This is 9-hour long tour with an English speaking guide in a private comfortable Toyota Minivan for a drive of 196 km. This day tour from Addis Ababa takes you through the scenic East African Rift Valley part of Ethiopia to the unique rock carved church of Adadi Mariam, ancient grave site of Tiya, and the prehistoric archaeological site of Melka Kunture. Appreciate interesting places and activities such as the unique still operational church of Adadi Mariam which is cut out of a single piece of rock in the 13th Century AD, an ancient cemetery of Tiya, and a traditional village of the Oromo people. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley and learn also how to cook Enjera, an Ethiopian pancake. This is a Tour limited to a maximum of 6 people.
• 9 hours
One can say that every tourist who decides to visit our country comes here and sees these quite remarkable and also strange monolithic, semi-monolithic and cave 'buildings, churches of Lalibela' which still leave the scientists puzzled about their possible creation process and are therefore often called the 8th wonder of the world. The style of the excavation is unique: most of the churches are below ground level. Roha - Lalibelas old name - is around 800 years old and after Axum the second holiest city in Ethiopia.It is a medieval town and one of the greatest historical sites in the Christian world. For the Ethiopian Christmas in January there are tens of thousands of pilgrims in town, sometimes walking for a month to reach the churches. In 1978 Lalibela, which lays at an altitude of 2520m, was listed as a world heritage site...
• 2 days
Enjoy a lively and intense experience of the real Ethiopian culture with hiking in a wonderful and special spot in this world, right off the beaten tracks. Very conveniently starting right in front of your hotel in Lalibela, the world- famous town which no traveler will miss when visiting Ethiopia. Personal interactions with the people in the highland farmer communities, visiting mountain monasteries and churches, seeing close Gelada Baboons and Ethiopian Wolves are the highlights of the tours.
• 8 hours
Start your amazing 2-day eco trekking tour after visiting the famous rock hewn churches of Lalibela. On this tour you will hike to the Escarpment of Atabkit above Lalibela. On the way you will meet local highlander farmers, stay in their village where you will see their way of life, even take part on their daily activity, enjoy the magnificent and breathtaking mountain chain view... Your hike can start right in-front of you hotel in Lalibela, or right on the airport after your arrival.
• 2 days
Eco Friendly and Community Trekking Tour around Lalibela, Ethiopia Trekking to the Mountain Church Asheton Monastery. Area: Asheton Maryam, Hudad via Merebarbu Duration: 8.30 Hours Best Season: Year Round Grade: Easy Altitude: 3500 mts. Total Trekking: 16km This trip offers a unique combination of spectacular scenery, culture and history. You will pass through the Afroalpine forest, remote villages, farmland and looking the local communities doing the routine of life. You will be in the middle of the small village. If you wish we offer you a short time of visit the village and if you are interested, you will be invited to see the inside part of a farmer's house with an Ethiopian coffee ceremony. There is something authentic and natural about participating in a coffee ceremony in a mountain village, one opportunity not to be missed by first time visitors. You will also spot Gelada Baboon and the biggest bird Lamargair.
• 8 hours
lalibela is famous for it's intricately carved rock hewn churches, built by the king lalibela.The churches are here for at list 900 years,an active christen shrine, spiritual center of the country religious life.Yemrehane kristos 45km north of lalibela, which is a church built within a natural cave under water ,almost 100years before the churches of lalibela.On the way yemrehane kristos you Will explore the way of life Ethiopian high land people.Attending a tradition Ethiopian coffee ceremony since Ethiopia is the origin of coffee.Attending a church services in one of the churches of lalibela.
• 1 day
Visit the ancient monastery of Asheten Mariam. Experience local tribal life, see spectacular scenery, see some of Ethiopia's unique wildlife, and hike through batten trek.
• 10 hours
LalibelaIt is a history and mystery frozen in stone, its soul alive with the rites and awe of Christianity at its most ancient and unbending. Lalibela has one of the highest concentration of Churches of such architectural elegance and overall engineering sophistication in one spot. The 13 Churches in two complexes are said to represent a reproduction of Jerusalem. Their lighting systems, channels, water works, network of interconnected subterranean passageways and the sheer magnitude of the whole project are mind boggling.
• 1 day
Nice and easy tour of all 11 Lalibela Rock-hewn churches, as well as Asheton Maryam monastery and/or Yemrehanna Kristos church. Experience some of the most amazing examples of monolithic churches on earth when you come to Ethiopia with Travel Africa Tours. You'll also have the opportunity to hike to Asheton Maryam a 13th century rock-hewn monastery offering sweeping views over the town of Lalibela and its mountains. Another option for this tour is to drive to Yemrehanna Kristos a gorgeous church that predates the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
• 2 days
Discover the Most Important Historical attractions found in Northern Ethiopia within only by 3 days including Lalibela and Axum.
• 3 days