45 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

45 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

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45 days in Tigray Region Itinerary

Start: London
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Mek'ele
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hawzen
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Adigrat
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Axum
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
End: London

12
nights
Mek'ele

Mek'ele ©
Visit Wukro Chirkos Church and Abraha Atsbeha for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Lake Assale and Gheralta Rock. Step out of Mek'ele to go to Wukro and see Wukro Museum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Mek'ele trip itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Mek'ele is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Mek'ele, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Mek'ele, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. You'll set off for Hawzen on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Mek'ele

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wukro
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Wukro Chirkos Church ©
Wukro Chirkos Church
Lake Assale ©
Lake Assale
Wukro Museum ©
Wukro Museum

11
nights
Hawzen

Hawzen ©
Hawzen is a town in northern Ethiopia. Hawzen is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Abuna Yemata Guh church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hawzen trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Mek'ele to Hawzen takes 2 hours. August in Hawzen sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Adigrat on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Hawzen

Historic Sites
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Abuna Yemata Guh church ©
Abuna Yemata Guh church

9
nights
Adigrat

Adigrat
Adigrat is a city and separate woreda in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Adigrat is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Monastery of Debre Damo and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Holy Saviour.

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Traveling by car from Hawzen to Adigrat takes 1.5 hours. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Axum.

Things to do in Adigrat

Historic Sites
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Monastery of Debre Damo
Monastery of Debre Damo

10
nights
Axum

Axum ©
Axum or Aksum is a city in the northern part of Ethiopia. Arabtu Ensessa Church and The Ruins of Aksum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Northern Stelae Field and Medhane Alem Adi Kesho will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of New Church of St. Mary of Zion, don't miss a visit to Tombs of Kings Kaleb and Gebre Meskal, stroll around Ezana Park, and step into the grandiose world of Chapel of the Tablet.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Axum journey site .

You can drive from Adigrat to Axum in 2.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Axum

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tigray Region
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Arabtu Ensessa Church ©
Arabtu Ensessa Church
Medhane Alem Adi Kesho ©
Medhane Alem Adi Kesho
The Ruins of Aksum ©
The Ruins of Aksum