overnight in Gonder.

Day 05:-Transfer to the airport for a flight to Lalibela. Lunch in Lalibela. Afternoon, tour of the famous eleven rock-hewn churches of 12th century. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 06:- Transfer to the airport for a flight to Axum, the holy city of Ethiopia dating to 2000 years back and cradle of Ethiopian civilization with the Axumite Kingdom. Transfer to your hotel and rest the morning at leisure. Lunch at your hotel. Afternoon visit of Axum which includes the tomb of King Ezana, the pedestal of Maishum (the bath of Queen Sheba), the park of stelae, the new and old Saint Mary Churches of Zion. Legend has it that the table of the Holy Arc of the covenant rests there. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 07:- Transfer to the airport for a flight to Addis Ababa.