Day Trip to Adwa Mountains and Yeha Temple from Axum

This itinerary is designed for a full day trip from Axum, with activities planned for both the morning and afternoon.


9:30 AM: Arrive in Yeha. Explore the ruins of Yeha, believed to be one of Ethiopia's oldest cities. Visit the Great Temple of Yeha, a unique structure built using dry-stone masonry. Learn about the Sabean civilization that once thrived here. visit also the small museum of Yeha, which contains the ancient sabean artefacts and manuscripts.
• 11:30 AM: Continue to Adwa. Enjoy the scenic drive through the Tigrayan countryside.

• 12:30 PM: Lunch break in Adwa. Enjoy a traditional Ethiopian meal at a local restaurant.
• 2:00 PM: Visit the Adwa battlefield, site of the decisive Battle of Adwa in 1896, where Ethiopian forces defeated the Italian army. Learn about the historical significance of this event for Ethiopia.
• 3:00 PM: Optional: Hike up Adwa Mountain (depending on your fitness level and available time). The views from the top are breathtaking and offer a panoramic perspective of the surrounding area.
• 5:00 PM: Depart Adwa and return to Axum. Relax and reflect on the day's experiences.

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Day Trip to Adwa Mountains and Yeha Temple from Axum
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