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A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge provided by Escape into Ethiopia

A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge

A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge
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Escape into Ethiopia tours help to explore Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge, and the cave where the Saint Tekle Haymanot prayed. In Debrelibanos you will visit the small waterfall, ending up in the Jemma River Gorge, one of the tributaries of the Blue Nile River. On the other side of the cliffs Gelada Monkeys can be seen in the bridge side with awesome views.
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  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, French
Know before you go
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, French
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 171150P3
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
All Fees and Taxes
Lunch
Coffee and/or Tea
Entrance fees
Good conditioned car
Professional Tour Guide
Bottle of water
Fresh fruit/ Banana or orange
Entry/Admission - Debre Libanos
Duration
10h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pickup from any Hotels, and Bole international airport.
Airports:
Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
Inclusions
All Fees and Taxes
Lunch
Coffee and/or Tea
Entrance fees
Good conditioned car
Professional Tour Guide
Bottle of water
Fresh fruit/ Banana or orange
Entry/Admission - Debre Libanos
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pickup from any Hotels, and Bole international airport.
Airports:
Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
10h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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    Debre Libanos Monastery Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Debrelibanos monastery and the Portuguese Bridge, which was one of first bridge in Ethiopia and one of the oldest monastery founded in the 13th century by Saint Tekle Haymanot. The church was built over Tekle Haymanot’s tomb, which were constructed by the order of the last King of Ethiopia, (Haile Selassie I) in 1961, and Elaborated with Mosaics and stained-glass. Escape into Ethiopia tours help visitors to explore the church, the cave where the saint prayed is in the nearby cliffs. Escape into Ethiopia tours offers walk to the cave, this cave contains holy water. In Debrelibanos you will visit the small waterfall, ending up in the Jemma River Gorge, one of the tributaries of the Blue Nile River. On the other side of the cliffs Gelada Monkeys can be seen in the bridge side with awesome views. Debrelibanos is two hours’ drive from the catial Addis Ababa.
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dtadst
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Reliable and honest
Reliable and honest guide good English and friendly highly recommended. He also can help with other tours
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Addis Ababa tour
Sisay took me in a day tour of Addis. He was highly knowledgeable about everything in the museums and put it acros
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batoach
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great trip in Timkat time
just got back from 10 days tour with Sisay the guide and Hillo the driver. they were amazing,the tour was well orga
kimsgame2016
kimsgame2016
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Zoma Gardens and Museum
Sisay was an excellent companion while I was in Addis. I wanted to buy coffee and honey and he knew good places for
wide_travel_7
wide_travel_7
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Best Tour of Ethiopia
Knowledgeable tour guides that have your safety as a priority. Absolutely the BEST tours throughout Addis, Lalibela
dealeng
dealeng
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Excellent guide!
I came for business and had 2 days for sightseeing. Sisai arranged perfectly and with best usage of the limited tim
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I9572BXdavidr
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Very good guide
Sisay is the best guide in Ethiopia and Addis !! I strongly recommend this guide for your trip in Addis / ethiopia
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Outstanding Guide
I’ve been to Addis twice mostly to relax. A friend told me about Sisay. What a wonderful person. Not only did he ta
elg07
elg07
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Best guide in Ethiopia
At first we didn't know how to chose our guide, as many offers exist in Ethiopia. Sisay was recommanded by a friend
Hugo S
Hugo S
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Ethiopia at its best !
Sisay is a top level guide. Coming himself from the Lalibela mountains, he is unbeatable with Ethiopia's history, a
skyylo2004
skyylo2004
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Amazing Experience
I met Sisay on Easter 2015. He took me to a couple of Easter’s services. The experience was unbelievable. The next
Dilili19
Dilili19
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Fascinating tours
We travelled twice in Ethiopia: the first time in 2017, for a trip all around the country (the Historic Route, and
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