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Small group 16 or less Your tour includes l l l VIP door-to-door travel service ­ please call for details 11 nights in hotels and 1 in flight 33 meals: 11 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 11 dinners Baboons in the Simien Mountains Debre Libanos Monastery Excursions and visits City tour of Addis Ababa The Blue Nile Gorge area Tour of Bahir Dar Boat trip on Lake Tana Gondar and Fasil Ghebbi Simien Mountains National Park Tour Axum and its Stelae Field The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela Visit a local guest house in Lalibela Addis Ababa market l l l l l l l l l l Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Porterage at all hotels. l l l l l Priests celebrating `Timkat' Ethiopia is a deeply spiritual country Please note: At most of the sites visited ­ and around some accommodation ­ the ground is generally rocky and uneven, and there will be a few challenging walks. Tourism in Ethiopia is still in its infancy and accommodation outside of Addis Ababa is comfortable but can be fairly basic. Extend your holiday The Rift Valley and Bale Mountains. 5 nights . Full board. Before your tour, travel from Addis Ababa via the Rift Valley to Langano, staying at Lake Langanom, Bale Mountains National Park and Awassa, before commencing your main tour. Single room supplement (per person, per tour) applies. Please call lfor details. SAVE up to £500 per person on selected departures Prices from: Oct 30, 2019 3299 2799 Nov 13 3199 3099 Feb 12 3499 Mar 18 3299 Oct 7 3299 Nov 4 3199 Rooms for sole occupancy from £3098. Ethiopia: An Antique Land. Holiday code: ETA10. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 235 for details. Lalibela's medieval rock-hewn churches The cross-shaped church of Bete Giyorgis (St George) is just one of 11 monolithic cave churches, they have been cut out of the rock so their roofs are at ground level. How were they carved using basic tools? How long did it take? What happened to the rock that was removed? Legend has it that angels assisted in the building! Still visited by pilgrims, it is possible to venture inside some of them, though only by lots of uneven steps. Obviously they are dark inside, but some feature internal wall paintings and mosaics and they all have a resident monk! Getting You There Prices are based on Ethiopian Airlines from Heathrow. Please enquire for regional flights and alternative airline options. Fly in style ­ ask about our great value cabin upgrades Remember, wherever you are in the UK, our VIP travel service means we will get you to the airport for no extra cost! l l To book, please visit your Travel Agent 141