19 Days North Circuit

Transportation Mode -4X4 Land cruiser.
Tour Type -Packaged Tour
Client No-(1-8) Based upon The Request.

Day. 1: Fly from bole international airport to Bahir Dar for About 1 hour after check-in to hotel at Bahirdar drive to Blue Nile fall four about 35 KM to see the Blue Nile fall and the source of Nile river. Drive back to Bahirdar for lunch. After lunch boat trip to lake Tana monastery’s during this afternoon we may visit 2-3 monasteries based on our time. overnight Bahirdar Jakaranda hotel.

Day. 2: Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Gonder, on the way to to visit the
Awraamba community and Taragedam monastery, after lunch continue driving to Gonder and after checking Hotel, visit the royal palace of king Fasiledes and the Debre brahan monastery overnight Goha Hotel

Day 3: Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Debark which is the gate of the Siemen mountain national park for about 100 km, after collecting all necessary permission drive to Sankaber for about 32km and start to trek around Sankaber to see the endemic gelada baboon after lunch (picnic) trek to water fall and overnight sankaber camping site.

Day 4: Early in the morning trek like 8km to Ginbar, Gich and Saha for whole day overnight Gich camp site.

Day 5: Early in the morning after breakfast trek to Emet gogo,Enatye and finally arrive to Chenek for overnight this trek 8-10 hours and overnight Chenek camp site.

Day 6: Early in the morning after breakfast trek to Rasbuwhit the second highest mountain in Ethiopia after Rasdejen on the way visit different endemic birds, red jackal and flora and fauna, after picnic lunch continue trekking to Ambico for overnight camping site.

Day 7: Early in the morning after the breakfast continue trekking to reach the highest mountain of the semen mountain national park and Ethiopia, after picnic stop in the afternoon trek to janamora village to reach our car from jana mora straight drive to debark for overnight, overnight Siemen park Hotel.

Day 8: Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Axum via the most amazing Italian mode road Limalimo on the side hills of the simien mountain national park. This drive takes like 8 hours including some stops for photography and finally arrive Axum overnight at Yared International Hotel.

Day 9: Early in the morning after breakfast start your tour to the origin of faith and civilization Axum with its rich archeological discovery.in this day we will visit stale park, Ezana inscription, Queen of Sheba’s palace, arch of the covenant, saint merry Zion church, Axum cultural museum and other Archeological sites.
Axum is a good place to buy souvenir shops and different artifacts manuscripts and dressings. dinner at cultural restaurant with cultural show music dance. Overnight Yared international Hotel.

Day 10: Early in the morning after breakfast drive from Axum to the famous civilization center of the pre-Axumite civilization Yeha (moon temple) which is UNESCO site. Yeha which date back to 700-800 Bc has a lot to tell you about the Damat kingdom with its rich Archeological findings. After our visit of Yeha we continue driving to Abune Aregawi monastery which dates back to the 6th century Ad. Abune Aregawi monastery the oldest monastery in Tigray and has unique features inside it. This place has a lot of hidden history of Ethiopian orthodox believers at most. After our visit of Abune Aregawi monastery we continue driving via Adigrat to reach Hawzen the center of the Gheralta rock churches. Overnight Gheralta lodge.

Day 11: Early in the morning after breakfast we start to drive to see some of the Tigray rock churches though the number of the churches is above 30 but we will see two of the most rewarding churches for this day.
In the morning we head to visit Abune Yemata church the dates back to 6th century with it’s amazing and well-preserved paintings and amazing climbing for about one hour and half.
After this tour we drive back to Hawzen for lunch and in the afternoon, we drive to the famous churches of Mariam korkor and Daniel korkor with extraordinary landscapes and paintings inside the rock churches. Drive back to Hawzen for overnight Gheralta lodge.

Day 12: Late in the morning after breakfast to drive around 10:00 AM from Gheralta lodge and continue driving to Aberha weatsbeha Rock church that dates back to 4th century which is the finest church and with great architecture and paintings. After the visit of this church we continue driving to Wukro rock churches which is semi monothetic and rich in architecture and view.

We will have lunch at in Wukro town and we continue driving to Meklle. In Meklle you will have enough time to relax and get ready for the next day. Overnight Assimba Guest house.

Day 13: Early in the morning After breakfast around 9;30Am we start to drive from Mekelle to Danakil Depression via Agulae-Berahle. We stop at Berahle for lunch and to collect permission. After lunch in the afternoon we head Dallol and Hamed ela camp site. After we check our camp site around 5;00 pm we continue driving to lake Asa-Ale to see camel caravans and after the camel caravans tour we spend our time there waiting for sun set photography at lake Asa Ale and Asa Ale swimming pool. After sun set we drive back to Hamed ela camp site overnight Hmed ela

Day 14: Early in the morning around 4:30 AM we will have breakfast and drive to Dallol before the sun becomes hot. On this day we will visit the colorful part of Dallol with its Sulphur geyser, salt mountain, yellow pond, salt mining drive for lunch to Berahle village. After lunch drive to Abala for overnight at guest house.

Day 15: Early in the morning after breakfast around 9:30 AM we start our drive to Erta Ale Volcano.
On the way we stop for different photography of land escapes and animals and trees. We stop at Erepti village to collect permission and Haier police scouts and Erepti a coffee and tea break and lunch.
After lunch we continue drive to Erta Ale via Kusrawad on the way we will visit ostrich, gazelles’ bustards and different birds and we will have game drive alongside the sandy road which is adventurous drive and finally we reach our last base camp of the volcano around 5:00 PM. We take little break till early dinner is ready. After dinner around 7:00 PM we start to track for about 2 hours to the summit of the volcano and spend most of our time and when we care done night visit we head back to our camp site to slip.

Day 16: Early in the morning around 9;30 Am We weak up and hike again to see the volcano to with sunrise. After our visit is done around 7:00 AM we Head back to our base camp for breakfast, after break fast we head to lake Afdera for lunch. Before lunch you will swim at lake Afdera salt lake and you float and you will have shower at the hot spring of lake Afdera after your swimming back to Afdera village like Seminoles drive we will have lunch at Afdera Village. After lunch straight drive to mekelle for about 3 hours to the airport. Then fly to Addis Ababa for About 2 hours. Then we will have traditional dinner At Yod Abyssinia or 2000 Habesha end Program Farewell.

Day 17: Early in the morning after breakfast start to drive to Lalibela 480 KM. four about 10 hour drive this drive includes some stops for photography of land scape and the Raya people. we stop for lunch at Weldya. After lunch straight drive to Lalibela overnight. mountain view hotel.

Day 18: Early in the morning after breakfast we start to visit the 11 Rock churches of Lalibela Grouped in two. group of six (Earthly Jerusalem ) and Group of five (Heavenly Jerusalem) whole day tour. Overnight mountain view hotel.

Day 19: Early in the morning after breakfast excursion to Asheten Mariam church. Back to Lalibela and check out hotel and drive to Lalibela airport fly to Addis Ababa dinner in cultural Restaurant at Yod Abyssinia or 2000 Habesha.
End Farewell.