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A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge

A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge

By Escape into Ethiopia
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.
from
$128.00
per adult (price varies by group size)
from
$128.00
per adult (price varies by group size)

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Ages 15-70, max of 13 per group
Duration: 10h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
English, French


  • 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.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 171150P3

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers

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

How much is A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge?
A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge price starts from $128.00. Discover and book A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge on Tripadvisor
What is the A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge cancellation policy?
A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book A day trip to Debrelibanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 171150P3

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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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  • You'll return to the starting point
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