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Gonder and Semien Mountains

Gonder and Semien Mountains

Semien Mountains National Park is an area of high altitude plateau that is broken by numerous spectacular volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and rushing mountain streams that descend into deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands below.

Program : Gonder-Semien Mountains Tour Code : AMA-4814 Duration : 9 nights/ 10 days Transportation: Land

Day 1
Day 1

You will be welcome by Amazon tour operation staffs upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Day 2

(557 Km) from Addis Ababa --> Bahir Dar:On the way enjoying the breathtaking Blue Nile gorge crossing the rolling plane of the plateau . Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Day 3

Full Day in Bahir Dar:In the morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Tana to visit isolated monasteries.Then drive to the thundering Blue Nile Falls. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 4
Day 4

(175 Km) from Bahir Dar --> Gonder: Then city tour of Gondar including a visit to the Royal Compound, where enchanting 17th century castles stand. Also, visit Debre Berhan Selassie Church-meaning Trinity at the Mount of Light . Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 5
Day 5

(284 Km) Gondar <--> Semien Mountains National Park : Morning after breakfast drive to the jagged panorama of the Semien Mountains National Park, famed for its exclusive landscape, afro-alpine vegetation and unique wildlife, where you may spot the endemic Wallia Ibex, Gelada Baboon troops, Bushbuck, Klipspringer. Then drive back to Gonder. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 6
Day 6

(361 Km) from Gondar --> Lalibela visiting the first group of Rock Hewn Churches,which comprises of seven churches: Bette Medehanialem, Bette Mariam, Bette Meskel, Bette Denagil, Bette Debre Sina, Bette Golgota and the Silassie chapel. These groups of churches are mostly excavated from below the ground, and are surrounded by courtyards and trenches, so that they mimic normal buildings. Dinner and overnight in hotel..Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 7
Day 7

(Full Day) in Lalibela: The second group of churches in Lalibela consists of five churches: Bette Emanuel, Bette Merkorios, Bette Abba Libanos, Bette Lehem and Bette Gebrial-Rufael. A thirteenth church, Bette Giorgis stands discrete from the two main clusters. . Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 8
Day 8

(676 Km) from Lalibela --> Addis Ababa: on the way visit Dessie and Debre Brihan.Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 9
Day 9

Addis Ababa:Visit the capital the whole day .Dinner at one of the Ethiopian Cultural Restaurant and overnight in hotel.

Day 10
Day 10

Departure

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Trip Facts

  • : Land (about 2053Km)
  • 10 seats