Ethiopia Holiday to the Historical Highlights
This bestseller tour follows the classical northern historical circuit. In fact, all important sites destinations of the North like Lake Tana, Gondar and Lalibela are visited. With a drive through the Simien Mountains you will add to these three UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites a natural highlight. Accommodation like the Simien Lodge, the highest hotel of Africa, will make this trip unforgettable.
Accompanied by one of our experienced SimienEcoTours guides (English, Italian, Spanish, French & German available) you will visit Ethiopia’s Northern historic and nature sights. The tour begins with a visit of the capital city, after which you’ll be heading for a day trip to Debre Libanos, one of the biggest and most important monasteries in the country. After visiting the year-round green city of Bahir Dar on Lake Tana and Ethiopia’s historic capital of Gondar with its 17th century castles, you will go for short walks in Ethiopia’s highest mountain range and discover its steep cliffs, mountains and wildlife. Move on to see mythical rock-hewn churches in Lalibela carved out solid rock and set off for an optional easy hiking day in the stunning surrounding Lasta Mountains.
Overnights are spent in wisely selected and mainly beautifully located mid-range to high-range hotels and lodges. Upgrades to more atmospheric lodges in some destinations are possible. Talk to our Travel Experts.
Tour code: CU01