13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

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13 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Axum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Adigrat
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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, museums, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Obelisk of Axum, don't miss a visit to Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, explore the historical opulence of Chapel of the Tablet, and admire all the interesting features of Queen of Sheba's Bath.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Axum journey 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 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Adigrat.

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tigray Region
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Obelisk of Axum ©
Obelisk of Axum
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion ©
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
Northern Stelae Field ©
Northern Stelae Field

3
nights
Adigrat

Adigrat ©
Adigrat is a city and separate woreda in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Take a break from Adigrat with a short trip to Abuna Yemata Guh church in Hawzen, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots 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.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Adigrat trip tool .

Getting from Axum to Adigrat by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 19th (Mon), you're off toMek'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
Cathedral of the Holy Saviour ©
Cathedral of the Holy Saviour

4
nights
Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Explore Mek'ele's surroundings by going to Wukro (Wukro Museum & Wukro Chirkos Church).

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mek'ele tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Adigrat to Mek'ele in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Mek'ele

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Wukro
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Gheralta Rock ©
Gheralta Rock
Lake Assale ©
Lake Assale
Wukro Chirkos Church ©
Wukro Chirkos Church