30 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

30 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

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

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Addis Ababa

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 Coffee & Tea Tours. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with Abyssinia Ballooning, examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Addis Ababa online tour planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Addis Ababa is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Addis Ababa. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Addis Ababa are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.6
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Balloon Ride
Abyssinia Ballooning
5.0

6
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Ethiopian Landscape Tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Church of St. George, make a trip to Biete Medhane Alem, view the masterpieces at The Fine Art Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lalibela trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Addis Ababa to Lalibela takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Mek'ele.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Lalibela Eco Trekking Tours
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Historic Site
Church of St. George
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Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Mek'ele, also transliterated as Makale, Mekelle or Meqele, is the capital city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Explore hidden gems such as Dallol Ethiopia Tours and Martyr's Memorial Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mek'ele: Wukro (Wukro Museum & Wukro Chirkos Church). It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Assale and see the interesting displays at Emperor Yohannes IV Palace.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mek'ele route website.

Getting from Lalibela to Mek'ele by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In June, daytime highs in Mek'ele are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Axum.

Things to do in Mek'ele

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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History Museum
Wukro Museum
4.6
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Water Body
Lake Assale
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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 Queen of Sheba's Bath and King Ezana's Inscription. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Obelisk of Axum, pause for some serene contemplation at Arabtu Ensessa Church, steep yourself in history at Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion.

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Traveling by car from Mek'ele to Axum takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bahir Dar.

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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World heritage site
Obelisk of Axum
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lions Art Gallery and Monastery of Debre Mariam. The adventure continues: see Bona Fide Ethiopia Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George Church, explore the activities along Lake Tana, and take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Nile Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bahir Dar trip maker site.

You can fly from Axum to Bahir Dar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bahir Dar

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Lake Tana
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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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