27 Days Combination Tour

Title- complete Ethiopian combination Tour (historic route, Simian Mountain, cultural route,

Bale mountain and Harar)

Mode of transportation- Flight and Overland

Duration-27 Days and 26 Nights

Attractions highlight- Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Axum, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Castle compound, Debre-Berhan Silasie Church, Obelisks, and Rock Churches of Lalibela, spectacular landscape, Simien Mountain National Park, Hyena feeder man, welled city of Harar, UNSCO sites, People, Tribes, Nature, Boat trip, Great rift valley, lakes, birds, hippos, crocodiles, fish market, National Park, Lakes, the Lower Omo Valley, Culture, Local Market, Bale mountain national park, endemic wild life, unique topography, & much more.

Day 1- Arrive to Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel, Overnight Hotel.

Day 2- Fly to Bahir Dar. Take a boat cruise on Lake Tana to visit 13th century Monastery of Ura Kidane Mihret which is the most famous of Zege Peninsula monasteries. In the afternoon, you will b taken to the village of Tis Isat to see the Blue Nile fall or “Tiss Issat” fall, overnight Hotel.

Day 3- Drive to Gondar Visit the castles and churches built by the Emperor Fasiledes and his descendents, later proceeds to the fascinating Debre Berhan Selassie Church, one of the world’s heritage, overnight hotel.

Day 4- Simien Mountains Drive to Sanka Ber a segment of the Semein Mountains. This is sight, which is termed as the most spectacular of all Ethiopian landscape also termed as the 'Roof of Africa’, Registered by UNSCO Observe the magnificent Scenery, overnight hotel/camping /lodge.

Day 5- Axum, Early in the morning drives to the ancient town of Axum through the chains of Simien Mountains and the Tekeze River Valley or gorge, overnight hotel

Day 6- Sightseeing tour of Axum After early breakfast, visit Stelae Park, St. Mary’s Church the Sanctuary Chapel which is  the repository of the Arc of the Covenant, the Coronation yard, Queen of Sheba’s Palace Ruins, tomb of Kaleb and Gebremeskel, Axum Museum and the Quarry where stelae used to be made, overnight hotel.

Day 7- Axum-Mekelle In the morning, drive to Mekelle visiting the 8-5th Century Temple of Yeha. The temple is believed to be the oldest standing building in the country. Proceed to the 6th century famous Monastery of Debre Damo established by Abune Aregawi one of the nine Saints came in Ethiopia in the 6th century in the reign of King Kaleb to spread Christianity in different parts of the country (the monastery is only for men and accessed by climbing rope). O/N in a hotel

Day 8- Mekele-Lalibela a full day Drive to Lalibela passing outstanding chains of Mountain, overnight hotel.

Day 9- A Full day Sightseeing of Lalibela Visit the magnificent Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela carve out from single rock, overnight hotel.

Day 10- Morning Excursion to Asheten Mariam a monastery on the top of a mountain trekking or mule ridding your chose after noon excursion to Yimrehane Kiristos a build up cave church, overnight hotel.

Day 11- Lalibela-Dessie /Kombelcha After an early breakfast, leave Lalibela en route visit the monastery of Nakuto LeAb and proceed to Dessie /Kombelcha, overnight hotel.

Day 12- Dessie/Kombelcha- Awash Drive to Awash via scenic landscape of North Shewa where you can see the northern rift valley escarpment, possibly depending on the day visit the Bati market and the Afar people, overnight hotel.

Day 13- Awash- Harar morning game drive to Awash national park for wild life, birding and spectacular water fall and proceed to Harar passing the eastern green highlands, overnight hotel.

Day 14- Full day sightseeing of Harar the UNSCO registered walled city with more than 99 mosques, museums, local market, house and evening hyena man performance feeding the wild hyena, overnight hotel.

Day 15- Drive Harar- Nazareth passing through the green hills of the eastern rift valley escarpment, overnight hotel.

Day 16- Drive Nazareth- Arbaminch on the way visit Rift Valley Lake and Dorze village, overnight hotel.
Day 17- Morning a boat trip on Lake Chamo for hippo, crocodiles and aquatic birds, overnight Arbaminch.

Day 18- Drive to Jinka on the way visit tribes depending on the date visit local market, overnight Jinka.

Day 19- Excursion to Mago Park to visit Mursi tribe after noon visit museum, overnight Jinka.

Day 20- Drive to Turmi on the way visit Bena tribes and possibly local market, overnight Turmi.

Day 21- Excursion to Omorate crosses Omo River to visit Dasenche tribe, afternoon hammer village overnight Turmi.

Day 22- Excursion to Murulle to visit the Karo tribes, there are well known on body painting, overnight Turmi.

Day 23- Drive to Yabello on the way visit Arbore and Borena tribes and village, overnight Yabello.

Day 24- Excursion to El-Sode, drive to Yergaalem, overnight Aregash lodge/Awassa.

Day 25- Drive to Bale mountain national park passing the green hills afternoon visiting the head quarter (Dinsho) continue drive to Goba, overnight hotel.

Day 26-Drive to Sanate tableland admire the outstanding scenery, alpine vegetation the Ethiopian Wolf, birds of Prays drive back to Goba, overnight hotel.

Day 27- Drive back to Addis after noon city tour or shopping, evening cultural restaurant dinner then departure.

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