1.Duration: Half Day Addis Ababa City Tour

Tour code: HLETT 01
Transportation: Surface

Visit the National museum that exhibits numerous antiquates, historical relics, archaeological and pale-ontological objects including the 3.5 million year old skeleton of Lucy; one of the fine Ethiopian Orthodox Churches, St. George Cathedral that contains several interesting modern paintings and mosaics St. George Cathedral; Mercato - biggest open air market of its kind in Africa and the commanding panoramic view point Mount Entoto which offers the stupendous view of the city.

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  2.Duration: Excursion out of Addis Ababa

Tour code: HLETT 02
Transportation: Surface

Drive to visit MelkaKunture,which lies near the Awash River Gorge 50 km south of the capital and is one of the most important Neolithic sites in Ethiopia. Hand axes and various other implements have been found here. About 5 km further on the Butajira Road, is the rock hewn church of Adadi Mariam, contemporaneous with those of Lalibela. In fact local tradition ascribes it to King Lalibela who is said to have had it built on his visit to Mount Zuqwala in 1106. Damaged during the wars with Ahmed Gragn in the 16th century, it fell into disuse and was only reopened in the time of Menelik II. It is today in regular use.

Next stop is Tiya, where we can see the northernmost example of a peculiar type of engraved, standing stelae which stretch across parts of southern Ethiopia. These stelae are believed to have been erected between the 12th and 14th centuries and are almost certainly grave markers. Recent excavations at Tiya have revealed the remains of young people of both sexes, aged between 18 -30 and buried in fetal positions. Tiya is designated as a World Heritage Site.We are driving south through the Rift Valley.

Stop for lunch at Lake Ziway. Also visit Lake Ziway, one of the Rift Valley lakes with a surface area of 430 km square. On your way back to Addis visit DebreZiet. You will view the lovely crater lakes of Hora, Bishoftu and others, these are Best place for birds, plant life and scenery as you make a drive around the DebreZeit crater lake region.

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3.Duration: Full Day Addis Ababa

Tour code: HLETT 03
Transportation: Surface
This tour will discover the Ethnological Museum that provides very interesting overview of Ethiopian crafts, culture and art; Holy Trinity Cathedral, known for its interior paintings and Handicrafts Center that offers the rich legacy of traditional handicrafts that serve as a perfect souvenir and sightseeing of the Historical Monuments.

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4. Excursion to Blue Nile Gorge


Tour code: HLETT 04
Transportation: Surface

If you think Grand Canyon is impressive, try paying a visit to its Africa cousin - Blue Nile Gorge. Situated 210km north of Addis Ababa and with about one mile width and depth, the Blue Nile Gorge is one of the most spectacular gorges in the world comparable in scale to the Arizona’s version. On the way after 100km drive is the renowned monastery of DebreLibanos, founded in the 13th century in a magnificent 700m-high canyon

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  5.  Excursion to Sodore

Tour code: HLETT05
Transportation: Surface
Sodore, at 126 km south of Addis Ababa, is a very popular resort area. To reach there the road passes through some interesting towns of Kaliti, Akaki, DebreZeit, Mojo and Nazareth.

Swimming in the Olympic size pool filled with warm mineral water is very tempting. The huge riverside trees offer shade and shelter to entertaining monkeys and birds of varied species.

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  6. Duration: Two days Trip to Ambo

Tour code: HLETT 06
Transportation: Surface
For swimmers and hikers, Ambo at 125 km west of Addis Ababa is an ideal place. The road takes you through Gefersa, one of Addis Ababa’s water supply reservoir and fertile farmland.

The main attractions of this area are, Wonchi Crater Lake, Guder River Falls and the Vineyard

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  7.Duration: Two days Trip to Ankober or Excursion

Tour code: HLETT 07
Transportation: Surface
Ankober had been the political center from mid-18th till Addis Ababa became the capital of the Ethiopian Empire. Located at 172km North East of Addis Ababa and 43km East of DebreBerhan, Ankober offers spectacular scenery overlooking the Great Rift Valley; a unique monastery with Judeo-Christian tradition and ruins of Emperor Menelik’s Palace. An overnight stay can also be arranged at Ankober Lodge.

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6 Days and 5 Nights

Tour Code HLETT 002
Transportation: Surface

Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
Meet and greet you by HLETT at exit of luggage claim and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 2: Addis Ababa City Tour
You will have an early breakfast and your first visit in Addis Ababa will be the National Museum (pre historic, cultural, archaeological attractions), Ethnographic Museum of Addis Ababa University (culture, dressing style, traditional practices of over 80 ethnic groups, and collection of traditional musical instruments) and Entoto. o/n Hotel

Day 3: Drive to Yiregalem
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Yiregalem (350 Km from Addis). En route, you will make a stop on Awash River and Lake Ziway to visit aquatic birds. Overnight Hotel or lodge

Day 4: Day trip to AletaWondo and Yirega Chief (YirgaCheffe) Coffee Cooperatives
Overnight stay in Aregash Lodge or Similar.

Day 5: Day trip to YiregaChiefe (YirgaCheffe) Coffee Cooperatives
After breakfast you will be driven to YiregaChiefe (142 Km from Yiregalem), visiting an interesting village on the way. In Yirega Chief (YirgaCheffe) & visit the coffee cooperatives..Overnight stay in Aregash lodge or Similar.

Day 6: Drive back to Addis Ababa
After a relaxed breakfast, you will be driving to Addis Ababa You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs. Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.

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  Trekking in the Semien Mountains
Tour Code: HLETT 002


Duration: 11 days and 10 nights
Transportation: Surface and Trek
Day 1: Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Gondar. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for check in then city tour of Gondar. Dinner and overnight hotel.

Day 2: Drive from Gondar to Buit-Ras (125 kms) and then Walk about 3 hours to Sankaber/3250m/ and camping Sankaber.
Day 3: Walks from Sankaber to Geech / 3580m / about 4-5 Hours and camping Geech
Day 4: Trek to Chenke via Immetgogo/3926m/ and Inatye /4070m/ by following the whole Escarpments to Chenke and camping Chenek.

Day 5: Chenke to Ambiko/3200m/ via Bawit peak/4430m/about 6 hours and camping at Ambiko.
Day 6: Ambiko/Ras-Dashen/ and then to Maji about 8-9 Hours and camping Maji.
Day 7:  Maji to Arekazye about 6-7 hours and camping Arkazye.
Day 8:  Arekzye to Mekarebya about 6 hours and camping Mekarebya.
Day 9: Mekarebya to Mullet or Awaza, it takes about 6 hours and camping Mullet.

Day 10: Mullet to Adarkai about 2-3 hours and then Drive back to Gondar. Over night hotel.
Day 11: Fly back to Addis.

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