Excursion

Excursion Tours

Code – RT 008
Debre Libanons Monastery, Portuguese bridge and Blue Nile Gorge

Code- RT 008
Duration-
full day
Transportation-
surface
Sites-
Debre Libanons Monastery, Portuguese bridge and Blue Nile Gorge

Early morning drive to north of Addis Ababa on the way to Bahir Dar, after 205KM
 Encounter the Blue Nile Gorge, the most spectacular gorges in the world which is similar to future with Grand Canyon in USA and Blue Nile River, and then drive back; on the way you will visit the 13thc monastery Debre Libanons which was founded by one of the Ethiopian saint called Abune Tekle-Haimanot. Visit the prayer cave, the holy water and the Magnificent Church built by Emperor Haile Sillassie. The Jemma Gorge (one of the tributary of the Blue Nile) can also spotted form the church, near by the church you will found the Portuguese bridge and Debre Libanos is a best spot to discover one of the Endemic mammal called Gelada baboon.  

Code – RT 005
Tiya, Melka Qunture and Adadi Mariam


Code- RT 005
Duration-
full day
Transportation-
surface
Sites-
Tiya, Melka Qunture and Adadi Mariam

Situated at 60km south-west of Addis Ababa Melka-Kunture is a famous archaeological site where fossils of pre history age as well as stone tools dating 1.5 million years have been discovered. Few km drives this point can be reached Adadi Mariam Cave Church believed to date back to the 13th century and gives a good indication of the Lalibela rock-hewn churches of the 12th century.Tiya is best known for its archeological site, which is distinguished by 36 standing stones or stelae, "32 of which are engraved with enigmatic symbols, notably swords,” marks a large, prehistoric burial complex. Tiya is the most important of some 160 archaeological sites in the Sodo region, 88KM south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

Code – RT 013
Ankober


Code- RT 013
Duration-
full day
Transportation-
surface
Site-
Ankober

Ankober is situated 155km of north east of Addis Ababa off the road from Debre Birhan and one of historical place in the history of Ethiopia in the late 18th and 19th century. It was the seat of the Shoa kings during the reigns of King Sahle Sillasie, Hailemelekot and the early years of Menilik II. The palace is situated on a commanding height with a spectacular view of the rift valley up to the Harrergie Mountains. Gelada Baboons (endemic to Ethiopia) are plenty sporting on the cliff edges of Ankober.

Code – RT 011
Ambo area and Wonchi Lake


Code – RT 011
Duration- full day
Transportation- surface
Sites- Ambo area and Wonchi Lake

Drives from Addis to Ambo, on your route you will be rewarded by the magnificent landscape, then precede to wonchi the Crater Lake to admire its scenic beauty. Wonchi Creator Lake is situated 157 km south west of Addis Ababa and 32 km south of Ambo. Covering an area of 560 hectares, the lake and its surrounding are one of best sights for nature admires. Horse riding and boat trip is the lively activities you can perform it. The lake is surrounded by the mountain with dense forest. The scenery is a breath taking while to the lake and an island monastery dotted there.

Code – RT 004
Debreziet Creator Lakes


Code- RT 004
Duration- full day
Transportation- surface
Sites – Debreziet Creator Lakes

Drive from Addis to south east on the way encounter the craters lakes around Debre Zeyit area which is known by its bird life, and different species of plants. Activity like bird watching and enjoying the boat trip makes entertaining the site.