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Travel overland in a private 4x4 vehicle through some of Ethiopia’s most spectacular scenery, accompanied by an expert driverguide.
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Arrive in Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour.
Stay 1 night at the Golden Tulip Hotel. (L, D)
Fly to Bahir Dar, then visit the Blue Nile Falls
and the market. Stay overnight at Kuriftu
Lodge & Spa. (B, L, D)
Morning boat ride on Lake Tana to Zeghie
peninsula. Visit Ura Kidane Mihret. Afternoon
drive to Gondar. Stay 2 nights at the Mayleko
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of the castle of King Fasilides and Trinity Church. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)
Day 6: Simien mountains
Drive to the Simien mountains. Afternoon
guided walk. Overnight at LimaLimo Lodge.
(B, L, D)
Full-day drive to Axum. Two nights at the
Yared Zema Hotel. (B, L, D)
Full-day Axum tour. (B, L, D)
Full-day drive to Hawizen via the Temple
of the Moon, Yeha. Overnight at Gheralta
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Drive to Mekelle. En route visit the three rockhewn
churches. Overnight at Planet Hotel.
(B, L, D)
Drive to Lalibela. En route visit Yimrehane
Christos, a cave church. Stay 3 nights at the
Maribela Hotel in Lalibela. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit to the
northwest cluster of churches. (B, L, D)
Morning walk up to Asheton Maryam
(weather permitting) or Nakutelab cave
church. Afternoon visit to the south-east
cluster of churches. (B, L, D)
Fly to Addis Ababa. Transfer to the Golden
Tulip Hotel. Day room with a car and
driver at your disposal. Dinner at a cultural
restaurant. Transfer to the airport and fly
home. (B, L, D) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys
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