13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

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13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  20​h
1
Axum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Adigrat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mek'ele
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Geneva

4
nights
Axum

Axum ©
Axum or Aksum is a city in the northern part of Ethiopia. Axum is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Obelisk of Axum, explore the historical opulence of Chapel of the Tablet, pause for some serene contemplation at Arabtu Ensessa Church, and don't miss a visit to Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Axum online trip itinerary builder .

Geneva, Switzerland to Axum is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Adigrat.

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tigray Region
Highlights from your plan
Obelisk of Axum ©
Obelisk of Axum
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion ©
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
Northern Stelae Field ©
Northern Stelae Field

3
nights
Adigrat

Adigrat ©
Adigrat is a city and separate woreda in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Step out of Adigrat to go to Hawzen and see Abuna Yemata Guh church, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: make a trip to Monastery of Debre Damo and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Holy Saviour.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Adigrat trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Axum to Adigrat takes 2.5 hours. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toMek'ele.

Things to do in Adigrat

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abuna Yemata Guh church
Highlights from your plan
Abuna Yemata Guh church ©
Abuna Yemata Guh church
Monastery of Debre Damo
Monastery of Debre Damo
Cathedral of the Holy Saviour ©
Cathedral of the Holy Saviour

4
nights
Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mek'ele: Wukro (Wukro Museum & Wukro Chirkos Church).

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mek'ele trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Adigrat to Mek'ele by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mek'ele can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Mek'ele

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wukro
Highlights from your plan
Gheralta Rock ©
Gheralta Rock
Lake Assale ©
Lake Assale
Wukro Chirkos Church ©
Wukro Chirkos Church