24 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

24 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

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Addis Ababa
— 5 nights
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Lalibela
— 6 nights
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Mek'ele
— 2 nights
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Axum
— 4 nights
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Bahir Dar
— 4 nights
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Addis Ababa
— 2 nights

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Addis Ababa

City of Humans

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Abyssinia Ballooning. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Adadi Maryam, see Off-Road Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Medhane Alem Cathedral.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Addis Ababa is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Addis Ababa hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.6
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Historic Site
Adadi Maryam
4.4
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Balloon Ride
Abyssinia Ballooning
5.0

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Ethiopian Landscape Tour. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Church of St. George, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Adam, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Abune Yosef, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lalibela route planner.

Traveling by flight from Addis Ababa to Lalibela takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mek'ele.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Historic Site
Church of St. George
4.9
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Mountain
Abune Yosef
4.4

2
nights
Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Mek'ele, also transliterated as Makale, Mekelle or Meqele, is the capital city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Martyr's Memorial Monument and then take an in-depth tour of Wukro Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Assale and then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Dallol Ethiopia Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mek'ele trip website.

Traveling by car from Lalibela to Mek'ele takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, daytime highs in Mek'ele are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 14th (Mon), you're off to Axum.

Things to do in Mek'ele

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Water Body
Lake Assale
4.8
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History Museum
Wukro Museum
4.6

4
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Axum

Axum ©
Axum or Aksum is a city in the northern part of Ethiopia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monastery of Debre Damo and Queen of Sheba's Bath. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Medhane Alem Adi Kesho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion, contemplate the long history of Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, and don't miss a visit to King Bazen's Tomb.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Axum trip planning app.

Drive from Mek'ele to Axum in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bahir Dar.

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Obelisk of Axum
4.1

4
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lions Art Gallery and Ura Kidane Mihret. There's much more to do: gain a rich perspective with Bona Fide Ethiopia Tours, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Debre Mariam, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tana, and pause for some serene contemplation at St George Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bahir Dar holiday planner.

Fly from Axum to Bahir Dar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Bahir Dar sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Bahir Dar

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Must see
Lake Tana
4.2
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Art Gallery
Lions Art Gallery
5.0
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Off-Road Tour
Bona Fide Ethiopia Tours
5.0

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Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa ©

City of Humans

On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at National Museum of Ethiopia, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then make a trip to Menelik II Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Addis Ababa holiday maker website.

You can fly from Bahir Dar to Addis Ababa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
5.0
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Specialty Museum
National Museum of Ethiopia
3.5

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