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Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa international airport -Upon arrival be meet and greet and transfer to Hotel

Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Aratkilo area Addis, Addis Ababa 123 Ethiopia
Visit this majestic cathedral that is well decorated and full of sculptures. The cathedral is the resting place of the last Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie and Empress Menen and some of his children.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
known to be the best museum in Africa, where cultural and archaeological relics, including a plaster cast of "Lucy," the 3.2 million-year-old Hominid, are displayed.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ethnological Museum, Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Haile Selassie’s former palace which is the now home of the Ethnological Museum. Exhibits here represent the best of the arts and crafts of the country and give an in-depth insight into the various peoples of Ethiopia
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Panoramic view of Addis Ababa from 3000 mts height above see level to 2500 mts of Addis Ababa.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Africa’s largest open market.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Ambassador hotel ,Addis Ababa

Day 2: Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Bahir Dar ,ET 126 DEP 07:30-ARR 08:30 ,

Stop At: Blue Nile Falls, Ethiopia
Drive to the Blue Nile falls (Tis Issat), about 45 minutes by road from Bahir dar followed by a 30 minute; walk from the road to the falls. Here, the Blue Nile starts its journey to the Mediterranean. These amazing waterfalls reaches its 400 meters wide and more than 45 meters in height from June to December.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Lake Tana, Ground floor from Blue Nile Hotel, Bahir Dar 1000 Ethiopia
Boat trip on Lake Tana will take you to the great water system that gives the Blue Nile its tremendous power. This boat trip also provides the opportunity to view magnificently preserved island monasteries of the thirteenth century including the visit of ancient church and treasury of Ura Kidane Mehret at Zeghie Peninsula and Azua Mariam .
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Jacaranda hotel , Bahir Dar

Day 3: 4 hours drive to Gondar, which was a capital city in the 16th century

Stop At: Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar region, Gonder Ethiopia
visit the castles compound, Ruin palaces, Bath of King Fasiledes (1632-1667 G.C)
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Debre Berhan Selassie Church, Gondar, Ethiopia, Gonder Ethiopia
visit Debre Berhan Sellasie Church famous for its wall & ceiling paints of 18th Century
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Taye hotel Gondar

Day 4: Fly to Axum ET 122 DEP 08:55-ARR 10:40.

Stop At: St Mary of Zion, Axum Ethiopia
St. Mary of Zion church which the Ark of the Covenant resides it brought by King Solomon and Queen of Sheba's son "Menelik I" almost 3000 years ago. The old church open for men only and the new church is worth visiting including the museum.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Ruins of Aksum, Axum Ethiopia
Tour includes visit to the museum, Obelisks and Stele, the Castle Ruins of King Kaleb and Queen of Sheba's Bath and Palace,
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Consular Hotel , Axum

Day 5: Fly to Lalibella ET 123 DEP 11:10-ARR 12:55,

Stop At: Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Lalibela 1260 Ethiopia
visit first group of the eleven monolithic & semi monolithic of the 12th century rock churches ;that includes Bete Medhaniealem ,Bête Maryam ,Bete Michael/Gologota and Bete Giorgis
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Zan Seyoum Hotel , Lalibella

Day 6: Excursion to Yemerhane Kirstos church

Stop At: Asheton Maryam Monastery, Ethiopia
Early in the morning make an excursion to Asheten Mariam church, where you will the semi-monolithic church which was hewed out by the nephew of King Lalibella
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Lalibela 1260 Ethiopia
After lunch visit the second group of churches that includes Bete Gebriel , Bete Mercorios, Bete Amanuel & Aba Libanos.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Zan Seyoum hotel, Lalibella

Day 7: Fly back to Addis ET 123 DEP 12:15-ARR 14:30

Stop At: Tomoca Coffee | ቶሞካ ቡና, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Time for shopping coffee and souvenirs in the afternoon.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Evening Farwell dinner party enjoying folkloric dance.
No accommodation included on this day.
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