(*KENYA TOUR DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. FOR DETAILS, SEE PAGE BOTTOM)
Day 1- Sunday, April 29, 2018
Depart Washington Dulles airport via Ethiopian Airlines flight 501 at 11:00a.m.
Day 2 –Monday, April 30, 2018: (Addis Ababa)
Arrival at Addis Ababa airport 8:10a.m. Meet and greet on arrival at the airport. Transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon: Depart on sightseeing tour of the main landmarks of the city, National Museum, Trinity Cathedral, Merkato open market , Entoto panoramic view.
Evening welcome dinner
Overnight: Debre Damo or similar hotel Dinner
Day 03 Tuesday, May 01, 2018: Historical Route (Axum)
Transfer to the airport for your Ethiopian Airlines b flight to Axum
Transfer to your hotel for check-in
Depart on a day sightseeing tour of the main stele park, St. Mary Church ( final resting place of the Ark of the covenant), tombs of Kaleb and Gebre Mesqel, Queen Sheba Palace ( Dungur).
Overnight: Sabean International Hotel or similar Breakfast/Dinner
Day 04 : , Wednesday , May 02, 2018 Lalibela
Transfer to the airport for flight to Laibela
Transfer to your hotel for check in.
Depart on a sightseeing tour of the Northern and Southern Clusters of Rock Hewn churches Symbolizing the Heavenly and earthly Jerusalem.
Overnight: Mountain View or Similar hotel Breakfast/Dinner
Day 05: Thursday, May 03, 2018 Gondar
Transfer to airport for flight to Gondar
Transfer to your hotel for check in
Sightseeing tours of the 17th Castle complex, Debre Birhan Silassie Church and Fasils Bath.
Overnight: Goha Hotel or similar hotel Breakfast Dinner
Day 06: Friday, May 04, 2018 Bahar Dar
Today drive from Gondar to Bahar Dar. Four hours drive covering a distance of 185kms.
Arrive at your hotel for check in.
Afternoon: Boat trip on Lake Tana for the monasteries and outlet of the Famous Blue Nile River.
Overnight: Jacarand Hotel or Similar Breakfast Dinner
Day 07: Saturday, May 05, 2018 Addis Ababa
Early morning drive to the Blue Nile Falls.
Continue to Addis Ababa for overnight.
Overnight : Debre Damo Hotel or similar Breakfast/Dinne
Day 08 – Sunday, May 06, 2018 – Southern Arba Minch
Depart and drive to Arba Minch via Butajira & Hosaina Road Exploring the world heritage site of Tiya and the prehistoric site of Melka Kunture. You will also meet Oromo and gurage local people en-route. This is much better as the road descends as you go south from Addis Ababa to Arba Minch and you will have relatively enough time to explore Tiya and Melka Kunture.
OVERNIGHT: Arba Minch, Paradise lodge or Similar Breakfast Lunch
Day 09 – Monday, May 07, 2018 Arba Minch-Chamo lake – Jinka
Morning drive through part of the Nechi Sar Park and Boat trip on Lake Chamo exploring Crocs and hippos and then drive to Jinka via Key Afer.
OVENIGHR: Jinka, Orit hotel Breakfast Lunch
Day 10 – Tuesday, May 08, 2018 Jinka –Key Afar –Turmi
Drive to Mago National park to explore the park and Mursi women lip strechers. Continuer and drive to the colorful Thursday Key Afar market to explore many local peoples exchanging their local agricultural products such as maize sorghum, butter honey, tobacco, clay ochere, etc. drive to the Hammer town of Turmi.
OVERNIGHT: Turmi at Buska lodge Breakfast Lunch
Day 11: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Turmi-Omo Rate – Turmi
Driving excursion to Omo Rate for exploring Dasenech people living on the Shore of Omo River
OVERNIGHT: Turmi at Buska lodge Breakfast Lunch
Day 12: Thursday, May 10, 2018 Turmi-Arba Minch
Drive back to Arba Minch exploring, Konso villages.
Afternoon: Drive to the Highland town of Chench settled by Dorze people known for their bee hive shaped houses made from False Banana trees and traditional weaving.
OVERNIGHT: Arba Minch, Paradise lodge Breakfast Lunch
Day 13 – Friday, May 11, 2018 Arba Minch –Addis Ababa
Return to Addis Ababa via Northern Rift Valley Lakes exploring Abyta Shala and Ziway Lakes.
Day rooms provided in Addis Ababa.
Evening farewell dinner with cultural entertainment.
Transfer for departure on Ethiopian Airlines flight 500 at 10:45p.m. for the U.S.A.
Depart on Ethiopian Airlines flight 308 at 11:15p.m for Kenya
Day 14 – Saturday, May 12, 2018
Arrive Washington Dulles airport at 7:30 a.m.
* Roundtrip air transportation via Ethiopian Airlines from Washington Dulles airport
* Domestic air transportation – Addis/Axum/Lalibela/Gondar/Bahar Dar/Addis
*Meet, greet, assist and All transfer in/out to hotels/airports.
- * 1 Day/11 nights Hotel accommodation in the hotel list of the itinerary or its equivalent
*2 meals daily Breakfast and lunch or dinner
- Tourist standard and insured Van for transfers and sightseeing tours throughout the program
* Use of Escort Guide travelling throughout the program.
* Use of Professional destination and local Guides throughout the program
* All Entrance payments as per the Itinerary list of destinations
* Half day Boat Trip on Lake Tana to explore the lake and one of the nearer monasteries
* 2 Liters of sealed water per day/ per clients
* Government tax
* U.S. and Ethiopia departure taxes
Passport or visa fees, (Ethiopia visa fee $70.00) excess baggage, travel Insurance, items of personal nature, meals not included in the itinerary.
NET TOUR RATE: ETHIOPIA – SOUTHERN & NORTHERN – April 29 – May 12, 2018
The rates are based on a minimum of 12 full paying passengers . Al rates are subject to change
Based on double occupancy = $3,766.00 per person
Single room supplement = $370.00
OPTIONAL TOUR TO KENYA –
May 12 –18, 2018*
*SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE KENYA TOUR IS BEING EDITED WITH PLANS TO ADD SEVERAL MORE DAYS TO THE TOUR. SO PLEASE STAY TUNED; FINALIZED TOUR DATES WILL BE POSTED TO THIS SITE WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
DAY 14 – Saturday, May 12, 2018 Nairobi
Arrive Nairobi at 1:20a.m. You are met by the local Kenya tour Guide and transferred tor to the Panari Hotel.
Depart on city tour, visit the Kenya Museum, Karen Blixen and Parliament buildings where Kenya’s first President, Jomo Kenyatta, lies buried.
Bomas of Kenya. You will learn the different aspects of Kenyan culture displayed including living styles, crafts, music and dancing.
The tour will end at the famous Carnivore restaurant where you will enjoy some game meat selected for the day’s menu. Zebra, antelope, giraffe, crocodile, ostrich, beef, chicken, pork etc. Different meat is carved in turns from a skewer at the table. You just keep eating until you say ‘enough’
Return to hotel where evening is at leisure
Overnight: Panari Hotel Breakfast / Dinner
Day 15 – Sunday, May 13, 2018 Nairobi/Amboseli
Depart in the morning for Amboseli . Arrive in time for lunch
Afternoon visit a Masai village to meet and interact with the Masai people. View game as you return to your lodge.
Overnight: Amboseli Serena Lodge Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 16 – Monday, May 14, 2018 – Amboseli – Nairobi -Mombasa
Early morning game drive , breakfast and depart for Nairobi, for your flight to Mombasa on Kenya Airways flight at 300p.m. You arrive Mombasa at 4:00p.m, where you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight: Sarova White Sands Hotel Breakfast Dinner
Day 17 – Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Mombasa
The City Tour includes a drive along Mombasa streets lined with intricately carved mosques and historical buildings. Proceed to the huge and famous Tusks over Moi Avenue erected in 1952 in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’ first visit to Kenya. Dominating the entrance of Mombasa Harbor, Fort Jesus offers a panoramic view of the Old Town. Other places to visit include a drive on Mama Ngina Drive to see the giant baobab trees that live for about 1000 years, and a short walk through the Old Town gives you a chance to a maze of twisting alleyways, ornately carved doors and overhanging balconies. This ancient and impressive maze of architectural wonder will bring you to the Old Dhow Harbor, which is still occasionally used. Visit local market to buy spices, Swahili shoes/sandals, ornaments, materials, kanga/kikoy etc. lunch ( at own cost). Visit Haller park – This is a former quarry that has now been transformed into a variety of recreational facilities including forests / nature trails and game sanctuaries, and crocodile and fish farm.
Afternoon at leisure to explore on your own.
Overnight: Sarova White Sand Hotel Breakfast/Dinner
Day 18 – Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Mombasa
Day at leisure
OPTIONAL tours (at additional cost)
1.Shimoni Caves Tour – $80.00 per person
- Malindi (75 miles from Mombasa) – $70.00 per person
Evening: Dinner at a local restaurant with entertainment
Overnight: Sarova White Sand Hotel Breakfast/Dinner
Day 19 – Thursday, May 17, 2018 Mombasa Departure
Morning at leisure.
2:00p.m. transfer to the airport for departure on Ethiopian Airlines flight at 5:30 p.m.
Arrive Addis Ababa at 7:20p.m. Connect on flight at 11:00p.m. Breakfast/
Day 20 – Friday, , May 18, 2018
Arrive Washington Dulles airport at 7:30a.m.
KENYA PORTION INCLUDES
* Domestic flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi via Ethiopian Airlines
* Domestic one way airfare – Nairobi to Mombasa
* International flight from Mombasa – Addis Ababa – Washington Dulles Airport –
* Roundtrip transfer and baggage handling
* Travel overland via air conditioned motor coaches
* Entrance fees
* Hotel accommodation
1day/1 Night, Panari Hotel, Nairobi
1 night Amboseli Serena Lodge, Amboseli Game Reserve
3 Nights Sarova White Sands Hotel, Mombasa
* Hotel taxes and service fees
* Meals as outlined = B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner
* All tours and visits as outlined in the itinerary
* Experienced English Speaking local tour guide/driver
* Kenya departure taxes
OPTIONAL TOUR TO KENYA rates
Rates are based on a minimum of 12 full paying passengers
All terms and conditions are applicable to this quote.,
$1,620.00 per person based on double occupancy
$280.00 Single room supplement
Passport or visa fees( for Kenya visa= $50.00) , travel insurance, excess baggage, meals not included in the itinerary, items of personal nature – telephone, laundry, etc.
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TOUR TO ETHIOPIA APRIL 29 – MAY 12, 2017
WITH EXTENSION TO KENYA
MAY 11 – 18. 2018
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