Day Trip to Age-Old Rock Hewn… Lalibela

Description

Experience Ethiopia’s magnificent rock-hewn churches on this all-day excursion. After a convenient airport pickup,

explore the extraordinary structures carved into the Lasta Mountains centuries ago. Marvel at their impressive architecture, visit 11 churches including the important pilgrimage site of Bete Medhane Alem, and learn about the fascinating history of this UNESCO-designated site.

Explore the extraordinary rock-cut churches of Ethiopia on a all-day tour

Learn about Ethiopian history and culture at the churches of Lalibela

Visit Bete Medhani Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskel, and other sites

Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Lalibela

Traveler pickup is offered
Any hotel in Lalibela.
 

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

 Stop At: Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Lalibela, Amhara Region

Picking you at 08:30am from where you are in Lalibela, then drive to the church site where you find a concentration of some of Ethiopia’s most famous rock-hewn churches, mostly referred by many as “the living wonders of the world” These churches are, and they have been for at least 800 years, an active Christian shrine, the spiritual center of the country’s religious life. The monolithic churches were carved out of 2,600-sq meter natural rock terrace in the 12-century AD by king Lalibela. In the morning you will visit 5 churches namely; Bete Medhani Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskel, Bete Denagil and Bete Golgotha Michael. After lunch break you will visit the remaining 6 churches namely; Bete Gebriel, Bete Mercorios, Bete Amanuel, Bethlehem, Bete Aba Libanos and Bete Giorgis. After the tour you will be transferred to your designated place within Lalibela town. And end of the tour

Duration: 11 hours 

Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

This is a private tour/activity.

Only your group will participate



 

Description

Experience Ethiopia’s magnificent rock-hewn churches on this all-day excursion.…

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Description

Experience Ethiopia’s magnificent rock-hewn churches on this all-day excursion. After a convenient airport pickup,

explore the extraordinary structures carved into the Lasta Mountains centuries ago. Marvel at their impressive architecture, visit 11 churches including the important pilgrimage site of Bete Medhane Alem, and learn about the fascinating history of this UNESCO-designated site.

Explore the extraordinary rock-cut churches of Ethiopia on a all-day tour

Learn about Ethiopian history and culture at the churches of Lalibela

Visit Bete Medhani Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskel, and other sites

Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Lalibela

Traveler pickup is offered
Any hotel in Lalibela.
 

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

 Stop At: Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Lalibela, Amhara Region

Picking you at 08:30am from where you are in Lalibela, then drive to the church site where you find a concentration of some of Ethiopia’s most famous rock-hewn churches, mostly referred by many as “the living wonders of the world” These churches are, and they have been for at least 800 years, an active Christian shrine, the spiritual center of the country’s religious life. The monolithic churches were carved out of 2,600-sq meter natural rock terrace in the 12-century AD by king Lalibela. In the morning you will visit 5 churches namely; Bete Medhani Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskel, Bete Denagil and Bete Golgotha Michael. After lunch break you will visit the remaining 6 churches namely; Bete Gebriel, Bete Mercorios, Bete Amanuel, Bethlehem, Bete Aba Libanos and Bete Giorgis. After the tour you will be transferred to your designated place within Lalibela town. And end of the tour

Duration: 11 hours 

Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

This is a private tour/activity.

Only your group will participate



 

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Who No. Price
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Total ETB ETB4,350
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Payment Types

Credit Card - Wire Transfer - American Express - Paypal - Master/ Visa Card - CBE Birr -

Days : 1 | Nights : 0


Inclusions


  • Transportation
  • Guides / Assistance
  • Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Exclusions


  •     Extra stay pre/post tour    
  •     All meals and drinks    
  •     Any optional tours    
  •     Alcoholic beverages    

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