Day Trip to Debre Libanos Monastery, Ethiopia

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Duration
9 hours - 10 hours
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Why take this tour?

Debre Libanos is a monastery in Ethiopia, lying northwest of Addis Ababa in the Semien Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region. Founded in the 13th century by Saint Tekle Haymanot, according to myth, he meditated in a cave for 29 years. The present name Debre Libanos was given by Zara Yaqob in 1445. During this time Debre Libanos and Hayek Istifanos served as the political center of the church. Of course, it retained its political significance until the Italian second time occupation and use as a shelter for many pilgrimage of Orthodox Christian. The modern church was built in the 1950 by Emperor Haile Selassie to replace the one which is destroyed by the fascist Italian during their occupation on 20 May 1937 furthermore they shot 297 and 100 young deacons within short period of time.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Coffee and/or Tea

  • Bottled water

  • Snacks

  • All Fees and Taxes

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Entry/Admission - Portuguese Bridge

  • Alcoholic Beverages

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Before you book

  • Duration: 9-10 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Trekking Ethiopia Tours - Day Tours

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About operator:

We cater for individuals, families & group trekking tours. Our experienced team will help you with all of your travel requirements within our capabilities. Personal attention is our first priority when attending to your travel needs.Our professional staffs are ready to make your trip to a life time memory. Let us show you our rich and beautiful country! Enjoy the undiscovered pearl of Ethiopia.

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