Tour Name: Historic Ethiopia and Zanzibar
Tour Code: IETT 020
Transport: Flight and surface
Accommodation: Hotels & Lodges
Monasteries on Lake Tana, Castles of Gondar, breathtaking Simien Mountains, ancient Axum with the house of the Ark of the Covenant, rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and beach holiday in Zanzibar.
Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa and city tour. Hotel.
Day 02: Morning flight to Bahirdar to visit the monasteries on Lake Tana and the Blue Nile falls.
Day 03: Morning drive to Gondar to explore the 17th C capital with its Castles and colorful monastery.
Day 04: Excursion to the Simien Mountains National park to see some of the endemic animals and the breathtaking landscape.
Day 05: Morning flight to Lalibela to visit the famous rock-hewn churches.
Day 06: Morning flight to Axum to visit the archaeological sites with the Steleas and the church of St. Mary Zion where the original Ark of the Covenant is kept.
Day 07: Flight back to Addis and afternoon time for shopping.
Day 08: Morning flight to Zanzibar and transfer to Stonetown.Afternoon half day guided sightseeing Stonetown.
Day 09: Spice tour north of Stonetown, proceed to east coast.
Day 10: Excursion Jozani Forest where you will also have a walk through the forest.
Day 11: Departure back home.