16 Days miscellaneous Ethiopia Holiday Package

1. City tours in Addis Ababa:-
After your arrival, check in at your hotel. Begin your city tour in Addis Ababa, starting with a visit to the National Museum of Ethiopia. Continue to Entoto Mountain to explore the first palace and the church of Addis Ababa. Afterward, venture to the biggest open-air market, known as Merkato. Finally, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight Jupiter Hotel or Similar

2. Domestic flight to Mekele:-
After arrival at Mekele town the adventure begin with driving to Ahamadella, which is called the ‘base camp’ located in the desert and only 5 km away from Dallol. On our way, we have lunch and stop at some places where you can enjoy a very impressive view. Then you meet the first camel caravans. We leave the 2000m highland to arrive in the salt desert called Ahamadella. After a walk through the Afar village, you eat dinner prepared by our professional chef, Over night Camping

3. Drive to Ert-Ale Volcano:-
we drive 265km to reach to the bottom of the volcano where the cars can’t drive further, on our way we visit Afar peoples’ camel caravans as they embark on their long trek to towns like Mekelle for the salt business. You will witness the traditional way of harvesting salt from the salt lake. In the evening we start 3 up to 4 hours walking to the top of the volcano with joining different partners during the tour then You will visit the stunning active volcano lake Over night Camping

4. Drive to Dalol – Mekele:-
We walk down from the camp to the bottom of the volcano, After breakfast in the morning, we start our journey to the Dallol Depression. During our expedition, we visit various places, such as the colorful salt lakes and thermo active springs of Dallol, as well as the different spectrum landscapes containing potash, sulfur, and other minerals. After a half-day visitation in Dallol, lunch will be in Hamadella, followed by travel to Abala, after all this drive to Mekele town, Overnight Planet Hotel or similar

5. Drive to Axum:-
Drive to Axum En route you will visit one of the ancient rock hewn church of Tigrai found on the Gheralta Mountains, Upon arrival in the ancient town of Axum, explore the UNESCO World Heritage site featuring the ancient obelisks. Continue your visit with the Church of St. Mary of Zion, where the original Ark of the Covenant is kept in secrecy. Finally, transfer to your hotel, Overnight Sabian hotel or similar

6. Drive to Semien mountain national park:-
Drive to the Semien Mountains National Park through the amazing Tekeze Valley, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1978. Here, witness Ethiopia’s tallest mountain, Ras Dashen, and encounter the country’s endemic animals, including gelada baboons. Explore the breathtaking scenery of the park, featuring a stunning landscape. Overnight Semien Lodge

7. Trekking in the Park:-
Early we will make a round trip to see the Jinbar Waterfall , Trekking around Ambiko where you can see the best landscape of the park meet the big groups of Gelada also witness the Endemic Walia Ibex then drive to Semien Lodge

8. Drive to Gonder:-
After a leisure breakfast drive to Gonder Upon arrival, embark on a city tour in the ancient city of Gonder, founded by King Fasil in the 16th century. Visit the remarkable Fasil Castle, known for its amazing architectural design and the accompanying swimming pool. Explore the 17th-century Debre Birhan Selase Church as well. Overnight Goha Hotel or similar

9. Drive to Bahirdar:-
Drive to Bahirdar Upon arrival, explore the most beautiful city in Ethiopia, visiting the lakeshore of Lake Tana. Enjoy a boat trip to observe the ancient monasteries located on the islands. Lake Tana serves as the starting point of the world’s longest river, the Blue Nile. After a city tour, transfer to your hotel. Overnight Naky Hotel or similar

10. Drive to Lalibela:-
Depending on the season Drive to Blue Nile falls which is located 30 km out of Bahirdar after visiting the stunning water fall drive back to Bahirdar then then proceed driving to Lalibela on the way you will visit the Awrmba people village who are well known by hard working and Gender equality After arrival at Lalibela transfer to your hotel, Overnight Sora Lodge or similar

11. Excursion around Lalibela:-
Early in the Morning you will visit the interesting church ceremony as well as watching the rest of surrounding churches both of them have their own specialties by architectural but they are same been erected from one single bedrock that the world has never seen ye After your exploration, having lunch will provide a chance to relax and recharge before heading to the rest of the churches after visitng all the churches transfer to your hotel. Overnight Sora Lodge or similar

12. Domestic flight to Arbaminch:-
Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Arbaminch. Upon arrival, drive to Dorze village to explore the Dorze tribe, known for their weaving skills, traditional dancing, and distinctive house-building techniques. Depending on the day, you may have the opportunity to visit the local market. Afterward, return to Arbaminch town, Overnight at Paradise Lodge or similar

13. Drive to Turmi:-
Drive to Turmi on the way explore the fascinating Konso people village, witnessing their UNESCO World Heritage-listed cultural landscape with terracing. Admire the ancient wooden statues after lunch Upon arrival in Turmi, if there is a bull jumping ceremony in a Hammer tribe village, you will attend the program. Additionally, visit the Hammer people village, Overnight at Paradise Lodge or similar

14. Excursion to Omorate & Kolicho:-
Today, you will experience the rich diversity of two cultures. After an early drive, cross the Omo River via a local boat excursion to visit the Dasenech tribes and observe their varied lifestyles. Return to Turmi for lunch. Depending on the day, you may visit the colorful Dimeka market. Later, drive to Kolicho to encounter the Karo tribes, renowned for their distinctive body painting, situated on the west bank of the Omo River. Finally, return to Turmi, Overnight at Paradise Lodge or similar

15. Drive to Jinka Via Key Afer:-
After breakfast, depending on the day Explore the vibrant market and visit the Benna tribes. with an en-route visit to the Key Afer market, after arrival at Jinka transfer to your hotel, Overnight at Eco Omo Lodge or similar

16. Visit Mursi Tribe then Fly Back to Addis Ababa
Drive into Mago National Park to visit the Mursi people, known for the women who wear clay discs on their lower lips. Afterward, return to Jinka airport for your domestic flight to Addis Ababa. Upon arrival in Addis Ababa, attend our farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant. Depending on your flight schedule, you will then be transferred to the airport.

N.B. Depending on your request this Itinerary can be modified.

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