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Extension Tour to Ethiopia in Combination to your Tour of Egypt
8 Days and 7 Nights

It is possible to tour Ethiopia in combination with your to any other African country. Below is the detailed itinerary of a tour in conjunction with Egypt which is one of our popular programs.

 

The itinerary below is for 8 days and 7 nights, taking into consideration the weekly flight of Egypt Air which is on Fridays. Thus the program below is from arrival to departure, from to Friday.

• Friday Day 1

CAIRO /ADDIS ABABA- Upon arrival in Addis Ababa at 12:15 P.M. transfer to a 4 Star Hotel and up before tours of the National Museum and the open-air market. This famous houses numerous relics and archeological artifacts showing the history of Ethiopia from prehistoric times to modern day. Its most famous exhibit is the 3.5 million years old skeleton of “LUCY” A stop at the merkato, ‘the Grand Market’ will be made for you to browse, which is one of the biggest markets in Africa,this bustling area presents visitors with goods available from all parts of the country. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

• Saturday Day 2

ADDIS ABABA/LALIBELA-Early morning, after breakfast transfer to the Airport for flight at 7:00 AM to Lalibela. On arrival transfer to a 3 star Hotel.

Lalibela is home to the most famous churches and many major religious ceremonies in Ethiopia. As a center for religious celebrations Lalibela attracts visitors from all over Ethiopia and the world. It is famous for its world renowned monolithic rock hewn churches built in the 12th century. They are one of the world’a most incredible man-made creations. These remarkable edifices were curved out of solid rock in a region where the rugged landscape protects the churches from mass tourism. Dinner and overnight in a 3 star Hotel.

• Sunday Day 3

LALIBELA /AXUM-After breakfast, transfer to the Airport for flight to Axum at 9:50 A.M, upon arrival transfer to a 3 Star Hotel. Axum is Ethiopia’s most ancient city of the Axumite Empire which flourished 3000 years ago. Its riches can still be pictured when gazed upon the magnificent Obelisks, graves of king Kaleb and King Meskel and the legendary Bath and palace ruins of the Queen of Sheba. Afternoon visit the Museum, Obelisks and Castle and palace ruins. Dinner and overnight in a 3 Star Hotel.

• Monday Day 4

AXUM/BAHIR DAR-After breakfast transfer to the Airport for flight to Bahir Dar is at 10:55 A.m. upon arrival transfer to a three Star Hotel. Bahir Dar is a well-known lakae shore town, situated at the southern most end of Lake Tana. IT first rose to importance in the 16th century and is an important trading center and tourist town. Afternoon, city tour of Bahir Dar and its market Dinner and overnight in a three Star Hotel.

• Tuesday Day 5

BAHIR DAR- In the morning drive to tissisat, or Smoke of Fire, which is the local name given to the Blue Nile Falls, the most spectacular warerfall in Northern Africa. The falls are at about 35Km away from Bahir Dar.

Afternoon , take a boat trip on Lake Tana and visit the Ura Kidane Mihret Monasrery in Zeghie Peninsula. Dinner and overnight in a 3 Star Hotel.

• Wednesday Day 6

BAHIR DAR/ GONDAR –Early morning after breakfast transfer to the Airport for flight to Gondar at 8:20 A.M. upon arrival transfer to a 3 Star Hotel. Gondar has been called the “Camelot of Africa” once the capital of Ethiopia at the time of time of Emperor Fasildes in the 17th century. The “Imperial  Quarter” is one of the most impressive vestiges of Ethiopia’s great past. Afternoon, visit the Castles of Gondar, Fasil Bath, and Churches of Debre Berhan Selassie and Kusquam. Dinner and overnight in a Star Hotel.

• Thursday Day 7

GONDER /ADDIS ABABA-Morning, at leisure or visit the market before transfer to the Airport for return flight at 12:50 P.M. On arrival in Addis Ababa transfer to a 4 Star Hotel. Afternoon at leisure, shopping or additional city tour of Addis Ababa. Dinner in a National restaurant among folkloric songs and dances show. Overnight in a 4 Star Hotel.

•Firday Day 8

ADDIS ABABA /CAIRO-Transfer to the Airport at 10:15 A.M for departure flight to Cairo at 13:16 P.M End of Tour.

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