Northern Package Three

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Tour Code: YAT-N02 Tour Itinerary to Northern Ethiopia

(the Historic Route)

Focus: History, Religion, Scenery & Wildlife

Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights

Transportation: Flight, surface drive & boat ride, (OPTIONAL: trekking & mule ride)

Day 1: YOD Abyssinia Office, tour orientation, a welcome refreshment, check into a hotel, lunch. A city tour to Addis Ababa: National Museum, Ethnographic Museum of Addis Ababa University, Emperor Minelik’s Palace, St. Raguel’s Church (at Entoto Mountain), Merkato. Dinner.

Day 2: Flight to Lalibela, check into hotel, lunch. Visit the eleven rock-hewn monolithic churches. Dinner

Day 3: Flight to Axum, check into hotel, lunch. Visit to the Steale of Axum, lunch. Visit the Inscription of Ezana, Queen Sheba’s Palace, St. Mary of Zion Church. Dinner.

Day 4: Flight to Gonder, check into hotel. Visit to the Royal Castles, the Bath of Emperor Fasiledes, lunch. Visit the Historic Debre Birhan Selassie Church, the Castle of Empress Mintewab, and Kuskwam Mariam Church. Evening, visit ‘AzmariBet’ at Traditional Music Houses, dinner.

Day 5: Drive to Debark, visit the Simien Mountains National Park, lunch. Back to Debark and check into a hotel. Dinner. 

Day 6: Drive to Gonder, lunch, then to Bahir Dar (185 Km from Gonder), check into a hotel. Dinner.

Day 7: Drive to Lake Tana, a boat ride, visit to the island monasteries. Lunch, drive to and visit to the Blue Nile Fall, dinner.

Day 8: Flight back to Addis Ababa, shopping for souvenirs. A farewell dinner, transfer out to Bole International Airport.