Tour Overview

Ethiopia is a country of numerous interesting and wonderful tourist attractions. There are nine world heritage sites representing nature, architecture, archaeology, prehistory, art, culture and many more. The best time to make a holiday to Ethiopia is on the date of its festivals.This historical route tour is designed in such a way to coincide with the colorful festival celebration of Ethiopia Christmas on 7 January in Lalibela. Ethiopian Christmas is celebrated seriously by a church service that goes on throughout the night, with people moving from one church to another. The celebration is so colorful and spectacular in Lalibela as the date is also the birth date of King Lalibela of the Zagwe dynasty, the founder of the eleven rock hewn churches.

Tour Itinerary

Tour code: OLETo 403Duration: 15 Days and 14 nightsMeans of Transport: All the way SurfaceDay 1: December 28: Arrive at Addis Ababa. Overnight HotelDay 2: December 29: Journey to Bahir Dar. Overnight HotelDay 3: December 30: Trip around Bahir Dar. Overnight HotelDay 4: December 31: Head north to Gonder. Overnight HotelDay 5: January 01: Head to Simien Mountain. Overnight HotelDay 6: January 02: Continue driving to Axum. Overnight HotelDay 7: January 03: Sightseeing tour of Axum. Overnight HotelDay 8: January 04: Continue drive to Adigrat. Overnight HotelDay 9: January 05: Drive to town of Mekelle. Overnight HotelDay 10: January 06: Journey towards Lalibela. Overnight HotelDay 11: January 07: Attend Christmas holiday. Overnight HotelDay 12: January 08: Visit rock hewn churches. Overnight HotelDay 13: January 09: Head towards Kombolcha. Overnight HotelDay 14: January 10: Continue driving to Awash. Overnight HotelDay 15: January 11: Back to the capital; and evening departure.

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