It is a combination of Ethiopian historical tours by Air only which takes about 6 days.
The tour includes Axum, Lalibela, Gondar and Lake Tana region which is very famous for its fascinating history that has left incredible monuments, scripts, religious facts and many more artifacts that is even difficult to imagine in the modern world. We will have discussions over Ethiopian historical facts which add the most amazing of myths like – Did Queen of Sheba reign in Ethiopia and Yemen from Axum? Is the original Arc of the covenant placed in Axum church? Was Prester John of Indies traveled to Ethiopia? Did the lost tribe of Israel found in Ethiopia? And the like questions will be entertained during your stay in the North Historic Ethiopia.
Expected to get a complete picture about Ethiopian History which has been started in the Northern part of Ethiopia and understand the ancient civilization in this Land/region.
You will be met at the airport and will transfer to the city.You will have some time to vist the museum of Addis Ababa including National Museum and the Ethnological Museum.In the evening,transfer to the airport for flight to Bahirdar .upon Arrival you will be met at the airport and will transfer to your hotel.Overnight in Bahirdar at abay Minch Lodge.
After breakfast,take a boat trip on lake Tanato visit a selection of the monasteries hidden on the islands and shoes of this Scared lake.Visit the Zege Penninsula and the monasteries of Azuwa Maryan and Ura Kidane Meheret and the Island Monastrey of Debre MAryam near the outlet of the Blue Nile River.In the afternoon,drive out to the blue nile falls for a short hike in the area.Finish the day with the sunset over the lake.Overnight in Bahirdar at Arba Minch Lodge.
After Breakfast,Continue north to Gondar.The Four -hour drive will take you through rural villages,offering wonderful insight into the Amhara Culture.After Briefly setting in your hotel,explore the sites of Gondar,including a visit to the Royal Enclosure,with six Castels and Several other Buildings.Additionally,Visit Fasilides’s Pool,Still used for Timket Celebrations today.Ras Gimb palace Museum and the Debre Birhan Selassoe Church ,With the most famous ceiling in Ethiopia.Overnight in Gondar at Taye Hotel.
Early morning flight to Axum.upon arrival to Axum,you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.Today will be a full day visiting the sites o Axum,including the famous obelisks(One that was recently erected after being returned from Italy) and the archaeological museum,the Queen of Sheba’s Bath(which supplies water to Axum year-round),Ezana’s inscription,king kaleb’s tomb,king Bazen’s tomb and the Queen of Sheba’s palace.You can also visit the st.Mary of Zion church,where the Ark of the Covenant is kept.Men only are allowed to enter the old church.Unfortunately,no one is allowed to enter the chapel where the Ark is kept Overnight in Axum at Consular Hotel
Depart on a morning flight to Lalibela,the most famous of all of the Ethiopian historical sites.After Lunch,Start your tour of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.Visiting the Northwestern Cluster of Church-Bet Medhanalem, Bet Maryam,Bet Meskel,Bet Dandhel,Bet Mikael and Bet Golgottha. continue your visit with the Southeastern Cluster of Churches-Bet Gebriel-Rufael,Bet Merkorios,Bet Amanuel and Bet Abba Libanos.Finally you will visit the most famous of all the Churches-Bet Giyorgis,Constructed in honor of the Patron Saint of Ethiopia-Saint George.Overnight in Lalibela at Mountain view Hotel.
In the morning you will visit any remaining churches not visited the previous day. After the visit.proceed to the airport for the return flight back Addis Ababa. In Addis Ababa you will be met at the airport and will continue with your city tour.Today you will visit the Trinity church and Merkato,said to be Africa’s largest open-air market.in the evening,we invite you for a traditional Ethiopian dinner with music and dance performance from various Ethiopian ethnic groups.overnight in Addis Ababa Hotel