Discover the former Abyssinia, the legendary home of the Queen of Sheba, and be enchanted by the cultural and religious diversity of Ethiopia. Along the "Historic Route" Northern Ethiopia to take a journey through the exciting and fascinating history of the country and meet with 3000 year old relics of African civilization.
First, you go to Bahir Dar to the monasteries on the islands in Lake Tana and the spectacular waterfalls of the Blue Nile. A visit to the old royal city of Gondar will inspire you as well as the drive along the spectacular mountain road to the Semien Mountains, the mysterious "roof of Africa", with its endemic fauna. Then it's in the historic capital of the ancient Ethiopian kingdom of Axum, the supposed resting place for the Ark of the Covenant and its world-famous steles. The undoubted highlight of the trip is to visit the legendary monolithic rock churches of Lalibela, who were beaten by hand from the rock. A visit to the old city of Harar in the Muslim part of the country completes the journey.
Package Includes :
3 domestic flights including tax and fuel surcharges
English speaking tour guide ( for 6 and more people )
all trips in private vehicles
Boat trip on the Lake Tana
all entrance fees as per itinerary
13 nights in hotel in double room
Meals: 13xB, 12xD
Package Excludes :
Meals and drinks not mentioned; visa (approx. U.S. $ 20), optional tours, photo and video fees; possible increase of fees and / or fuel surcharges after 1.8.12; gratuities; Personal