Tour of historic routes of ethiopia : axum, lalibela, gondar, and bahir dar

6 Days | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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  • Day 1: Arrival to Addis Ababa, transfer to hotel. 

    Day 2: Fly to Bahir Dar, on arrival boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the Island Monasteries. In the afternoon, drive to the Blue Nile Falls

    Day 3: Drive to Gondar; visit the city with its interesting 17th century castles and churches. Overnight in hotel

    Day 4: Flight to Lalibela, center of Christian religion, considered with its 11 rock hewn churches, the Jerusalem of Ethiopia. Visit of the churches. Overnight in a hotel

    Day 5: Flight to Axum, Archeological, cultural and religious center of Ethiopia, after transfer to hotel we will visit the city, the first capital of Ethiopia.

    Day 6: In the morning Fly back to Addis Ababa and in the after noon, departure back home.

    Quick view of AXUM

    Axum was the ancient political and religious capital of Ethiopia.

    As legend says Queen Sheba, who reigned around 1000 B.C. had Axum as her royal capital. Axum is also known to be the home of the Ark of the Covenant. The area of Axum is a home to steles, all decorated in the same style, with doors and windows and astral imagery at the top.

    Quick view of Lalibela 

    Lalibela in Ethiopia is one of the sacred sites in Ethiopia where it consists of the eleven rock-hewn churches, each carved entirely out of a single block of granite.To reach the entrance of each church, people have to descend through a steep channel cut from the rock, or pass through a tunnel from a neighboring church.

    The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are located in a remote and mountainous area of northern Ethiopia.    

    Quick view of Gondar

    Gonder was founded by King Fasiledes in 1636; it was the capital of Ethiopia for nearly 200 years. Gondar is known for its seventeenth century Royal Enclosure including: The palace of Emperor Fasil, which is built roughly hewn brown basalt stones held together with lime mortar. The architecture has Indian, Portuguese and Axumite influences; the library of emperor Yohnes I (1667 – 1682) a nearby chancellery; the saddle shaped castle of emperor Iyasu I (1682-1706); the large hall or house of song of emperor Dadwit III (1716-1721), in which many ceremonies took place informer days; the long V-shaped reception and banqueting hall of Bakaffa(1722-1730), and the two storied palace of the latter’s redoubtable consort, empress Mentewab.

     The Church of Debre Birhan Selassie "Trinity Mountain of Light" was built by Emperor Eyasu. The church is famous for the mural paintings on the ceiling.


    Quick view of Bahir Dar

    Bahir Dar is the capital of the Amhara Region situated at the shores of Lake Tana.

    Bahir Dar is a base to explore the surrounding areas like Blue Nile Falls, Lake Tana and the churches and monasteries on Lake Tana.

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    Minimun of 1 participants is required
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    Strict: Partial refund if cancellation is within 1 week of booking

    Good to know

    Enterance  fees and guide fees are included

    Meeting Point

    At Bole International airport on arrival / at your hotel

    Upcoming Availibilities

    30 Nov 2023 - 08:00  |  06 Dec 2023 - 08:00
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    01 Dec 2023 - 08:00  |  07 Dec 2023 - 08:00
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    02 Dec 2023 - 08:00  |  08 Dec 2023 - 08:00
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    03 Dec 2023 - 08:00  |  09 Dec 2023 - 08:00
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    04 Dec 2023 - 08:00  |  10 Dec 2023 - 08:00
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    Organized By
    Eyassu Dagnew

    Eyassu Dagnew

    Marvelous EthiopiaTour is an inbound tour operator in Ethiopia. Our company organizes: historical tours, culture tours, nature tours, bird watching tours and day excursions from Addis Ababa. We emphasizes on giving best services with reasonable prices.

    $1,250.00 / pp
    Up to 22 peoples
    Durée : 6 Days