6 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

6 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

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6 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  16​h
1
Lalibela
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Gonder
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Addis Ababa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Kuwait City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at The Fine Art Gallery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Yemrehanna Kristos and then make a trip to Church of St. George.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lalibela online holiday planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Lalibela is an approximately 16-hour flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gonder.

Things to do in Lalibela

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Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Yemrehanna Kristos ©
Yemrehanna Kristos

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fasiladas Bath Timket, step into the grandiose world of Fasil Ghebbi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Debre Berhan Selassie Church, then make a trip to Falasha Village, and finally revel in the low prices at Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gonder trip website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Lalibela to Gonder in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Gonder are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Gonder

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Debre Berhan Selassie Church ©
Debre Berhan Selassie Church
Fasil Ghebbi ©
Fasil Ghebbi
Fasiladas Bath Timket
Fasiladas Bath Timket

2
nights
Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa ©
A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Simien Image Tour and Travel has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethiopia and then see Simien Image Tour and Travel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Ethnological Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Entoto Hill, then pause for some serene contemplation at Arada Giyorgis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Addis Ababa trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Gonder to Addis Ababa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gonder in December: high temperatures in Addis Ababa hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

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Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Entoto Hill ©
Entoto Hill
National Museum of Ethiopia ©
National Museum of Ethiopia

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