BTT 002 - Ethiopia’s Historical Tour (5 Days/ 4 Nights)
Day 1 Fly to Lalibela and after you check into the Hotel, you will begin your visit to Lalibela, unofficially known as one of the 8th Wonders of the World. The first group of Churches visit
includes: - Holy Savior Church, St. Mary Church, the House of the Cross, and the House of the Virgins, Mount of Sina Church, and Golgotha. In the afternoon visit the second groups of churches of King Lalibela, connected to each other by underground tunnel and the spectacular cross-shaped St. George Church over night in Lalibela
Day 2 After breakfast you will go mules ride to the hilltop of Lalibela, the 13th century AD Semi- Monolithic Church of Asheten Mariam (2hrs ride per way) Or drive some 42kms to Yimrehane Kristos Church, it is built –up church under a huge basaltic cave, North East of Lalibela, On mountain ridge with an altitude of 2681m. In the afternoon Make your optional activities .Over night in Lalibela
Day 3 Fly to Axum and after check in to the hotel, you visits the Stele. It is the great 4th Century Obelisks, these blocks of granite is carved in a representation of multi-storied buildings; the tallest at over 33 meters represents a 13 storey building. Also see Queen Sheba’s Bath, the King Kaleb and Gebre Mesquel Tombs, and the Tomb of King Bazen, the Archeological Museum ,and the St. Mary Church of Zion ( the original Ark of Covenant is believed to be rested in this Church) .Over night Axum.
Day 4 Fly to Gonder After lunch visit the 17th century capital of Gondar, the Castle compound, Bath of Fasildas, and DebrBerhan Selassie Church. Over Night Gonder
Day 5 Drive to BahirDar; make a boat trip on Lake Tana known for its Middle Age Island Monasteries. Lake Tana is the source of the longest river in Africa, the Blue Nile and home for 37 islands. Visit the Zege peninsula for its famous 14th century monasteries of Ura Kidanemihret, Azewa Mariam and the island monastery of ibran Gebriel (where only men are allowed) for their wonderful 16th century mural painting .In the afternoon make your optional activities. Over night Bahar Dar