Tour Program

  • Addis Ababa Day 1 09/23/22

    Addis Ababa city tour

    Arrive in Addis Ababa on a morning flight. Transfer to the hotel.

    Excursion to Addis Ababa: visit to the National Museum, Holy Trinity Cathedral, sightseeing tour of the city.


    Accommodation: Getfam International Hotel, breakfast meals

  • Addis Ababa - Lalibela Day 2 09/24/22

    Flight to Lalibela, Excursion in the church.

    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport and flight to Lalibela. The device in the hotel. In the afternoon excursion to Lalibela Church: UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visiting the churches of the northern group.

    Lalibela was the capital of Ethiopia in the 10th-13th centuries. Four prominent kings ruled in this dynasty, the most famous of which was King Lalibela. By his order, in the 12th century, 12 churches were built, carved into the rock. Each church has a unique design. Almost all churches are active. The most famous and most attractive is the church of St. George, 15 m high, carved into the rock in the shape of a Greek cross.

    Accommodation: Mezena Lodge, Meals Breakfast

  • Lalibela Day 3 09/25/22

    Guided tour of Lalibela Church

    In the morning, an excursion to the churches of the southern group and the church of St. George.

    Further in the afternoon, a trip to the church of Yimrehanna Christos (11th century)


    Accommodation: Mezena Lodge, breakfast

  • Bahr Dar Day 4 09/26/22

    Moving to Bahir Dar

    Transfer to Bahr Dar, 325 km. The device in the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the ceremony of the Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord in the central park of Bahr Dara. In the evening, dinner in a traditional restaurant with live music.

    This city is located on the southern shore of Lake Tana. It is a very hospitable and attractive city, with good hotels, cafes and restaurants. Bahr Dar is one of the largest cities in Ethiopia. From here, tourists can visit the ancient monasteries and churches on the islands and the coast of Lake Tana.

    Accommodation: Jacaranda Hotel, breakfast meals

  • Bahr Dar Day 5 09/27/22

    Lake Tana,

    Excursion by motorboat on Lake Tana, with a visit to the monastery of Ura Kidane Mihiret (14th century), a walk in the coffee forest and an excursion in the Blue Nile Delta.

    Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia, located at an altitude of 1830 meters above sea level. The Blue Nile also flows out of Lake Tana. The fishermen and peasants who live on this lake still sail on papyrus boats similar to those used in ancient Egypt. Between the 13th and 17th centuries, the Lake Tana area was the political and religious center of the Ethiopian Christian state. Many churches and monasteries on the coast and islands of Lake Tana date back to this period.

    Accommodation: Jacaranda Hotel, Bahr Dar, breakfast meals

  • Gondar Day 6 09/28/22

    transfer to Gondar, excursion

    Transfer to Gondar, 185 km. Excursion in Gondar: the complex of royal palaces and the basin of King Fasil (UNESCO World Heritage), as well as the church of Debre Berhan Selassie (18th century).

    This city, the third largest in Ethiopia, was the capital of the country in the 17th-19th centuries. It was founded by Emperor Fasilides in 1636. Gondar is often called the African Camelot. Tourists get great pleasure from visiting the ruins of the royal palaces of the Solomon dynasty and the ancient churches of Gondar. The complex of royal palaces is quite well preserved, especially considering that Gondar was occupied twice (in the 80s of the 19th century by the Sudanese Mahdists and in 1936-41 by the Italian fascists). It includes the palace of King Fasil (1636), and the palaces of his descendants, the kings of Iyasu, Johannes, David, and Bakaffa, and the castle of Queen Mentwab.

    There are 44 churches in Gondar, but the most famous of them is the church of Debre Berhan Selassie, from the 18th century, with a ceiling painted with the faces of angels. Legend has it that when the Mahdists tried to burn down this church, a swarm of bees came to the rescue and drove the invaders away.

    Accommodation: Goha Hotel, Gondar, breakfast

  • Gondar Day 7 09/29/22

    Semien National Park

    Excursion to Semien National Park (UNESCO World Heritage).

    Hiking in the park for 2 - 3 hours, where you can watch gelada baboons (endemic). The walk is not difficult, accessible to tourists with average physical fitness. Semien Park, also recognized as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, was founded under Emperor Haile Selassie. Semien National Park is home to several rare endemics such as the Ethiopian wolf (Ethiopian wolf), mountain goat Walia (Walia ibex) and baboon gelada (gelada baboon), as well as more than 50 species of birds. The highest mountain peak in Ethiopia, Ras Dashen (4620 m) is located in Semien Park.

    Return to Gondar in the evening.

    Accommodation: Goha Hotel, Meals Breakfast

  • Gondar - Addis Ababa Day 8 09/30/22

    Return to Addis Ababa, flight home

    Flight to Addis Ababa by morning flight. Buying souvenirs. The device in the hotel and rest. In the evening, transfer to the airport and flight home.

    Accommodation: Getfam International Hotel

The cost of the program per person - from 1340 USD accomodation - double room


  • Breakfast accommodation
  • Accompanying a Russian guide throughout the route
  • Entrance fees
  • Van rental
  • Rent a motorboat on Lake Tana
  • Protection on the territory of the national park



  • International flights,
  • Air tickets on local airlines (approximately USD 130 per person - this is the discounted price that passengers who fly to or depart from Ethiopia on Ethiopian Airlines flights are entitled to)
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Photo and video shooting costs


  • Capital Addis Ababa
  • Lake Tana, island monasteries and the source of the Nile (Bahr Dar)
  • African Camelot, the castles of Gondar - Semien mountain park and gelada monkeys
  • Underground Temples of Lalibela