Tigray Churches 4 Days Tour

Tigray Churches 4 Days Tour

Tigray Churches 4 Days Tour – A place of faith, festivals, mystery and legends that will engage your heart as much as your mind. Atop wide valleys and weather-gouged escarpments, Tigray is the center and the beginning of  the history Ethiopia.

Tigray Churches 4 Days Tour Itinerary

Flight Addis Ababa – Axum

In the morning you will take a flight from Addis Ababa to Axum and after checking in to your hotel we will take you for a city tour of the ancient city of Axum in which you will visit, Axum Tsion St. Mary Orthodox church, Dungur Palace (Queen of Sheba Palace), Historical landmark, Ezana Stone, Ezana Park and Garden, Arabtu Ensessa Church, King Bazen’s Tomb, King Bazen’s Tomb Ruin, Obelisk of Axum / Stelae Field, Queen of Sheba’s Bath and so on. O/n in Hotel

Day 2, Axum – Hawzein

Drive 20km and visit the temple of Yiha which is 3000 years old temple of Almokah and continue the excursion to Debre Tsion Abune Abreham Monastery which entirely carved from the living rock. Visit and proceed to Yohannes Makudi, one of the early Ethiopian Coptic Christian churches which is accessed via a narrow cleft between towering sandstone walls. Overnight in Hawzen.

Day 3, Korkor Mountains

After breakfast you will drive to Geraltha for 2 hours trekking visit the monastery of Mariam Korkor, which dated back 3th century. After a few minutes’ walk from Mariam Korkor you can visit the small rock church known as Abba Daniel’s Prayer room. Then drive back to Hawzien. Overnight in Hawzen.

Day 4, Abune Yemata Guh

This Day in the early morning you will drive 10km to Megab south of Hawzen and climb the mountain of Abune yemata to visit a 3rd century painting and finally after lunch drive to Mekele to visit the market and finally drive to the airport for a flight to Addis Ababa or spend the night to visit the Danakil Depression from Mekele.

Price Includes – Transportation, Meals, Accommodation, Entrance fees, Guide fees, non limited amount of mineral water.
Price Excludes – Tips, Alcoholic drinks, Dinners.

Danakil Depression Stopover Tour Itinerary

Day 1, Semera – Ertale

At 8am our driver will pick you from Semera Airport and drive to Ertale base camp, on the way stop for a swim in Lake Afdera. After a relaxed slow driving at 5:00pm you will arrive at the base camp. O/N camping in the rim of Ertale

Day 2, Dallol – Mekele

At 6am you will drive from Ertale to Hamedela continue to visit Dallol colorful mountain, Camel caravan, Lake Asale salt flats, traditional salt excavating methods, sulfuric acid ponds, swim in the Salt Lake. finally drive back to Mekele and at 04:30pm arrive at Mekele airport. End of Tour