Historic Ethiopia and Eritrea
Tour Name: Historic Ethiopia and Eritrea *
Tour Code: AAA 019
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 excursion to the 8th C B.C. Temple at Yeha and Adwa Mountains. Late afternoon flight back to Addis. Evening departure back home.
Day 08: Drive to Asmara, Eritrea through the beautiful scenery around Adi Berak and Adi Kuwala. Afternoon explore beautiful Asmara with its unique architecture.
Day 09: Drive down to Massawa on the Red Sea and have a boat excursion to Desse island or explore the old town.
Day 10: Drive back to Asmara for lunch and afternoon drive to Keren.
Day 11: Attend the weekly Monday market that attracts different ethnic groups from different villages. The cattle and spice markets are very interesting. Drive back to Asmara and late afternoon flight back home.