Day 1 Addis Ababa City Tour Greet you at the airport and take you to your hotel for check in and spend the day in the capital of Africa visiting the old Piassa, Ethnographic Museum, National Museum, Trinity Cathedral, Mercato and Entoto Hills.
Day 2 Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar, by flight Morning flight to Bahar Dar, a boat trip on Lake Tana to explore some of the beautiful monasteries of Zeghe Peninsula (Uhre Kidane Mehret), Entos and Kibran Gabriel.
Day 3 Bahir Dar - Gondar, by Surface we drive for about one hour to reach the small village of Tis Abay and a lovely as the sun rise. We cross the Blue Nile by the 17th century Portuguese Bridge followed by short walk to the falls "the Smoke of Nile". heading to Gondar via Bahar Dar.
Day 4 The castle of FasilidasWe will spent the morning to visit the highlights of Gondar: the Royal Enclosure, Fasilidas Bath and Debre Birhan Selassie, the church with the angel faces painted on the ceiling. After lunch we proceed towards to Simien Mountains encountering spectacular scenery on the way as a good preparation for the next day.
Day 5 Simien Mountain Trek A Gelada baboonThis is a full day visit to enjoy the natural beauty of the Simien Mountains.
Day 6 Simien Mountains - Axum, A long but spectacular day takes us to Axum. Just outside Debark we start our first decent down the Italian build Lima Limo road and the rest of the day goes up and down until we finally cross the Tekeze River gorge.
Day 7 Axum Tour The stelae fieldAxum is the place where facts and legends meet. We take you in the footsteps of the famous Queen of Sheba and Ezana, the emperor who converted to Christianity.
Day 8 Axum - Lalibela, by flight, Lalibela Tour The Giyorges church A short flight takes us in the morning to the highlight of your visit to Ethiopia: Lalibela. The 12th century rock-hewn churches are the legacy of king Lalibela. It is said his visit to Jerusalem inspired him to build the 11 churches. A full day is necessary to get a good impression of these truly amazing places of worship.
Day 9 Lalibela Tour At our second day in Lalibela we need about half a day to visit the remaining churches in the village. There are quite a few options to spent the rest of our time. For example a visit to the Yemrehane Kristos church or a hike to the Asheton Maryam church. On Saturday there is the weekly market in town. Maybe you want to have some time at leisure too.
Day 10 Lalibela - Addis Ababa, by flight After a remarkable visit to Lalibela we are flying back to Addis Ababa.