Historic Ethiopia and Danakil depression
Tour Name: Historic Ethiopia and Danakil depression
Mountains and Gheralta Mountains
Tour Code: AAA 004
Transport: Flight and surface
Accommodation: Hotels & lodges
Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa and city tour of the capital.
Day 02: Flight to Bahirdar and visit some of the island monasteries on Lake Tana.
Day 03: Drive to Gondar and explore the 17th C Castles and monastery of Debre Birhan Silassie.
Day 04: Day excursion to the Simien Mountains National Park which is famous for its natural beauty.
Day 05: Morning flight to Lalibela and visit the rock hewn Churches.
Day 06: Morning flight to Axum and explore the ancient capital with its rich archaeological history and the Church of Maryam Zion.
Day 07: Morning drive to the 8th C B.C. Temple at Yeha and Adwa Mountains. Continue your scenic drive to the Gheralta Mountains.
Day 08: Full day around the Gheralta Mountains to visit some of the famous rock hewn Churches.
Day 09: Morning drive to the Danakil depression to visit the Sulfur pool at Dallol and Camel Caravans. Very basic accommodation in the house of the nomadic Afar people.
Day 10: Drive to the foot of Ert Ale volcano and afternoon trek to Ert Ale to see the active volcano in the dark.
Day 11: Morning trek back to the cars and drive to Mekele. Late afternoon flight back to Addis. Evening departure back home.