Duration : 8 nights & 9 Days
Transportation : Flight and Surface
Destination : BAHAR DAR ( LAKE TANA & BULE NILE FALLS ),GONADR, SIEMEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK,AXUM, LALIBELA
Day. 01: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA – SIGHTSEEINGS.
Arrival Addis Ababa and meet the Simien Image Tour and Travel representative. Then transfer your hotel. Depending on your arrival time make sightseeing in Addis Ababa.
Day. 02: ADDIS ABABA – BAHAR DAR ( DRIVE )
In morning after breakfast drive to Bahirdar through Debre Libanos monastery.Debre Libanos is an important monastic centre for Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity.
Day. 03: EXCURSSION IN BAHIR DAR ( LAKE TANA & BULE NILE FALLS )
In the morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Tana to visit isolated monasteries. There is good birding in the lush forest surrounding much of the lake. Then drive to the thundering Blue Nile Falls. Along the walk to the falls, birding is excellent.
Day. 04: BAHIR DAR – GONADR
In the morning drive to Gondar. Then city tour of Gondar including a visit to the Royal Compound, where enchanting 17th century castles stand. Also, visit DebreBerhan Selassie Church meaning Trinity at the Mount of Light.
Day 05: GONADR – SIEMEN MTS. NATIONAL PARK
Morning after breakfast drive to the jagged panorama of the Simien Mountains National Park, famed for its exclusive landscape, afro-alpine vegetation and unique wildlife, where you may spot the endemic Wallia Ibex, Gelada Baboon troops, Bushbuck, Klipspringer.
Day. 06: SIEMEN MTS. NATIONAL PARK – AXUM
Drive to Axum Through beautiful escarpment of Siemen Mountains and Tekeze river valley
Day. 07: AXUM – SIGHTSEEINGS
Morning after breakfast explore the city of Axum. Visit the interesting museum in stelae field, the impressive Stelae Fields and also the grounds of the 16th-century Cathedral of St. Mary of Zion, home of the original Ark of the Covenant.
Day.08: AXUM – LALIBELA
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Lalibela, famous for its rock-hewn churches dating back 800 years. This is the most important stop on the historical route and from the air the 11 churches, carved into the rugged mountainside, present an awesome spectacle. Afternoon excursion to the most spectacular churches.
Day. 09: LALIBELA – ADDIS ABABA
In the morning fly back to Addis Ababa and shopping at souvenir shops. Evening fair well dinner and transfer to air port for departure.