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Kemet Nu Ethiopia Tour  -  December 28, 2018 - January 8, 2019

$3855 per person, double occupancy

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Kemet Nu Tours is owned and operated by Ashra and Merira Kwesi. They organize and conduct all tours.   

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ITINERARY Day 1 -  Depart Washington Dulles International Airport on Ethiopian Airlines.   Day   2   -   Arrive   in   Addis   Ababa   the   capital   of   Ethiopia,   where   the   group   will   be   met   and   transferred   to   our hotel.      In   the   afternoon,   we   will   take   the   city   tour   of Addis Ababa   and   travel   to   Mt.   Entoto.   Mount   Entoto   is the   best   location   to   see   a   panoramic   view   of   Addis   Ababa.   It   attracted   Emperor   Menelik   II   to   build   his capital   until   he   was   convinced   by   his   wife,   Empress   Taitu   to   move   the   city   to   the   valley   below,   where   it   is now   located.   On   the   top   of   the   hill   stands   St.   Mary’s   Church,   built   in   1885.      We   will   have   a   Multimedia Lecture, Orientation and Group Introductions in the evening.    D   Day   3   - After   breakfast,   we   will   take   a   morning   flight   to Axum. There,   we   will   visit   Ethiopia’s   most   ancient   city, part   of   one   of   the   most   glorious   empires   of   the   past.   Our   travel   will   take   us   to   the   tallest   standing   tekenu (obelisk)      hewn   from   a   single   piece   of   granite.   We   will   explore   the   magnificent   tombs   of   the   ancient Axumite   Kings   built   from   granite   stone,   plus   the   ancient   palace   of   Queen   Makeda   (Queen   of   Sheba). Another   stop   will   be   the   16th   century   cathedral   of   Mariam   Sion   (St.   Mariam   of   Zion)   which   houses   the     Ark of   the   Covenant,   taken   from   Israel   and   brought   to   Ethiopia   by   Menelik   I.      The   Adwa   hills,   where   the Ethiopian    army    defeated    the    Italians    and    repelled    their    invasion    in    1896    will    be    one    of    our    most impressive   sights.   Tour   participants   will   learn   about   the   defeat   of   a   European   army   by   an   African   army. This   event   sent   shockwaves   throughout   Europe   and   instilled   a   sense   of   pride   and   inspiration   among Africans around the world. Evening Multimedia Presentation      B/D Day   4   -   After   breakfast,   tour   members   will   transfer   to   the   airport   for   a   flight   to   Lalibela.      After   checking   into the   hotel,   visit   a   “Wonder   of   the   World,”   one   of   the   most   incredible   man-made   creations,   the   site   of   the eleven   rock-hewn   monolithic   churches   built   by   the   Ethiopian   King   Lalibela   in   the   late   12th      or   early   13th century.   Each   church   is   superbly   carved   with   a   unique   architectural   style.   We   will   view   800   year   old African Ethiopian Holy Books, predating the King James’ version of the Bible.   B/D Day 5 - We will continue visiting the churches at Lalibela. Evening Multimedia Presentation    B/D Day   6   -   The   group   will   depart   Lalibela   and   take   a   flight   to   Gondar,   the   17th   century   capital   of   Ethiopia.   After checking   into   the   hotel,   we   will   visit   the African Agaw,   Beta   Israel   (Falasha)   village   of   the   people   who   are direct    descendants    of    the    ancient    Hebrews,    Solomon    and    Queen    Makeda        (Queen    of    Sheba).    Tour members   will   also   view   the   unique   imperial   compound   of   medieval   castles,   the   earliest   of   which   belonged to   King   Fasiladas.      Our   tour   will   include   the   bathing   palace   of   King   Fasiladas,   used   for   the   annual   Timket or   Epiphany   celebration.   We      will   also   get   an   eye-witness   account   of   the   rich   decorations   and   murals   of Ethiopian    religious    icons    at    the    the    Church    of    Debre    Berhan    Selassie,    built    when   Africans    created religious figures in their own image.    B/D. Day   7   -   Our   group   will   drive   from   Gondar   to   Bahar   Dar.   We   will   then   take   a   boat   ride   on   Lake   Tana,   the   origin of the Blue Nile.  Overnight in Bahar Dar.    B/D Day   8   -         The   group   will   transfer   to   the   airport   for   a      flight   to Addis Ababa.   Free   time   for   shopping   in   the   late afternoon. Evening Multimedia Presentation     B/D Day   9   -   Tour   members   will   explore   the      National   Museum   which   houses   the   remains   of   Dinknesh   (Lucy), dating   3.5   million   years.   The   group   will   also   visit   the   Ethnological   Museum   of   the   Institute   of   Ethiopian Studies,    located    at   Addis   Ababa    University    (the    former    palace    of    Emperor    Haile    Selassie)    Evening Multimedia Presentation     B/D.   Day   10   -      After   breakfast,   we   will   take   a   morning   drive   to   Melka   Kunture,   about   31   miles   south   of   Addis Ababa,   in   the   upper   Awash   valley.   There,   we   will   visit   the   Tukul   Museum   that   shows   the   most   important East African   prehistoric   sites,   geological   aspects   of   Melka   Kunture,   a   history   of   human   evolution,   and   the archaeological,   paleontological   and   palaeoanthropological   records   from   Melka   Kunture.   The   area   also includes   the   Open Air   Museum   that   shows   both   archaeological   and   environmental   features   of   the   site.   We will   next   drive   to   the   UNESCO   World   Heritage   Tiya   Archaeological   Site.   It   has   36   standing   monuments, including   32   stelae   with   symbols   of   ancient   Ethiopia   culture.      In   the   evening,   we   will   enjoy   folkloric entertainment and a traditional Ethiopian meal.   B/D Day   11   -   Our   travel   will   take   us   on   a   drive   to   Bishoftu,   southeast   of   Addis   Ababa.   It   was   formerly   known   as Debre   Zeit   (Mount   of   Olives).   There,   we   will   view   the   scenic   Crater   Lakes.   In   the   early   evening,   the   group will transfer to the airport for our departure  from Ethiopia.   B   Day 12 - Morning arrival at Washington Dulles International Airport B = Breakfast                 D = Dinner
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Travelers will learn about: Dinknesh (Lucy) dating 3.5 million years Axum, Ethiopia’s ancient city and part of one of the most glorious empires of the past The eleven rock-hewn monolithic churches built by King Lalibela in the late 12th or early 13th century which house Ethiopian Holy Books predating the King James version of the Bible The Church of Debre Berhan Selassie which houses the rich decorations and murals of Ethiopian religious icons, when Africans created religious figures in their own image The Battle of Adwa, in which Ethiopia defeated the Italians and repelled their invasion, plus much, more....
    Price for tour includes: Round trip international airfare from Washington D.C. Domestic air and land travel in Ethiopia Dynamic African-centered lectures at the sites by Ashra Kwesi          Visually documented multimedia Power Point lectures at the hotels by Ashra &            Merira Kwesi Deluxe Hotel accommodations 2 meals daily Entrance fees to all sites          All transfers with assistance and porters,         Tips and luggage tags Pre-trip planning handbook DVD - Motherland Africa the Kemet Nu Ethiopia Tour Historical & Cultural Booklet on Ethiopia         End of tour celebration with certificates commemorating tour achievement
Ashra Kwesi lecturing to tour group in Ethiopia
$19.95
Merira Kwesi speaking to tour group at Adwa Hills
Kemet Nu (Black People’s) Productions

Kemet Nu Ethiopia Tour  - 

December 28, 2018 - Jan.  8, 2019

$3855 per person, double occupancy

(This brochure includes roundtrip international airfare from Washington

Dulles Airport, plus land).

                                               

(This is brochure does not include international airfare from Washington

D.C.)

  

Space is limited, so sign up early. 

Kemet Nu Tours is owned and operated by Ashra and Merira Kwesi.

They organize and conduct all tours.  

buy now buy now
ITINERARY Day 1 -  Depart Washington Dulles International Airport on Ethiopian Airlines.   Day 2 - Arrive in Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia, where the group will be met and transferred to our hotel.  In the afternoon, we will take the city tour of Addis Ababa and travel to Mt. Entoto, the best location to see a panoramic view of Addis Ababa. It attracted Emperor Menelik II to build his capital until he was convinced by his wife, Empress Taitu to move the city to the valley below, where it is now located.  We will have a Multimedia Lecture, Orientation and Group Introductions in the evening. D   Day 3 - After breakfast, we will take a morning flight to Axum. There, we will visit Ethiopia’s most ancient city, part of one of the most glorious empires of the past. Our travel will take us to the tallest standing tekenu (obelisk)  hewn from a single piece of granite. We will explore the magnificent tombs of the ancient Axumite Kings built from granite stone, plus the ancient palace of Queen Makeda (Queen of Sheba). Another stop will be the 16th century cathedral of Mariam Sion (St. Mariam of Zion) which houses the   Ark of the Covenant, taken from Israel and brought to Ethiopia by Menelik I.  The Adwa hills, where the Ethiopian army defeated the Italians and repelled their invasion in 1896 will be one of our most impressive sights. Tour participants will learn about the defeat of a European army by an African army. This event sent shockwaves throughout Europe and instilled a sense of pride and inspiration among Africans around the world.  Evening Multimedia Presentation  B/D. Day 4 - After breakfast, tour members will transfer to the airport for a flight to Lalibela.  After checking into the hotel, visit a “Wonder of the World,” one of the most incredible man-made creations, the site of the eleven rock- hewn monolithic churches built by the Ethiopian King Lalibela in the late 12th  or early 13th century. Each church is superbly carved with a unique architectural style. We will view 800 year old African Ethiopian Holy Books, predating the King James’ version of the Bible.  B/D Day 5 - We will continue visiting the churches at Lalibela. Evening Multimedia Presentation   B/D Day 6 - The group will fly from Lalibela to Gondar, the 17th century capital of Ethiopia. After checking into the hotel, we will visit the African Agaw, Beta Israel (Falasha) village of the people who are direct descendants of the ancient Hebrews, Solomon and Queen Makeda  (Queen of Sheba). Tour members will also view the unique imperial compound of medieval castles, the earliest of which belonged to King Fasiladas.  Our tour will include the bathing palace of King Fasiladas, used for the annual Timket or Epiphany celebration. We  will also get an eye-witness account of the rich decorations and murals of Ethiopian religious icons at the the Church of Debre Berhan Selassie, built when Africans created religious figures in their own image. B/D. Day 7 - Our group will drive from Gondar to Bahar Dar. We will then take a boat ride on Lake Tana, the origin of the Blue Nile.  Overnight in Bahar Dar. B/D Day 8 -   The group will transfer to the airport for a  flight to Addis Ababa. Free time for shopping in the late afternoon. Evening Multimedia Presentation   B/D. Day 9 - Tour members will explore the  National Museum which houses the remains of Dinknesh (Lucy), dating 3.5 million years. The group will also visit the Ethnological Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, located at Addis Ababa University (the former palace of Emperor Haile Selassie)  Evening Multimedia Presentation   B/D.   Day 10 -  After breakfast, we will take a morning drive to Melka Kunture, about 31 miles south of Addis Ababa, in the upper Awash valley. There, we will visit the Tukul Museum that shows the most important East African prehistoric sites, geological aspects of Melka Kunture, a history of human evolution, and the archaeological, paleontological and palaeoanthropological records from Melka Kunture. The site also includes the Open Air Museum that shows both archaeological and environmental features of the site.   We will next drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Tiya Archaeological Site. It has 36 standing monuments, including 32 stelae with symbols of ancient Ethiopia culture.  In the evening, we will enjoy folkloric entertainment and a traditional Ethiopian meal.  B/D Day 11 - Our travel will take us on a drive to Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa. It was formerly known as Debre Zeit (Mount of Olives). There, we will view the scenic Crater Lakes. In the early evening, the group will transfer to the airport for our departure  from Ethiopia.   B   Day 12 - Morning arrival at Washington Dulles International Airport B = Breakfast                 D = Dinner
© Kemet Nu Productions
Travelers will learn about: Dinknesh (Lucy) dating 3.5 million years Axum, Ethiopia’s ancient city and part of one of the most glorious empires of the past The eleven rock-hewn monolithic churches built by King Lalibela in the late 12th or early 13th century which house Ethiopian Holy Books predating the King James version of the Bible The Church of Debre Berhan Selassie which houses the rich decorations and murals of Ethiopian religious icons, when Africans created religious figures in their own image The Battle of Adwa, in which Ethiopia defeated the Italians and repelled their invasion, plus much, more....
    Price for tour includes: Round trip international airfare from Washington D.C. Domestic air and land travel in Ethiopia Dynamic African-centered lectures at the sites by Ashra Kwesi Visually documented multimedia Power Point lectures at the hotels by Ashra & Merira Kwesi Deluxe Hotel accommodations 2 meals daily Entrance fees to all sites All transfers with assistance and porters Tips and luggage tags Pre-trip planning handbook DVD - Motherland Africa the Kemet Nu Ethiopia Tour Historical & Cultural Booklet on Ethiopia End of tour celebration with certificates commemorating tour achievement
$19.95
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