10 days in Amhara Region Itinerary

10 days in Amhara Region Itinerary

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10 days in Amhara Region Itinerary

Start: Addis Ababa
Fly:  1​h 15​min
1
Bahir Dar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Gonder
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lalibela
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
End: Addis Ababa

2
nights
Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar ©
Palm trees and tropical gardens line the spacious avenues of Bahar Dar, a town nestled on the southern shore of the vast, glistening Lake Tana.
Bahir Dar is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Nile Falls, stop by Ura Kidane Mihret, admire the masterpieces at Church of Debre Sina Maryam, and don't miss a visit to Monastery of Debre Mariam.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bahir Dar tour app .

Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bahir Dar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gonder.

Things to do in Bahir Dar

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Amhara Region
Highlights from your plan
Blue Nile Falls ©
Blue Nile Falls
Lake Tana
Lake Tana
Azwa Mariam Monastery
Azwa Mariam Monastery

3
nights
Gonder

Gonder ©
A former royal city, Gonder once served as the Ethiopian Empire's capital--it still boasts well-preserved remains of 17th-century castles and palaces that shed light on the opulent lifestyle of the bygone times.
Gonder is known for historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Debre Berhan Selassie Church, step into the grandiose world of Fasil Ghebbi, get some fabulous bargains at Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fasiladas Bath Timket.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gonder trip maker .

You can drive from Bahir Dar to Gonder in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Gonder

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Debre Berhan Selassie Church ©
Debre Berhan Selassie Church
Fasil Ghebbi ©
Fasil Ghebbi
Fasiladas Bath Timket
Fasiladas Bath Timket

4
nights
Lalibela

Lalibela ©
Tourism in Lalibela, a small town nestled in Ethiopia's Lasta Mountains, prospers due to its fascinating cluster of rock-carved churches, dating back to the 12th century and boasting the status of a World Heritage Site.
Lalibela is known for historic sites, nightlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Adam, steep yourself in history at Church of St. George, and pause for some serene contemplation at Yemrehanna Kristos.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Lalibela trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Gonder to Lalibela in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Yemrehanna Kristos ©
Yemrehanna Kristos