Tigray Churches Tour (5D and 4N)

Day1.  Aksum City tour

The tour includes the main stelea park. These famed granite obelisks are relics of this time and have gained UNESCO World Heritage site status. The tallest , the Great stelea, has fallen and broken in to six massive pieces , but  when standing was 33 meters (108 feet) tall and weighed about five hundred twenty tones and other remarkable pre –Christian monuments .

We continue the city tour , visiting the swimming pool of Queen of Sheba , Ezana Inscription , tomb of King Kaleb and his son King Gebremeskel ,Queen of Sheba’s palace ; the legendary ruler of the south. as well as St. Mary Zion church and the Ark of the Covenant.

O/n Aksum Sabean Hotel

Day2. Aksum –Ghereata                                      
After breakfast, drive via the dramatic mountain of Adwa to visit the temple of Yeha, dating from the 8th to 7th centuries BC, and thought to be the capital of pre-Aksumite civilization and the museum.  Afterwards, drive another hour to see the famous and oldest monastery of Debre damo and stop on the way in Adigrat for a lunch then drive to Hawzien .O/n Gherealta Lodge

Day3.    Visit Gherealta churches

Drive 12km to west of Hawzien to see the famous church of Abune Yemata built by one of the  nine saint, according to the clergy men 6thc A.D ,truly adventure place with a panoramic view and best paintings .O/n Gherealta lodge

 Day4.    Gherealta Churches

After breakfast, drive to see mariam Korkor and Daniel Korkor takes more than an hour walking but enjoyable and best view.

O/n Gherealta lodge 

Day5. Gherealta – Mekelle

In the morning visit Abune Abrham church , an hour walking from the main road ,great view ,ancient church and beautiful paintings .On the way back ,visit the oldest, unique church of Abreha we Atsibeha the final rest place of King Ezana and Sizana .Stop in Wukro for lunch, in the afternoon ,visit Yohannse IV museum in Mekelle . O/n Mekelle Planet Hotel