Debre Libanos Monastery and Jemma River Gorge - Day Tour from Addis Ababa

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With this 9 hours private guided day-tour from Addis Ababa, visit Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD) and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Jemma River Gorge.

Get indulged in the local culture of the Oromo people with a family visit, see the Ethiopian endemic mammal - Gelada Baboon, and visit the Portuguese Bridge (16th Century AD).

Drive 100 km north of Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD) with stops along the...
With this 9 hours private guided day-tour from Addis Ababa, visit Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD) and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Jemma River Gorge.

Get indulged in the local culture of the Oromo people with a family visit, see the Ethiopian endemic mammal - Gelada Baboon, and visit the Portuguese Bridge (16th Century AD).

Drive 100 km north of Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD) with stops along the way to enjoy the views of the scenic mountains and for a local family visit to experience the way of life of the countryside Oromo people. Taking part in a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony is part of the tour.

Tour includes private transport with comfortable vehicle, hotel pick up/drop off, professional tour guide, lunch at a local restaurant, Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony attendance and coffee, bottled water, on-site tour guides, local family visits, and all related government taxes.

Price does NOT include entrance fees, etc
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Debre Libanos Monastery, Debre Libanos Ethiopia

Drive 100 km north of Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery - the biggest monastery of the Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity in Ethiopia founded in the 13th Century AD.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Portuguese Bridge, Near the Blue Nile Water Fall, Debre Libanos Ethiopia

Visit the Portuguese Bridge (16th Century AD), explore the spectacular scenery of the Jemma River Gorge, indulge in the local culture of the Oromo people, and see the Ethiopian endemic mammal - Gelada Baboon,

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch - Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Private transportation
  • Local family visits
  • Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Attendance and Coffe
  • Local on-site guides
  • Bottled water - Bottled water and local snacks
  • Professional experienced English speaking tour guide
Not Included
  • Entrance fees and any other expenses not mentioned in the "Included" list above
  • Entry/Admission - Portuguese Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Debre Libanos Monastery
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (if visitors are just arriving) OR from any hotel, lodge, or place of stay in Addis Ababa

Airports

  • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If you are visiting between June and September, expect wet weather and be prepared accordingly
  • If you are not eating Ethiopian food at small local restaurants, please bring packed lunch with you
  • Women are expected to be fully dressed and cover hairs when visiting the Debre Libanos Monastery
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.