HISTORIC ROUTE AND VISIT TO THE CHURCH BUILT ON THE ROCKS OF TIGRAE (16 DAYS 15 NIGHTS)
TECNICAL DATA ROUTE : HASSEN H005
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-KOMBOLCHA
DAY 3: KOMBOLCHA- WOLDYA
DAY 4: WOLDYA- LALIBELA
DAY 5: LALIBELA
DAY 6: LALIBELA- MEKELE
DAY 7: MEKELE
DAY 8: MEKELE
DAY 9: MEKELE-AXUM
DAY 10: AXUM
DAY 11: AXUM-GONDAR
DAY 12: GONDAR
DAY 13: GONDAR-BAHAR DAR
DAY 14: BAHAR DAR
DAY 15: BAHAR DAR- ADDIS ABEBA
DAY 16: ADDIS ABEBA- ORIGIN
HISTORIC ROUTE AND VISIT TO THE CHURCH BUILT ON THE ROCKS OF TIGRAE
Arrival in Addis Ababa.
Drive to Kombolcha with possibility to visit the market Sembete
Drive to Woldia with possibility to visit the Bati market and the monastery of Hayk Estefanos).
Transfer by car and visit Lalibela.
Visit the Churches of Lalibela and its surroundings.
Drive to Mekele through Sekota or Woldya.
Visit the churches of Tigray, as Abraha WoAsbiha, Dugum Silassie and Wukro Cherkos. Overnight in hotel of Mekele.
This day we will visit the churches of Debra Selam and Michael Berka. Overnight in hotel of Mekele.
Drive to Axum, en route visit to the monastery of Debre Damo and Yeha Temple. Night at Axum.
Full day in Axum.
Drive to Gonder, going through and observing great views of Semein Mountains National Park. Overnight stay Gonder.
In the morning visit to Gondar and evening Drive to Bahar Dar.
Night at Bahar Dar
Day designed to explore by boat on Lake Tana. For 2-3 hours, visit Urakedane Mehret, Zeghie Mahal, Asua Mariam Gyorgis, Narga Selassie. Night at Bahar Dar.
In the morning, we will visit the water falls of Blue Nile and in the afternoon will drive to Debra Markos.
Visit the Blue Nile gorge, and the monastery of Debre Libanos. Night at Addis
PRICE AND CONDITIONS
HISTORIC ROUTE AND VISIT TO THE CHURCH BUILT ON THE ROCKS OF TIGRAE (16 DAYS 15 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 (12 PASSENGERS)
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 10 to 11 traveler ......109 $
Group of 8 to 9 traveler .....272 $
Group of 6 to 7 traveler .....545 $
Group of 4 to 5 traveler .....774 $
Group of 2 to 3 traveler ....2108 $
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.............295 $
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.
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.
Debre Markos– Damota Hotel or similar.
Bahir Dar– Addis Ameba Hotel or similar.
Gondar – Florida Hotel or similar.
Axum - Yeha Hotel or similar.
Mekele - Planet Hotel or similar.
Lalibela - Hotel with mountain views or similar.
Woldia - Lal Hotel or similar
Kombolcha - Tekle Hotel 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