Excursion to Debre Libanos Monastery

10 hr

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Our tour Package is unique because our travelers will experience a combination of a religious, nature and wildlife visiting with a little hiking experience with a breathtaking view of a canyon at the bridge.
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Stop At: Debre Libanos Monastery, North West of Addis Ababa Seimien Shewa Zone of Oromia Region, Debre Libanos 1000 Ethiopia

Drive 110 kms north from Addis over the Entoto Mountains passing through the Sululta Plains to the Monastery of Debre Libanos founded in the 13th century by Abune Tekle Haymanot. Then, continue to Debre Libanos monastery; Tour the historic churches and visit the attached museum, the Monastery owns ecclesiastical, cultural and historical relics, and boasts a rare grove of trees that have disappeared from elsewhere in the region.

Duration: 2 hours

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

After visiting Debre Libanos monastery and the museum drive to Ras Darge’s Bridge, Lunch at Ethio-Germany Lodge also known as the Portuguese Bridge—a historical bridge popular for its views of the surrounding valley. Overlooking Jema River Gorge...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Debre Libanos Monastery, North West of Addis Ababa Seimien Shewa Zone of Oromia Region, Debre Libanos 1000 Ethiopia

Drive 110 kms north from Addis over the Entoto Mountains passing through the Sululta Plains to the Monastery of Debre Libanos founded in the 13th century by Abune Tekle Haymanot. Then, continue to Debre Libanos monastery; Tour the historic churches and visit the attached museum, the Monastery owns ecclesiastical, cultural and historical relics, and boasts a rare grove of trees that have disappeared from elsewhere in the region.

Duration: 2 hours

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

After visiting Debre Libanos monastery and the museum drive to Ras Darge’s Bridge, Lunch at Ethio-Germany Lodge also known as the Portuguese Bridge—a historical bridge popular for its views of the surrounding valley. Overlooking Jema River Gorge, a tributary of the Blue Nile. Here you may see gelada monkeys—a unique grass eating primate found only in Ethiopia. In the late afternoon drive back to Addis Ababa.

Duration: 4 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Portuguese Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Debre Libanos Monastery
Departure Point
Friendship Hypermarket, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
6:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

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