This private 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 (UNESCO World Heritage), and experience the daily life of locals with family visit. 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.This is 9-hour long tour with an English speaking guide in a private comfortable Toyota Minivan for a drive of 196 km.
• 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
This is full day visit to Lalibela rock hewn churches. Lalibela is located in the northern Ethiopia in the Amhara national regional state. The total duration of this tour is 11 hours. On this tour you will visit 11 rock hewn churches commonly known as the 8th Wonder of the World!Services included in this tour:- pick up and drop off from/to hotel or airport- ground transportation during the tour- entrance/admission fee to visit the churches- bottle of water.
• 11 hours
Name of the Tour: Abune Yosef HikingArea: Abune YosefDuration: 16 – 17 HoursBest Season: Throughout the YearGrade: EasyAltitude: 2,630 – 3,600m.Total Trekking: 45km.Required Level of Fitness: Walking ability for about 16 Hours in two days and fit for an altitude difference
• 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
The city of Lalibela is located at 2,600 meters above sea level. It is mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia, some 645 km from Addis Ababa It contains 11monolithic churches that were built in the twelfth century and are carved out of the pink granite rock; they have been classified as one of the wonders of the world. Their building is attributed to King Lalibela who set out to construct in the 12th century a ‘New Jerusalem’, after Muslim conquests halted Christian pilgrimages to the holy Land. Lalibela flourished after the decline of the Aksum Empire. On this package you have the chance to explore the city that may be described as a sculpture dedicated to the glory of God.
• 5 hours
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
visiting the rock hewn churches of lalibelaThe churches are in 3-groups found in lalibela town, it takes 5 to 6 hr to visit all churchesThe churches are almost 900 years old still active so we will attend a Church service in one churches of lalibela.Tradition Ethiopian coffee ceremony
• 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