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15 Days History tour itinerary for ethiopia: Follow The Footsteps Of Our Emperor

Addis Ababa, Awassa, Dire Dawa, Arba Minch, Awash National Park, Debre Libanos, Tiya

Education Tour
History Tour

Clean hands, pure hearts - good people who love the thrill of travel are welcome to meet up in Addis Ababa, for a one-of-a-kind interactive tour -  the first of this kind around Ethiopia. An all-inclusive 3rd Annual Footsteps of Our Emperor Tour & Pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Zion, Ethiopia. 

DAY 01

Addis Ababa

  • Upon your arrival at Addis Ababa, one of our guides will meet you at the airport.

  • Proceed to hotel and check-in.

  • Overnight at Friendship Hotel.

DAY 02

City Tour

  • After breakfast, start the city tour from Mount Entoto.

  • Overnight at Friendship Hotel.

DAY 03

Arba Minch - tIYA

  • After breakfast, drive to Arba Minch via Butajera, and proceed to Tiya, Addadi Mariam.

  • Visit the historical place and local village.

  • Overnight at Hotel Paradise Lodge

DAY 04

arba minch - tiya

  • After breakfast, visit the Dorze village.

  • After lunch, visit the crocodile market.

  • Overnight at Paradise Lodge.

DAY 05


  • After breakfast, drive to Awassa and Tabor Mountains.

  • Do a city tour of Awassa and see one of the rift valley lakes.

  • Overnight at Hile Resort.

DAY 06

Bale Mountain

  • After breakfast, drive to Bale Mountain.

  • Overnight at Wabisheble Hotel.

DAY 07

bale mountain

  • After breakfast, visit Bale Mountain where the endemic wildlife is found.

  • Overnight at Wabisheble Hotel

DAY 08

Sof Omer Cave

  • After breakfast, drive to Sof Omer Cave and enjoy the surroundings with beautiful birds.

  • Overnight at Hile Resort in Shashamane.

DAY 09


  • After breakfast, drive to Shashamane to meet the Rastafarian community and celebrate the birthday of the majesty.

  • Overnight at Hile Resort in Shashamane.

DAY 10

Awash National Park

  • After breakfast, drive to Awash National Park.

  • Overnight at the lodge.

  • If the group is larger than expected, we will camp in the park.

DAY 11


  • After breakfast, drive to Goro and visit the place where the majesty was born - Ejersa Goro and the surrounding areas.

  • In the evening, watch the hyena feeding ceremony.

  • Overnight at Harar-ras Hotel.

DAY 12

Dire Dawa

  • After breakfast, drive to Kolbe Church. There is a festival of the St. Kolbe all day to attend.

  • Then drive to Dire Dawa.

  • Overnight at Samrat Hotel in Dire Dawa.

DAY 13

Addis Ababa

  • After breakfast drive back to Addis Ababa.

  • Overnight at Friendship Hotel.

DAY 14

Debre Libanos

  • After breakfast, drive to Debre Libanos - another historical church, and visit the Blue Nile gorge.

  • Overnight at Friendship Hotel.

DAY 15

Merkato Shopping

  • In the day, visit the market (Merkato) and shop all day.

  • Farewell dinner at one of the best Ethiopian traditional restaurants.

  • In the night, depart to your onward destination or home country.

  • 4885 USD Per Adult
  • Meet and greet at all the airport

  • International flight from the capital city - for example, Washington DC to Addis Abeba and return to Washington DC 

  • Transfers from the airport

  • All accommodations on full board basis as per the program including non-alcoholic drinks

  • Tea, coffee, a bottle of water or soft drinks

  • Minibus/coaster bus/ bus, fuel, and driver 

  • English speaking guide

  • All entrance fees as per the program

  • Embarkation fees when needed

  • Local guides when needed

  • Scout fee at the national park

  • All government tax

  • Any alcoholic drinks

  • Tips and any personal expenses

  • Video camera and photography fees/ filming permit and fee

  • Porter fees at the airport/ hotel/lodge

  • Any things which are not mentioned in the service. 

  • For all cancellations, Ethio USA Tour will make every effort to ensure the best protection for you. However, late cancellation can result in compensation claims from hotels and other service providers.  All cancellations must be sent to Ethio USA Tour in writing, by letter or e-mail. In accordance with standard business practices of the travel industry in the countries, Ethio USA Tour is obliged to charge customers cancellation fees at a percentage of the full price, as follows:

(Notice of cancellation – Individual customers)

    • More than two weeks prior to arrival: 20%

    • Less than two weeks prior to arrival: 50%

    • Less than 72 hours prior to arrival: 100%

(Notice of cancellation – Groups of 10 or more)

    • More than four weeks prior to arrival: 20%

    • Less than four weeks prior to arrival: 50%

    • Less than 72 hours prior to arrival: 100%

Addis Ababa, Awassa, Dire Dawa, Arba Minch, Awash National Park, Debre Libanos, Tiya

Education Tour
History Tour

Contributed By

Ethio Usa

starting from
USD 4885
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year.

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