5 Days Tour , The most marvelous of all Ethiopian landscape

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Activity Level



Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. ANY Age

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (advanced)

Bahir Dar, Gonder, Lalibela

Bahir Dar is a pleasant city, 575 km north of Addis. Its has avenues lined with palm trees and plants and is located on the southern bank of Lake Tana, the biggest lake of Ethiopia .
Gondar, founded by Emperor Fasilidas around 1635, is famous for its many medieval castles and the design and decoration of its churches - in particular, Debra Berhan Selassie which represents a masterpiece of the Gondarene school of art.
The eighth wonder of the world Lalibella, the site of 11 spectacular rock- hewn churches is an important historical attraction in Ethiopia. King Lalibella (r. 1180 - 1221) was one of the kings of the Zagwe Dynasty which flourished after the fall of the Axumite Empire in the 10th century A. D. According to some sources king Lalibella constructed the churches in an attempt to create the second Jerusalem at the heart of Ethiopia.


Day 1: Visit the monasteries and churches of Ura Kidane Mihiret, Azwa Mariam, (4 Hours)afternoon Drive the 35 km to Tiss Isat to see the Blue Nile falls. (4 Hours)
Day 2. Drive to Gonder . (4 hours) Explore the royal enclosure which contains several stone-built castles of different emperors. (3 Hours)
Day 3 . Fly to Lalebela , (1 hour)will start your visit to the famous rock churches of the "Ethiopian Jerusalem". Each church ("Bet") has a unique architectural style. Visit the northern group of churches. (3 Hours)
Day 4 . out side of Lalibela , Visit yemrahne krestos to mid 12th century and is the most impressive built up church , (6 Hours) and nakutelhab Monastery (2 Hours)
Day 5. fly Back to addis abeba (1 hour)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I pick you up from anywhere in Bahir Dar hotel or airport wherever you are .

End location: Lalebela Airport or Hotel

Duration: 4 days



A/C modern, clean mini van with a professional driver.

What’s Included

• All accommodations, hotel, camping, lodge…. 3•
• All ground Transportation
• Tour Guide and Local Guide in Each destinations
• Boat trip on Lake Tana

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3979 1 USD , 23 Birr, 173 USD - For churches Entrance fee &Food L.D

What’s Extra

• Domostic Flights Addis -Bahir Dar and Gonder To Lalebela
• The international airfares
• Visa expenses.
• Video or photographing fees.
• Any alcoholic beverages
• And any personal item expenses

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