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Explore Lalibela Churches Of Ethiopia In 2 Days
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Religious, Architecture, Culture

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    Amharic, English

Description

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Rock-Hewn Lalibela Churches of Ethiopia. Head to eleven medieval monolithic cave churches built in the 13th-century, with a spiritual and symbolic value representing the holy city of Jerusalem. Marvel at its architectural diversity and unique mural paintings.

Highlights
  • Explore the Rock-Hewn churches of Lalibela
  • Marvel at the interior mural paintings in these churches
  • Head to Biete Medhani Alem, the largest monolithic church in the world
  • Day 1: Visit the first group of Lalibela churches expand_more
    • Meet your representative at Lalibela airport and get transferred to your hotel. 

    • Post lunch, visit the first group of Lalibela Churches, located in the North of the Jordan River: Biete Medhani Alem; Biete Mariam; Biete  Maskal; Biete Denagel; Biete Golgotha Mikael. These Churches were carved during the King Lalibela period (1181 – 1221) and registered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. 

    Overnight stay at Roha Hotel or Jerusalem Guest House.

  • Day 2: Visit the second group of Lalibela churches expand_more
    • Post breakfast, visit 'Na'akueto La'ab', the monastery church located in a cave below a giant rock ledge, built-in 13th Century AD.

    • After lunch, visit the second group of churches of Lalibela located in the South of the Jordon River:  Biete Amanuel; Biete Qeddus Mercoreus; Biete Abba Libanos; Biete Gabriel Raphael; Biete Lehem. The eleventh church, Biete Ghiorgis, is isolated from the others but connected by trenches. 

    End of the tour. 


What's Included
  • A vehicle with fuel
  • Driver allowance
  • Accommodation (double bed)
  • Entrance fees
  • English Speaking local guide 
  • 2-litre water bottle per day per person
What's Excluded
  • Meals
  • Alcoholic and non-Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses like telephone calls, laundry, photos & video cameras 
  • Other expenses not mentioned above
Meeting Point

Lalibela, Ethiopia

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 4 USD 400 Per Person

This is a private tour

Tour Reviews
  • Thomas
    We have trekked at a wide variety of locations around the world but this was the most memorable. Abebe was fantastic and really helped us gain a real understanding of rural life in Ethiopia.
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USD 400 / person

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