Northern Historical tour 5 days and 4 nights - 5 Days

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Tour name: Northern routes

Attraction: historical and natural

Date of Duration:5 days/4 nights

Mode of transportation Surface/flight

Day 1
Arrival in Addis Abeba (City tour)

Arrive at bole international airport and transfer you to your hotel and checked in. Then; you will have breakfast in Chinese restaurant you will have a city tour in Addis Ababa. Addis Ababa is the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union (AU). With more than 70 embassies and consular representatives in the city, Addis Ababa is the Diplomatic capital of Africa. The city tour includes, Entoto Mountain, to see the city on the top. Entoto was the first capital city of Ethiopia during the time of Emperor Menelik, The national museum, home of Lucy and other hominid skeleton dating back 3.2 million years, Merkato, the biggest open-air market place in Africa, and other most important places of the city based on your time and interest. (Overnight; Hotel in Addis Abeba)

Day 2
Flight to Lalibela

Today, in the morning, you will fly to the historical city Lalibela today. Lalibela is named after one of the famous kings of the dynasty who carved out the 11monolithic, semi monolithic and carved rock hewn churches from the living rock. After arrival and checked in your hotel, you will visit the 11 rock-hewn church all the 1st and 2nd group of rock-hewn churches that are symbolized by earthly Jerusalem and heavenly Jerusalem. After the launch at 2:00 we will visit the amazing and the only 3rd group of rock-hewn churches and the symbolized of the arc of Noah that is called St. Gorge. (Overnight in Lalibela (hotel)

Day 3

Today, you will have trekking to the beautiful Ashetan Mariam church, Set at 3150m, a top Abune Yosef mountain, is this monastery where the local priests believe they’re ‘closer to heaven and God’, and it’s easy to see why. It’s the extraordinary mountain scenery for which you really come. The five-hour climb (one way) from Lalibela is quite steep; it’s a 30-minute climb from the car park. (Overnight in Lalibela (hotel)

Day 4
Flight to Axum

After arrival and checked in your hotel, you will have a full day visiting the sites of Axum, including the famous obelisks (one that was recently erected after being returned from Italy), the Queen of Sheba’s Bath (which supplies water to Axum year-round), 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. Only men are allowed to enter the old church. Unfortunately, no one (except one specially chosen guardian monk) is allowed to enter the chapel where the Ark is kept. (Overnight in Axum (hotel)

Day 5
Flight back to Addis Abeba

end of tour.

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Trip Facts

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Tripadviser review

  •   If you're traveling solo and have limited time if Addis, I highly recommend this tour. You'll see so much and come away with a deep respect for the city and... read more

    Jamie M
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    Araceli G
  •   I have never been to an underground church, let alone one built by a king 700 yrs ago. The cemetery dated back to the 8th century and had daggers on... read more

    Ross B
  •   We had a great time on this tour! Our guide, Gershaw, was very knowledgeable. The dinner and dance performance were incredible! Plus, we had a great driver who picked us... read more

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