B E G O   T O U R

Northern Historic Route

Travel through time in the Northern historic route of the Ethiopian highlands. First, starts from Bahir Dar and the source of the Blue Nile river. Then, proceed to Gondar and be enchanted by the castles built by the Kings of Ethiopia over 400 years ago. From here, enjoy an unforgettable day trekking in the Simien Mountains National Park and be amazed by the constructions found in Axum, home to the Ark of the Covenant.
  • 6 - 12 Days
  • 8 hr 13 min (397.6 km)
  • Amhara, Ethiopia
  • Destination:Addis Abeba
  • Included:
    • Accommodation in 3/4* hotels (double/twin room basis) with breakfast included
    • Fuel expenses and daily allowance of drivers
    • Local English speaking guides (per diem and flight expenses included)
    • All license/permits required for the National Parks included in the package
    • Domestic flights with Ethiopian Airlines in economic class
    • All entrance fees to the attractions included in the program
    • Government taxes
    • Service charge
  • Excluded:
    • Visa fee
    • International flights
    • Meals (lunch and dinner) and beverages
    • Travel insurance
    • Photo or video fees
    • Travel insurance
    • Photo or video fees
    • Tips to drivers and/or guides (at your discretion)

?If you really want to dig deep into Ethiopias history, do not skip a stop in the valley of Gueralta with its churches carved into sandstone from the 4th century. End your journey in Lalibela with its stunning eleven rock-hewn churches, considered as one of the Eight Wonders of the World.

Aside from the architectural skills proved by Ethiopians through time, you will be able to enjoy the lifestyle of the charming local tribes and the marvellous wildlife. Thus, if this is your first time travelling to Ethiopia, we highly recommend you to keep it simple and start here.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ROUTE

  • - Lake Tana Monasteries
  • - Blue Nile falls
  • - Royal Enclosure in Gondar
  • - Trekking around the Simien Mountains
  • - Lalibela rock-hewn churches
  • - Axum stelae fields