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Ethiopian Experience
8 Days

ITINERARY

8 days: Addis Ababa, Bahar Dar, Lake Tana, Gondar, Lalibela, Axum

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 in 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 rock-hewn churches, which were built between AD 800 to 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)


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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2020
DEPARTS Daily, minimum 2 passengers
Radisson Blu
Depart Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
May 03 - May 10 $5,100 $5,900
May 10 - May 17 $5,100 $5,900
May 17 - May 24 $5,100 $5,900
May 24 - May 31 $5,100 $5,900
May 31 - Jun 07 $5,100 $5,900
Jun 07 - Jun 14 $5,100 $5,900
Jun 14 - Jun 21 $5,100 $5,900
Jun 21 - Jun 28 $5,100 $5,900
Jun 28 - Jul 05 $5,100 $5,900
Jul 05 - Jul 12 $5,100 $5,900
Jul 12 - Jul 19 $5,100 $5,900
Jul 19 - Jul 26 $5,100 $5,900
Jul 26 - Aug 02 $5,100 $5,900
Aug 02 - Aug 09 $5,100 $5,900
Aug 09 - Aug 16 $5,100 $5,900
Aug 16 - Aug 23 $5,100 $5,900
Aug 23 - Aug 30 $5,100 $5,900
Aug 30 - Sep 06 $5,100 $5,900
Sep 06 - Sep 13 $5,100 $5,900
Sep 13 - Sep 20 $5,100 $5,900
Sep 20 - Sep 27 $5,100 $5,900
Sep 27 - Oct 04 $5,100 $5,900
Oct 04 - Oct 11 $5,100 $5,900
Oct 11- Oct 18 $5,100 $5,900
Oct 18 - Oct 25 $5,100 $5,900
Oct 25 - Nov 01 $5,100 $5,900
Nov 01 - Nov 08 $5,100 $5,900
Nov 08 - Nov 15 $5,100 $5,900
Nov 15 - Nov 22 $5,100 $5,900
Nov 22 - Nov 29 $5,100 $5,900
Nov 29 - Dec 06 $5,100 $5,900
Dec 06 - Dec 13 $5,100 $5,900
Dec 13 - Dec 20 $5,100 $5,900
Dec 20 - Dec 27 $5,100 $5,900
Dec 27 - Jan 03 $5,100 $5,900
Sheraton
Depart Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
May 03 - May 10 $5,500 $6,600
May 10 - May 17 $5,500 $6,600
May 17 - May 24 $5,500 $6,600
May 24 - May 31 $5,500 $6,600
May 31 - Jun 07 $5,500 $6,600
Jun 07 - Jun 14 $5,500 $6,600
Jun 14 - Jun 21 $5,500 $6,600
Jun 21 - Jun 28 $5,500 $6,600
Jun 28 - Jul 05 $5,500 $6,600
Jul 05 - Jul 12 $5,500 $6,600
Jul 12 - Jul 19 $5,500 $6,600
Jul 19 - Jul 26 $5,500 $6,600
Jul 26 - Aug 02 $5,500 $6,600
Aug 02 - Aug 09 $5,500 $6,600
Aug 09 - Aug 16 $5,500 $6,600
Aug 16 - Aug 23 $5,500 $6,600
Aug 23 - Aug 30 $5,500 $6,600
Aug 30 - Sep 06 $5,500 $6,600
Sep 06 - Sep 13 $5,500 $6,600
Sep 13 - Sep 20 $5,500 $6,600
Sep 20 - Sep 27 $5,500 $6,600
Sep 27 - Oct 04 $5,500 $6,600
Oct 04 - Oct 11 $5,500 $6,600
Oct 11- Oct 18 $5,500 $6,600
Oct 18 - Oct 25 $5,500 $6,600
Oct 25 - Nov 01 $5,500 $6,600
Nov 01 - Nov 08 $5,500 $6,600
Nov 08 - Nov 15 $5,500 $6,600
Nov 15 - Nov 22 $5,500 $6,600
Nov 22 - Nov 29 $5,500 $6,600
Nov 29 - Dec 06 $5,500 $6,600
Dec 06 - Dec 13 $5,500 $6,600
Dec 13 - Dec 20 $5,500 $6,600
Dec 20 - Dec 27 $5,500 $6,600
Dec 27 - Jan 03 $5,500 $6,600
* If traveling internationally on Ethiopian Airlines, cost reduction of $400 per person (International Ticket Numbers required)
* Solo traveler supplement available on request
* Supplements may apply for special events and holidays
Hotels
Addis Ababa
Radisson Blu or Sheraton
Bahar Dar
Kuriftu Resort and Spa - Lake Tana
Gondar
Goha Hotel
Lalibela
Roha Hotel
Axum
Yeha Hotel

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INCLUSIONS

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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