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13-East African Explorer
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8-Day Kenya Highlights
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8-Day Family Friendly Journey - Kenya Safari
7-Day Masai Footsteps
7-Day Samburu & Mara Fly-in Safari
4-Day Simba Safari
4-Day Mombasa
   
Tanzania
13-Day East African Explorer
11-Day Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
8-Day Tanzania Under Canvas
8-Day Best of Tanzania
7-Day Tanzania Deluxe Safari
4-Day Zanzibar
   
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18-Day Splendors of Africa
14-Day South Africa: A World in One Country
12-Day Splendors of Africa
10-Day Affordable South Africa in Depth
10-Day South Africa: Wine & Wildlife
7-Day Simply South Africa
7-Day or 10-Day South Africa Safari in Luxury
7-Day Cape Explorer
3-Day Mpumalanga
3-Day Johannesburg
   
Egypt
8-Day Egypt: Land of Pharaohs
   
Ethiopia
8-Day Ethiopian Experience
   
Uganda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
8-Day Uganda Wildlife Safari
6-Day Uganda Gorilla Trek
   
Rwanda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
3-Day Rwanda Gorilla Trek
   
Zambia
11-Day Zambia in Depth
8-Day Zambia and Malawi
5-Day South Luangwa Experience
3-Day Zambezi Safari
3-Day Victoria Falls & Livingstone
   
Malawi
8-Day Zambia and Malawi
   
Zimbabwe
18-Day Splendors of Africa
12-Day Splendors of Africa
9-Day Great Zimbabwe
5-Day or 7-Day Images of Africa
3-Day Victoria Falls & Livingstone
6-Day Zimbabwe Express
   
Botswana
18-Day Splendors of Africa
12-Day Splendors of Africa
11-Day Botswana In Depth
9-Day Affordable Botswana
5-Day or 7-Day Images of Africa
   
Namibia
11-Day Highlights of Namibia
4-Day Etosha Safari
3-Day Sossusvlei Adventure
   
Madagascar
4-Day Madagascar Express
   
Jordan
9-Day Spiritual Footsteps of Jordan
6-Day Jewels of Jordan
4-Day Petra Express
   
Turkey
14-Day Discover Turkey
10-Day Classical Turkey
7-Day Turkey Explorer
4-Day Istanbul Express
   
Morocco
7-Day or 10-Day Imperial Cities of Morocco
   
UAE
8-Day Abu Dhabi in Luxury
6-Day Abu Dhabi Explorer
4-Day Dubai
4-Day Abu Dhabi
   
Oman
4-Day Oman
   
Israel
10-Day Jewish Heritage
8-Day Holyland
7-Day Israel Explorer
7-Day Living Waters
4-Day Jerusalem Express
   
Qatar
3-Day Doha Express
4-Day Qatar Stop Over
5-Day Qatar Adventure
 
 

8 days / 7 nights

Tour overview:
With a culture and traditions dating back over 3000 years, Ethiopia is a land of religious fervor, a glorious history, vibrant celebrations and endless festivals. Add to that a range of natural beauty that includes Afro-Alpine highlands, soaring to around 14,000 feet, the Great Rift Valley, white-water rivers and a Savannah teeming with game.

Day 1 - Arrive Addis Ababa
Arrive to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where you are met and escorted to your hotel. (D)

Day 2 - Addis Ababa / Bahar Dar – Lake Tana
Fly to Bahar Dar. Drive to the majestic Blue Nile Falls. Take a boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the 13th-century monastery of Ura Kidane Mihret, as well as Kibran Gabriel, where only men are allowed to enter. (BD)

Day 3 - Bahar Dar / Gondar
Enjoy the drive to Gondar, known as the “Camelot of Africa.” Visit the castles and churches, built by King Fassiladas and his descendants. (BD)

Day 4 - Gondar / Lalibela
Fly to Lalibela. Visit the 11 medieval, monolithic cave churches and the first group of rockhewn churches, which were built between AD 800 and 1200. (BD)

Day 5 - Lalibela
Tour the second group of rock-hewn churches. Later, visit Na’akuto La’ab, a church built in a cave, where King Na’akuto La’ab led a hermit’s life after abdicating his throne. (BD)

Day 6 - Lalibela / Axum
Fly to Axum to see the remarkable stelae or obelisks, St. Mary’s Church, the Sanctuary Chapel, the Coronation Yard, Axum Museum, Queen Sheba’s Palace, and King Kaleb’s Tomb. (BD)

Day 7 - Axum / Addis Ababa – City Sightseeing
Fly to Addis Ababa. Visit the National Archaeological Museum, home to the 3.6 million-year-old skeleton of “Lucy.” Enjoy panoramic views from Mount Entoto. Also visit St. George Cathedral and Merkato, the largest open-air market in Africa. (BD)

Day 8 - Depart Addis Ababa
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

           
    2017      
           
    DEPARTS Daily, minimum 2 passengers  
      Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
           
    Radisson Blu $4,325 $5,080  
    Hilton $4,375 $5,100  
    Sheraton $4,625 $5,580  
           
    * If traveling internationally on Ethiopian Airlines, cost reduction
of $400 per person (International Ticket Numbers required)
           
    * Solo traveler supplement available on request
           
    Hotels      
           
    Addis Ababa      
    Hilton Addis Ababa or Radisson Blu or Sheraton  
           
    Bahar Dar      
    Kuriftu Resort and Spa - Lake Tana    
           
    Gondar      
    Goha Hotel      
           
    Lalibela      
    Roha Hotel      
           
    Axum      
    Yeha Hotel      
           
    2018      
           
    DEPARTS Daily, minimum 2 passengers  
      Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
           
    Radisson Blu $4,325 $5,080  
    Hilton $4,375 $5,100  
    Sheraton $4,625 $5,580  
           
    * If traveling internationally on Ethiopian Airlines, cost reduction
of $400 per person (International Ticket Numbers required)
           
    * Solo traveler supplement available on request
           
    Hotels      
           
    Addis Ababa      
    Hilton Addis Ababa or Radisson Blu or Sheraton  
           
    Bahar Dar      
    Kuriftu Resort and Spa - Lake Tana    
           
    Gondar      
    Goha Hotel      
           
    Lalibela      
    Roha Hotel      
           
    Axum      
    Yeha Hotel      

Inclusions & Highlights:
• Accommodations in standard, first class and deluxe hotels
• 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners
• Arrival and departure airport transfers
• Transportation in private vehicle
• Entrance fees
• Local guides
• Internal flights – Addis Ababa / Bahar Dar & Gondar/Lalibela / Axum/Addis Ababa
• Blue Nile Falls and boat trip on Lake Tana
• Castles and Churches of Gondar
• Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela
• 'Ark of the Covenant' at Axum
• Independent tour

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