Trekking to Tigray Rock Hewn Churches

Day 1: Fly to Axum


Axum is Ethiopian’s most ancient city, renowned for its cathedral of St. Mary Zion, where as legend has it the original Ark of Covenant is housed and several monolithic stelaes which are made of single pieces of granite of which three of them have identical decoration. Overnight Your hotel

Day 2: Drive to Hawzain, via Adwa and Adigrat


After breakfast, visit the monastery of Abba Garima, the primitive temple of Yeha, the church of Abba Aftse
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Day 3: Explore some of the Rock cut out churches

Drive to some of Teka Tesfay cluster churches of; Petros and Paulos, Mikael Milhaizengi and Medhane Alem Adikesho.
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Day 4: Hawzien

On this day visiting one of the churches: Debre Mariam Korkor, Abba Daniel’s Prayer room and Abune Yemata;this is the most fascinating rock-hewn church.
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Day 5: Drive to Mekelle via Wukro

After breakfast drive to Mekele en route visit Dugum Selassie and Abraha Atsbeha church and a city tour of Mekele includes Martyrs monument of Tigray people and museum.
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Day 6: Mekele- Addis- Departure


Morning, transfer in to airport to fly back to Addis Ababa. In the afternoon, you will have leisure and shopping time. In the evening, farewell traditional dinner in one of the best restaurant in Addis followed by folkloric dance of different Ethiopian nations. Then transfer to airport to fly back to home, where your tour ends.