Ethiopian historic and nature holiday
1 person; 5 days /4nights; Addis Ababa; Gonder; Lalibela; Axum // * Air and Road transportation// * Overnight /single room Daily itinerary
Day 1. Arrival and Addis Ababa city tour.
Be welcomed at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Addis Ababa is the thirdlargest city in Africa with an estimated population of five million and the third highest capital in the world. Addis is a colorful and vibrant city regarded by many as 'The African diplomatic capital'. The city tour of Addis includes among others, museums - the national and the ethnographic; market - Merkato (the largest open air market). Churches - St George Cathedral also housing various religiousartifacts. Overnight Global hotel
Day 2. Fly to Gonder.
Fly to Gonder to visit Ethiopian medieval capital that contained large royal enclosure containing castles, palaces, houses and outbuildings among them Fasiladas's palace is the oldest and perhaps most impressive. Visit the various ruined buildings including the remains of a bathing pool, a chancellery and a library of Fasiladas's son and Debre Birhan Selassie church. O/n Fasil Lodge
Day 3. Fly to Axum,
visit stele park & royal tombs. Visit the ancient civilization that once existed on earth 2000 years ago. The Aksumite kingdom numbered among the greatest civilizations of the ancient world Aksum's astonishing Stelae are striking for their huge size. You will visit Tombs of kings dating from the 3rd century, St Mary of Zion church said to contain the infamous Ark of the Covenant, and the Park of Stelae. O/n Consular Hotel
Day 4. Fly to Lalibela.
Visit Lalibela where you will get an impression of landing in a kingdom at least seven centuries behind your own. Alvares, the early 16th century Portuguese writer, described them as 'edifices, the like of which and so many can’t be found anywhere else in the world.' In Lalibela you will be immensely impressed by the remarkable rock churches built at least seven centuries ago. Today you will visit the northern clusters known as the earthly Jerusalem; Bete Medhani Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskel, Bete Denagil, Bete Golgotha /Michael. Afternoon, you can visit the remaining churches that are also known the heavenly Jerusalem; Bete Gebriel and Rufael, Bete Mercurious, Bete Amanuel and Bete Aba Libanos, and Bete Giorgis. O/n LalibelaLodge
Day 5. Fly back to Addis; overnight departure flight
Spend the day in Addis, visit Mercato the largest open air market in Africa. Then at the evening a farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant awaits you where you can enjoy delicious Ethiopian cuisine accompanied by traditional music and dances.Then at night, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
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