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Tour to Lalibela Churches

Highlights
  • Tour of ten rock-hewn churches at Lalibela
  • See the most famous of the churches in just one day
  • Guide provides insight into the enigmatic structures
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Tour to Lalibela Churches
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Tour to Lalibela Churches
US$196.04
Overview
A UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most popular destinations in Ethiopia, the Rock-Hewn Churches at Lalibela can be intimidating to visit on your own. Going as part of a guided tour not only eliminates transportation logistics to the ten churches scattered about this medieval town, but also includes the benefit of a narrated trip so you can better grasp the history and significance of these monolithic destinations.
What to Expect

Your tour to Lalibela churches can start straight away after your arrival and check in to your hotel.
The 11 rock cut churches in Lalibela own needs an at least one full day to visit them all.
Your guide will wait you at the airport arrival with a car. Drive 22 k/m to the town of Lalibela. After check-in drive to the first group of churches, which are 6. After your visit, we bring you for lunch to one of the best restaurant we have in town. You will have 2hrs to rest till the churches are reopened at 2pm.
2pm, drive to the 1nd group of churches, which are 4, and at the end the famous church of St' George (Bete Georgies).

After you are done with visit the churches, we take you to the town where you get invited for the famous Traditional coffee and see the way life of the locals, maybe take part in their daily activities, like baking Injera, making coffee or even cooking.

In the evening, if still not tiered we go to the best traditional bar, where you test our traditional Honey Wine, Music and dance.

On the next day, we bring you to the airport, or if you still have in Lalibela, we can organize a best trekking tour to the surrounding mountains, like: to Bilbala St. George rock hewn church, Monastery of Na’akuto La’ab and Asheton Maryam Monastery

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Reviewed 1 May 2018
Amazing guides

Really loved the guides and their spirit, especially Daniel, who was so helpful and friendly. He is from Lalibela and his knowledge comes very handy. Really recommend to anyone going to Lalibela or even to Danakil.

Thank Imagineth
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Lalibela: A magnificent testimonial of devotion and perseverance of Ethiopians

These eleven rock-cut churches are not on any list of the world wonders, but they are wonders by all means - unexpectedly beautiful, inexplicably well preserved, uninterruptedly serving the same spiritual purpose for over 800 years. They are hidden and have been a well-kept secret...More

1  Thank kovacmil
Reviewed 12 March 2018
Tour with Achenef

What an amazing place to visit!!!! Our guide Achenef was the perfect guide for this tour. He went above and beyond to ensure that out tour and stay in Lalibela was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable about the country, city, and the churches. If you...More

Thank Octavia H
Reviewed 30 January 2018
Great local tour guide - very costumized intitiary

I spend 2 days in Lalibela with Highland Eco Tours and my Guide Acheneg. Due to my tight schedule the guides create a tailor made initiary assuring that I don't miss out on any special event (sunday mass, saturday markt and st. George celebration) -...More

Thank Franka L
Reviewed 1 December 2017
Relaxing tour

My husband and I had a relaxing and wonderful quick tour of Lalibela. Daniel was always quick to respond to our e-mails and organised a terrific time for our brief stay. He hooked us up with a great tour guide of the churches, a comfortable...More

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