VIP SINGEL HISTORIC TOUR TO AXUM

TOUR CODE: SAT 006VIP

DURATION: 3 DAYS AND 2 NIGTHS

TRANSPORTATION: FLIGHT & LAND

AIRCRAFT TYPE: PILATUS PC12 

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PAX: 9 PASSENGERS

Day 01: Arrival/ Addis Ababa
Arrive at the Addis Ababa and be welcomed by Stone Age tour and travel representative and transferred to your hotel.Overnight hotel-Addis Ababa.

Day 02: Addis Abeba City Tour-Axum
After Breakfast, drive to the Entoto Mountain, for a panoramic view of Addis, Entoto Museum with historical and royal exhibit, The Church of St. Mary, built in 1885 and the old palace of emperor MenelikII. Drive back to Addis for the National Museum in which you are visiting different archaeological findings. After lunch, fly to axum. After check in to your hotel, visit the archaeological museum, monolithic steles, the tombs of King Kaleb, and the legendary Bath and the ruins of ancient palace of the Queen of Sheba, St Mary of Zion (sanctuary that houses the original Ark of the Covenant). Almost all Ethiopian Orthodox Christians and some scholars believe firmly that the Ark of the covenant, the original Ark - made by God & given to prophet Moses then to Israelites is to be rested for centuries here in Axum, at the chapel in the middle of St Mary of Zion and Emperor Fassiladas’ Castle of Axum. There is a special festival on every 21November (Ethiopian Calendar) or on about 30 November in European Calendar to glorify its presence. The festival is known as Hidar Tsion/ Zion. Overnight – at chosen hotel– Axum

Day 03: Fly back to Addis Abeba
Up on arrival, drive to the Ethnological Museum that exhibits the culture and handicrafts of various Ethiopian ethnic groups, and finally Merkato – the largest open market in Africa. In the evening stone age tour and travel will invite you a farewell dinner party in one of the traditional Ethiopian restaurant with traditional music and dance from different ethnic groups, then you will be transferred to bole international airport to fly back home.