16 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

16 days in Ethiopia Itinerary

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Addis Ababa
— 5 nights
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Gonder
— 3 nights
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Lalibela
— 5 nights
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Debre Libanos
— 2 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.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Ethiopia and Ethnological Museum. Do your shopping at Asni Gallery and Sabegn. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Entoto.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Addis Ababa online travel route planner.

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. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Addis Ababa, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gonder.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife
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Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum ©
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Adadi Maryam ©
Adadi Maryam

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Gonder

Gonder ©

Camelot of Africa

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fasil Ghebbi and Debre Berhan Selassie Church. Fasiladas Bath Timket and Falasha Village will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and get some fabulous bargains at Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gonder trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Addis Ababa to Gonder takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June in Gonder, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Gonder

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Debre Berhan Selassie Church ©
Debre Berhan Selassie Church
Fasil Ghebbi ©
Fasil Ghebbi
Fasiladas Bath Timket
Fasiladas Bath Timket

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church and Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela. Take a break from the city and head to Abune Yosef and Climbing Tours. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Church of St. George, explore the galleries of The Fine Art Gallery, make a trip to Biete Medhane Alem, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Asheton Maryam Monastery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lalibela trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Gonder to Lalibela takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Debre Libanos.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church ©
Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church
Biete Medhane Alem ©
Biete Medhane Alem

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Debre Libanos

Debre Libanos ©
Debre Libanos is a monastery in Ethiopia, lying northwest of Addis Ababa in the Semien Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region. On the 15th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Debre Libanos Monastery.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Debre Libanos sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Lalibela to Debre Libanos in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Debre Libanos

Historic Sites
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Debre Libanos Monastery ©
Debre Libanos Monastery

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