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Ethiopia Historical Tour

ET05: 14 Days Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar - Gondar - Simien Mountains NP - Axum - Lalibela - Addis Ababa - Arba Minch - Konso - Jinka - Turmi - Arba Minch - Addis Ababa

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 3 to 5-star nice hotels & well selected lodges
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa, Airport pick-up and City tour
When you arrive at Bole International Airport, our representative will pick you up on time and send you to the hotel. Later, we will visit National Museum of Ethiopia and Ethnographic Museum first. Located in the center of Addis Ababa, National Museum is famous for its collection of fossils of Lucy, the "grandmother of humanity". As for Ethnographic Museum, it is an Ethiopian nation's cultural museum, where many tribal folk utensils are collected. In the afternoon, we will go to Holy Trinity Church, which shows Ethiopia's Christian history, as well as the country's political and cultural history. Finally, we will go to Merkcato bazaar.

Accommodation: Radison Blue Hotel (5 stars)

Day 2: Fly 1H to Bahir Dar, Enjoy a Boat Trip on Scenic Lake Tana
Day 3: Drive to Gonder, Highlights day tour with Debre Berhan Selassie Church
Day 4: Transfer to Simien Mountains National Park, Afternoon Game Drive
Day 5: Bird watching drive to Axum and free afternoon (190km, 6-7hs)
Day 6: Axum Full Day Tour with the Palace of Queen Sheba
Day 7: Fly to Lalibela, Explore the Rock Hewn Churches
Day 8: Fly back to Addis Ababa, Head South to the Lake Langano
Day 9: Drive to Arba Minch (260km, 4hs), on the way Visit Dorze village
Day 10: Keep driving to Konso, Strolling around the Key Afer Market
Day 11: Short Safari in Mago National Park, Meet the Mursi Tribe
Day 12: Enjoy Full Day Tour in Turmi with the Hamer
Day 13: Omorate Town Excursion to the Dassanech, Transfer to Konso
Day 14: Morning transfer to Arba Minch, Fly back to Addis Ababa & Airport see-off
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • All meal arrangements are served as the itinerary specifies.
  • English speaking local guides for the tours mentioned.
  • Entrances fees for scenic spots as per the itinerary.
  • Economy airfare of Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar, Axum - Lalibela - Addis Ababa, Arba Minch - Addis Ababa.
  • Transfers in private AC vehicle with driver as per itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out from Ethiopia.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (insurance, tips, drinks, etc).
  • Ethiopia visa fee.
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