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Historic Route Tour by Surface
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Historic Route Tour by Surface

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Day 01: Addis Ababa - City Tour
Arrive Addis Ababa, be met at the airport, transferred to hotel and having lunch. After lunch, city tour to National Museum, the Menelik’s Mausoleum, “Merkato, the biggest open air markets in Africa, etc. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 02: Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar
Early in the morning, drive to Bahir-Dar. En route, enjoy the spectacular view of the wooded land mount Entoto, the Selallie plain and the Blue Nile Gorge, which is one of the beautiful Gorges in the world. Picnic lunch at Dejen town and peruse driving through the farm land of Gojam province. Overnight in hotel at Bahr Dar.

Day 03: Bahir Dar
After breakfast, drive to the gigantic Blue Nile falls, locally known as Tiss-Issat '' Water the smokes " 35 kms far from Bahir-Dar. In the Afternoon, make a boat trip on Lake Tana to see the ancient monasteries in the islands that include: Ura kidanemeheret, Kibran Gebreal and Intos Eyesus on the Zegie peninsula. Dinner and overnight in hotel at Bahr Dar.

Day 04: Bahir Dar - Gondar
After breakfast, drive to Gondar, the medieval capital city of Ethiopia with its enclosure palaces built during 17-18th century. After lunch, visit to the palace compound, the beautiful church of Debre Birahn-Sellassie with its wonderful Murals and paintings, the ruin palace of empress Mintuab and Qusqam St. Mary church . Dinner and overnight in the hotel at Gondar.

Day 05: Gondar - Axum
Early in the morning, drive to Axum via the spectacular and zigzag road of Lemalimo and Tekeze gorge. On the way, you see the remarkable natural beauty of the Semen Mountains. Picnic lunch en route. Overnight in hotel at Axum.

Day 06: Axum
After breakfast, full day sightseeing of Axum, visit to the park of the standing Stale carved out from one single granite stone of the pre-Christianity era, the palace and tombs of one of the Axumite Empire King Kaleb and Gebre Meskel and the old and new St. Mary of Axum, ruins of Queen of Sheba, inscriptions of Ezana, archeological Museums, etc. Dinner and overnight in hotel at Axum.

Day 07: Axum - Mekelle
After break fast drive to Mekelle, on the way visit the pre-Axumite temple of Yeha, Debre-Damo monastery and explore some of the rock hewn of church of Tigray. Picnic lunch en route; arrive in Mekelle, Dinner and over night in hotel at Mekelle.

Day 08: Mekelle - Lalibella
After break fast drive to Lalibella, picnic lunch en route, arrives in Lalibella. Dinner and overnight in hotel at Lalibella.

Day 09: Lalibella
After break fast, visit to the first part of the rock hewn churches of Lalibella, all carved out (inside and outside) of a solid rock and are architecturally unique among the wonders of the world. Lunch en route and in the afternoon; visit to the 2nd part of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibella. Dinner and overnight in your hotel

Day 10: Lalibella - Desse
After break fast drive to Desse and on the way visit to the rock hewn church of Genet Mariam monastery. Lunch en route and arrive Desse Dinner and over night in hotel at Desse.

Day 11: Desse - Addis Ababa
After Break fast, departure for Addis Ababa via Debre Brihan. It is a Place of interest in its old and medieval history. Its monastery believed to have been built 700 years ago. Arrived Addis Ababa. In the evening parting meal in the town hotel with traditional folkloric music and Dance. Overnight in hotel at Addis Ababa.

Day 12: Departure
Morning leisure or shopping. Transfer to Addis Ababa airport for departure

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