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14 Days Culture tour itinerary for ethiopia: Witness The Diversity Of Ethiopia

Gondar, Bahir Dar, Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Aksum, Mekele, Jimma, Debarq, Simien Mountains National Park, Lalibela, Awash National Park, Harar

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour

Traverse the corners of this diverse African country that has wildlife, architecture, art, culture, mountains, coffee plantations and more to offer. Cruise on boats, see historic monument and witness the ethereal natural beauty. 

DAY 01

City Tour of Addis Ababa

The Trinity Cathedral

  • Arrive in Addis Ababa at Bole International airport. Meet and transfer to the hotel.

  • Check in to the hotel.

  • Visit Trinity Cathedral, National Museum, Ethnographic Museum, and the big open market. 

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.

DAY 02

Bahir Dar

  • In the afternoon fly from Addis to Bahir Dar.

  • Overnight stay in Bahir Dar.



DAY 03

Bahir Dar

  • Take an early morning boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the monasteries.

  • In the afternoon, drive to Tis Isat village.

  • Enjoy a short hike to the fall.

  • Visit the Nile falls, and then drive back to Bahir Dar.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.


DAY 04

GondAr

  • Leave for a morning drive to Gondar via the chat farming land.

  • City tour in Gondar. Visit the following places : 

    1. The Royal enclosure of Fasil

    2. Debre Birhan Selassie church

    3. Fasiledas bath

  • Overnight stay in the hotel. 



DAY 05

Simien Mountains National Park

  • Morning drive to the Simien Mountains via Debark town for one night trip. 

  • Take a short walk to the first campsite (Sankaber).

  • See the endemic animals such as Gelada monkeys, Klipspringers. Witness different bird species and the scenic landscape.

  • Stay overnight in the camp. 


DAY 06

Gondar

  • Two hours long morning walk to Jinbar fall along the escarpments.

  • Drive to Chenek camp to see the most spectacular landscape of the park  and wildlife.

  • Afternoon drive back to Gondar.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel. 

DAY 07

Aksum

  • Morning flight to Axum.

  • Visit some of the sites in Axum including Axum stele, St. Mary church, Axum museum, King Kaleb's palace, and Queen of Sheba's palace.

  • Also see the treasury museum of St. Mary church.

  • Stay overnight in the hotel. 


DAY 08

Lalibela

Ethiopian Christmas at Lalibela

  • Take the morning flight to Lalibela. 

  • Visit the first group of the 12 rock hewn churches in Lalibela.

  • Overnight stay in a hotel. 


DAY 09

Lalibela

  • Morning drive to Yimrehane Kristos monastery, 45 km far from Lalibela (the church is unique, very well preserved and very historic).

  • Drive back to Lalibela for lunch.

  • In the late afternoon, visit the last group of churches (St. George).

  • Stay overnight in the hotel. 

DAY 10

Addis Ababa

  • Fly back to Addis Ababa. 

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.


DAY 11

Awash National Park

  • Go on a morning drive to Awash National Park. The park is well known for its 460 bird species of which 6 are endemic. Enjoy the wildlife and scenery (beisa oryx, kudu, defassa waterbuck, Soemmerring's gazelle, warthog, and baboon).  This park is also a heaven for birdwatchers.

  • Visit Awash waterfall.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.


DAY 12

harar

  • Early morning game viewing.  

  • Drive to Dire Harar via the Harege Plateau, a region filled with coffee and chat plantations.

  • Arrive in the late afternoon, check-in and relax. 




DAY 13

Harar

Hyena feeding in Harar

  • Begin the day with a city tour in Harar.

  • Encounter the Great city walls, French poet Rimbaud's house, Museum of the Harari National Cultural Center and more. 

  • Visit typical Adare houses. It is the birthplace of Emperor Haile Selassie.

  • In the evening, visit the Hayena feeding man. 




DAY 14

Addis Ababa

  • In the morning, drive to Dire Dawa. 

  • Visit the museum to elarn about Ethiopian culture and architectural style. 

  • In afternoon, fly back to Addis Ababa. 

  • 3940 USD Per Adult (* Group size of 2 persons.)
  • Entrance fee.

  • Guide.

  • Meal.

  • Car/vehicle.

  • Domestic flight ticket.

  • Tips.

  • If group size increased 3-4, 5-6 or 7-8 is made, price deduction of 30% , 40% or 50 % per person will be made respectively.

Gondar, Bahir Dar, Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Aksum, Mekele, Jimma, Debarq, Simien Mountains National Park, Lalibela, Awash National Park, Harar

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
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