1. Addis Ababa & Surrounding Areas

Drive north from Addis Ababa (about 100km) to the DebreLibanos Monastery. This monastery was founded in the 13th century by St. TekleHaimanot, who, according to legend, prayed for 7 years straight standing on one leg until

2. Composition of Trips

Early in the morning, depart on early flight for Bahir Dar (07:00). After arrival, take a boat trip on Lake Tana to visit a selection of the monasteries hidden on the islands and shores of this sacred lake.

East By Air

Early morning, transfer to airport for flight to Dire Dawa (08:00). In Dire Dawa, you will be met at the airport and will transfer to Harar. From Harar, take a drive to Babile and the Valley of Marvels.

North by Air

Early morning flight to Axum (07:45). Upon arrival to Axum, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Today will be a full day visiting the sites of Axum,

5. North by Land

Early in the morning, depart north to Bahir Dar via DebreMarkos. On the way visit the Portuguese bridge, said to have been the first bridge in Ethiopia. Afterwards, you will pass through the spectacular Blue Nile Gorge.

6. South

Early in the morning, depart from Goba to the Sanetti Plateau, where you will hopefully be lucky enough to spot the endemic Ethiopian wolf in its natural habitat. You will have a full day of hiking in the area.

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