Historic Route + Harar and Awash

Tour Overview

These Ethiopian tour packages lead us to the rich historical sites of Ethiopia passes through scenic highlands, gorges and spectacular panoramas. The boat cruise on Lake Tana to visit the aged monasteries and the scenic drive to Tiss Isat village for the fabulous Blue Nile falls, the famous royal compound of Gonder known as the Camelot of Africa, the dramatic summit and breathtaking scenery of the Simien Mountains, with their endemic flora and fauna, the ancient Stelae, church and tombs of the Axumite kings, the cliff top rock churches of Tigrai, those are dating back to the 4th – 15th century, the 12th and 13th century monolithic rock hewn churches of Lalibela, as well as historically significant town of Harar, which is regarded as the 4th Muslim sacred city of the world next to Jerusalem, Mecca and Medina can be visited.

Tour Itinerary

Tour code: OLET 312

Duration: 20 Days and 19 nights

Means of Transport: All the way Surface

Day 1: Arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Overnight Hotel

Day 2: Journey to Debre Markos visiting Debre Libanos. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Head to Bahir Dar; afternoon visit the Blue Nile. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: Boat trip on Lake Tana; visit island monasteries. Overnight Hotel

Day 5: Head to Gonder visiting Awramba people village. Overnight Hotel

Day 6: Break in Gondar; and visit castles and churches. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: Head to the Simien Mountains National reserve. Overnight Hotel

Day 8: Drive to Axum via Lima limo and Tekezze valley. Overnight Hotel

Day 9: Visit tourist attractions of the Axumite Kingdom. Overnight Hotel

Day 10: Trip to Hawzen visiting Debre Damo monastery.Overnight Hotel

Day 11: Head to Mekelle visiting rock churches of Tigray.Overnight Hotel

Day 12: Journey to Lalibela visiting Yimrehanne Christos.Overnight Hotel

Day 13: Stay in Lalibela discovering the eighth wonders. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: Discover Asheten and Geneta Mariam churches. Overnight Hotel

Day 15: Head to Kombolcha en route visit Haik Estifanos.Overnight Hotel

Day 16: Drive to Awash Park passing through Bati town. Overnight Hotel

Day 17: Explore Awash National reserve and hot spring. Overnight Hotel

Day 18: Head towards the romantic walled city of Harar. Overnight Hotel

Day 19: Explore Harar; and evening visit the hyena man. Overnight Hotel

Day 20: Drive back to Addis Ababa and in the evening departure to home.

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