Archeological Sites/Lake Langano/Lake Ziway

Archeological Sites/Lake Langano/Lake Ziway

120.00

2 days

You will visit the archeological sites of Tiya (ancient stelae field and UNESCO World Heritage Site), Adadi Maryam (a rock-hewn church similar to those in Lalibela) and Melk Kunture (pre-historic tool-making site). Final destination for the day is Lake Langano. After a brief morning hike, depart north to Lake Ziway.

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Day 1

Depart south from Addis Ababa via Butajira. On the way you will visit the archeological sites of Tiya (ancient stelae field and UNESCO World Heritage Site), Adadi Maryam (a rock-hewn church similar to those in Lalibela) and Melk Kunture (pre-historic tool-making site). Final destination for the day is Lake Langano. Overnight stay in Lake Langano area (camping or lodge) 

Day 2 

Early morning, depart from Lake Langano for a short trip north to Lake Ziway. After a brief morning hike, depart north to Lake Ziway. . Here you will take a boat trip on Lake Ziway to the island of Tullo Gudo. The island hosts the church of Maryam Tsion which, according to tradition, once housed the Ark of the Covenant to hide it from invaders. After the boat trip you’ll return to shore and enjoy the bountiful birdlife on this lake and possibly some hippos. Ret Return to Addis Ababa late afternoon.