Historic Routes of Ethiopia

Take in the capital city of Addis Ababa, its Ethnographical Museum, and the National Museum, home to the famous skeleton of Lucy, a 3.1-million-year-old skeleton from the Great African Rift Valley. At Bahir Dar, cruise Lake Tana, the largest highland lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile. Visit the Zeghie Peninsula, known for its 14th century, round, grass roofed churches with their magnificent wall murals. Travel to the magnificent Simien Mountain National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for distinctive wildlife. At Axum,  renowned for its cathedral of St. Mary Zion, where legend has it the original Ark of Covenant is housed; several standing monolithic stelae; and the ruins of Queen of Sheba’s palace.  Savor this remarkable journey into Ethiopia’s rich heritage and landscapes.