Package Tour programs to Ethiopia
Blue sky Ethiopia tour have designed and organized tour programs according o the tour duration the customer is planning to spend. Accordingly below you can see brief over view of the tour programs.In these medium tour programs details like included visits, activities, and price can be provided up on request.
Remark: All tours can be customized according to the visitor's need.
Tour of the Omo Valley Region
Tour Code: BSET 201
Duration : 12 NIGHTS AND 13 DAYS
Passing by the rift valley lakes of Zeway, Abjata-shalla lakes and enjoying the Welayta and Oromo people plus their house styles, you will arrive at Arbaminch late in the afternoon. The next morning you will pass the whole day in Arbaminch visiting the Netch Sar National Park and Chamo lake boat ride. Then you will visit the Dorze people, continue to Konso, and explore the konso villages (newly recognized as UNSCO world heritage site) and the chief's compound. Jinka will be next and there you will first visit the Ari people and their beautiful surroundings, then the Mursi people in Mago National park, And Turmi village through Dimaka , excursion trips to Murulle for Karo people and to Omorate for Geleb people . Then you will go to Yabello, visit El sod, and if possible the Tutufella archaeological site on the way to Awassa then relax at Wendogenet and visit Abjata -Shalla then end your trip at Addis .
Tigray Rock Hewn Churches and Lalibela
Tour Code: BSET 202
Duration: 14 NIGHTS AND 15 DAYS
A flight to Axum will commence your exploration of the Tigray rock hewn churches. After visiting about six archaeological sites with in the city of Axum, which includes the Axum obelisk, you will continue to visit Yeha and Debre Damo and make your overnight at Adigrat. Then the real exploration of Tigray Rock Hewn churches begin , on the first day night you will cover Petros Paulos, MiChael Milazagnie, Adikesho Medhanialem plus Wukro Kirkos. Your second day will cover Abreha We atsbeha, Dugum Selassie, Yohanis Makudi, Debretsion on this day you need a lunch box. Then follows Maram Korkur and Abune Yemata.
The next group of churches will be Atsbi Cluster of churches, which include Michael Imba, Debreselam Michael, and Michael Barka. This visit also needs a Lunch box. Next, drive to Mekele (Capital of Tigray Region), proceed to Abi Adi to pass your over night in a Pension. You will visit Aba Yohanni (allowed only for men) and Gebriel Wuken. Driving back to Mekele, you will continue to Lalibela to visit the eleven rock hewn churches, Asheton Mariam, Nakuteleab and Yimrehana Kiristos. Then you will fly back to Addis.
Semien Mountains Trekking
Tour Code: BSET 203
Duration : 11 NIGHTS AND 12 DAYS
This tour covers both the highland and low land massifs of the Semien Mountains. Flight to Gonder will take you to the 17thc Capital of Ethiopia -GONDER. You will explore the castle compound and Debrebirhan Selassie church (The only surviving church from the Mehadist s' devastating attack.) while at the same time acclimatizing your self for the altitude of the mountains. On the first day you will drive to Sankaber (3200 m), then trek to Gich via Jinbar fall, then an excursion to a view point of Imetgogo, Saha and Kedadit .
Chenek will be the next trekking destination (3600 m) passing through Enatiye View point, then at this point you will have two options to go. First , if you are interested climping Ras Dashen ,which is dusty and less interesting than the second option , you will proceed to Ambiqua through Buhait Pass, continue to Ras Dashen Summit and Arko Azye. Now your trekking is passing to the lowlands of the mountain. If you are tired, you can drop here and drive direct to Gonder . The first of the low lands will be Lamo/ Mekarebia followed by Hwaza , and then you end your trekking at Adi Arkai. At this point, you can decide to drive to either Gonder or Axum.
The second option, which is believed to be more interesting for those who are not obsessed with the thought of climbing Ras Dashen ,allows you to climb some more mountains of above 4 000 meters and you will enjoy more scinic areas. From Chenek ,you will proceed to ArkoAziye via Bwahit pass ( 4430 m), then climbing Beroch Wuha (4272 m) to Sona .Then to Silki ( 4420 )and Mekarebia which ends at Aderkay passing Mulite.
Tour of Semien-Dodolla Horse Ride and Historic Route
Tour Code:BSET 204
Duration : 18 NIGHTS AND 19 DAYS
This tour is especially for horse riders/or horse trekkers/or hikers.
You will commence your tour by flying to Gonder - the city of castles. After visiting the city and acclimatizing your self to the altitude, you will drive to Sankaber and spend the night camping. The next morning trekking/horse riding begins. You will ride to Gich , then to Chenek . Here the trekking ends and you will drive back to Gonder .
You will then drive to Bahirdar , and pass the balance of the day in the market and sunset view. The next morning you will have a full day boat trip on Lake Tana visiting some Islands and old monasteries. Then you will fly to Axum-the city of old Ethiopian civilization.
After visiting the archaeological spots, you will again fly to Lalibela , for a visit of the eleven rock hewn churches and the out lying churches like Yimrehana chiristos. Then the historic part of your trip ends here and you will fly to Addis to drive to Dodolla -your next trekking area. There you will trek for three days and drive back to Awassa and relaxing in either Wendogenet or Langano beach, you will come back to Addis.
Trekking and Nature Tour
Tour Code:BSET 205
Duration : 20 NIGHTS AND 21 DAYS
This tour is suitable to nature lovers and those who have the physical fitness. You will commence your tour by flying to Gonder - the city of castles. After visiting the city and a acclimatizing your self to the altitude, you will drive to Sankaber and spend the night camping. The next morning trekking begins. You will trek to Gich , then to Chenek . Here the trekking ends and you will drive back to Gonder . You will fly to Addis to drive to Dodolla -your next trekking area.
There you will trek for three days. Then you will continue driving to Dinsho (Bale National Park Head quarter), the next morning you will have a game drive in Bale National park, then to Sof Omar cave, then you will drive back to Awassa , then proceed to Yabello , while on the way visiting Tutufella archaeological site. Then you will continue to Dublock -the place of salt extract ion. Then you will drive to Konso and visit Newyork Village. The next morning you will come to Arbaminch , and go to Dorze for the bee hive shaped house . Full day will be spent in Arbaminch , the first ha lf of the day will pass in Netch Sar National Park , the most scenic Park. Then you will have a boat trip on Lake Chamo and continue to Langano. After sunbathing on the lakeside, you will end your trip in Addis.
Historic Route ,Tigray Rock Hewn Churches and Harar by Flight
Tour Code: BSET 206
Duration: 15 NIGHTS AND 16 DAYS
On this tour, you will make seven flights but you will be able to cover the whole of classic historic route with few rock-hewn churches of Tigray plus Harar. You will fly to Bahirdar and have a city tour followed by boat trip that extends for two days. On these days, you will be able to cover the near and far lying monasteries of Lake Tana Islands. In Gonder you will visit the castle compound and Debrebirhan Selassie church (world Heritage site). Then you will have an excursion trip to the Semien mountains National park, and another excursion to Gorgora .Then you will fly to Lalibela to visit the eleven rock hewn churches and other churches that lie in the outskirt. In Axum you will visit the single stone building-like stele and other archaeological sites of Historic importance. Then you will add Yeha and or Debredamo followed by about three rock-hewn churches of Tigray. Then you will fly to Harar to visit the Harar walled city and its market, and you will end your tour in Addis Ababa.
Historic Route ,Tigray Rock Hewn Churches and Harar by Surface
Tour Code: BSET 207
Duration: 17 NIGHTS AND 18 DAYS
On this tour, you will be able to cover the whole of classic historic route with few rock-hewn churches of Tigray plus Harar. You will first drive to Debremarkos while on the road visiting Debrelibanos Monastery and Blue Nile Gorge. Then you will proceed to Bahirdar and have a city tour followed by boat trip that crosses to the other side of the lake while at the same time covering the near and far lying monasteries of Lake Tana Islands.
In Gonder you will visit the castle compound and Debrebirhan Selassie church (world Heritage site). Then you will have an excursion trip to the Semien mountains National park. Then you will drive to Axum admiring the spectacular mountain scenery and Tekezie Gorge .In Axum you will visit the single stone building-like stele and other archaeological sites of historic importance. Then you will add Yeha and /or Debredamo followed by about three rock-hewn churches of Tigray. Then you will proceed to Lalibela to visit the eleven rock hewn churches and other churches that lie in the out skirt. Drive through Ambalage and Alamata chain of Mountains you will appear in Kombolcha to drive the next morning to Awash. Passing one day in Awash National park you will continue to Harar . You will visit the Hyena man performance and the walled city of Harar. From Harar you can either drive back or fly back to Addis.
Tour of Active Volcanic eruption in the Denakill Depression
Tour Code: BSET 208
Duration : 12 NIGHTS AND 13 DAYS
Your first drive takes you to Awash, in the afternoon you will visit the first part of the Park while the next morning you will visit the second part and continue to Asaita. The next morning the guide will complete the permission getting and scout arranging process while at the same time you making an excursion trip to Afambo the beginning of Awash Delta . Then you will drive to Afdera (salt lake), camp again continue to Dodom camp. In the afternoon, around 4:00 start walking in the Ertale volcanic eruption. This day you will walk through out the night, there you will arrive early in the morning now you will have to wait again until night comes because the weather is too high to do any kind of movement, second the color of the eruption is not visible under the day light. At night, you will walk to see the dramatic color formation as a result of the erupt ion. It is one of the most extraordinary experiences. Then you drive back to either Langano or to Wendogenet for relaxation and end your tour in Addis.
Camel Caravan Tour of Awash Delta in Afar region and Lalibela
Tour Code: BSET 209
Duration: 11 NIGHTS AND 12 DAYS
Awash River, one of the longest rivers in Ethiopia, ends near Djibouti border forming a beautiful Delta similar to Akovango Delta in Namibia and Botswana. This place is one of the most unfrequented places in Ethiopia; it is ideal for bird lovers. On your first day, you will go to Awash, pass the next day too in Awash then you will continue to Asaita , then the next day in the afternoon you will start your Camel Caravan to Awash delta, your first over night will be in Afambo, then to Lake Abe, then to Adola along the Delta, then To Dikhil, Yoboki and Galafi. Then you will drive to Logya while on your way passing by Dicheto Salt plain, from Logya , you will drive to Kombocha passing by Bati market , then continue to Lalibela to visit the eleven rock Hewn churches of Lalibela and out lying other beautiful churches, finally you will drive back to Addis Ababa.
Birding at Debrelibanos,Rift Valley system, Bale and Yabello
Tour Code: BSET 210
Duration: 14 NIGHTS AND 15 DAYS
A short excursion trip to Gefersa reservoir and Debrelibanos monastery begins your tour followed by a drive to Awash National park. On our way we stop at Chelaklaka Wetland near Debre Zeit where we see a great number of ducks, and few arboreal species. A full day birding in one of the best birding sites in the Ethiopian rift valley. With few stops on the road we continue to Langano where we enjoy a pre breakfast birding in the acacia wood land by the resort, then we proceed to Abjata lake before we make our night stop at Wendo genet. The following day will be spent in Wendogenet forest. Making an early start we drive to Bale mountains national park, where you visit the endemic mountain Nyala and Minilik’s Bush buck. Then a full day birding in the Senettie Plateau,lake Awassa. Then we have a long drive to Yabello for a few local endemics like the Ethiopian Bush crow and African Golden Oriole. After this point we drive back to Addis making some overnight stops.
Back to top