9 Days North historic rout by Air

Day 1: Addis Ababa- up on arrival at Bole international air port and met by representatives and transfer to hotel. After check in to hotel, city tour of Addis. Which includes; National Museum, the home of the famous complete hominid fossil remain of Lucy dates 3.2 million years back, Mount Entoto, panoramic view point at the highest peak in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meter above sea level, Trinity Cathedral, a beautiful church with a baroque style of European architecture unique to both Ethiopia and Africa, Ethnographic Museum and Merkato (the largest open air market in Africa). Overnight in kaleb hotel

Day 2: Addis- Bahir dar- early in the morning transfer in to airport to fly to Bahir dar. After check-in to hotel journey by sympathetic African plains eventually leads to the mighty Blue Nile fall commonly known as “Tis Isat” (water that smokes). After hiking the cataracts drive back to Bahir dar. Overnight in hotel

Day 3: Bahir Dar– After breakfast boat rides on Lake Tana. On Lake Tana time has still stood and dominated by an archaic, dating from early Christian mysticism and the religious interpretations of African art are characterized by the Ethiopian Christianity, and the world’s Old Testament is still practiced. Visit Azua Mariam and Ura kidane Mihret monasteries which are rich in icon painting. Overnight in Homland Hotel

Day 4: Bahir dar- Gondar- after breakfast drives to Gondar, which was one of the hidden cities of the foreign trade area in the 17th century AD. Gondar is the site of ancient castle building palaces of different emperors constructed in the European middle age architectural style. After check-in to hotel visit the curious symbiosis of Ethiopian and Portuguese architectural representation of the Royal Enclosure which is also known as” the Camelot of Africa”, the iconic church of Debre Birehan selassie, bath of king Fasilledes which still in use for the colorful celebration of Ethiopian epiphany (Timket). Overnight in Homland Hotel

Day 5: Gonder- semen mountains park- Gonder- after breakfast drives from Gondar to Semen mountains national park which is the most marvelous of all Abyssinian landscapes. Semen Mountain National Park constitutes many summits above 4000masl and culminates at Ras Dashen, the highest peak in Ethiopian and it is the home of the endemics gelada baboon, Ethiopian wolf and Walya ibex. After visit drives back to Gonder and overnight AG Hotel

Day 6: Gonder- Axum- early in the morning transfer in to airport to fly to the ancient town of Axum. after check-in to hotel visit the imposing stele of Axum, which are among the oldest and most curious monolith in the world, a UNESCO world cultural heritage, belong to the tombs of the Axumite kings, the palace and the bath of queen of Sheba, the Cathedral St. Mary of Zion in which the original Moses’ Ark of the Covenant is preserved, the Modern Cathedral, the Archeological Museum and the Ruins of the Royal Palace. Overnight in Consular Hotel

Day 7: Axum- Lalibela- morning transfer in to airport to fly to the legendary and the framed of Ascetic Mountain town of Lalibela. After check-in to hotel, full day visits the 12th c. Rock-Hewn Churches; Lalibela is famous for its rock hewn churches and these brilliant feats of engineering and architecture are often referred to as the 8th wonder of the World. There are many rock churches in Lalibela some hidden in enormous caves. Overnight will be in Lal Hotel

Day 8: Lalibela– on this day visit the picturesque, impressive landscape of the Lalibela surrounds and Nakutoleab Rock Hewn church. Overnight in Lal Hotel

Day 9: Lalibela- Addis- morning transfer in to airport to fly back to Addis Ababa. In the afternoon, you will have leisure and shopping time. In the evening, farewell traditional dinner in one of the best restaurant in Addis followed by folkloric dance of different Ethiopian nations. Then transfer to airport to fly back to home, where the tour ends.

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