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Ethiopia Cultural and Historical Tour with Timket Festival

Ethiopia Cultural and Historical Tour with Timket Festival
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Price:$ 3,000
ContactAfrican Adventure Tours
P.O. Box: 59314
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Description

TRIP DATE FROM: 15 JANUARY 2009 - 28 JANUARY. The trip begins and ends in Addis Ababa. This trip begins with a rendezvous at the airport in Addis Ababa on Day 1. Please arrange your flight schedule so you will arrive on the correct day. But on your special request we can arrange other transfer for those arriving earlier.This Ethiopia Historical and Cultural Tour is arranged in such a ways to visit Blue Nile waterfall, Monasteries on Lake Tana, Ethiopia world heritage sites including the Castle of Gondar, the Rock Churches of Lalibela. The second part of the program is a cultural tour for visiting the people in the Southern Omo Valley. This adventure takes you on a cultural high, exploring some of the most remote areas of Ethiopia where some of the most colorful and beautiful tribes of the world live. The Mursi, with their decorative lip plates, the Hamer in their amazing hair decorations, the Ari, the Bena and several other tribes are covered on this trip.

Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate Ethiopia's colorful, orthodox Timket Festival in Lalibela
  • Walk the path of pilgrims between the amazing rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Boat trip on Lake Tana to visit ancient monastery Ura Kidane Mihret and Azwa Maryam
  • Explore the dramatic nature of the Blue Nile & Tis Isat Falls
  • Visit the Castles of Gondar, which are known as Africa’s Camelot
  • Visit the splendid vestiges of the fabled Queen Sheba in Axum
  • Traditional Ethiopian farewell dinner with “coffee ceremony”
  • Shop the stalls of Merkato, the largest open-air market in Africa

Specific details

Code

AAT - 1117
Duration/Days
14
Features
Travel Offroad
Rating
Easy
International Flight
not included
Destinations

South Omo Valley, Historic Route
Price Information

2 Participants: $3,000 p.p.
3 Participants: $2,650 p.p.
Ask for lower rates for more participants

Location

Historic Places

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