North and South
North and South Ethiopia, north by bus and south by 4WD Cars Northern and southern part of the country are like two countries in one tour. North is main attractions are the landscape, history of Christianity, historical and archeological sites. The southern parts is for nature, wildlife, mosaic and untouched part of the culture.
This trip is design to a travelers want to spend 1 month or more than that in a country
In this tour we include 4 UNECO sights, Lalibela and Tigray monolithic and semi monolithic rock churches, hiking in semein mountain, Tana Lake, Axum, colorful weekly market days, visiting villages, omo valley and rift valley lakes.
The clients they can arrive earlier from departure dates, we will facilitate their booking and airport transfer, this tour it is always combine with the weekly market day the official tour start on Friday arrivals.
The day to day Itinerary
Day 1 Friday arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Saturday Drive from Addis Ababa to Ankober menelik II palace hotel, on the way visits the rural villages. Ankober is once the center of government just before Addis Ababa was found in 1880; beside its historical significance it is located on a spectacular spot to see the Great Rift Valley.
Day 3 Sunday from Drive from Ankober to Kombolcha the highlight of the day is senbate weekly market. Kombolcha Tekele Hotel.
Day 4 Monday excursion tour to Bati market and hadar archeological site, Bati market is the most colorful market in Ethiopia, where the different groups of people are meeting, the highlanders and the lowlanders will meet, the afar, Oromo and the amhara people and hadar where Lucy was found O/n The Same Hotel.
Day 5 Tuesday Drive from Kombolcha to Lalibela through a spectacular landscape. on the way 13th c Estifanos monastery at the peninsula of Lake Haique O/n Mount View Hotel.
Day 6 Wednesday full day visits the famous rock churches of Lalibela, Optional trekking to Mount Ashetene to visit Ashetene monastery.
Day 7 Thursday Drive from Lalibela to Geraalta Eco Lodge through sekota visiting amhara and Tigre villages and Abraha Asbaha rock churches. O/N Geraalta Eco Lodge very well integrated with the local village and located on a spectacular landscape.
Day 8 Friday visit Mariam korkur and Degum Selassie , optional Abuna Yamata beautiful tigray rock churches. O/n the same place
Day 9 Saturday Drive from Geraalta to Axum on the way Dabara Damo monastery from the 5th c A.D and Yeha temple 800 B.C. O/n Africa Hotel.