Axum and trekking around the Gheralta Mountains
Tour Name:Axum and trekking around the Gheralta Mountains
Tour Code: AAA 012
Transport: Flight and surface
Accommodation: Hotels & lodges
Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa and city tour of the capital.
Day 02: Morning flight to Axum and explore the ancient city with its rich archaeological and Orthodox Church history.
Day 03: Drive to the Gheralta Mountains passing through the Adwa Mountains and 8th C BC Temple at Yeha.
Day 04: Full day to visit some of the famous rock hewn Churches on the Gheralta Mountains (you will trek for an average of 2hrs)
Day 05: Another day to enjoy the amazing landscape and visit more rock hewn Churches.
Day 06: Excursion to the escarpment of the Danakil depression at Desea forest before you drive to Mekele.
Day 07: Full day to explore Mekele with its 19th C Castle of Emperor Yohannes IV and the modern TPLF martyrs’ monument. Late afternoon flight from Mekele to Addis. Evening departure back home.