Trip idea in Ethiopia

Northern historical route overland

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £2,730 per person
13 days
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The classic overland tour of Ethiopia's historical route, this trip sees you explore the cultural heartland of Ethiopia. You'll see the Blue Nile falls, Gelada baboons in the Simien Mountains, as well as the rock hewn churches of Lalibela. Time your visit well and you might witness some of the regions festivals.

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Day 1
Addis Ababa
  • Addis Ababa airport: transfer in
  • Addis Ababa city tour
Day 2
Bahir Dar
  • Transfer from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar
Day 3
Bahir Dar
  • Boat trip to visit the monasteries on Lake Tana
  • Visit Blue Nile Falls
Day 4
  • Transfer from Bahir Dar to Gondar overland
  • City tour of Gondar, Camelot of Africa
Day 5
Simien Mountains
  • Transfer from Gondar to the Simien Mountains
  • Hike to the Geech Abyss
Day 6
  • Transfer from the Simien Mountains to Axum overland
  • At leisure in Axum
Day 7
  • Axum City tour
Day 8
  • Transfer from Axum to Hawzein via Yeha & Debre Damo overland
Day 9
Hawzein, Mekele
  • Visit rock-hewn churches around Gheralta
  • Transfer from Hawzein to Mekele overland
Day 10
  • Transfer from Mekele to Lalibela overland
  • At leisure in Lalibela
Day 11
  • Visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches
  • Visit the Southeastern Cluster of churches
Day 12
  • Transfer from Lalibela to Kombolcha overland
Day 13
Addis Ababa
  • Transfer from Kombolcha to Addis Ababa overland
  • At leisure in Addis Ababa
  • Addis Ababa airport: transfer out