Day Trip To Blue Nile Gorge & Jemma Valley
Why take this tour?
One of Ethiopia’s most dramatic stretches of road begins its serpentine descent to the bottom of the Blue Nile Gorge, 1km below.Blue Nile Gorge, often called Ethiopia’s own Grand Canyon is found 213 K.M north of Addis Ababa. This majestic and enormous gorge is known for its magnificent physical feature and alluring natural beauty. After visiting the gorge, you will drive back to Addis en-route visiting Debre Libanos Monastery. Debre Libanos is an important monastic center for Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity. The monastery was founded by the renowned 13th-century mystic, St Teklehaimanot.followed by The Jemma River is one of the tributaries of the Nile, and there is a drop of nearly 1000 metros to the valley below. We will walk downhill to the 17th century Portuguese Bridge, Here we can expect to see plenty of birdlife & Ethiopia's endemic mammals, the Gelada or bleeding heart baboon. Leaving the Gorge we drive back to Addis Ababa to arrive Addis late in the afternoon.
Unlimited Bottle of water
Coffee and/or Tea
All Fees and Taxes
Professional and Local Guide fee
Frequently asked questions
Things to know
Before you book
Duration: 11h 20m
Mobile tickets accepted
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
During the experience we provided all the safety measures.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Walk in Ethiopia Tour, travel and car rental is a privately owned company established in 2009 by experienced entrepreneur who has been working in the tour and travel sector in Ethiopia for more than a decade.
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