Tours

5 Days And 4 Nights Historic Route Bahirdar Gonder Lalibela & Axum

Title: Historic Sites: Bahirdar, Gonder, Lalibela, and Axum

Tour Code: FET 001

Tour Duration: 5 Days and 4 Night

Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

Day 1: In the morning fly to Bahir Dar, then make a boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the medieval monasteries Kibran Gebriela and Ura Kidanmiret found on Zeghe Peninsula and on one of the island respectively. Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia that has 3600 square km area, which harboured many old monasteries some of them are decorated with frescoes. In the after noon, drive to the south east of Bahir Dar to see the spectacular Blue Nile Falls locally known as TISS ISSAT (water that smokes). Then drive back to Bahir Dar for overnight.

Day 2: Early in the morning drive to Gondar to make city tour in Gondar. By the city tour of Gondar, you will see the royal enclosure -consisting a number of castles having magnificent architecture and registered by UNESCO as world heritage - that were built by emperor Fasiledes and his successors in the 17th and 18th centuries, the bath palace of Fasiledes, and the Debre Birhan Sellasie church (light of Trinity) decorated with wonderful murals.

Day 3: In the morning fly to Lalibella. Day visit of Lalibela. Lalibela is the site of eleven remarkable rock hewn monolithic churches, believed to have been built by king Lalibela, in the late12thor13thcenturies. These notable structures are carved, inside and outside of the solid rock, and are considered among the wonders of the world. In the morning visit the Northern group of churches. The churches are:

  • Bette Medhanilem (House of the Holy Savior)
  • Bette Mariam (House of St. Marry)
  • Bette Meskel (House of Holy Cross)
  • Bette Denagel (House of Martyrs)
  • Bette Golgtha (House of Golgotha)
  • Bette Debre Sina (House of Mount Sinai)
  • Bette Giorgis (House of St. Gorge)

After having lunch you will proceed to visit the Eastern group of churches. The churches are as follows:

  • Bette Emanuel
  • Bette Gabriel Rafael twin churches
  • Bette Abalibanos
  • Bet Merkorios
  • Day 4: In the morning fly to Axum. Day tour of the Stelae Park, the ancient tombs of Axumite kings, the bathe and the palace of Queen Sheba, the 17th century Cathedral of St. Mary Zion built by emperor Fasiledes of Gondar and the new Cathedral built in 1965 by His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie. Here, the holy relic of the Ark of the Covenant, believed to have been brought from Israel by Menelik I, the son of King Solomon of Jerusalem and Queen Sheba of Ethiopia and kept it in a secret place.

    Day 5: Early in the morning fly back to Addis Ababa.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    8 Days And 7 Nights Historic Route Bahir Dar Gonder Lalibela Axum & Addis Ababa

    Title: Historic Route Tours Bahir Dar Gonder Lalibela Axum and Addis Ababa

    Tour Code: FET 002

    Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights

    Mode of Transportation: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel, Afternoon city tour in Addis, Overnight Hotel.

    Day 2: Morning flight Addis Ababa : Bahir Dar: upon arrival to Bahir Dar drive to the Blue Nile Falls and afternoon boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the 13th century Monastery, Overnight Hotel.

    Day 3: BAHIR DAR : Gondar: the day is dedicated in a boat trip on Lake Tana (the biggest lake of Ethiopia) to visit the monastery churches, Afternoon drive to Gondar, Overnight Hotel.

    Day 4: GONDER: full day to visit Gondar the royal compound the church of Debre Berhan Selase, Overnight Hotel

    Day 5: FLIGHT GONDER : Lalibela: after lunch break visit the first groups of churches. Overnight hotel

    Day 6: Morning by mule or on foot to the hill churches of Lalibela, Afternoon visit to the second group of churches and the market depending on the day, Overnight Hotel.

    Day 7: FLIGHT LALIBELA – AXUM: Arrival Afternoon visits the sites in Axum including the obelisks tombs and the palace of queen Sheba, Overnight Hotel

    Day 8: FLIGHT AXUM – ADDIS ABABA: Afternoon city tour in Addis and shopping evening cultural dinner in one of the traditional restaurant transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    9 Days And 8 Nights Historic Route By Air

    Title: Historic Route by Air

    Tour Code: FET 003

    Tour Duration: 9 Days and 8 Night

    Mode of Transport: Flight

    Day 1: ARRIVAL AT ADDIS ABABA: Arrival at Bole International Airport (Addis Ababa) where you will be met by a Ghion Travel and Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in your hotel in Addis.

    Day 2: BAHIR DAR: Transfer to the Air Port and fly to Bahir Dar.After lunch drive to the mighty Blue Nile falls, commonly known as "Tis Isat". Upon return, make a sightseeing tour of Bahir Dar Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 3: LAKE TANA: After an early breakfast you will have boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit the ancient monasteries on the lake. After noon visit the town of Bahir Dar. Overnight stay will be in your hotel.

    Day 4: GONDAR: Transfer to the Air Port and fly to Gondar. After check in to the hotel, Visit the 17th century castles, the Bath of King Fasiledes, the icon- rich monastery of Debre Berehan Silassie. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 5: LALIBELLA: Transfer to the Air Port and fly to the legendary town of Lalibella. After check in to the hotel, visit the 11 rock-hewn churches in Lalibella town, dating back to the 12th century and which is considered to be the 8th wonders of the world. Overnight stay will be in your hotel.

    Day 7: AXUM: Transfer to the Airport and fly to Axum. After check in to the hotel, have a city tour in Axum town. Here you will visit stale tombs, which is considered to be probably the oldest monolithic stand in the world, the church compound of St. Mary of Zion, which is the seat of the true Moose's Ark of the covenant, the Queen of Sheba's palace, King Kaleb's and Gebremeskel's palace and tombs, and Archeological Museum. Overnight stay will be in your hotel.

    Day 8: ADDIS ABABA: Transfer to the airport and fly back to Addis Ababa. Overnight stay will be in your hotel.

    Day 9: CITY TOUR AND DEPARTURE: Sightseeing tour that includes Trinity Cathedral-a beautiful church with a baroque style of European Architecture unique to both Ethiopia and Africa, National Museum-the home of the famous complete hominid fossil remain of Lucy dated 3.5 millions years back, Ethnological Museum-presents different collections to have an overview of the history, culture, tradition and religions of almost all tribal groups in Ethiopia, St. George Cathedral and Museum-a historical church with the traditional Ethiopian Orthodox Church architecture founded by Emperor Menelik-II, Mount Entoto panoramic view point at the highest pick in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meters, The Merkato: the biggest open air market in Africa. Evening welfare dinner party with national music and dancing, and transfer to Bole International Airport for your flight back home.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    10 Days And 9 Nights Historic Route By Surface

    Title: Bahirdar, Gonder, Axum and Lalibela

    Tour Code: FET 0043

    Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights

    Mode of Transportation: Surface

    Day 01: Early in the morning drive to Bahirdar. On your way glimpse at the Blue Nile Gorge (42 km wide). Stop for lunch at Debre Markos town. Then proceed to Bahirdar.

    Day 02: Morning drive to visit the village of TIS ISAT (water that smokes) where you can see the spectacular Blue Nile Falls. For lunch drive back to Bahirdar. After lunch make a boat trip over Lake Tana to visit the medieval monasteries on the Lake.

    Day 03: After breakfast, drive to Gonder through a beautiful country side. In the afternoon visit the royal enclosure - consisting a number of castles and churches registered by UNESCO as world heritage site.

    Day 04: After breakfast drive from Gondar to Axum through the beautiful Lima Limo steep terrain, crossing the Tekezze canyon that precipitates down by 2000 meters from the surrounding high peaks of the Siemen Mountains.

    Day 05: A day visit of Axum. By this program visit the Stele Park, the ancient tombs of Axumite Kings, the bathe and the palace of Queen Sheba, the archaeological Museum, the old and the new St. Mary Zion Cathedrals where the holy relic of the Ark of the Covenant is believed to have been kept in a secret place.

    Day 06: Morning drive to Mekele. Between Axum and Mekelle visit Adwa battlefield where Ethiopians and Italian fought a great war in 1896, the temple of Yeha predated the Axumite period which is the oldest living monument in black Africa. Also visit the rock-hewn churche of Wequro Cherkos, and the historical mosque of Negashi. In Mekele (If time allows) visit the palace of Emperor Yohannes IV.

    Day 07: Drive from Mekele through Alamata panoramic zigzag road to Lalibela.

    Day 08: Day visit of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are built in the late12th or 13thc.These notable structures are carved inside and outside of the solid rock, and are registered as world heritage by UNESCO.

    Day 09: Drive to Kombolcha, on the way stop to visit the 9th century monastery of Haik Estefanos (St. Stephen) one of the most important monasteries in northern Ethiopia.

    Day 10: Drive to Addis passing through the subway of Tarmaber which was built during the Italian occupation period in the 1930s. En route glimpse at Ghemassa Ghedel where one can clearly observe the separation of the Shewan Plateau and the contrasting rift valley lowland. Fare well dinner with

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    10 Days And 9 Nights Historic Rout Gondar Lalibela Axum And Tigray

    Title: Historic Rout: Gondar, Lalibela, Axum Tigray and Rock-Hewn Churches

    Tour Code: RET 005

    Tour Duration: 10 Days and 9 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

    Day 01: Fly to Gondar to make city tour in Gondar. Visit the royal enclosure - consisting a number of castles and churches registered by UNESCO as world heritage site.

    Day 02: In the morning fly to Lalibella.A day visit of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela built in the late12thor13thc.These notable structures are carved inside and outside of the solid rock, and are registered as world heritage by UNESCO. In the morning visit the Northern eastern cluster churches which are 7 in number. After having lunch you will proceed to visit the South eastern cluster of churches. They are 4 in number.

    Day 03: In the morning trek to Asheton Mariam on horseback. In the afternoon visit the Nakutoleab built up church

    Day 04: Fly to Axum for a day visit. By this program visit the Stele Park, the ancient tombs of Axumite Kings, the bathe and the palace of Queen Sheba, the archaeological Museum, the old and the new St. Mary Zion Cathedrals where the holy relic of the Ark of the Covenant is believed to have been kept.

    Day 05: Drive to Adigrat. Enroute visit the battle field of Adwa and the temple of Yeha that predated the Axumite period and is the oldest living monument in black Africa

    Day 06: Drive to Dughum Selassie, the base to the Gerealta rock hewn churches. En route visit the semi-monolithic church of Wukro Cherkos and Abrha-we-Atsbeha

    Day 07: In the A.M. visit the church of Abune (father) Abraham / Debre-Tsion. After lunch, visit the church of Yohanes Maqudi that takes about an hour walk

    Day 08: After breakfast, drive to Megab (10km.) from Dughum. Visit the church of Mariam Quorqor (an hour walk). After lunch, visit Abune (father) Yemata, (4km.drive and about 40 minutes walk)

    Day 09:Drive to Mekelle. Visit the palace of Emperor Yohanes IV, the Patriots’ Memorial monument and other parts of the city.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    10 Days And 9 Nights Historic Route And Simien Mountain National Park

    Title: Historic Route and Simien Mountain National Park

    Tour Code: FET 006

    Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights

    Mode of transportation: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel.

    Day 2: MORNING FLIGHT ADDIS ABABA : Bahir Dar: upon arrival to Bahir Dar drive to the Blue Nile Falls and afternoon city tour in Bahir Dar.

    Day 3: BAHIR DAR : Gondar: the day is dedicated in a boat trip on Lake Tana (the biggest lake of Ethiopia) to visit the monastery churches, Afternoon drive to Gondar.

    Day 4: GONDER: Full day to visit Gondar the royal compound the church of Debre Berhan Selase. Overnight Hotel

    Day 5: GONDER: SIMIEN MOUNTAIN: Day Excursions to the panoramic lookout on the Simien Mountains.

    Day 6: FLIGHT GONDER : LALIBELA: After lunch break visit the first groups of churches.

    Day 7: Morning by mule or on foot to the hill churches of Lalibela, Afternoon visit to the second group of churches and the market depending on the day.

    Day 8: FLIGHT LALIBELA – AXUM: Arrival Afternoon visits the sites in Axum including the obelisks tombs and the palace of queen Sheba.

    Day 9: Flight Axum – Addis Ababa: afternoon city tour in Addis and shopping evening cultural dinner in one of the traditional restaurant transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    10 Days And 9 Nights Addis Ababa City Tour With Northern Historic Route

    Title: Addis Ababa City Tour with Northern Historic Route

    Tour Code: FET 007

    Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights

    Mode of Transportation: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Addis Ababa city tour, the view from Mount Entoto, the National and Ethnographic Museums, Trinity Church and Mercato the largest open air market in Africa, overnight hotel

    Day 2: Fly to Axum, tour of the stelae fields, Kaleb’s and Basen’s Tomb, "Queen Sheba’s Palace", St Mary Zion Church and Axum Museum, overnight hotel

    Day 3: Excursion to the pre: Axumite temple and the church of Abuna Aftse at Yeha afternoon drive back to Axum, overnight hotel

    Day 4: Fly to Lalibela, transfer to your hotel then tour of the "first group" roch hewn churches of Lalibela dated back to the 12th century, overnight hotel.

    Day 5: Morning excursion to Asheton Mariam a rock hewn church on the top of the mountain you can trek or use mule to climb afternoon visit the "second group" of churches and one outlying church, overnight hotel

    Day 6: Fly to Gondar, tour of the imperial compound and churches of Debre Berhan Selassie and Qusquam, overnight hotel

    Day 7: Early morning excursion to Simien mountain vista then Drive back to Gonder, overnight hotel.

    Day 8: Drive to Bahir Dar after lunch break head to Blue Nile fall to see the spectacular water fall, overnight hotel.

    Day 9: Morning start boat trip : full day boat excursion on Lake Tana to the Zegie Peninsula and other islands to visit the 13th century monastery with amazing mural painting, overnight hotel.

    Day10: Fly back to Addis Ababa, souvenir shopping and farewell dinner with traditional music and dancing transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    11 Days And 12 Nights Addis Ababa Debre Markos Bahir Dar Gonder

    Title: Addis Ababa , Debre Markos, Bahir Dar, Gonder with Historic

    Tour Code: FET 008

    Tour Duration: 11 Days and 12 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface

    Day 1: City tour of Addis Ababa.

    Day 2: Leave Addis on the northern outlet to Debre Markos. Stop for short visit of the 16thcentury monastery of Debre Libanos and the unique bridge of Abay. Night at Debre Markos.

    Day 3- 4: Bahir Dar and Lake Tana's monastery Visit.

    Day 5: Short drive to Gonder and visit the 17thcentury royal palaces and the old standing mural painting church of Debre Birhan Silassie.

    Day 6-7: Drive through chain of Semein Mountain and Tekeze river gorge. Visit the attraction such as old age stleas, Tsion church of Axum, and temple of Queen Sheba and Park.

    Day 8: Drive to Mekelle through Yeha temple and visit the 6thA.D temple of Yeha. Hotel in Mekele.

    Day 9-11: Drive to Lalibela and visit of 12th century Rock hewn Churches of Lalibela. Excursion by mule or by car in the surrounding Churches in Lalibela.

    Day 12: Flight to Addis Ababa and evening departure back to Home.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    12 Days And 11 Nights Bahirdar Gonder Lalibela And Axum & Addis Ababa

    Title: Historic Sites Bahirdar, Gonder, Lalibela, Axum and Addis Ababa

    Tour Code: FET 009

    Tour Duration: 12 Days and 11 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface

    Day 1: ARRIVAL AT ADDIS ABABA: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

    Day 2: BAHIR DAR: Leave Addis Ababa and drive north passing by Mt.Entoto through the Sululta plain, visiting the monastery of Debre Libanos and the so-called Portuguese Bridge. Then, proceed to the spectacular scenery of the Blue Nile Gorge, where you stop for your picnic lunch and proceed to Bahar Dar. Overnight stay will be in your hotel.

    Day 3: LAKE TANA AND BLUE NILE FALL: After an early breakfast, drive to the mighty Blue Nile falls, commonly known as "Tiss Isat". Upon return, make a sightseeing tour of Bahar Dar. After lunch, you will have boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit the ancient monasteries on the lake. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 4: GONDAR: After breakfast drive to Gondar. Visit the 17th century castles, the Bath of King Fasiledes, the icon- rich monastery of Debre Berehan Silassie. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 5: AXUM: After an early breakfast drive north of Gondar through the chains of the Simien Mountains and the Tekeze River Valley to the ancient town of Axum. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 6: AXUM: Have a full day city tour in Axum town. Here you will visit stale tombs, which is considered to be probably the oldest monolithic stand in the world, the church compound of St. Mary of Zion, which is the seat of the true Moose's Ark of the covenant, the Queen of Sheba's palace, King Kaleb's and Gebremeskel's palace and tombs, and Archeological Museum. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 7: MEKELLE: Leave Axum and drive to the 5th century BC sites of Yeha and Debre Damo monastery and proceed to Mekele. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 8: LALIBELLA: After breakfast, leave Mekele and drive through Ambalage chains of mountains, and proceed to the 12th century legendary town of Lalibella. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 9: LALIBELLA: Visit of the rock-hew churches in Lalibella town, dating back to the 12th century and which is considered to be the 8th wonders of the world and have optional excursion to visit some of the rock hewn churches around Lalibella town built prior to the churches in the town. In addition to the architecture of the churches, here you will admire the panoramic view of the town with the surrounding beautiful sceneries. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 10: KOMBOLCHA: Depart Lalibella town to Kombolcha. Overnight stay will be in your Hotel.

    Day 11: ADDIS ABABA: Depart Kombolcha to Addis Ababa. On the way visit the land occupied by the Afar shepherds, a semi-nomadic people who live mainly in the deserts of Denakil depression. You will encounter them on the road with their caravans of camels. Also in Senbete village, on Sunday, there is an interesting market where the Afar, Oromo and Amhara people congregate for marketing. Overnight stay will be in your hotel.

    Day 12: CITY TOUR AND DEPARTURE: Sightseeing tour that includes Trinity Cathedral-a beautiful church with a baroque style of European Architecture unique to both Ethiopia and Africa, National Museum-the home of the famous complete hominid fossil remain of Lucy dated 3.5 millions years back, Ethnological Museum-presents different collections to have an overview of the history, culture, tradition and religions of almost all tribal groups in Ethiopia, St. George Cathedral and Museum-a historical church with the traditional Ethiopian Orthodox Church architecture founded by Emperor Menelik-II, Mount Entoto panoramic view point at the highest pick in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meters, The Merkato: the biggest open air market in Africa. Evening welfare dinner party with national music and dancing, and transfer to Bole International Airport for your flight back home.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    13 Days And 12 Nights Full Northern Historic Route Tours

    Title: Full Northern Historic Route Tours

    Tour Code: FET 010

    Duration: 13 Days and 12 Nights

    Mode of transportation: Surface

    Day 1: Drive Addis Ababa to Dessie via Tarma ber Tunnel stops for photo stop at Gemasa Valley.

    Day 2: Drive Dessie to Lalibela Enroute visit Haik Stephen Monastery.

    Day 3: Explore the 11 Rock hewn rock hewn churches of Lalibela excavate in the 12th and 13th century.

    Day 4: Drive Lalibela to Makalle Enjoy with the surrounding scenery and spot.

    Day 5: Drive to Axum on the way, Wukro Cherkos, has a stop also at : Negash : the first Muslim settlement in Ethiopia Lunch in Adigrat Visit Yeha temple.

    Day 6: Visit Axum Archaeological museum, Axum St. Mary of Zion, Axum obelisk compound, tombs of Remhay, Palaces and burial Place for the King Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, Inscription of Ezana, Visit “Maishum” : the bathing pool for Queen Sheba, “Danghur” : the palace for the Queen.

    Day 7: Drive to Simen Park Pass through the winding and scenic mountain Process the Entry permit and local scout and drive to Debark. Spot, an endemic Gelada Baboons.

    Day 8: Drive to Gonder the 17th : 18th capital city for Ethiopia Gonder serve as the capital site for more than 200 years Explore the city of Gonder the royal castle compound and the church of Debre Berhan Selase.

    Day 9: Drive to Bahir Dar Visit after transfer to hotel head to Blue Nile fall and late afternoon Bezawit palace to view the town of Bahir Dar.

    Day 10: Morning boat trip to Visit the island monastery including Ura Kidanemeheret and Azewa Mariam and visit the outlet of Blue Nile from Lake Tana.

    Day 11: After Breakfast drive to Debre Markos on the way Enjoy with the surrounding villages, Lake Zengena and rural life style.

    Day 12: Start to drive back to Addis Ababa through Blue Nile Gorge which according to some scholars is similar in scale with the Grand Canyon in America. Visiting the Jemma Valley and the Monastery of Debre Libanos.

    Day 13: Addis Ababa full day city tour including the National and Ethnographic Museums, trinity cathedral and shopping at Merkato, the largest open air market in Africa evening cultural dinner in one of the traditional restaurant transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    13 Days And 12 Nights Historic Route With Dire Dawa & Harar Extension

    Title: Historic Route with Dire Dawa and Harar Extension

    Tour Code: FET 011

    Duration: 13 Days and 12 Nights

    Mode of Transportation: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa and city tour.

    Day 2: Fly to Bahir Dar visit market and the Blue Nile fall.

    Day 3: Bahir Dar: full day boat cruise on Lake Tana for exploring the 13th century monasteries.

    Day 4: Fly/drive from Bahir Dar to Gondar afternoon visit kuskum complex, Overnight Hotel

    Day 5: Gondar full day visit the royal compound and the swimming pool and the church of Debre Berhan Selase.

    Day 6: Fly to Lalibela arrival transfer to hotel after noon explores the first group of church.

    Day 7: Full day at Lalibela morning excursion to the mountain monastery after lunch break visit the remaining rock churches.

    Day 8: Fly to Axum arrival transfer to hotel after noon explores the site of Axum obelisks, tomb and palace.

    Day 9: Excursion to Yeha a pagan moon temple 5th century BC and the monastery of Debre Damo dated back to the 6th century AD, Overnight Hotel

    Day 10: Fly to Addis Ababa arrival afternoon shopping.

    Day 11: Morning Fly to Dire Dawa meets the car drive to Harar evening the hyena man performance.

    Day 12: Full day visit the attraction of Harar including the museums, market and the Grand mosque.

    Day 13: Drive back to Dire Dawa & fly back to Addis Ababa evening traditional dinner in cultural restaurant and transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    15 Days And 14 Nights Historic Route & Simien Mountain National Park

    Title: Full Historic Route and Simien Mountain National Park

    Tour Code: FET 012

    Duration: 15 Days and 14 Nights

    Mode of transportation: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel.

    Day 2: Fly to Bahir Dar. Take a boat cruise on Lake Tana to visit 13th century Monastery of Ura Kidane Mihret which is the most famous of Zege Peninsula monasteries. In the afternoon, you will b taken to the village of Tis Isat to see the Blue Nile fall or “Tiss Issat” fall.

    Day 3: Drive to Gondar Visit the castles and churches built by the Emperor Fasiledes and his descendents, later proceeds to the fascinating Debre Berhan Selassie Church, one of the world’s heritage.

    Day 4 : Simien Mountains Drive to Sanka Ber a segment of the Semein Mountains. This is sight, which is termed as the most spectacular of all Ethiopian landscape also termed as the 'Roof of Africa’, Registered by UNSCO Observe the magnificent Scenery, overnight hotel/camping /lodge.

    Day 5: Axum, Early in the morning drives to the ancient town of Axum through the chains of Simien Mountains and the Tekeze River Valley or gorge.

    Day 6: Sightseeing tour of Axum After early breakfast, visit Stelae Park, St. Mary’s Church the Sanctuary Chapel which is the repository of the Arc of the Covenant, the Coronation yard, Queen of Sheba’s Palace Ruins, tomb of Kaleb and Gebremeskel, Axum Museum and the Quarry where stelae used to be made.

    Day 7: Axum: Mekelle In the morning, drive to Mekelle visiting the 8: 5th Century Temple of Yeha. The temple is believed to be the oldest standing building in the country. Proceed to the 6th century famous Monastery of Debre Damo established by Abune Aregawi one of the nine Saints came in Ethiopia in the 6th century in the reign of King Kaleb to spread Christianity in different parts of the country (the monastery is only for men and accessed by climbing rope).

    Day 8: Mekele: Lalibela a full day Drive to Lalibela passing outstanding chains of Mountain.

    Day 9: A Full day Sightseeing of Lalibela Visit the magnificent Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela carve out from single rock.

    Day 10: Morning Excursion to Asheten Mariam a monastery on the top of a mountain trekking or mule ridding your chose after noon excursion to Yimrehane Kiristos a buildup cave church.

    Day 11: Lalibela: Dessie /Kombelcha After an early breakfast, leave Lalibela en route visit the monastery of Nakuto LeAb and proceed to Dessie /Kombelcha.

    Day 12: Dessie/Kombelcha: Awash Drive to Awash via scenic landscape of North Shewa where you can see the northern rift valley escarpment, possibly depending on the day visit the Bati market and the Afar people.

    Day 13: Awash: Harar morning game drive to Awash national park for wild life, birding and spectacular water fall and proceed to Harar passing the eastern green highlandss.

    Day 14: Full day sightseeing of Harar the UNSCO registered walled city with more than 99 mosques, museums, local market, house and evening hyena man performance feeding the wild hyena.

    Day 15: Flight /Drive back to Addis depending on your chose, evening cultural dinner in traditional dinner, evening departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    18 Days And 17 Nights Historical Route With Eastern Part

    Title: Historical Route With Eastern Part

    Tour Code: FET 013

    Duration: 18 Days and 17 Nights

    Mode of Transportation: Surface

    Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa, and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour in Addis.

    Day 2: Drive Addis to Bahir Dar, passing though the Nile Gorge via Debre Markos, arrive to Bahir Dar in the evening.

    Day 3: Bahir Dar, morning visit the Blue Nile Falls and afternoon visit the city tour including the market.

    Day 4: Bahir Dar /Gorgora / Gondar: the day is dedicated in a boat trip on Lake Tana (the biggest lake of Ethiopia) to visit the monastery churches. After arriving to Gorgora drive to Gondar.

    Day 5: Gondar, this day dedicated to visit Gondar.

    Day 6: Drive Gondar / Axum, en route visit the Simien mountain.

    Day 7: Axum, the day is dedicated to visit Axum.

    Day 8: Drive Axum to Adigrat en route visit the Yeha temple and Debre Damo.

    Day 9: Drive Axum to Mekelle; en route visit the Tigai rock hewn churches.

    Day 10. Drive Mekelle to Lalibela.

    Day 11: Lalibela, the day is dedicated to visit Lalibela.

    Day 12: Drive Lalibela to Kombolcha; en route visit the Lake Haik.

    Day 13: Drive Kombolcha to Awash.

    Day 14: This day is dedicated to visit the Awash National Parks.

    Day 15: Drive Awash to Harar; en route visit the famous Kulbi Gabriel Church.

    Day 16: Harar, this days is dedicated to visit Harar.

    Day 17: Morning drive Harar to Dire Dawa, visit the Kefira market and the train station. Afternoon fly to Addis

    Day 18: Departure

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    7 Days And 6 Nights Meskel (The Founding Of True Cross) With Extension To Historic Route

    Title: Meskel with Extension to Historic Route

    Tour Code: FET 014

    Tour Duration: 7 Days and 6 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: September 20- Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International airport and transfer to hotel for check in. in the afternoon catch the flight to Bahir Dar.

    Day 2: September 21- On board on the boat for the trip to visit the Island churches of Ura Kidanemeheret and Azewa Mariam, afternoon excursion to Blue Nile fall.

    Day 3: September 22- Drive Bahir Dar to Gondar Visit the 17the century capital city of Ethiopia which is the home for many Royal castle, Palaces and buildings in one vicinity. Visit the bathing pool of Fasildes.

    Day 4: September 23- Fly Gondar to Lalibela, after lunches visit the 12th century hewn churches of King Lalibela today you will visit the first groups of the churches.

    Day 5: September 24- Morning trekking /mule trip to Asheton Mariam a hewn church on the top of mountain, come back lunch break Visit the second groups of the churches and the Cross shaped church of St. George.

    Day 6: September 25- Fly Lalibela to Axum, after transfer to hotel afternoon Site seeing tour of the city including the obelisks, tomb of Kaleb, Gebremeskel and the palace of queen of sheba and the St. Mary Zion church a place where the orgional arc of the covenant is kept.

    Day 7: September 26- (“MESKAL” CELEBRATION to commemorate the finding of the true cross by empress Helena mother of Constantine the Great in the 4th century) Fly back to Addis Ababa. Half day city tour then attend Meskal (September 26), join with the local people to participate the celebration to lit the huge bone fire set in the middle of Meskal Square In the evening departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    8 Days And 7 Nights Gena (Ethiopian Christmas) With Extension To Historic Route

    Title: Gena (Ethiopian Christmas) with Extension to Historic route

    Tour Code: FET 015

    Tour Duration: 8 Days and 7 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: January 03- -Arrive Addis bole international airport.

    Day 2: January 04- Jan 04-fly to Bahir Dar after check in to hotel boat trip and Blue Nile fall.

    Day 3: January 05- -fly/drive to Gondar after noon Gonder city tour, Overnight hotel

    Day 4: January 06- Gondar - excursion to Simien mountain national park late afternoon drive back.

    Day 5: January 07- fly to Lalibela (Christmas Day Celebration) transfer to hotel the whole after noon attends the festival.

    Day 6: January 08- full day spend the day at Lalibela (Christmas Day Celebration).

    Day 7: January 09- fly to Axum transfer to hotel after noon visit the ancient city of Axum.

    Day 8: January 10- Morning fly to Addis after noon city tour evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant transfer to airport departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    8 Days And 7 Nights Timket (Ethiopian Epiphany) With Extension To Historic Route

    Title: Timket (Ethiopian Epiphany) with Extension to Historic Route

    Tour Code: FET 016

    Tour Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights

    Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: January 17- Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole international airport transfer to hotel.

    Day 2: January 18- Full day at Addis Ababa city tour including the ethnographic and national museums, the trinity catarrhal and the Mercato largest open air market in Africa.

    Day 3: January 19- Morning flights Addis Ababa/Gonder attend the festival for mass service religious festival.

    Day 4: January 20- Full day Gondar spends the whole day at the pool and enjoying the authentic religious ceremony.

    Day 5: January 21- Morning drive to Bahir Dar after noon excursion to the Blue Nile fall.

    Day 6: January 22- Full day Bahir Dar morning boat cruise on Lake Tana third largest lake in Africa to visit the 13th century monastery on the island for relic religious items, books, manuscripts.

    Day 7: January 23- Fly Bahir Dar/Addis after lunch break at Addis city tour, evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant and transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    4 Days And 3 Nights Omo Valley Tribal And Cultural Explore

    Title: Omo Valley Tribal and Cultural Explore

    Tour Code: FET 017

    Tour Duration: 4 Days and 3 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface

    Day 1: ADDIS ABABA Arrival at Bole International Airport (Addis Ababa) where you will be met by Ghion Travel and Tours representative and transferred to Hotel.

    Day 2: ADDIS- ABIJATTA SHALLA NATIONAL PARK-AWASSA: Drive to Awassa and on the way you will have a stop at Lake Ziway to enjoy watching different species of birds on the shore of the lake. After lunch you will visit Abyjata-Shalla lakes National park. The park comprises of the two soda lakes together with a portion of the surrounding countryside. The chief attraction of this park is undoubtedly the scenic beauty of the lakes and the wealth of bird life. Then continue to drive to Awassa.

    Day 3: AWASSA-SIDAMA VILLAGE-YABELLO: After breakfast visit the fish market at the shore of Lake Awassa with the surrounding views. Then drive to Yabello where you would experience watching the bird species of the juniper forest that includes Strese man's bush crow, the white tailed swallow as well as the endangered endemic species Prince Ruspoli's Turaco. On the way visit the cultural house of Sidama people and their false banana plantation. You will also have an excursion to visit the Borena people's cultural sites.

    Day 4: YABELLO-KONSO: Early in the morning drive to Konso en route you will have a stop at a small town of Brindal to have some experience of the Borena people. The Borenas are one of the Oromo groups of people that remained in the surrounding when the other group migrated to the north and eastern high lands of Ethiopia in the 16th century. The hilly semi desert scenery and the rich wildlife concentration including Olive baboon, Guenthers dik dik, and flocks of vulturine guinea fowl in combination with the remote Borena settlements make the area excitingly beautiful. After check in to the hotel visit one of the Konso tribal villages at Mecheke. visit the so called 'New York village', due to its natural landscapes with mountain structure that seems exactly a big city with modern buildings. Mainly rocks of quartz minerals form the mountains. You will also visit the Konso tribe king's house to have an experience of the structure and history of the royal families in Konso community.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    8 Days And 7 Nights Omo Valley Tribal And Cultural Explore

    Title: Omo Valley cultural Tour

    Tour Code: FET 018

    Tour Duration: 8 Days and 7 Night

    Transportation: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa afternoon city tour.

    Day 2: Fly to Arbaminch and visit the Nechsar National Park where the endemic Swayne’s Hartebeest and other different mammals like Zebra inhabiting, afternoon boat trip on Lake Chamo.

    Day 3: Drive to Jinka on the way visiting the villages and people of Konso, Tsemay, Benna, and Air.

    Day 4: Early morning we drive to the Mursi village and then continue to Murile (via Mago) for the Karo people and late afternoon visiting the Karo village at Korcho.

    Day 5: This morning we drive to Omorate to visit the people of Dasenech people those inhabiting along the lower course of Omo River. Then drive to Turmi for an afternoon visit of the Hammer village. Overnight camping or Lodge.

    Day 6: Drive to Arbaminch on the way visiting the Erbore tribe those classified under the Cushitic language family that linguistically different from the neighboring, Konso, Hammer and Tsemay people; late afternoon boat trip on Lake Chamo.

    Day 7: Early start to Awassa on the way stop over Chencha to visit the Dorze people whose villages are classic example of simple architecture, unlike anything seen elsewhere in Ethiopia: towering beehive –shaped structures reaching up to 12 meter high; the interiors are dark but spacious and airy with floors of pressed earth. Then proceed to Lake Awassa.

    Day 8: Morning we visit the fish market at Lake Awassa and then drive back to Addis Ababa evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant then transfer to airport for departure end of the trip.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    15 Days And 14 Nights Omo Valley Tribal & Cultural Explore

    Title: Surma Trekking and Omo Valley Tribal and Cultural Explore

    Tour Code: FET 019

    Tour Duration: 15 Days and 14 Night t

    Mode of Transport : Surface

    Day 1: Drive to Jimma passing through wolkite and observing the Gurage ethnic group and the Gelgel Gibe dam en route, overnight jimma

    Day 2: Drive to Mizan Teferri, visiting the coffee plantation and the densely forested path, here is the area that the Banchi people are found.

    Day 3: Drive to Tulgit, passing via the coffee and tea plantations, we pass through the Dima village, overnight camp at Tulgit

    Day 4: Drive to Kibish observing the surma tribes, camp at Kibish

    Day 5: Start trekking, making mules ready for the long trekking for days ahead.

    Day 6: Trek to Magolagne, one can taste the powerful natural mineral water here, then we trek on to kolu, (the whole trip takes eight to nine hours) camp at kolu.

    Day 7: Trek to Yella which is situated on a Hilly top, from here, the panoramic view of the Omo national park can be seen. The trekking duration on this day is eight to nine hours.

    Day 8: Trek to the Omo park head quarters (it takes three to four hours), observe a variety of games here, camp at the head quarters

    Day 9: Drive to the Omo river, passing some games on the way, cross the river on canoe, and arriving at the other end, you will be welcomed by your drivers, from here, drive to the Mago national park to camp for the night.

    Day 10: Drive to Turmi passing through the Karo tribes and the Murulle village, camp at Turmi, after visit of the hammer tribes.

    Day 11: Excursion to Omorate to visit the Geleb/ Dassench tribe, after lunch break visit the hammer village

    Day 12: Drive to Arba Minch observing the Erbore, Tsemay people, and the Konso village en route, Overnight in Arba Minch

    Day 13: Visit the Chencha Dorze village in the morning, and the Nech Sar national park in the afternoon, Overnight in Arba Minch.

    Day 14: Boat trip in Lake Chamo to see the Nile crocodile and hippos and the crocodile farm and proceed to Lake Awassa, Overnight at Awassa

    Day 15: After morning fish market visit drive to the Abijyata /Shalla rift valley lakes visit and proceed back to Addis.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    22 Days And 21 Nights Omo Valley Historical Route Of Ethiopia

    Title: Historical route of Ethiopia and the OMO Valley

    Tour Code: FET 020

    Duration: 22 Days and 21 Nights

    Mode of Transportation: Surface

    Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour in Addis.

    Day 2: Morning flight Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar: upon arrival to Bahir Dar drive to the Blue Nile Falls and afternoon city tour in Bahir Dar.

    Day 3: Bahir Dar /Gorgora / Gondar: the day is dedicated in a boat trip on Lake Tana (the biggest lake of Ethiopia) to visit the monastery churches. After arriving to Gorgora drive to Gondar.

    Day 4: Gondar: The day is dedicated to visit Gondar.

    Day 5: Day Excursions to the panoramic lookout on the Simien Mountains.

    Day 6: Flight Gondar - Lalibela: visit the first groups of churches.

    Day 7: Lalibela: morning by mule or on foot to the hill churches of Lalibela. Afternoon visit to the second group of churches and the market.

    Day 8: Flight Lalibela - Axum. Afternoon visit the sites in Axum.

    Day 9: Flight Axum – Addis Ababa, afternoon city tour in Addis and last minutes shopping.

    Day 10: Addis Ababa - Hosanna: passing through Adadi Mariam and Tiya.

    Day 11: Hosanna - Arba Minch: via Sodo, through the fertile territory of the Oromo and Gurage tribes.

    Day 12: Arba Minch - Jinka: En route visit the Derase, Tsemay, Are and Benna tribes.

    Day 13: Jinka - Mago: visit the Mursi tribes and their villages passing through Mago Park. Overnight Camping.

    Day 14: Mago- Trumi, en route visit the Caro and Dus tribes on the Omo River. Overnight Camping

    Day 15: Turmi: Visit the Hamer tribes and on Monday the Hamer market, Overnight Camping

    Day 16: Turmi - Omo Rate - Turmi, Visit the Geleb and Dessanch tribes. Overnight in Camping

    Day 17: Turmi - Arba Minch: en route visit the Konso Village.

    Day 18: Arba Minch: Morning boat excursions on Lake Chiamo afternoon visit the Nech sar park.

    Day 19: Arba Minch - Awassa: en route visit Chenecha the Dorze Village and the Wolayita.

    Day 20: Awassa - Langano: en route visit Wondo Genet Hot Springs and Shahemene village.

    Day 21: Langano - Addis Ababa: Morning visits the Abiyata Shalla Park and afternoon drive to Addis.

    Day 22: Morning City tour in Addis Ababa and Evening Departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    10 Days And 9 Nights Trekking To Bale Mountains With Extension To Rift Valley Regions

    Title: Trekking to Bale Mountains with extension to Rift Valley Regions

    Tour Code: FET 021

    Tour Duration: 10 Days and 9 Night

    Transportation: Surface

    Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa transfer to hotel, overnight Addis Ababa.

    Day 2: Drive to Dinsho Head Quarter Bale Mountains National Park throught the Great Rift Valley system, Overnight Dinsho lodge/camping

    Day 3: Bird watching and game viewing in and around Dinsho and hiking around, Overnight Dinsho lodge/camping

    Day 4: Arrange the pack animal and Start trekking to Fincha Abbera via Web valley, Overnight camping at the waterfall /Fincha Abbera/.

    Day 5: Trek from Fincha Abbera to Wassama Peak via Meraro, Overnight camping at the foot of Wassama Peak

    Day 6: Trek from Wassama to Gabra Guracha /Lake/ via Mount Batu (4203) the second highest peak in the Bale Mountains, Overnight camping

    Day 7: Walk to Konteh peak (4132), on the top of Sanattie plateau where we meet our vehicle and then we drive to Goba.

    Day 8: Drive from Goba to Wondo Genet resort for refreshment by the natural hot spring and swim, Overnight Wondo Genet

    Day 9: In the Morning hiking and birding in and around the forest afternoon drive to Lake Awassa, Overnight Awassa

    Day 10: Morning we visit the popular fish market in Lake Awassa and drive back to Addis Ababa evening cultural dinner and transfer to airport to fly back

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    12 Days And 11 Nights Trekking To Surma And Tribal Expedition

    Title: Trekking to Surma and Tribal Expedition

    Tour Code: FET 022

    Tour Duration: 12 Days and 11 Night

    Transportation: Surface

    Day 01: Arrive at Bole International.

    Day 02: Drive to Jimma passing through Wolkite on the way we will visit the Gurage ethnic group with their big circular grass hat house and beautiful scenery over view the Gibe valley.

    Day 03: After breakfast drive to Mizan Teferi, passing through coffee plantations. The area is known historic for strong Kingdom Kaffa, the birthplace of coffee Arabica.

    Day 04: Morning drive to Kibish on the way visit the Bebeka coffee plantation where they cultivate organic coffee trees, tea, spice as well as rubber trees. Continue drive Lunch stop at Dima, the Town of Anuak tribe. Then proceed to Kibish, Overnight camping at Kibish.

    Day 05: Full day visit of the Surma Village, in meantime we organize our trekking equipment and get ready mule and Mule attendant for next day adventure Surma trekking, overnight at Camping at Kibish.

    Day 06: Morning After breakfast start the first day trek to Magologue, on the way pass by natural mineral water and scenic full area, Overnight Camping at Kolu.

    Day 07: Trek to Yella which is situated on the top of the Hill the Village gives a panoramic view of the Omo National Park as well as over view of Kibish Town, Overnight camping at Yella.

    Day 08: Trek to the Omo park head quarters meet our vehicle have our lunch and rest. Late Afternoon we will have games drive as we meet our drivers after trekking days, Camp at the headquarters.

    Day 09: Setoff for Tum via Maji on the way visit the Dizi tribe The Dizi people are hereditarily very short people who have beehive: like houses, similar to the Dorze, If the day is fall to Saturday Maji, Saturday market where you will meet with the Dizi, Surma, and the Nyangatom tribes, Overnight camping in Tum.

    Day 10: Retrace North to Bebeka, where we will stay for overnight guesthouse at the Bebeka Coffee Plantation, overnight guesthouse.

    Day 11: Returning back, we continue to Jimma via Mizan Tafari. In Jimma you have free time relaxing after a long day trekking.

    Day 12: Drive back to Addis via Butajira on the way you will visit the archeological sites of Tiya and Adadi Mariam. In the Evening Traditional dinner with Ethiopian dances from the different ethnic Groups. Then transfer to the airport for departure back to home.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    16 Days And 15 Nights Trekking To Semien Mountains With Extension To Lalibela And Axum

    Title: Trekking to Semien Mountains with extension to Lalibela and Axum

    Tour Code: FET 023

    Tour Duration: 16 Days and 15 Night

    Mode of transportation: Surface

    Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and afternoon is a city tour. Overnight Addis Ababa

    Day 2: Take the morning flight to Gonder and then visiting the 17th century castles (or the Royal enclosure of Fassiledes) and the beautifully painted church of Debra Brehan Sellassie, Overnight Gonder

    Day 3: Drive from Gonder to Sankaber the Semien Mountains National Park, Overnight Sankaber camping.

    Day 4: Start Trekking from Sankaber to Geech along breathtaking escarpment and wonderful scenery over looking great volcanic hills and Rocky Mountains of unusual land formation via Kedadit, one of the best viewpoints in the Semien Mountains, Overnight Geech camping.

    Day 5: Trek from Geech to mount Immeitgogo, Kedadit, and back to Geech, Overnight Geech camping.

    Day 6: Trek from Geech to Cheneck, the site for the endemic Walia Ibex, along the cliffs of the mountain range, Overnight Cheneck camping.

    Day 7: Trek from Cheneck to Ambiko via Buhait, one of the highest peaks in the Semien MNP, next to Ras Dashen, Overnight Ambiko camping.

    Day 8: Full day trek to put your foot on the Ethiopia’s highest peak, Ras Dashen (4546 m). It takes us about 11:00 hours up and down walk; this is the most difficult day of the trip. Overnight Ambiko camping.

    Day 9 : Trek back from Ambiko to Cheneck, Overnight Cheneck camping

    Day 10: Morning packs the tent and everything and drive back to Gonder, afternoon free time relax, overnight Gonder.

    Day 11: Morning transfer to Air Port to fly to Lalibela up on arrival transfer to hotel after noon visit the first group of church, Overnight Lalibela

    Day 12: Full day explore the remaining Rock hewn Churches of Lalibela; the site of remarkable rock: hewn monolithic churches believed have been built by King Lalibella in the late 12th or early 13th century. Overnight stay in Lalibela

    Day 13: Morning transfer to Air Port to fly to Axum and visit the ancient civilization including the ruins of queen sheba palace, obelisk and emperor tombs and much more, overnight Axum

    Day 14: Morning transfer to airport to fly Lalibela, arrival transfer to hotel lunch break and shot relax after noon visit the first group of Lalibela rock hewn churches dated back to the 12 the century, overnight Lalibela.

    Day 15: Full day explore the remaining rock churches of Lalibela and an afternoon excursion to a nearby rock churches located on the top of the mountain, overnight Lalibela.

    Day 16: Morning transfer to airport to fly back to Addis on the way visit the cave churches of Nakt’labe arrival to Addis shopping and evening cultural dinner then departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    9 Days And 8 Nights Rift Valley Lakes Bale & Awash National Parks

    Title: Bird Watching Rift valley Bale & Awash National Parks

    Tour Code: FET 024

    Tour Duration: 9 Days and 8 Nights

    Mode of Transport: Surface

    Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel, Afternoon city tour in Addis.

    Day 2: Drive to Langano En route, spot birds at Debre Zeit and Lake Zeway.

    Day 3: Birding at Lake Abyatta and Shalla national park for aquatic birds precede to Awassa spot various birds at your hotel.

    Day 4: After visiting the fish market at Lake Awassa and birding carry on to Wondo Genet.

    Day 5: Drive to Bale Mountains birding en route late afternoon head quarter birding then drive to Goba.

    Day 6: Excursion to Sanneti Plateau for birding.

    Day 7: Drive to Sodore and birding in your hotel compound.

    Day 8: Drive to Awash National Park and birding.

    Day 9: Drive back to Addis Ababa and evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant then departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    19 Days And 18 Nights Debre Libanos Debre Berhan Sof Omar Valley

    Title: Bird Watching Debre Libanos, Debre Berhan, Sof Omar Great Rift Valley and Bale Mountain

    Tour Code : FET 025

    Tour Duration : 19 Days and 18 Nights

    Mode of Transport : Surface

    Day 1: Arrive at Addis Ababa.

    Day 2: Excursion trip to Debre Libanos from Addis.

    Day 3: Drive South to Awash National Park via Debre Zeit.

    Day 4: Awash National Park full day birding overnight lodge

    Day 5: Awash National Park full day birding.

    Day 6: Drive Awash – Wondo Genet afternoon birding.

    Day 7: Wondo Genet morning birding then drive to Goba.

    Day 8: Goba : Sof Omar trip birding and natural cave.

    Day 9: Goba Sanneti Plateau full day birding then back Goba.

    Day 10: Drive through Mountains to Negele on the way birding.

    Day 11: Negele and around full day.

    Day 12: Drive Yabello en route birding.

    Day 13: Full day birding Yabello.

    Day 14: Drive to Langano on the way birding, overnight hotel/resort

    Day 15: Around Langano birding then drive to Addis.

    Day 16: Drive to Jemma valley afternoon birding.

    Day 17: Morning Jemma valley birding (Harwood’s Francolin).

    Day 18: Debra Brehan and the surrounding birding.

    Day 19: Debra Brehan to Addis cultural dinner in traditional restaurant the departure

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    7 Days And 6 Nights Erta Ale Active Volcano With The Dallol Depression

    Title: Erta Ale active volcano with the Dallol Depression

    Tour Code: FET 026

    Tour Duration: 7 Days and 6 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrive in Addis Ababa and be met by our team and transferred to your hotel.

    Day 2: Morning fly to Mekele and met the tram at the airport and direct drive to Berhale a small town of Afar lunch break and permit paper from the tourism office and continue to Hamedela, overnight camping

    Day 3: Morning head to Dodem a base camp arrival lunch break and rest, prepare camel late afternoon trek to the active volcano and admire the Ertale active volcano and take picture spend the night, overnight camping

    Day 4: Early in the morning trek back to the base camp meet the car and drive to Hamedela, late afternoon photograph the caravan from your camp site, overnight camping

    Day 5: Morning head to Dalol to visit the amazing mineral colors and one of the lowest place on earth 120 meter below sea level and lake Asale, after lunch break drive to Mekele.

    Day 6: Excursion to Geralta Chain Mountain to visit the rock hewn churches of Tigray, some of them are Aberha we Atsebha, Abune Yemata and Wekro Cherkos afternoon drive back to Mekele.

    Day 7: Fly back to Addis Ababa, Afternoon city tour we visit historical sites in Addis Ababa including the National Archaeological Museum, where we will view the 3.6 million year old remains of “Lucy”, whose skeletal remains when discovered in 1974. You will also visit the Ethnological Museum at Addis Ababa University, Holy Trinity Cathedrals and Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3200 meters and offers a panoramic view of the metropolis, after traditional dinner transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.

    10 Days And 9 Night Erta Ale Active Volcano With The Dallol Depression

    Title: Erta Ale active volcano with the Dallol Depression

    Tour Code: FET 027

    Tour Duration: 10 Days and 9 Night

    Mode of Transport: Surface and Flight

    Day 1: Arrive in Addis Ababa and be met by our team and transferred to your hotel.

    Day 2: Drive to Awash national park passing the town of Debrezyet, afternoon game drive in Awash national park and view of the fall.

    Day 3: Drive to Logia Today, we drive through the Rift Valley into the Afar triangle, slowly loosing elevation. The landscape changes from savannah to steppe and half: desert, interrupted by oases from the Awash River.

    Day 4: Morning after escort the local guide start to The trip to Afdera leads through rugged landscapes, characterized by volcanic rifts and faults, young black lava flows and gravel desert. After about 4 to 5 hours’ drive, we reach the flat, salt: covered Danakil depression at the salty lake Afdera. There will be time to visit Afdera, where pure salt is being produced, overnight at local hotel/ camping.

    Day 5: Drive to Dodom village (base of Ertale), After breakfast, we pick up Afar policemen and an Afar guide, then drive though the flat salt and lava desert to the Afar village of Dodom and set up camp at the base of Ertale. After early dinner start trek to Ertale volcano edge we enjoy a magical night and admire

    Day 6: Descend from Ertale After early sunrise at the spectacular lava lake, we break down our camp and using the camels again, we return to the point of departure where the vehicles are waiting and drive to Hamedela, In the afternoon and evening we can watch the endless camel caravans coming and going: they arrive empty and leave packed full with precious salt blocks, Overnight camping.

    Day 7: A full day will be available to explore the fascinating volcano of Dallol : a volcano hidden under a kilometer thick deposit of salt. The volcano marks its presence by the doming up of the salt and hundreds of fumaroles and hot springs in all colors, overnight camping

    Day 8: Salt caravans : salt cutting and loading : transfer to the highlands in the morning, we watch the thousands of camels leaving for the salt cutting area. We then drive to the lake and watch the salt cutters and salt shapers at work, following a century old established order. By the time we leave in the late morning, the first camels are being loaded and the cycle is repeated.

    We continue our drive and leave the desert. In the late afternoon, we should already be back on the highland plateau where we stay the night in a small town, and enjoy cold drink, overnight at hotel. Day 9: Morning drive to Mekele on the way make an excursion to Geralta to visit the rock churches of Tigray.

    Day 10: This day fly back to Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour we visit historical sites in Addis Ababa including the National Archaeological Museum, where we will view the 3.6 million year old remains of “Lucy”, whose skeletal remains when discovered in 1974. You will also visit the Ethnological Museum at Addis Ababa University, Holy Trinity Cathedrals and Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3200 meters and offers a panoramic view of the metropolis, after traditional dinner transfer to airport for departure.

    Upon request the above tour program can be, modified, differently rearranged, combined with other programs, or extended to suit the clients’ interest, time, and budget.