Addis Ababa and the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela — 4 days
- Trip Type Historic
- Tour Code GHET-034
- Private Journey
- 4 Days
- Ancient history, age-old culture, rock churches, and so much more
This cultural tour takes you to one of the world's most incredible manmade creations, commonly referred to by many as one of the “living wonders of the world” — the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. These remarkable edifices were carved out of solid rock, in a region where the rugged landscape still protects the churches from mass tourism. The 11 manmade churches in Lalibela are a lasting monument to man's faith in God.
If you have only a couple of days and you have to choose one site in Ethiopia, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is truly a must-see.
Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa
Arrive in Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour of Addis Ababa.
Day 2: Addis Ababa, Lalibela
In the morning, fly to Lalibela. In the afternoon, visit the first group of rock-hewn churches from 1200 AD.
Day 3: Lalibela, Asheten Mariam
In the morning, go on an excursion to Yimrehane Christos. In the afternoon, visit the second group of rock-hewn churches.
Day 4: Lalibela, Addis Ababa, Departure
In the morning, fly to Addis Ababa. For the rest of the day, take a city tour of Addis Ababa, which includes the Mercato, Entoto, and Piassa. In the evening, there will be traditional dinner and live cultural dance show. At the end of the farewell dinner, transfer to Addis Ababa airport for the flight back. End of tour.