Historical Tour - WOW ETHIOPIA TOURS, TRAVEL & CAR RENTAL
Addis Ababa

Historical Tour

6 days 5 nights

Tour Overview

  • Price$ 685
  • ReferenceWETTCR0002
  • TypeHistorical Tours
  • Departure CityAddis Ababa
  • End CityAddis Ababa
  • Contract Single
  • Durations 6 days 5 nights

Tour Description

Ethiopia has so much to offer to visitors: the historic route covering the ancient town of Axum with its amazing carved monuments, Lalibela with its wonderful rock hewn churches, Gondar with its palaces and castles, Bahir Dar and Lake Tana. The shore of Lake Tana provides an ideal place to explore the lake and its medieval monasteries and the Blue Nile falls. The walled Muslim city of Harar is an ancient maze that includes 82 mosques, three of which date from the 10th century, and 102 shrines. Harar is said to be the fourth holiest of all Muslim cities. Lega Oda, near Dire Dawa, is where you can see cave paintings believed to be thousands of years old.

Tour Highlights

Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Air port
Wow Ethiopia Tours representative will meet and take you to your hotel. Overnight Hotel.

Day 2: Fly to Semera
After Break drive to kusrewad here where we arrange the camel to ascend our logistics and for those who wish to ride, Local militia and rock guide apart from those who already with us. Late afternoon start walking to Erta - Ale. Around 5 pm 3 hours trek climb to Erta Ale volcano and overnight on the top of the mountain. Erta Ale is 613 meters tall, with a lava lake, one of only five in the world, at the summit. It is notable for being the longest existing lava lake, present since the early years of the twentieth century. Overnight on the Summit.

Day 3: Drive to Hammed Ela
Around 9 am we will be at foot base of the volcanic mountain where our cook and cars camp have our breakfast and drive to Hammed Ela via Kusrewad. This day drive will be the most challenging drive of all day which may be happen to stuck in the Sand and inhospitable weather, we should keep rehydrate to you manage the driving. Arrive Hammed Ela. Overnight camping at Hammed Ela.

Day 4: Dallol Salphur spring, Lake Assale Salt Bar and camel caravans
Excursion to Dallol (116 meter below sea level, one of the lowest places in the world) colorful salts mining, visit Lake Assale, follow up camel caravans and walk with the Afar and people from highland. The traditional way of extracting Salt bar, which once used as local currency, packing on the Camel. You will see how they prepare their traditional bread, how they travel, communicate & more. It is another unique experience. Back to Hamed Ela. Overnight camping at Hammed Ela.

Day 05: Hammed Ela - Mekele 
Drive to Mekele via the town of Berhale in the River bed Ascend all way to the Tigrian highland with the camel caravans and stop for photo over the depression. Overnight Mekelle Axum hotel.

Day 6: Fly back to Addis
You will make Addis Ababa city tour, shopping and evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant then departure.

Tour Includes

  • Airport Transfer
  • Boat Trip
  • Camping Gear
  • Cook With C/Materials
  • Domestic Flight
  • Entrance Fee
  • Food & Beverage N/A
  • Ground Transportation
  • Local Guide
  • Mules with Muleteers
  • Professional Guide
  • Room Accommodation
  • Scout

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