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Ethiopia Historic Route, Simien Mountains National Park and Harer

Ethiopia Historic Route, Simien Mountains National Park and Harer
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Price:$ 3,345
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P.O. Box: 59314
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Description

This cultural and historical adventure takes you through the rich historical, archaeological, religious and natural attractions of Ethiopia. It focuses on the historically important regions of Bahir Dar, Gondar, Askum, Lalibela and Harer. A boat cruise over Lake Tana is arranged to visit old monasteries on the islands. With some distance drive from Bahir Dar, Blue Nile Falls will be visited. In Gondar the castle of Faselades, which is known as the Camelot of Africa, will be visited. On the way to Axum the magnificent mountain scenery of the Simien Mountains will be seen. After visiting the ancient city of Axum and its archaeological sites, you precede to Lalibela see the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, often referred to as the 'Eighth wonder of the World'. Finally the trip ends by visiting the walled city of Harar.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the dramatic nature of the Blue Nile Gorge & Tiss Isat Falls and take a boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the ancient monasteries Ura Kidane Mehret and Azwa Maryam
  • Visit the Castles of Gondar, which are known as Africa’s Camelot
  • Explore the dramatic scenery of the Simien Mountains National Park
  • Visit the splendid vestiges of the fabled Queen Sheba in Axum
  • Visit the old city of Harar which is considered the "fourth holiest city of Islam" after Mecca, Mediana and Jerusalem
  • Walk the path of pilgrims to the amazing rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the fascinating and strange cultures of the indigenous tribes of the Omo Valley in a modern 4WD
  • Traditional Ethiopian farewell dinner with “coffee ceremony”

Specific details

Code

AAT - 1115
Duration/Days
16
Rating
Easy
International Flight
not included
Destinations

Bahir Dar, Gondar, Simien Mountains, Lalibela, Axum, Harar
Price Information

2 Participants: $3,345 p.p.
3 Participants: $3,100 p.p.
4 Participants: $3,000 p.p.
Ask for lower rates for more participants

Location

Historic Places

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