7 Days/6 Night – Axum and Trekking Around the Gheralta Mountains

Axum and trekking around the Gheralta Mountains

Tour Package Detail

Tour Name:Axum and trekking around the Gheralta Mountains 
Tour Code: AAA 012
Transport: Flight and surface
Accommodation: Hotels & lodges 

Tour Itinerary

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.

Desea forest



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