6 Days Group Tour – Classic Historic Route

Journey to the heart of Ethiopia’s past…

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Transport: Air and Land

Trip Itinerary:

Day 01: sightseeing of Addis Ababa

Arrival at Bole International Airport. Warm reception by LET guide and driver, you will be transferred to your hotel.
City tour of Addis Ababa including the panoramic view point Entoto Mountain, and Red Terror Martyr’s Museum, Merkato, said to be Africa’s largest market of its kind, and the National Museum (home of Lucy, a partial hominid skeleton dating back 3.2 million years) and the Ethnographic museums.
Accommodation: Bonanza Hotel

Day 02: Addis Ababa – Bahir Dar (Lake Tana and Blue Nile falls)

Transfer to Bole airport and fly to Bahir Dar. In the morning take a boat trip on Lake Tana to explore the monasteries hidden on the shores and islands of Lake Tana. In the afternoon depart out of town to the Blue Nile Falls for an easy hike in the area. Finish the day with a lovely sunset over the lake.
Accommodation: Jacaranda Hotel

Day 03: Sightseeing of Gondar

After breakfast, drive north to Gondar. Explore the sites of Gondar, including a visit to the Royal Enclosure, with six castles and several other buildings. Additionally, visit Fasiladas’s Pool, still used for Timket celebrations today, Debre Birhan Selassie church, with the most famous ceiling frescoes in Ethiopia and Kuskuam, a former palace in a partial state of ruin overlooking the ancient city of Gondar.

Accommodation: Goha Hotel

Day 04: Simien Mountains

Depart to Debark town (100 Km from Gondar), where the head quarter of Simien Mountains National Park is found. Here we pay the entrance fees and a scout and a local guide will accompany us. Then we continue driving to Sankaber (31 Km), the first campsite of the National Park. On this drive, you will gain your first impression of the scale and beauty of this highland region, the extraordinary scenery, enjoying the endemic Gelada Baboons and the bone breaker giant bird Lammergeyer roaring around, visit and drive back to Gonder for Overnight stay.
Accommodation: Goha Hotel

Day 05: Lalibela

In the morning, you will fly to Lalibela, the most famous of all of the Ethiopian historical sites. Begin to explore the 11 rock-hewn churches of the remarkable King Lalibela, visiting the Northwestern Cluster of churches – Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael & Bet Golgotha.
Accommodation: Panoramic view Hotel

Day 06: Lalibela + Addis Ababa + International Departure

After lunch, continue to visit the Southeastern Cluster of Lalibela churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis, a huge monolithic in the shape of a cross, and constructed in honor of St. George, the patron saint of Ethiopia after visit you will transfer to Lalibela airport for your flight back to Addis Ababa.
in the evening there will be farewell dinner with cultural food, traditional special buffet and local drinks to experience Ethiopia’s cultural meals and drinks. After farewell dinner, you will be transferred to the airport after a memorable experience in Ethiopia.



Price includes:

  • All hotel accommodations at the hotels specified with break fast
  • All Entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking guides at each destination
  • Ground transportation at every destination
  • Boat cruise at Lake Tana to visit monasteries
  • All transfers and tours
  • Scout service in the national park
  • Bottle of water
  • All taxes

Price does not include:

  • Domestic flights tickets
  • Lunch and dinner