Tour Code: AAETO 020- Historic route

Duration: 9days/8nightsDestinations: Lalibela, Aksum, Gondar, Bahirdar and excursion to the Semin mountains

Transportation: Surface Drive and Flight

Northern Ethiopia

Meal- Full board base

1

Day 1- Arrive Addis Abeba

Transfer to the hotel. City tour.

2

Day 2- Addis Abeba-Lalibela- fly to Lalibela

Visit the 1st group of churches. O/n hotel.

3

Day 3- Lalibela- full day in Lalibela

Morning, Mule trekking to Asheten Mariam semi monolithic or drive for an excursion to Yimrehane Kirstos cave church or Genet Mariam semi monolithic church. After noon more site seeing of the 2nd group of Churches in Lalibela. O/n hotel.

4

Day 4- Lalibela-Aksum

Fly from Lalibela to Aksum. City tour in Aksum.

5

Day 5- Aksum

Full day in Aksum. Morning excursion to the moon temple of Yeha. After noon, more site seeing in Aksum. O/n hotel.

6

Day 6- Aksum-Gondar

Fly Aksum-Gondar- after noon, city tour of the royal enclosure, the bath of king fasiledes and the church of Debrebirhan sillasie. O/n hotel.

7

Day 7-Gondar

Morning drive to the Semin Mountain NP. And wonder around to view the spectacular landscape and the endemic Gelada Baboons. Lunch picnic in the park and drive back to Gondar via the Fellasha village where the black Ethiopian Jewish people had been living. O/n hotel.

8

Day 8- Gondar-Bahirdar

Drive form Gondar to Bahirdar. Afternoon, boat trip over Lake Tana to the Island monasteries and churches. O/n hotel.

9

Day 9- Bahirdar-Addis Abeba

In the morning, drive to Blue Nile river falls, back to Bahirdar for lunch then transfer to the airport for your flight to Addis Abeba. In the evening, Dinner at traditional restaurant accompanied by live folkloristic dance. Transfer to Bole International airport for your flying back home. End of the tour.