Historic Circuit & Semien Mountains (10 Nights / 11 Days)
Tour Code: WET - 006
Day 1: ADDIS ABABA-city tour of Addis Ababa.
Arrive at Bole (ADD), Welcome to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. City tour in Addis. Entoto Mountain, Ethnological Museum, National Museum. Accommodation: Ghion Hotel in Addis
Day 2: Flight to Bahir Dar and excursion to Lake Tana and Blue Nile fall visit.
Bahirdar is the jumping-off point for visits to the spectacular scenic Blue Nile Falls named “Tis Issat” and monastries on the islands of Lake Tana. Accommodation: Tana Hotel in Bahirdar
Day 3: Drive to Gondar and visit 17th century castle and church.
Visit the 17th century royal palaces and the old standing mural painting church of Debre Birhan Silassie. Accommodation: Goha Hotel in Gondar
Day 4: Drive to Sankaber 3230masl through a beautiful scenery and the villages of Falasha (Ethiopian Jews). Accommodation: Camping
Day 5: Early in the morning start trek to Geech 3600masl through the magnificent semien plugs and the pillars of the majestic mountain to Cheneck via Amba Ras. Today we expect to see a lot of birds as well as the endemic Gelada Baboon. The trek will take 5-7 hrs with plenty stops on the road. Accommodation: Camping
Day 6: This morning trek from Geech to Chenek 3600masl through bushes, falls, dawn streams and the pillars of mountains this will take 6-8hrs to the camping site. Accomodation: Camping
Day 7: Drive from Chenek to Gondar town. Accommodation: Goha Hotel in Gondar
Day 8: Fly to Lalibela Visit the 12th century rock hewn Churches of Lalibela. Accommodation: Mount View Hotel in Lalibela
Day 9: Visit Near by churches around Lalibela Town. Surrounding the town of Lalibela are numerous other churches to visit that are distinct in architecture and design. Accommodation: Mount View Hotel in Lalibela
Day 10 Flight to Axum and visit the sights at Axum. Hotel Axum is well known for its stele fields, ruins of the palace of the Queen of Sheba, tombs of former Kings. Accommodation: Yeha Hotel in Axum
Day 11 Flight to Addis Ababa and evening attend Ethiopian traditional dinner and departure to home. Accommodation: Ghion Hotel (Only for a day use)