9 days and 8 nights Ethiopia Historical Tour Packages

A 9 Days' and 8 Nights' Ethiopia Historical Tour Packages:

There are several Ethiopia tour packages for one to see the most important Ethiopia's historical tourist attractions in the north. These packages include marvelous rock hewn churches dating back several hundred of years, ancient obelisks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, spectacular landscapes and mountain views and more. Travelers can use either air transportation, road trip or a combination of both to reach these destinations.

Historical Tour Packages in Ethiopia

Tour Category: Ethiopia Tour Packages
Name of the Tour: Ethiopia Historical Tour Packages   
Tour Code: PETEHTP 01

Detailed Ethiopia Historical Tour Packages Itinerary
Day 01: ARRIVE ADDIS ABABA AND DO A HALF-DAY CITY TOUR
Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to your hotel accompanied by Paragon Ethiopia Tours’ representative. Then you will have a half-day city tour of Addis Ababa which includes the modern and historic features of the city.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 02: ADDIS ABABA - BAHIR DAR
Pick up from your hotel is around 07:00am to head northwest of Addis Ababa to get Bahir Dar, the second largest city of Ethiopia, and home of historic sites. En-route, you will visit Africa’s largest canyon, a 200 years old bridge and other attractions that are of interest.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 03: FULL-DAY IN AND AROUND BAHIR DAR
Full-day visit Bahir Dar which includes the Blue Nile Falls, and the fourteenth century monasteries, the premier attraction in its place that are situated in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on Lake Tana.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 04: BAHIR DAR – GONDAR
Drive to Gondar, Ethiopia’s major ex-capitals through the spectacular mountain views in between. Upon arrival, visit the Castles of King Fassiladas (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), an important castle of the medieval period which were built in the 17th century and had been used as a palace for more than 250 years for all kings who came to power after King Fassilladas. You will also visit the decorated church of Debre Birihan Sellassie together with this activity.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 05: GONDAR – SIMIEN MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, drive to Simien Mountains National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage) whose entire landscapes have spectacular views. Mammals endemic to it are also additional attraction to this place.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 06: SIMIEN MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK – AXUM
Today you drive to Axum, which has sheltered several pre-Christian era edifices. On your way, visit gorges and admire some rural villages of north Ethiopia.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 07: FULL-DAY IN AXUM
You will have a full-day visit of the most important sightseeing in Axum which includes the steles of Axum (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the swimming pool of the Queen of Sheba and the ruins of palace she had been using while she was on power, and ruins of ancient palaces and tombs of the sixth century kings.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 08: AXUM – LALIBELA
Transfer to the airport and take your morning short fly to Lalibela. After arrival, visit the 11-rock hewn churches, which readily identified with Ethiopia as is the Great Wall with China.
Overnight stay in a hotel
Day 09: LALIBELA – ADDIS ABABA – INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
Fly back to Addis Ababa, do your last minute shopping, and finally transfer to the airport in the late evening for your return flight back to home.