13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Geneva
Fly:  20 h
1
Axum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Adigrat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Mek'ele
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Geneva

4
nights
Axum

Axum ©
Axum or Aksum is a city in the northern part of Ethiopia. Axum is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Obelisk of Axum, contemplate the long history of Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, make a trip to King Ezana's Inscription, and pause for some serene contemplation at Arabtu Ensessa Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Axum tour builder tool.

Geneva, Switzerland to Axum is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Axum is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Adigrat.

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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Obelisk of Axum ©
Obelisk of Axum
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion ©
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
Chapel of the Tablet ©
Chapel of the Tablet

3
nights
Adigrat

Adigrat ©
Adigrat is a city and separate woreda in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Step out of Adigrat with an excursion to Abuna Yemata Guh church in Hawzen--about 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Monastery of Debre Damo and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Holy Saviour.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Adigrat day trip planner.

You can drive from Axum to Adigrat in 2.5 hours. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Mek'ele.

Things to do in Adigrat

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abuna Yemata Guh church
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Abuna Yemata Guh church ©
Abuna Yemata Guh church
Monastery of Debre Damo
Monastery of Debre Damo

4
nights
Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Mek'ele, also transliterated as Makale, Mekelle or Meqele, is the capital city in the northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Explore Mek'ele's surroundings by going to Wukro (Wukro Museum & Wukro Chirkos Church). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gheralta Rock, appreciate the history behind Martyr's Memorial Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Assale, and steep yourself in history at Abraha Atsbeha.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mek'ele trip website.

You can drive from Adigrat to Mek'ele in 2 hours. In August in Mek'ele, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mek'ele

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Wukro, Abraha Atsbeha
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Gheralta Rock ©
Gheralta Rock
Lake Assale ©
Lake Assale
Martyr's Memorial Monument ©
Martyr's Memorial Monument