Rock churches with Axum and Lalibela

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 314

DURATION: 14 DAYS AND 13 NIGHTS

MEANS OF TRANSPORT: ALL THE WAY SURFACE

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

Day 2: Fly to Mekelle; and visit the rock church of Tigrai. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Visit both Yohannes Maikudi and Dugum Silassie. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: Explore Abune Yemata and Debre Mariam Korkor. Overnight Hotel

Day 5: Visit Michael Barka, Imba as well as Debre Selam. Overnight Hotel

Day 6: See Medhane Alem Adi Kasho and Melehayzenghi. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: Daytrip towards the rock church of Arbatu Insesa. Overnight Hotel

Day 8: Visit the 6thc monastery of Gunda Gundo Maryam. Overnight Hotel

Day 9: Head to Axum exploring Debre Damo monastery. Overnight Hotel

Day 10: Time to visit the visiting the attractions of Axum. Overnight Hotel

Day 11: Fly to Lalibela; & visit the first group of churches. Overnight Hotel

Day 12: Visit Yimrehanne Christos and the second group. Overnight Hotel

Day 13: Leave Lalibela and fly back towards Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: Morning visit Addis Ababa; then in the evening departure to home.

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