This 6 day fly / drive itinerary is great for those visitors who are pressed for time but still want to see the major attractions in the north of Ethiopia. The tour will visit the towns of Addis Ababa, Axum, Lalibela, Gondar and Bahir Dar.
Addis Ababa, the capital, is the economic hub and driving force behind Ethiopia’s economic rise in the last ten years. From Addis Ababa, fly right to the top of the country to visit Axum – the ancient capital of the great Axumite Empire. Take another internal flight to see Lalibela – famed for it’s amazing and hard to fathom rock-hewn churches. Next up, fly to Gondar – known as the “Camelot of Africa” as a result of it’s group of castles right in the heart of the city. After Gondar, travel a short distance south by road to the modern lakeside town of Bahir Dar. The tour concludes with a final internal flight back to the capital – Addis Ababa.