Addis Ababa (The new flower)
Pick up from the airport to Kigali Serena Hotel; Briefing by the guide and on the trip overview and Rwanda at large
Addis Ababa (The new flower)
Morning: The journey starts with a tour of the capital city Addis Ababa, which literally means “New Flower”.Addis Ababa is Africa’s undisputed diplomatic capital. It is the Headquarters of the African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The city tour will include the National Museum(home of “LUCY” 3.2 million years old human skeleton) and Trinity Cathedral. In the afternoon visit the African Biggest Open market Merkato. Overnight:
at your hotel.
flight to Bahrdar (Lake Tana-Blue Nile Falls)
In the morning, transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Bahirdar. Upon your arrival, you will check-in to your room and take a half-day boat cruise over Lake Tana to visit the 14th-century ancient island monasteries of Ura Kidane Mehret and Azwa Maryam. In the afternoon, you will drive 35 KM to visit the majestic Blue Nile Falls. Overnight: At your Hotel.
Bahar Dar-drive to Gonder
After breakfast in the morning, you will drive to Gondar (the Camelot of Africa).
Here you will visit a total of eleven palaces in one compound from 17 centuries. In the afternoon you will visit Derhaneselassie church, which is famous for its murals art. Overnight at your Hotel.
Gondar-Simien Mountains National Park-Gondar
After an early breakfast drive to Simien Mountains National park; the park is designated for its special creation of a collection of mountains, terrain, and some endemic wildlife. This day you will trek around the park to explore the stunning view and wildlife of
the park. Late in the afternoon; you will drive back to Gondar. Overnight at your Hotel.
Gondar flight to Lalibela (The Eighth Wonder of the World)
After breakfast; transfer to the airport and fly to Lalibela. Upon your arrival, you will check-in to your hotel and start visiting the churches of Lalibela, churches including the famous church of St. George which is carved like a cross out of the red rock. Lunch at the Hotel, Afternoon continue visiting the rests amazing rock-hewn churches which are recorded by UNESCOasWorld Heritages. Overnight: at your Hotel.
Asheten Mariam Church
In the morning trek and ride a mule tot a p of Asheton Mountain, for a visit of 1st chiseled of a single rock church Asheton Maryam by king Lailbela.
In the afternoon You will be drive back to your hotel to spend the rest of the day at Leisure.
Axum (Mysterious Monoliths)
Early in the morning transfer to the airport fly to Axum. A town steeped in more than 3000 years of history. From the palace and tomb of king Kaleb (6th C, AD).
you will visit the extraordinarily Stella’s filed and the tomb of king Remhay (1st to 4th century, AD). Followed by the trip to the church of St Mary of Tsion, (17th C, AD the present church) in which deposited the Arc of the
Covenant, then drive out of the town 4km on the way to Gondar where you walk up to see rock-carved lion and palace from where the Stella was hewn-some still lie there, half-finished. From here we can visit the palace of the queen of Sheba.
Overnight at your Hotel.
Axum flight to Addis Ababa
Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the air port to catch your flight to Addis Ababa.Upon arrival, you will check in to your hotel to spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, you will enjoy shopping Overnight at your hotel
Drive to Arbaminch to say ‘forty springs’.It is 510km from the capital city. En-route visit villages of Oromo, Welayeta, and Halaba Tribes. Lunch at Welayta Sodo. Overnight:
at your hotel.
Arbaminch Drive to Jinka
In the morning you will take a boat trip on Chamo Lake for the visit to crocodiles and hippos. In the afternoon you will drive to J
Inka across various villages and ethnicities like Konso, Tsemay, and Bena. Later you will visit the UNESCO recorded world heritage site of Konso and continue to drive to Jinka with a stop at Tsemay and Bena village. If it is Thursday; you will visit the spectacular Key Afer market where different Omovalley ethnic groups meet in harmony. Overnight: at your hotel.
In the morning,drive to Mursi people via Mago National Park. Mursi people are
curious and famous in that the women wear geometrical lip plates in the slits of their
lips. The men practice fierce stick fighting. Overnight: at your hotel.
Jinka Drive to Turmi
This day, drive to Turmi with a stop of Kortcho villages’ for a visit of most
decorated Omo valley tribe of Karo, with a spectacular view over Omo River. If it is
Saturday; you will visit the spectacular Dimeka market where different Omo valley ethnic groups meet in harmony. On this day you will also visit their people that are known for their famous handcraft. Overnight: At your hotel.
Drive to Omorate for a visit of Dasench people with a wooden boat crossing the Omo River. Drive back to Turmifor hammer people village. Hammers are
known for their body decoration. Overnight: At your hotel.
Turmi Drive to Arbamich
Drive to Arbaminch, via Erbore villages. Erboraes are the last tribe to be visited in the Omo valley. They have their own uniqueness in making of living hat and decoration. Reach in Arbaminch for overnight at the hotel.
Arbamich Drive to Langano
After having breakfast, drive to Rift Valley Lake of Langano on the way visiting the awash fish market. Overnight at your hotel.
Langano Drive to Addis AbabaAfter having breakfast
Drive to Addis Ababa In the afternoon you will have a fair well party at one of the traditional restaurants to enjoy the traditional dance of Ethiopia. Then Transfer to Bole International airport for Departure.
Transfer in and out from all Airport
Hotel accommodations on sharing bases
Latest model minibus in north Ethiopia historic tourand 4 wheel drive for south cultural tour.
All entrance fees for the sightseeing inall destinations.
Meal including soft drinks and coffee/tea
Boat service on Lake Tana and Lake Chamo
Escort/professional guide if the number of pax are more than 5
Local guide service
Scout at Semene and Mago National parks
Incidental charges at hotel for the use of telephone, laundry, special food and
beverage order beyond the itinerary
Uses of services beyond the itinerary