12 Days Historical Tour

Route: Addis Ababa – Axum – Lalibela – Gonder – Bahirdar – Addis Ababa


Day 1

Arrive in Addis Ababa

We’ll pick you from the Airport and take you to your hotel.

Day 2

Fly to Axum

Flight to Axum and drive to the 5th century B.C. temple at Yeha. Overnight hotel in Adwa.

Day 3


Explore the historic town of Axum. Overnight hotel.

Day 4

Fly to Lalibela

Flight to Lalibela and visit the rock-hewn churches. Overnight hotel.

Day 5

Rock-hewn churches

A.M. Mule excursion to one of the rock-hewn churches out of town. P.M. Explore the rest of the rock-hewn churches in Lalibela. Overnight hotel.

Day 6

Fly to Gonder

Flight to Gondar and explore the 17th-century castles and monastery. Overnight hotel.

Day 7

Simien Mountains

Drive to the Simien Mountains National Park. Overnight lodge or camping.

Day 8

Back to Gonder

Drive back to Gondar. Overnight hotel.

Day 9

Drive to Bahirdar

Drive to Bahirdar and explore the lake-side town. Overnight hotel.

Day 10

The Blue Nile Falls

A.M. Excursion to the Blue Nile Falls and P.M. boat trip on Lake Tana to the island monasteries. Overnight hotel.

Day 11

Back to Addis

Flight back to Addis Ababa. Overnight hotel.

Day 12


Departure back home.