Highlights of Ethiopia

Company : G Adventures
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 1500 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

Explore rock-hewn churches in Lalibela and castles in Gondar, admire the monasteries of Lake Tana, visit the Blue Nile Falls, discover the Simien Mountains and historical Axum


Itinerary

Day 1. Addis Ababa
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2. Addis Ababa/Axum
Fly to Axum, then spend the afternoon exploring the many archaeological sites.

Day 3. Axum/Simien Mountains NP
Travel, via the Lima Limo Valley, to Debark, our base for visiting Simien Mountains National Park. Relax at the scenic lodge with views of the stunning mountain ranges.

Day 4. Simien Mountains NP/Gondar
Spend the day in Simien Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy guided hiking excursions around Sankaber campsite, and the Jinbar waterfalls, with its scenic views and wildlife. In the late afternoon, drive to Gondar.

Day 5. Gondar Area
Enjoy a cultural and nature excursion in a rural Amhara community, then return to Gondar in time for lunch. In the afternoon visit the Debre Birhan Silassie Church.

Day 6. Gondar/Bahir Dar
Continue exploring Gondar in the morning, then head to Bahir Dar.

Day 7. Bahir Dar
Take a boat trip on Lake Tana to enjoy stunning views and visit monasteries including Ura Kidane Mehret and Azwa Maryam. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided hike to the Blue Nile Falls.

Day 8. Bahir Dar/Lalibela
Drive to Lalibela.

Day 9. Lalibela
Enjoy a full day exploring the rock-hewn churches, including St. George Church, and other historical sites.

Day 10. Lalibela/Addis Ababa
Morning flight to Addis Ababa, where the tour ends on arrival at Bole International Airport.

 

Price

  • £1597

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