Lalibela churches, yemerehen Kristo & Trekking Asheton Mary monastery

DAN Lalibela TOURS
Lalibela churches are cut out of single solid rock almost 900 years ago. Yemerehen Kristo ( cave church) built inside a Natural cave under water Asheton Mary monastery is located 3200m above sealevel and still active
Private Tour
Culinary Experience
Culture and History
Rural Life
Trekking in Nature
Lalibela, Ethiopia
3 days
French, English, German
1pax to 20 pax

What we'll do


Fly to Lalibela and take the airport shuttle transfer to the town ( 40 minute) and visit the rock hewn churches

After lunch will drive to sits where we find a concentration of some of Ethiopia most famous Rock hewn churches, mostly referred by many as " the living wonders of the world " this churches are they have been here for at list 900 years, an active christen shrine, spiritual center of the country religious life.

Then we will visit 1st groups of churches this group contains, Bet Medhane Alem ,Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael & Golgotha

Overnight:- lalibela

Day -2

Early in the morning we will attend a church service in one of the churches of Lalibela to assure you the churches are still active for 900years.

After breakfast we will drive 90km round Trip to a cave church called Yimrhanne Kirstos

On the way to the cave church you have the opportunity to explore highland parts of Ethiopia

Yimrhanne Kirstos is an old built up church within a large natural cave under water it is a particularly fine example of late Axumite architecture, built with alternating layer of Wood and granite faced with Whit gypsum

The church built almost 100years before the churches of Lalibela and full of painting inside

After lunch we will visit 2nd groups of churches and St.George The 2nd groups contains Bet Gabriel- Rafael, Bet Abba Libanos, Bet Emanuel finally we will see St.George, this is most probably the highlight of your trip to Ethiopia



After breakfast trek to visit the monastery church of Asheton mary (3200 m)The monastery located 2hr walk from lalibela still Active

After short break Trek 1.5hr to lalibela hudad Eco lodge (3400m) positioned to take in 360 degree views over the surrounding countryside

Lunch at the lalibela Hudad Eco lodge and spend the reminder of the afternoon watching black Ghelada baboons , mountain hyrax , different endemic birds.

Let afternoon back to lalibela in different direction 2hr on the way we will have a stop in the local village to learn about the life of the local people

Overnight :- Lalibela

Day -4

We will drive back to Lalibela airport for your next flight.

Where we'll go


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Meeting point

Ethiopia - Lalibela airport

Good to know

Good to know

Lalibela churches are world heritage sites and still active for almost 900 years we will attend a church service in one of the churches of Lalibela. we will attend a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony

What is included?

  • Private guide service in all atteractions
  • Fees for all atteractions
  • Transfer in and out from Lalibela airport round trip 50 km by a private air-conditioned van
  • Driving to yemerehen Kristo ( cave church) round trip 90km by a private air-conditioned van
  • Trek to Asheton Mary monastery and Hudad Eco Lodge
  • Packed water in your journey
  • All government taxes

What is not included?

  • Accommudation
  • Lunch and dinners
  • Tips
  • Domestic flight Tickets

Cancellation and refund

The booking fee ($38.50 p.p. included in the displayed price) is non-refundable if you cancel your booking. If a local cancels a booking or does not show up at the agreed time and place, you receive a full refund of the booking fee.

You are buying a unique experience that also empowers local communities and people to improve their lives by sharing their knowledge and lifestyle.

We give space for creativity. The locals themselves decide and develop the activity idea and design it in a way they find interesting.

Locals get 100% of the price they want. The booking fee is added separately.

Meet the Local


DAN LALIBELA TOURS is a private eco- minded Tour and Travel company, promoting tourism and Travel in Ethiopia, managed by an experienced Ethiopians. We offer programmed and tailor made package tours, At the historical route Lalibela, Axum , Bahir Dar and Gondar - southern ethenic and Nature tours , omo valley tours , bird watching , the Danakil desert tour including Dallo , Erta Ale - Trekking to semien mountain National park - Airport Transfer , hotel and lodge booking. Lalibela is a town in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia. It's known for its distinctive rock-cut churches dating from the 12th and 13th centuries, which are pilgrimage sites for Orthodox Christians. Carved out of rock, the subterranean monoliths include huge Bete Medhane Alem, and cross-shaped Bete Giyorgis. Many are joined by tunnels and trenches, and some have carved bas-reliefs and colored frescoes inside

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