Axum Zion (Hidar Tsion)
6-Days Tour to Axum Zion (Hidar Tsion) Celebration at Axum; November 30 with Historical Routes
Day 1: YOD Abyssinia Office, tour orientation, a welcome refreshment, check into a hotel. A city tour to Addis Ababa: National Museum, Ethnographic Museum of Addis Ababa University, Emperor Minelik’s Palace, St. Raguel’s Church (at Entoto Mountain), Merkato. Dinner
Day 2: Flight to Bahir Dar, check into hotel. Drive to Lake Tana, a boat ride, visit to the medieval period island monasteries. Lunch, drive to and visit to the Blue Nile Fall, dinner, night at the hotel. Dinner.
Day 3: Flight to Lalibela, check into hotel. Visit the eleven rock-hewn monolithic, lunch. Back to the hotel, rest. Dinner.
Day 4: Flight to Axum, check into hotel. Visit to the Steale of Axum, lunch. Visit the Inscription of Ezana, Queen Sheba’s Palace, the famous St. Mary of Zion Church, ruins of ancient palaces. Dinner.
Day 5: Flight to Gonder, check into hotel. Lunch, visit to the Royal Castles, the Bath of Emperor Fasiledes, Debre Birhan Selassie Church, the Castle of Empress Mintewab, and Kuskwam Mariam Church. Evening, visit ‘AzmariBet’ at Traditional Music Houses. Dinner.
Day 6: Flight back to Addis Ababa, arrival late afternoon, shopping for souvenirs. A farewell dinner, transfer out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.