DET 008 Bati+Historic route+Awash+Harar (6 days)

DET 008-Historic route+Awash+Bati+Harar

Overview

Itinerary

Tour Code:

DET – 008

Category:

Historic

Transportation: 

Flight

Duration:

17 Nights, 18Days

 

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Day 1: Drive through Debre Zeit crater Lakes to Awash National park, game viewing and sightseeing in the park.  Overnight Lodge.

Day 2: After an early breakfast, more game viewing and sightseeing proceed to Harar. Visit the Hyena man in the evening.  Overnight Hotel.

Day 3: After an early breakfast, city tour of Harar that includes Harari house, Museums, colorful market, Arthur Rambau’d house, and ancient mosques.  In the late afternoon drive to dire Dawa for overnight Hotel.

Day 4: After breakfast through the beautiful scenery drive to Awash Sebat Kilo. Overnight Hotel.

Day 5: After breakfast drive through Bati Market here the Amhara, Oromo and Afar tribes exchange their good. Proceed to Kembolcha for overnight in the Hotel.

Day 6: After breakfast drive to Lalibella have stop over at Hayk to visit the 13th century monastery of Hayk Istifanos and continue driving to Lalibella for overnight in the Hotel.

Day 7: After breakfastvisit the 11 remarkable rock-hewn churches.  Overnight Hotel.

Day 8: After breakfast, optional excursion to one of the churches outside the town of Lalibela the rock-churches of Nakuto Le’ab, Asheten Mariam or Yimrehane Kiristos. Overnight Hotel.

Day 9: After breakfast drive to Mekele through the very beautiful landscape stop at Zengena Lake to spot birds. Overnight Hotel at Mekele.

Day 10: After breakfast drive to Adigrat have stop over at Wekro to visit the rock-hewn church of Wekro Cherkos and continue driving to visit the rock-hewn church of Abrha Asbeha and proceed to Adigrat for overnight in the Hotel.

Day 11: After breakfast drive to Debre Damo (accessable by a robe to climb and allowed only to men) to visit the 6th century monastery and continue driving to Yeha to visit the 5th century B.C. unique Temple along with the 4th century A.D. church of Aba Afse with its treasure. Proceed to Axum-the cradle of Ethiopian civilization. Overnight Hotel.

Day 12: Sightseeing tour of Axum that includes: St.   Mary church where the original Arc of the covenant housed in, Archeological Museum, Stelaes, tombs, and palace.  Overnight Hotel.

Day 13: After breakfast drive through the spectacular scenery to Gondar-the 17th and 18th century capital of Ethiopia known for its magnificent castles. Overnight Hotel.

Day 14: Sight seeing tour of Gondar that includes: Castles compound, Fasilades bath, Qusquam monastery and the icon rich church of Debre Berhan Silassie. Overnight Hotel.

Day 15: After breakfast drive to Bahar Dar. After check into the Hotel in the afternoon make a boat excursion on lake Tana to visit the ancient monastery of Ura-Kidanemehret at Zege Peninsula and Kibran Gebrael with their very old treasure. Overnight Hotel.

Day 16: Early morning drive 35 kms south east of the town to visit the majestic Blue Nile falls.  After lunch visit of the Bahar Dar town’s most popular open-air market and the viewpoint by the late emperor’s place.  Overnight Hotel.

Day 17: After breakfast drive through the spectacular Blue Nile Gorge stop at Debre Libanos to visit the 13th century monastery and the 17th century Portuguese Bridge. Continue driving to Addis for overnight Hotel.

Day 18: Sightseeing tour of Addis and in the evening transfer out to the airport for your departure back to home.

Addis Ababa

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Harar

The eastern part of Ethiopia, close to Djibouti and Somalia, is a region inhabited mainly by Muslims.The ancient wa...

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Lake Tana Monasteries

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Gonder

The graceful city of Gondar, embraced with incredibility, was founded by Emperor Fasilidas around 1635. It is famou...

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Lalibela

The ancient Ethiopian empire in the north, came to an abrupt end, when a ferocious woman warrior named Queen Judith...

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Axum

The modern town of Axum does not easily show the evidence of the splendors of its glorious past. Nevertheless, the ...

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Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa was founded in 1886 by Emperor Menelik II who moved his capital city from Ankober (a town 175 km. to th...

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Harar

The eastern part of Ethiopia, close to Djibouti and Somalia, is a region inhabited mainly by Muslims.The ancient wa...

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Lake Tana Monasteries

There are 37 islands that are scattered about the surface of Lake Tana, out of which some 20 shelter churches and m...

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Gonder

The graceful city of Gondar, embraced with incredibility, was founded by Emperor Fasilidas around 1635. It is famou...

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Lalibela

The ancient Ethiopian empire in the north, came to an abrupt end, when a ferocious woman warrior named Queen Judith...

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Axum

The modern town of Axum does not easily show the evidence of the splendors of its glorious past. Nevertheless, the ...

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