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Addis Ababa, Simien Mountains National Park, Gondar, Lalibela and Axum
Arrival, Welcoming cocktails + briefing on the overall trip.
Addis Ababa + City tour, Visit beautiful baroque style Trinity Cathedral to view crypts of the imperial families and coffin of Emperor Haile Selassie I and National Museum which comprises of many archaeological and historical findings including the famous complete hominid fossil remain of ‘Lucy’ locally known as ‘Dinknesh’
Fly to Gondar and drive to Semien Mountain National Park. It is one of the world heritage sites in the country out of nine because of its stunning scenery.
Excursion for Gelada Baboons, The Semien Mountains not only offer amazing scenery, but the area is also home to several of Ethiopia’s endemic species which includes Gelada Baboons
Drive to Gondar, You will travel through mountainous areas adorned with amethyst-colored peaks and deep gullies as you drive to Gondar. It was the 17th and 18th century capital of Ethiopia. Visit the ‘Royal Compound’ with many majestic castles constructed in the European middle age architectural style.
Fly to Lalibela, which is home to the 12th century hand carved rock churches of King Lalibela (1181 – 1221) whom the town is named after. Lalibela is one of the most important religious and historical sites in all of Africa and the Christian world, with more than 200 churches some hidden inside enormous caves.
Lalibela, Morning excursion to Yimrehan Kirstos. It is an 11th century stone and wood Ethiopia Orthodox Church located in northern Ethiopia. It was erected in the Aksumite architectural tradition and in the afternoon visit the second group of Lalibela Churches
Fly to Axum, Founded three centuries before the birth of Christ, Axum was the hub of the Axumite Empire and a crucial destination between Africa and Asia for almost a thousand years. This capital was the first place in Ethiopia to adopt a new religion- Christianity. According to the Old Testament, The Queen of Sheba was born in Axum.
Today you will be transferred Axum Airport for your flight to Addis Ababa for your international flight to the USA.
Optional extensions available to Uganda for gorilla trekking or safari to Kenya or Tanzania.
READ FULL ITINERARY: Enticing Ethiopia – Includes accommodation, map, transport & destination information.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The above daily itinerary is preliminary and therefore subject to change. If any major changes occur, you will be notified by Ntaba African Safaris. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your guide/leader.
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