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

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    Stop At: Debre Libanos Monastery, Debre Libanos Ethiopia

    Drive 100 km north of Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery - the biggest monastery of the Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity in Ethiopia founded in the 13th Century AD.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Portuguese Bridge, Near the Blue Nile Water Fall, Debre Libanos Ethiopia

    Visit the Portuguese Bridge (16th Century AD), explore the spectacular scenery of the Jemma River Gorge, indulge in the local culture of the Oromo people, and see the Ethiopian endemic mammal - Gelada Baboon,

    Duration: 2 hours
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    We took the tour on the rainy season, and the landscapes where just incredible... those cloudy mountains around Debre Libanos are beautiful. Also, it was some kind of religious festivity and the monastery was quite busy with people going to pray. The Portuguese Bridge and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank simon e
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    I originally only booked Muluken at Merit for a tour of Debre Libanos but then decided to book him for a tour of Tiya and a half-day tour of Addis as well. He was a fantastic guide and it felt like I saw Ethiopia through...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Olga L
    EthiopiaTours88, General Manager at Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Olga, Hello!! Thank you very much for booking Day Trip from Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery, Day Trip from Addis Ababa to the rock church of Adadi Mariam and Steles of Tiya and City Tour of Addis Ababa with Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours...More

    Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

    It was a great day to spend around Addis Ababa on a day trip north of Addis Ababa to visit Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD and biggest in Ethiopia), enjoy fantastic views of the Jemma River Gorge, appreciate perfectly under use Portuguese Bridge, and...More

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    EthiopiaTours88, General Manager at Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2019

    Thank you for using Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours day tour from Addis Ababa to Debre Libanos Monastery and Portuguese Bridge!!

    Reviewed March 29, 2019

    I had an 18 hour layover between flights in Addis on a business trip, and decided that I'd use this as the opportunity to do some reconnaissance to confirm whether or not Ethiopia was somewhere that our family would like to visit in the future....More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank CatherineReichardt
    EthiopiaTours88, General Manager at Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

    Dear Cathy, Thank you very much for booking the day tour from Addis Ababa to the Debre Libanos monastery, Portuguese Bridge, and Jemma River Gorge with Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours!! It is an honor to host you on this day trip! Thank you for your...More

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