FKLM Ethiopia Tours is inviting travel advisors to discover Ethiopia with its 10-day FAM taking place Feb. 8-17, 2020.
Travel advisors will sightsee in Addis Ababa, visiting such sights as the National Museum of Ethiopia, the Holy Trinity Cathedral, the Ethnographic Museum of Ethiopia, and the Merkato Open Air Market. There’s also the opportunity to take a boat trip on Lake Tana, with its 37 islands, 32 of them with churches and monasteries; to visit the Blue Nile Falls; and to sightsee in Gondar, with its dozen castles built by various emperors over the course of 236 years.
In Simien Mountain National Park, you’ll be driven to Sankaber for the best views, and en-route, you’ll pass through picturesque countryside. Of course, there’s a UNESCO World Heritage site on the must-visit list, Axum, the capital of the long Axumite reign, one of the oldest African empires. There you’ll visit the Granite stone Stele of Axum, the Tombs of King Kaleb and his son King G/Meskel, the Ezana’s stone inscriptions, Queen of Sheba’s palace and swimming pool, and the Church of Zion, the final resting place of the True Ark of Covenant.
Exploring Lalibela means marveling at the Ethiopian orthodox Christian churches, are one of the eight wonders of the world. One of the trip’s many highlights is trekking to Asheten Mariam, a 13th century monastery located at an altitude of 13,000 ft.
FAM rate is $1,291 pp (based on minimum of seven, maximum 16 participants), and includes accommodations in a shared room basis as per itinerary (extra $278.00 per person for single room supplement; all entrance fees; all ground transportation; welcome and farewell dinners; all fuel costs as required by itinerary; all transfers at ADD, BJR, and LLI airports; local Guides; applicable scout fees; bottled mineral water in the vehicle; English-speaking driver/guide; discounted internal flights (ADD-BJR & LLI-ADD); international flight with Ethiopian Airlines (extra $252 per person if international flight is with other airlines); and government tax associated with the trip.
For more information, visit the detailed program link. For those interested, there’s also a 7-day post-FAM to the Omo Valley Tribes and Wildlife option. To sign up, visit fklm-tours.com/fam-trip-enquiry-form.
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