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8 Days Northern Historic Route Tour by Air

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Yoseph Getnet /General manager

Ghion Travel and Tours PL

GTT is a professional registered Tour Operation Company based in Ethiopia.

  • Local time:05:19

8 Days Northern Historic Route Tour by Air

These tour programs encompass activities that provide our esteemed guests a real experience of the historical relics, which Ethiopia is famous as world heritage site. The itineraries include all the historical sites which includes ancient traditions, art forms, and architecture, engineering, religious aspects and beautiful paintings and frescoes.

DAY 1

Arrival Addis, City Tour

Up on arrival at Bole international air port and met by Ghion travel and tours representative and transfer to hotel. After check in to hotel you will have city tour of Addis, Which includes National Museum- the home of the famous complete hominid fossil remain of Lucy dates 3.2 million years back, Mount Entoto- panoramic view point at the highest peak in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meter above sea level, trinity cathedral- a beautiful church with a baroque style of European architecture unique to both Ethiopia and Africa, Ethnographic museum and Merkato (the largest open air market in Africa). Overnight in hotel Read more

Addis Ababa
DAY 2

Flight to Bahirdar

In the morning, transfer in to airport to fly to Bahirdar. After check-in to hotel, boat excursion on Lake Tana. On Lake Tana time has still stood and dominated by an archaic, dating from early Christian mysticism and the religious interpretations of African art are characterized by the Ethiopian Christianity, and the world’s Old Testament is still practiced. Visit Azua-Mariam and Ura-KidaneMihret Monasteries which are rich in icon painting.In the afternoon, journey by sympathetic African plains eventually leads to the mighty Blue Nile fall commonly known as “Tis Isat” (water that smokes). After hiking the cataracts drive back to Bahirdar. Overnight in hotel Read more

Bahirdar
DAY 3

Drive to Gondar

After breakfast, drive to Gondar, which was one of the hidden cities of the foreign trade area in the 17th century AD. Gondar is the site of ancient castle building palaces of different emperors constructed in the European middle age architectural style. After check-in to hotel visit the curious symbiosis of Ethiopian and Portuguese architectural representation of the Royal Enclosure which is also known as” the Camelot of Africa”, the iconic church of Debre Birehan selassie, bath of king Fasilledes which still in use for the colorful celebration of Ethiopian epiphany (Timket). Overnight in hotel Read more

Gondar
DAY 4

Excurssion to Simien

Early in the morning, drive to Semen mountains national park which is the most marvelous of all Abyssinian landscapes. Semen Mountain National Park constitutes many summits above 4000masl and culminates at Ras Dashen, the highest peak in Ethiopian and it is the home of the endemics Gelada Baboon, Ethiopian Wolf and Walya Ibex. Here, you will walk 2-3 hours inside the park and you will have a chance to see Gelada Baboons in a close distance. Then, drive back to Gondar. Overnight in hotel Read more

Gondar
DAY 5

Flight to Axum

After breakfast, transfer in to airport to fly to the ancient town of Axum. after check-in to hotel visit the archaeological and historical attractions in Axum; which include, The Archaeological Museum, Monolithic Steles, The Tombs of King Kaleb and King Gebre Meskal, and the legendary Bath of the Queen of Sheba, and the ruins of ancient palace of Queen Sheba. You also visit the new and the old Cathedral of St Mary of Zion and the sanctuary that houses the original Arc of the covenant. The 16th Century Cathedral of St Mary of Zion was probably built on an earlier 4th century church, and is the holiest church in Ethiopia. In its sanctuary is said to rest the original Ark of the Covenant. Overnight in hotel Read more

Axum
DAY 6

Flight to Lalibela

In the morning, transfer in to airport to fly to the legendary and the framed of Ascetic Mountain town of Lalibela. Lalibela is famous for its rock hewn churches and these brilliant feats of engineering and architecture are often referred to as the 8th wonder of the World. There are many rock churches in Lalibela some hidden in enormous caves. After breakfast, visit The First Group of Rock- hewn Churches; Bete Medhane Alem, Bete Maryam, Bete Maskal, Bete Danagel and the twin church Bete Golgota- Debre Sina (Mika’el) and Bete Giorgis, dedicated to the national saint of Ethiopia is isolated from the other two groups of churches. Overnight in hotel Read more

Lalibela
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DAY 7

Lalibela & Surrounding

After breakfast, drive to north east of Lalibela to visit the church of Yimrehane Kirstos, built-up cave church in Axumite wood and stone construction. The church has become famous for the decoration of its interior. The flat-span roof displays paneling richly adorned with .geometrical designs. The ceiling over the sanctuary is domed and displays carvings and paintings. In the afternoon, visit the Second Group of Churches of Bete Emanuel, Bete Mercurios, Bete Abba Libanos, Bete Lehem and Bete Gabriel-Rufa’el and Bete Giorgis, dedicated to the national saint of Ethiopia is isolated from the other two groups of churches. Overnight in hotel Read more

Lalibela
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DAY 8

Flight back to Addis, Depart

After breakfast, transfer in to airport to fly back to Addis Ababa. In the afternoon, you will have leisure and shopping time. In the evening, farewell traditional dinner in one of the best restaurant in Addis followed by folkloric dance of different Ethiopian nations. Then transfer to airport to fly to back home where the tour ends. Read more

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Addis Ababa
Day 2
Location Bahirdar
Day 3
Location Gondar
Hotel Goha Hotel
Day 5
Location Axum
Hotel Yeha Hotel
Day 6
Location Lalibela
Hotel Lal Hotel
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Addis Ababa
Day 2
Location Bahirdar
Day 3
Location Gondar
Day 5
Location Axum
Hotel Sabean Hotel
Day 6
Location Lalibela
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Addis Ababa
Day 2
Location Bahirdar
Day 3
Location Gondar
Day 5
Location Axum
Hotel Sabean Hotel
Day 6
Location Lalibela

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Hotel accommodation on Twin/Double room sharing using the mentioned best hotels
  • Meal on full board basis; breakfast, lunch and dinner including soft drink/ mineral water
  • All ground transportation, transfer in and out including fuel and driver allowance
  • All mentioned entrance, local guide and scout fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Boat fee on Lake Tana

Package excludes

  • Any flight cost (domestic + international)
  • Porter’s fee at hotel and airport
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Visa fees
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Tips and other personal expenses

More information

  • Single room supplement for standard accommodation = USD 280 p/p
  • Single room supplement for comfort accommodation = USD 560 p/p
  • Single room supplement for luxury accommodation = USD 840 p/p
  • NB: There will be a discount for large group more than 7 participants

REVIEWS

2 Reviews

Emily, United States

I appreciate everything this tour operator did for us! intelligent tour professional and a very lovely tour company! i highly recommend to tourists to use Ghion Travel and Tours

Onesmo Novath, Tanzania, United Republic of

Excellent Ethiopia tours with Ghion Travel & Tours. They have nice services, competent tour guides and their price is affordable. I can highly recommend Ghion Travel & Tours.

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Ghion Travel and Tours PL
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Yoseph Getnet

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GTT is a professional registered Tour Operation Company based in Ethiopia.

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