Historic Route with Harar - Surface & Air Tour

Historic Route with Harar - Surface & Air Tour

Package Duration
15 Days / 14 Nights
Destination Covered
Addis Ababa, Bahirdar, Gonder, Axum, Lalibella, Mekelle, Kombolcha, Awash, Harar, Diredawa

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  • Description :
    Tour can be customized
    Package Includes :
    • Entrance fees
    • Guiding service
    • Accommodation
    • A liter of bottled water per day
    • Ground transportation including transfers
    Package Excludes :
    • Tips
    • Photo and video fees
    • Expense of personal nature

  • Day 1: Arrive in Addis Ababa

    Meals: Dinner

    Arrive in Addis Ababa, meet and greet at the Airport and transfer to your hotel.

    Day 2: Drive to Bahirdar

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to Bahirdar, en route visit Debrelibanos monastery and the Blue Nile gorge.

    Day 3: Drive to the Blue Nile falls

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to the Blue Nile falls (Tis Issat), about 45 minutes by road from Bahir dar followed by a 30 minute; walk from the road to the falls. Here, the Blue Nile starts its journey to the Mediterranean. These amazing waterfalls are 400 meters wide and more than 45 meters in height.
    Afternoon boat excursion on Lake Tana to visit the Lake monasteries of Ura Kidan Mehret and Zeghie Peninsula.

    Day 4: Drive to Gonder

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to Gonder and afternoon; visit the castles compound, Ruin palaces, Bath of King Fasiledes (1632-1667 G.C) and visit Debre Berhan Sellasie Church famous for its wall & ceiling paints of 18th Century.

    Day 5: Full day drive to Axum

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Full day drive to Axum, short stop on the way.

    Day 6: Visit in Axum

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Visit in Axum, St. Mary of Zion church which the Ark of the Covenant resides it brought by King Solomon and Queen of Sheba's son "Menelik" almost 3000 years ago and visit the museum, Obelisks and Stele, the Castle Ruins of King Kaleb and Queen of Sheba's Bath and Palace.

    Day 7: Drive to Mekelle

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to Mekelle, making short photo stops on your way. Full day cruise on the eastern edge of the Ethiopian highlands You meet the local people of Amhara & Tigay. Check in to your hotel then make a sightseeing tour of Mekelle for its Market, Museum and Monuments then Abreha Asebeha church.

    Day 8: Drive to Lalibela

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to Lalibela.( set at 2,600 m. above sea level ) At the end of the 12th and beginning of the 13th centuries, King Lalibela of the Zaghwe dynasty built a series of rock hewn churches, rightly acknowledged as one of the wonders of the world.

    Day 9: Full day visit

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Full day visit of the first & second group of eleven monolithic & semie monolithic of 12 century Churches that are classified in to two cluster (eastern & Western).
    After having your shower drive to a local restaurant that arrange as well authentic folkloric daces of the Amhara people so enjoy the dance after having your meal and drinks.
    This show create an opportunity to see the coffee ceremony.

    Day 10: Drive to Kombolcha

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to Kombolcha famous among visitors for the colorful market of Bati on Monday & Senbete on Sunday, to experience the culture of the Oromo, Amhara and Afar peoples (highlanders and low landers)

    Day 11: Drive to Awash National Park

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to Awash National Park, there are different kinds of birds life’s like secretary bird, bustards, vultures etc and animal life including Oryx, Gazelle’s kudu, water back in Awash national park. Awash waterfalls and the hot water spring are also some of the other attraction in Awash

    Day 12: Visit the Park

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Early morning Visit the park for some animals & drive through the Awash valley and eastern escarpment of the rift valley to the old town of Harrar.

    Day 13: You Will Have Full Day City Tour Of Harrar To Visit

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    You will have full day city tour of Harrar to visit, Muslim culture that dates back to the 7th century, Museums of Harrai house.
    The Walled town of Harrar has both the Christian and Muslim culture & Hyena man show at the evening

    Day 14: Drive to DireDawa town

    Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

    Drive to DireDawa town & fly to Addis Ababa

    Day 15: Departure

    Meals: Breakfast


Contact Detail

Horizon Ethiopia Tour and Travel Plc

Contact Person :-

Mr Mr. Yenealem Getachew

Address :-

Menelik Ave II, Kirkos Sub City, Inside The National Hotel Off Meskel Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 17057

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