Debre Libanos Monastery and Jemma River Gorge - Day Tour from Addis Ababa

Tour info

7 hours - 9 hours
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Why take this tour?

With this 9 hours private guided day-tour from Addis Ababa, visit Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD) and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Jemma River Gorge. Get indulged in the local culture of the Oromo people with a family visit, see the Ethiopian endemic mammal - Gelada Baboon, and visit the Portuguese Bridge (16th Century AD). Drive 100 km north of Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD) with stops along the way to enjoy the views of the scenic mountains and for a local family visit to experience the way of life of the countryside Oromo people. Taking part in a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony is part of the tour. Tour includes private transport with comfortable vehicle, hotel pick up/drop off, professional tour guide, lunch at a local restaurant, Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony attendance and coffee, bottled water, on-site tour guides, local family visits, and all related government taxes. Price does NOT include entrance fees, etc

What’s included?

  • Private transportation

  • Bottled water and local snacks

  • Local on-site guides

  • Professional experienced English speaking tour guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Local family visits

  • Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Attendance and Coffe

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Entrance fees and any other expenses not mentioned in the "Included" list above

  • Entry/Admission - Debre Libanos Monastery

  • Entry/Admission - Portuguese Bridge

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 7-9 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

All tour guides and drivers providing the day tour from Addis Ababa are vaccinated for COVID-19.

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours

About operator:

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours is local tour operator in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia specializing small group city tour of Addis Ababa, day tours from Addis Ababa, and 2/3 days tours around Addis Ababa. All tours are accompanied with professional English speaking tour guide and allow freedom of visit/experience/ do activities enjoy more.
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