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 Tuilip 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 Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of the castle of King Fasilides and Trinity Church. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)
Drive to the Simien mountains. Afternoon guided walk. Overnight at LimaLimo Lodge. (B, L, D)
Full-day drive to Axum. Two nights at the Zema Yered 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 north-west 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 Tuilip 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.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5008 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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