HISTORIC ROUTE BY LAND AND AIR (10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS)
TECNICAL DATA ROUTE : HASSEN H001
A trip for northern Ethiopia. Traveling north, let us know the history of this country. A route designed with the objective of knowing the most important places in the region, where the majority is Orthodox religion.
Most of the people are ethnic Amhara. Cities like Bahar Dar, shores of Lake Tana, where we will visit its churches latched in small islets in the lake, or the famous waterfalls of Tissisat, Blue Nile source. The town of Gondar receives us with all its medieval buildings, castles, fortresses, declared patrimony of humanity. Lalibela highlight of the trip with its troglodyte churches excavated in the rock that form a unique and incomparable monument. We may know the rhythm of life of the monks who watch over the well kept relics that exist there.
DAY 1: ORIGIN- ADDIS ABABA
DAY 2: ADDIS ABABA- BAHIRDAR
DAY 3: BAHIRDAR- GONDAR
DAY 4: GONDAR
DAY 5: GONDAR- AXUM
DAY 6: AXUM
DAY 7: AXUM- LALIBELA
DAY 8: LALIBELA- ADDIS ABABA
DAY 9: ADDIS ABABA
DAY10: ADDIS ABABA- ORIGIN
HISTORIC ROUTE BY LAND AND AIR
Arrival in Addis Ababa and transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour including Entoto Mountains, from where it provides a heady view of the city, and the Church of St. Mary, with its adjoining museum, which set out various objects from the imperial era. Visit the National Museum and several historic monuments.
Fly to Bahir Dar and transfer to hotel, and then the tour starts in the Lake Tana taking boat to the beautiful monasteries hidden by the islands and we will spend 3 to 4 hours.
In the morning drive to the Blue Nile falls or Tis Issat (the smoke of water falls) and in the late afternoon transfer to Gonder .
This day is destined to visit the castles of Emperor Fasilidas and his successors, the bath of King Fasil,the palace of Empress Mentewab and the Church of Debra Birhan Silassie(the light of trinity).
Drive to Axum, (the origin of civilization of Ethiopia, dates back over 3000 years), through the spectacular views of the Semein Mountains and by admiring its features and natural beauty of it's vegetations.
Full day will be covered by visiting the monolithic stalea and several archaeological sites such as the baths and palace of Queen of Sheba, the tombs of kings and numerous churches among which the church of St. Tsiyon Mary where the Ark of the covenant with ten commandments from Israel by king of Menelik first.
Fly to Lalibela, defined as the 8th wonder of the world, and on arrival visit the monolithic and semi-monolithic churches of Lalibela of 11th century.
This we propose an excursion of the churches found out of the main groups and we use mules to Asheton Maryam and Nekute Le'ab which is carved out of rock.
Fly to Addis Ababa, in the afternoon visit the market of 'MERKATO' the largest open air market in Africa, with all sorts of trinkets and souvenir shops.
PRICE AND CONDITIONS
HISTORIC ROUTE BY LAND AND AIR (10 DAYS 9 NOCHES)
INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL CONDITIONS
THE REQUESTED AND AGREED TO CUSTOMER
DATE OF TOUR START - Every day of de Wee
GROUP TRAVEL CONDITIONS
DATE OF TOUR START - Tuesday
BASIC PRICE PER PERSON, FOR GROUP (15 PASSENGERS)
1,321 $ + 180 $ (3 INTERNAL FLIGHTS*)=1,501 $
*The price listed for the three internal flights, is for customers who make international flight with Ethiopian Airlines if not the price is increased by approximately 140%
FINAL PRICE PER PERSON=BASIC PRICE + SUPPLEMENTS
As a result of changes related to, fuel and foreign currency exchanges, the prices established in this route may be revised up to 20 days before the departure date.
APPLICABLE PER PERSON SUPPLEMENTS
BY MINIMUM GROUP
Group of 12 to 14 traveler ..... 76 $
Group of 9 to 11 traveler ...... 204 $
Group of 6 to 8 traveler ...... 460 $
Group of 4 to 5 traveler ...... 480 $
Group of 2 to 3 traveler ..... 1149 $
Supplement Kuriftu Lodge in Bahar Dar (per night) double room............... 43 $
Supplement Kuriftu Lodge in Bahar Dar (per night) in a single room............60 $
European cancellation insurance with coverage up to 2,300 € (Optional)....68 $
single room.............189 $
FLIGHT FROM ORIGIN
Our prices are not included the ticket and airport taxes by dependent on the airline, the place of origin of the traveler, the travel dates and advance on signing the contract.
Once contacted Hassen Tour will inform you of the ticket and inform you how to get it.
If the customer requests, we will provide the necessary information to make the flight from the country of origin to Addis Ababa place of beginning of this itinerary.
Flight, Addis Abeba Bahar Dar-------- Axum Lalibela Addis Abeba---- Economy Class with Ethiopian Airline.
Transfer airport to hotel in Ethiopia.
Transportation, minibus, 4*4 latest model cars and coaches with English speaking driver.
Bed and breakfast at the hotels listed in the route or similar
Full board throughout the route except Addis Adaba (bed and breakfast)
Entries to the places indicated in the visits, parks, churches, museums, monasteries
Local guides speaking Spanish, French, Germany, Italian and others in addition to English throughout the tour
Excursion by boats on Lake Tana (half day)
Mules at Lalibela, for trips, church Asheten Mariam
Dinner show in Addis Ababa on last day
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
International flight from origin city to Addis Ababa
Ethiopia Visa, approx. 50$, is transacted on arrival at the airport
Meals in Addis Ababa except those specified as included
Drinks and meals in Addis Ababa.
Alcoholic drinks and beverages in general outside of meals throughout the trip.
Optional excursions and visits
Gratuities and personal extras.
Any service not specified as included.
Addis Ababa – Bole Ambassador hotel or similar.
Bahar dar – Addis Amba Hotel or similar.
Gondar – Florida International hotel or similar.
Axum - Yeha Hotel or similar.
Lalibela - Hotel with mountain views or similar.
The visa is done in the Addis Ababa airport (cost $ 50), a passport valid for at least 6 months. View formalities necessary for other than Spanish nationality.
In northern Ethiopia the rainy season is from June to late August. In the south the rainy season is April and May. Due to climate change, the data provided may vary depending on the year.
Currently you can change the euros at the airport on arrival.
HEALTH / VACCINATIONS
It is recommended to consult the Foreign Health centers for vaccines.
Check the center of Tropical Medicine through INTERNET for each country, gives general advice and specific data about diseases in each country.
-For the completion of the journey is necessary passport valid for more than 6 months at the date of return of the country. Check if necessary visa and notifies nationality for entry conditions in the countries
- For any questions about the necessary vaccinations and other health information for travel described, we suggest contacting the corresponding tropical medicine center in each population.
-Some of interest to the client (political situation, recommendations, vaccinations, visas, weather, etc.), see the information that each country provides
INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS
CONTACT IN MADRID SPAIN
Movil: (+34) 686696580
Movil: (+34) 646124148
CONTACT IN ADDIS ABABA ETHIOPIA
Telephone : (+251)-911696474
HassenTour and Travel
Office Nº. 374
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia