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Day Trip to Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela provided by Extraordinary Ethiopia Tours

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Day Trip to Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela

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Experience Ethiopia’s magnificent rock-hewn churches on this all-day excursion. After a convenient airport pickup, explore the extraordinary structures carved into the Lasta Mountains centuries ago. Marvel at their impressive architecture, visit 11 churches including the important pilgrimage site of Bete Medhane Alem, and learn about the fascinating history of this UNESCO-designated site. We meet and pick up all travlers at the airport but the fee for transportation is not included.
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    Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission excluded
    Explore the extraordinary rock-cut churches of Ethiopia on an all-day tour Learn about Ethiopian history and culture at the churches of Lalibela Visit Bete Medhani Alem, Bete Mariam, Bete Meskel, and other sites and also different wonder the different species of birds.
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6h
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  • Entry/Admission - Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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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Tells77 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Wow is all I can say! The historical landmark of Lalibela was an unforgettable experience. Perfection is an understatement! Maereg was the perfect guide! He speaks great English and very responsive to emails! I got a response in less than 24 hours as they are in a different time
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Response from ExtraordinaryETH, Owner at Day Trip to Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Responded 20 Mar 2020
Hello Shantel Thank you so much for the wonderful review, I work hard to meet expectations like yours, and I am happy to hear I hit the mark for you. Hopefully we will meet one day to explore the other parts of Ethiopia. Kind regards Maereg
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A Nigatu wrote a review Mar 2020
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I went back to Lalibela after a 15 year hiatus to show my wife the rich history of my culture. We got a phone number from the website and gave a call the day before we arrived at Lalibela. We met Mareg, who told us he was going to be our guide. He was at the airport waiting. Our
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from ExtraordinaryETH, Owner at Day Trip to Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Hello Abiy Thank you so much for the wonderful review, I work hard to meet expectations like yours, and I am happy to hear I hit the mark for you. Kind regards Maereg
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Attila B wrote a review Dec 2019
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I come as solo traveler and have been in many countries and had the chance to visit Ethiopia, and Lalibela was my last stop to visit the churches of Lalibela and the surroundings, I meet Maereg in Lalibela and he showed me the churches, Market and also cultural house, He is very
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Responded 8 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for the wonderful review, I work hard to meet expectations like yours, and I am happy to hear I hit the mark for you. Kind regards Maereg
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Mieraf and Baby wrote a review Dec 2019
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We have one day trip me and my finance was so so amazing place the Rock Hewn church and the monstrty too and the tour guide(Mareg) so sociable and well explained to us. Mareg is the perfect guide; he is knowledgable, speaks very good English, flexible,
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Thank you so much for the wonderful review, I work hard to meet expectations like yours, and I am happy to hear I hit the mark for you. Kind regards Maereg
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Trerra
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Highly recommended, the churches!
●Our English tour guide was Maereg Tefere, a humble person with immense knowledge of churches and its history. He’
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Karin S
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Timkat Festival 2020
Perfect guiding! Thanks we had an amazing two days. Also well taken care. Brought us to the good places. And Englis
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Tomsy6
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Trip to Hudad Eco-Lodge and gelada baboons watching. High quality IG content! ;)
We spent a couple of days in Lalibela having great time there but this particular day was just unbeatable. The hike
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FionaM216
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The best guide in Ethiopia!
We arrived in Ethiopia and after two days looking around the churches in Lalibela we headed off on a 4 day trek wit
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Charles452
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Wonderful Trek
We walked for four days through the most wonderful countryside, fabulous views, lovely people and with Maereg reall
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rittiek
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Trip around Lalibela
We had a wonderful trip with Mareg. He was sensitive, knowledgeable and a lot of fun. Highly recommended
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BrownLineRider
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Knowledgeable, Friendly, Professional Guide
Visiting the churches of Lalibela was a highlight of a long-awaited trip to Ethiopia. The churches are amazing-- th
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pgalllll
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Extraordinary visit
Thank you very much to our guide Maereg, who made the experience visit the stone churches to an extraordinary exper
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mikalassefaw
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Highly recommend Maereg! Hard working, kind & dedicated person
My family and I (A group of 5) people got in contact with Maereg through our hotel. We were in Lalibela Jan 5-7, ju
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Liam M
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Super Trip
I had an amazing day trip to the churches of Lalibela with my guide Maereg. Maereg is an exceptional guide who help
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I1421SJstefanop
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A stunning trek in the heart of north traditional villages
I finally give my feedback about my experience! I went in Ethiopia between October and November 2019 with I friend
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Mykonos540
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An unforgettable experience
From the 250+ days I spent traveling last year, my days in Ethiopia were the most special ones. Lalibela will alway
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zaremkin
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Zarema
My 2 day trip to Lalibela was amazing. Maerag is a great person and a very skilled guide. He is full of stories tha
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308guss
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Wonderful and professional experience
Maereg is a great, friendly and very skilled guide, who made my short visit to Ethiopia deeply memorable to say th
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das90a
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amazing trip
We have travelled extensively but this is one of the most wonderful and humbling experiences we have done. Maereg i
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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