5 days tour to Bahirdar, Gondar, Lalibela, Axum and other historical and cultural sites.
Duration: 5 days
Day 01: Early Morning, Fly to Bahir Dar
Bahir Dar, an attractive town, well lay out with tree lined avenues and with the blue of the lake in the background. Tana, Ethiopian largest lake, dotted with not less than 30 islands, on many of, which are found churches and monasteries. And the magnificent Blue Nile Fall is about 35-km /45min drive from the town. Visit the nearby monastery of the Zeghie Peninsula, known for its 14th century, round, grass roofed churches and their magnificent wall murals, the Azoa Mariam and Ura Kidane Mehret churches by a boat
Day 02: Drive from Bahir Dar to Gondar, 180km or 3hrs drive.
Gondar nestles in the foothills of the Simien mountains at about 2,200m above sea level. It is the 17th century royal city of Ethiopia, affluent in the imperial structures of the castle compound and the impressive spectacularly painted Debre Brehan Sellasie church which worth more exploration.
Day 03: Fly to Lalibella,
Lalibella- a town for internationally renowned rock hewn churches known as ‘Eight wonders of the world’, physically praised from the rock in which they stand, these towering edifices seems to be superhuman creation in scale workman ship and concept.
Day 04: Fly to Axum,
Axum is Ethiopian’s most ancient city, renowned for its cathedral of St. Mary Zion, where as legend has it the original Ark of Covenant is housed and several monolithic stelae which are made of single pieces of granite of which three of them have identical decoration.
Day 05: Fly back to Addis. Free /leisure time