Bahir Dar - Gondar - Simien Mountains National Park - Axum - Lalibela


6 days

Starting from 400 $


Travel through time in the historical tour to the northern Ethiopian highlands. Starting from Bahir Dar and the source of the Blue Nile river, be enchanted in Gondar with the castles built by the Kings of Ethiopia over 400 years ago, enjoy an unforgettable trekking day at the Simien Mountains National Park and be amazed by the constructions found in Axum and the valley of Gueralta with its churches carved into sandstone from the 4th century. End up your journey in Lalibela with its stunning eleven rock-hewn churches, considered as one of the Eight Wonders of the World. Aside from the architectural skills proved by Ethiopians through time, these historical tours will allow you to enjoy the lifestyle of the charming local tribes and the marvellous wildlife.


DAY 1 - Fly to Bahir Dar

Visit the local market and take a boat trip on the Lake Tana to visit the monasteries of the Zege Peninsula. In the afternoon, drive to the Blue Nile Falls for a hike in the surroundings. Overnight in Bahir Dar (hotel)

DAY 2 - Drive to Gondar

Drive to Gondar and visit the UNESCO Royal Enclosure, a group of castles from the 17th century. In the afternoon, visit the DebreBirhan Selassie church and the Fasilide’s pool area. Overnight in Gondar (hotel)

DAY 3 - Fly to Axum

Fly to Axum and visit the Archeological Museum, the tombs, the stelae field and the Maryam Zion church. Overnight in Axum (hotel)

DAY 4 - Fly to Lalibela

Fly to Lalibela and visit the 11 rock-hewn churches, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight in Lalibela (hotel)

DAY 5 - Asheton Mountain

Hike with mules to Asheton Mountain and visit a 13th century rock-hewn monastery. In the afternoon, drive to YemherhannaKristos, a rock-caved church located 42 km away from Lalibela. Overnight in Lalibela (hotel)

DAY 6 - Fly to Addis Ababa

Fly to Addis Ababa with time to do some souvenir shopping or sightseeing. In the evening, farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant with local dancers and musicians representing some of the country’s ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for departure. End of the tour.

Note that :

The North Classic Tour is usually an itinerary of 6 to 12 days. It can be combined with other tour packages.

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