7 Days Ethiopia Historical Tour

7 Days Ethiopia Historical Tour

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About Ethiopia Historical Tour

A number of small communities whose languages and cultures are connected to specific aspects of the country's long history are found in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia holiday packages consist of several selections of Ethiopia cultural tourist attractions which you can include them in your sightseeing tours. Ethiopia has more than 80 different languages and great cultural diversity such as but not limited to unique costumes, dances and music, entirely a different alphabet, cultural food, unique calendar not the kind you find in the Gregorian one, and unique lifestyle. Ethiopia is home to a rich and colorful blend of tribes, traditions and cultural heritage. Ethiopia tourist attractions include several tribes in all corners of the country. The best known and most photographed tribes are the Mursi, and related Dassanech and Karo tribes, who live in Omo Valley in their villages and visit local markets. For visitors, there are several fascinating options of Ethiopia for a magical cultural tour. Our Ethiopia cultural tour packages help you to come and experience the most popular culture and lifestyles of the country.


  • Soak in Ethiopia's rich and fascinating history on this 7 days tour of the ancient kingdoms.

  • Your seven days tour of Africa's only unconquered state will include the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, the ancient kingdom of Axum, the 'Camelot of Africa' at Gondar, and much more. For lovers of history, this itinerary can't be beaten.

  • Explore Addis Ababa, Lalibela and Gheralta

  • Visit rock-hewn churches and the stelae fields of Axum for an insight into Ethiopian history

Visit the Ethnographic Museum, a great introduction to Ethiopian culture and history. Tour the Mercato, one of Africa's largest outdoor markets, and Trinity Cathedral, resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie.

Fly to Bahar Dar on Ethiopian Airlines. Visit the marketplace in Bahar Dar.Take a boat tour on Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile and tour ancient island monasteries.

Drive through the countryside to Gondar. Tour the Royal Enclosure, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring five castles built by a succession of Ethiopian kings beginning in the early 17th century. Having survived several wars, including air raids during World War 2, the castles are a testament to the resilience of this once mighty empire. Visit the church of Debre Birhan Selassie, famous for its religious art and especially its iconic ceiling depicting angels.

Fly to Lalibela on Ethiopian Airlines. Tour the magnificent rock-hewn churches, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This group of eleven monolithic churches were carved directly into the stone mountainside at least 800 years ago. This complex boasts the largest monolithic church in the world, a maze of passageways and tunnels, intricately carved reliefs, and fabulous examples of icon paintings.

For the morning we have two options: Take a morning hike with mules to the 13th century rock-hewn monastery of Mount Asheton. The walk provides wonderful views of Lalibela and the surrounding countryside. OR Drive to Yemrehanna Kristos, a beautiful church situated in a shallow cave that predates the churches of Lalibela. The drive to Yemrehanna will give you the opportunity to view the rural countryside and villages of the Ethiopian highlands. Following either option above continue with tour of Lalibela’s churches in the afternoon.

Fly to Axum on Ethiopian Airlines. Tour the ancient stelae fields, standing for 2000 years. Visit the new and impressive Archaeological Museum. Visit other tombs and archaeological sites as time permits.

Fly to Addis Ababa on Ethiopian Airlines. Visit either the Ethnographic Museum or the National Museum, home of the 3.18 million year old skeleton "Lucy." Optional souvenir shopping in the afternoon. Farewell dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant featuring dancers and musicians representing some of the country's many ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for late night departure if needed.


  • Accommodations

  • Park Fees

  • Safari Vehicle

  • English speaking safari-guides

  • Sanitized between uses and complimentary face masks

  • Meals as indicated in your itinerary

  • Drinking Water

  • Taxes

  • Airport Transfers


  • Tips / gratuities

  • Beverages such as soft drinks, alcohol etc.

  • International flights

  • Insurance

  • Items of a personal nature

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