Gondar and Lalibela

Addis Ababa, Gondar and Lalibela 4 Days

Addis Ababa, Gondar and Lalibela

Itinerary

Program: Addis Ababa, Gondar  & Lalibela    

Tour Code: North 10

Duration: 3Nights (4 Days)

Transportation: Air

Tour starts: Addis Ababa

Tour Ends: Addis Ababa

Day 1: Arrive to Addis Ababa

Morning, arrive to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport & meet with us and transfer and check-in hotel. Then City tour of Addis Ababa:  driving to the Entoto Mountain (3300m) for a panoramic view of Addis, Entoto Museum with historical and royal exhibit, The Church of St. Mary, built in 1885 and the old palace of emperor MenelikII. Take some images at Mount Entoto and drive back to Addis for Ethnological Museum that exhibits the culture and handicrafts of various Ethiopian ethnic groups, the National Museum in which you are visiting different archaeological findings (including Lucy’s replica Skeleton). After lunch, visit the Trinity Cathedral, Mausoleum of emperor MenelikII at Bààta Church and finally Merkatothe largest open market in Africa.  Overnight –Hotel– Addis

Day 2: The Castles of Gondar

After breakfast; fly from Addis Ababa to Gondar & visit the Castles of emperor Fassiladas, his swimming pool, the empress Minitab’s Palace, the Banquet Room of Emperor Bakaffa… the 17century church of Debre Birhan Sillassie (Light of Trinity). Overnight – Hotel – Gondar

Day 3:Gondar 

Fly from Gondar to Lalibela & visit: 1.Bet Golgotha, 2.Bet Mikael, 3.Bet Mariam, 4.Bet Meskel, 5.Bet Danaghel and 6.Bet Medhane Alem. Bet Medhane Alem is the largest monolithic rock hewn church in the world, built like a Greek temple! In a corner there are three empty graves symbolically dug for biblical patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Afternoon, visit Bete Amanuel, Bete Marqorewos, Bete Abba Libanos, Bete Gabriel -Rufael and11. Bet Giyorgis is the most elegant of all Lalibela churches, which lies somewhat isolated in the southwest part of the town on a sloping rock terrace. Overnight – hotel – Lalibela

Day 4: Lalibela – Addis – Departure

Fly back to Addis Ababa. Dinner at best national restaurant with live multi tribal dances (Habesha Restaurant or Yod Abyssinia restaurant) & transfer to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (end of the trip)

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