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Full Day Tour to Debre Libanos Monastery& Portuguese Bridge - 1 Day

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A 110km drive to the North of Addis passing over undulating mountain ranges, shelter for the famous Gelada Baboon & various birds, takes you to Debre Libanos, a monastery complex that sits on a terrace between a cliff and the gorge of one of the tributaries of the Abbay River (the Blue Nile). This tour entails outstanding views of the famous Blue Nile Gorge, often compared with Arizona’s Grand Canyon and the ancient Portuguese bridge, a stop at a rural village, with beer tasting at the oldest brewery in Addis Ababa.

Day 1
Trip Outline (The Itinerary)

7:00 - Pick up from your destination/home.

8:00 - Meet with the guide/driver and briefing about the tour.

8:30 - Drive to Debre Libanos (110 km from Addis Ababa).

10:00 - Arrival. Visit the 13th century Debre Libanos monastery and the 17th century Portuguese Bridge.

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch at Ethio-Germany Lodge.

14:30 - Visit the surrounding Jemma Valley (for different Birds & mammals including the endemic mammal, Gelada Baboon) and then continue visit to Blue Nile gorge.

15:00 - Drive back to Addis Ababa.

15:30 - Stop at a rural village for local life visit.

17:30 - Arrival in Addis. Beer tasting at St. George Brewery.

19:00 - Cultural authentic Ethiopian cultural food buffet along with cultural drinks, live music and dances of the diverse nations and nationalities of Ethiopia (if included in your booking).

21:00 - Drop off to your destination/home.

Price Includes

  • Add-Ons: authentic Ethiopian cultural dinner for 20 USD per person.
  • Pick up from & drop off to the hotel/where you stay, air conditioned 2016 minivan for land transport, professional English speaking tour guide, all applicable entrance fees at the museums and churches, beer tasting, lunch, bottled natural water.

Price Excludes

  • Drinks unless specified. Tours not mentioned above. Tips to guides & driver.

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Price From USD $ 105/person
105
Total $ 105 USD

Trip Facts

  • 2-12
  • pick up from & drop off to the hotel/where you stay, air conditioned 2016 minivan for land transport, professional English speaking tour guide, all applicable entrance fees at the museums and churches, beer tasting, lunch, bottled natural water.