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Lalibela Rock Churches Guided Tour provided by Highland Eco Trekking Tours Ethiopia

Lalibela Rock Churches Guided Tour

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  • 1
    Highland Eco Trekking Tours Ethiopia
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
    Stop: 24 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Church of St. George
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lalibela, Ethiopia
1–2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Car with its driver and fuel
  • An English speaking professional tour guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Coffee ceremony in a Local Family
  • Visit to the town
  • Town transfer
  • Entrance fee for Lalibela chruches
  • Accommodation
  • Meals and Drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. George
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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maira wrote a review Aug 2019
London, United Kingdom14 contributions1 helpful vote
I had the most incredible day exploring the churches with a really informed and professional guide. I learned so much and would definitely do it again. excellent choice!!!
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Date of experience: July 2019
Studnyk wrote a review Aug 2019
Kugluktuk, Canada92 contributions9 helpful votes
Our guide Ababa is quite the historian of the rock hewn churches and lalabela region, which made for a very immersive and interesting tour experience. Over the course of two days we visited every church and learned about its construction, unique particularities of each and other
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Barbara M wrote a review Jul 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom25 contributions4 helpful votes
Don't try to see Lalibela without a guide! At first I thought I would. I grew up in a religious family so know lots about church symbolism, stories etc and I've travelled a lot, especially in Africa, so not worried about doing things without a guide, in fact, mostly I don't like
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Date of experience: May 2019
Imagineth wrote a review May 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates4 contributions1 helpful vote
Really loved the guides and their spirit, especially Daniel, who was so helpful and friendly. He is from Lalibela and his knowledge comes very handy. Really recommend to anyone going to Lalibela or even to Danakil.
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Date of experience: June 2017
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kovacmil wrote a review Apr 2018
New York City, New York21 contributions12 helpful votes
These eleven rock-cut churches are not on any list of the world wonders, but they are wonders by all means - unexpectedly beautiful, inexplicably well preserved, uninterruptedly serving the same spiritual purpose for over 800 years. They are hidden and have been a well-kept
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Date of experience: March 2018
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About the operator

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By: Highland Eco Trekking Tours Ethiopia
unforgettable and breathtaking experience!
I had planned to stay in lalibela for only 2 days and in the end it was 10 days with a subsequent trip to mekele an
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Lalibela = incredible! / 3 day Danakil = poor value + rude drivers and guides
There isn't much information on these tours online yet, so I hope to inform travelers of the reality of this tour b
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Great guide and authentic experience
Luel was an amazing guide. Easily the best we’ve had in Ethiopia. His English was very good and he was very knowled
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Siemien Mountains
Daniel is a great guide. He gives you all the information needed to get there. Trustable. Local guide who know the
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Julie-Ann M
3 day tour of Danakil
I landed in Ethiopia knowing that I will go to the Danakil Depression but no idea how. After my guide from Addis Ab
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Best weekend in Lalibella
Lalibella is a must-see when you come to Ethiopia, the churches are awe-inspiring and the nature around the town in
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Great place but extremely expensive company
We did this trekking (3 days, 2 nights) and we had fun, the place and the people are really really beautiful. Howev
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Rae M
Highland trek and Lalibela churches
We did a 4-day tour including 3 days of trekking to Abune Yosef and a tour of the Lalibela churches. The experienc
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Ryan Joel B
2 day Eco trek from Lalibela
My friend and I did a two day trek from Lalibela and had an amazing experience. We took in some amazing scenery, st
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Don’t miss it!!! The best experience in Lalibela!!!
I hiked with Eco trekking tours for two days one night hike in Lalibela. I slept in the best place you can dream of
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Fabulous trek with guide Moges!
I had the most spectacular 3-day trek with my wonderful guides Moges and Mareg. The first day we climbed through b
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Great experience!!!
I highly recommend booking with Highland Eco!! Daniel was very helpful and tailored my tour based on the limited nu
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Helpful and reliable staff in all situations
I booked a tour to the Danakil Depression through Highland Eco Trekking and my experience was positive. The tour st
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Great guides and insights into local community life
The Company is run by a group of local guides from Lalibela. I joined 2-day Lalibela church tour and 4-day trekkin
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an excellent northern Ethiopia tour
Thank you to Daniel and Achenef for organising an excellent tour of Ethiopia! I travelled to Bahir Dar, Gonder, Lal
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1–2 days
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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