Full-Day Private tour to Rock Hewn churches of Lalibela


After your private guide collects you from your hotel, you’ll start the day at the Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s home of 11 rock hewn churches of Lalibela. Drive to the site where we find a concentration of some of Ethiopians most famous Rock Hewn churches, mostly referred by many as the living wonders of the world, this churches are, they have been here for at list 900 years, an active christen shrine, the spiritual center of the counters religious life. The monolithic churches where carved out of 2600-sq natural rock terrace in the twelve century AD by king lalibela. BeteMedhanialem, the largest monolithic Rock hewn churches of the world, Magers 37.7 ft in Height, covers an area of almost 2625 Square ft and has walls that are up to 6 feet thick. A plain building supported by 36 pillars on the inside and anther 38 pillars around the outside. Bjte Medhanialem modeled on the original st.Merryzion church build by king Ezana in 4th century at axum.   The Rock hewn churchs that we will visit today before lunch will be the first group of churches included: Bete Medhanialem, Bete Mariam, BeteMeskel, BeteDenagl and BeteGolo gota Michal After lunch  we will continue our journey in  To Ethiopians long and marvellous past with a visit to other king Lalibela  Remarkable churches. There architecture and artistry must be seen to be believed. The Rock Hewn Churches that we will visit this afternoon the second group of churches and St, Gorge it included: BeteGebral, BeteMerquros, BeteEmanule, Betelehiam ,Bete Aba Libanos and BeteGhiorgis .  Once we finished visiting the second group of churches and we will walk to the village so the complex bewildering labyrinth of underground Tunnels to the monastery where the monks and nuns live.  then we will drop you at your interested location 

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6 hours - 10 hours
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Why take this tour?

Lalibela is most famous for its churches. Visit the 12-13th century Rock Hewn churches called the Eighth wonder of the world which are still active places of worship and host many major religious Ceremonies. The churches are carved out of solid rock, and each has unique architectural features. Take a wander through the tunnels and stairways linking the churches together.

What’s included?

  • Beverages

  • Lunch

  • Lunch

  • Hotel drop-off

  • Hotel pickup

  • Transportation to/from attractions

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

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  • Duration: 6-10 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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Lalibela Eco Trekking Tours

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