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Ethiopia: Lalibela & Gheralta Mountains Adventure - Yellowwood Adventures Ltd
9 days • 4 places

Ethiopia: Lalibela & Gheralta Mountains Adventure

From Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa
Visiting Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Axum, Gheralta Mountains
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Yellowwood Adventures Ltd
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18 to 70
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US $1,847
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ends on 30 Jan 2020
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Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the hiking & trekking tour Ethiopia: Lalibela & Gheralta Mountains Adventure, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 3 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ethiopia: Lalibela & Gheralta Mountains Adventure includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Journey begins in Addis Ababa 
  2. Day 2: Addis Ababa to Lalibela
  3. Day 3: Asheton Maryam Monastery
  4. We enjoy another day in Lalibela to appreciate it fully – today heading out of town to walk up to the remote Asheton Maryam Monastery.  It is probably the highest in Ethiopia, up at 4000m, and it’s simple, unadorned construction and interior is magnificently backdropped by jaw dropping views.
  5. Day 4: Lalibela to Gheralta Mountains
  6. It is a full day’s drive from Lalibela to the Gheralta Mountains so we take a short flight to the ancient city of Axum to view its 4th Century, 24m tall stele and explore the market and town. After lunch we have a 2hr drive to Gheralta, where our first night will be spent in a lodge with fantastic vistas of the mountain formations. We can explore the surrounding area and town before settling in to a delicious dinner prepared by the lodge.
  7. Day 5: Gheralta to giant sycamore tree camp
  8. Our trek begins with a steep climb to the delightful Abuna Abraham rock church, which requires some effort in order to reach it; the views both inside and out always making the excursion worth it however. Tonight we will camp under the biggest sycamore tree in the region, a wonderful spot where many of the local exotic birds flock to nest in its branches.
  9. Day 6: Sycamore tree to Agoza camp
  10. Day 7: Agoza to Koraro camp
  11. Day 8: Journey ends in Addis Ababa
  12. Day 9: Fly out from Addis Ababa
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

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Reviews About This Operator

  • Renato
    March 07, 2019
    Fantastic tour off the beaten track! I definitely recommend this tour.
  • SarahMarshall
    March 07, 2019
    Travelling with YellowWood is a true adventure. Their expertly crafted itineraries get under the skin of a destination, escaping the tourist trail and really getting to the heart and soul of a place and its people.


9 days
Ethiopia: Lalibela & Gheralta Mountains Adventure
From Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa
No credit card fees
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  • About the country



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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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    • For any tour departing before 28 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 March 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Yellowwood Adventures Ltd. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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