Route with Gishen Mariam and Mount Makdela

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




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

Day 2: Head to Dessie with a chance to see local market. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Head toward Gishen Mariam to see the 5thc flat topped monastery.

Day 4: Journey to Tenta; then trek to mount Mekdala. Overnight Camping

Day 5: Break around the historical Mekdala Mountains. Overnight Camping

Day 6: Trek to Tenta; meet the bus; then drive to Dessie. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: Journey to Lalibela visiting Geneta Mariam church. Overnight Hotel

Day 8: Discover remarkable rock hewn church of Lalibela. Overnight Hotel

Day 9: Journey to Mekelle exploring Yimrehanne Christos. Overnight Hotel

Day 10: Time to discover the rock hewn churches of Tigrai. Overnight Hotel

Day 11: Head to Axum; exploring Debre Damo monastery. Overnight Hotel

Day 12: Break in Axum discovering the ancient attractions. Overnight Hotel

Day 13: Head to Simien Mountains passing Tekezze valley. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: Stay in Simien Mountains discovering rare wildlife. Overnight Hotel

Day 15: Head to Gonder; afternoon visiting the attractions. Overnight Hotel

Day 16: Trip to Bahir Dar; afternoon visit the Blue Nile fall. Overnight Hotel

Day 17: Do sail in Lake Tana; p.m. head to Debre Markos. Overnight Hotel

Day 18: Back to Addis Ababa visiting Debre Libanos church. Overnight Hotel

Day 19: Sightseeing of Addis Ababa; then in the evening departure to home.

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