Blue Nile Falls (Tiss Issat in Amharic), North Ethiopia
Lake Tana view, Bahir Dar, Blue Nile, North Ethiopia
boat in papyrus from Tana Lake, Bahir Dar, North Ethiopia
Fasiladas bath, royal compound, Fasil Gebbhi, Gondar, North Ethiopia
Royal compound Fasiladas palace, Camelot of Africa, in Gondar, North Ethiopia
Royal compound, Fasiladas palace, Camelot of Africa, in Gondar, North Ethiopia
Obelisk in Axum, North Ethiopia
Stelaes field Obelisk in Axum, North Ethiopia
Lalibela rock hewn church sunday morning, North Ethiopia
Rock hewn church Bet Giorgis from the top, Lalibela, North Ethiopia
North Ethiopia mountain scenery
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7 days / 6 nights


Standard 3* Hotel or Lodge

Road – Air

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included unless otherwise mentioned

Individual, start from 2 people

Price on request

Departure every week, on request

Tour code HN02

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Tour Overview

You will visit the major sites of the Historic Road  : Axum, Tana Lake, Gondar & Lalibela.Map and itinerary of HN02 Ethiopia tour : Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Axum, Lalibela

Highlights :

This trip by flight is designed for travellers who have only short time to visit the North part of Ethiopia.

Day by day

Day 1. Addis Ababa city tour

Arrival in Addis Ababa. City tour if possible depending on the schedule of the arrival flight.

Day 2. Bahir Dar (B-L-D)

Early morning, fly to Bahir Dar (1hour). Boat ride Lake Tana to visit Island Monasteries. Visit Blue Nile Falls (35 km by car).

O/N Lodge.

Day 3. Bahir Dar – Gondar  (B-L-D)

Drive Bahir Dar to Gondar (185 km). After visit the palaces of King Fassiladas, the Bath of Emperor and Debre Birhan Selassie Church. Visit Ploughshare Women Crafts training center in a Falasha village if possible.

O/N Standard 3* Hotel.

Day 4. Gondar – Axum (B-L-D)

Fly Gondar to Axum (1 hour). After Arrival, visit around Axum archeological sites and Tsion Church.

O/N Standard 3* Hotel.

Day 5.  Axum – Lalibela (B-L-D)

Fly Axum to Lalibela (1 hour). Afternoon visit the first group of Rock Hewn Churches (Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Mariam, Bet Golgotha, Bet Mikael and Bet Giyorgis).

O/N in standard 3* Hotel.

Day 6. Lalibela (B-L-D)

Morning trekking 2h from Lalibela to Ashetn and visit Ashetn Maryam church. Back to Lalibela by horse. Afternoon Visit of the second group of rock hewn churches (Bet Amanuel, Bet Merkorios, Bet Abba Libanos, Bet Gebriel and Bet Rafael).

O/N in standard 3* Hotel.

Day 7. Lalibela – Addis Ababa (B-L-D)

Fly back Lalibela to Addis Ababa. Free time for shopping, having a walk or further visits of sights. In the evening, Farewell-dinner with presentations of traditional dances.

End of the trip. Departure.

Price and conditions

Included in the tour package : 

  • Overnight accommodations in hotels as indicated (or comparable standard).
  • For the camping comfortable tents and all necessary equipment is provided
  • Boarding as indicated (B= Breakfast/ L=Lunch/ D= Dinner)
  • Professional English-French German Italian Japan speaking guide
  • All excursions and transports as indicated
  • Boat excursions as indicated
  • Entrance fees for all sights and visits as indicated
  • Photos
  • Soft drinks and water

Services not included : 

  • International & internal flights
  • Visa fees
  • Not indicated meals
  • No alcoholic drink
  • Video camera- fees
  • Not mentioned visits and excursions

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Tour : Short round trip on the Historic Route with domestic flights - please let us know your requirements !

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