Gondar Emperor’s Castle


Gondar Emperor’s Castle is a complex of royal palaces and castles in Gondar, Ethiopia.  The entire complex covers an area of about 70,000 sqm, and it is dates back to the 17th century and is often referred to by historians as the Camelot of Ethiopia. Located just near the town center one can walk from his/her hotel to the ruins. When in the site the local guide will walk you around while giving brief history of the castles.


Gondar Emperor’s Castle Tour Program


Arrival   Bole International Airport

On your arrival at Bole International Airport you will be met and transferred to the hotel for overnight.


Day 1:  Addis Ababa – Bahar Dar

Pick from the hotel to the airport for the flight to to Bahar Dar.  Tour activities in Bahar Dar Include a Visit to the marketplace, boat ride in Lake Tana which is source of the Blue Nile and visit to ancient island monasteries.


Day 2:   Bahar Dar – Gondar

Breakfast then depart for Gondar where you will Tour the Royal Enclosure, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring five castles built in the early 17th century by Ethiopian kings. The castles were survived several wars include the World War 2.  Later proceed to the church of Debre Birhan Selassie who is famous for its religious art and especially its iconic ceiling depicting angels. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.


Day 3:   Gondar – Lalibela

Leave Gondar to Lalibela on scheduled flight to visit the magnificent rock-hewn churches which is among the UNESCO World Heritage site.  This group of eleven monolithic churches were carved directly into the stone mountainside about 800 years ago.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel.


Day 4:   Lalibela – Addis Ababa

Leisure breakfast, transfer to the airport for a flight to Addis Ababa. Afternoon you may do the city tour of Addis or shopping. Late night we will provide you with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight back home.  Dinner and overnight in the hotel.


Tour Price: Inquire


Cost includes

BB accommodation in Addis Ababa

Domestic flight as per the itinerary

Full boar accommodation whilst on Tour

Entrance fees to all sites

Road transfers to the sites from the hotels

Boat ride in Lake Tana



Cost excludes

Air ticket for International flight

Any expenses of the personal nature

Ethiopian Visas

Traveling insurance




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