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Tour Package Name: Historical Tours
Package Code: LET 026ET
Duration: 3 days/2 Nights 
Category: Historical & Cultural  Tour 
Description: Overland trip visiting Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela & Yimrhanne Kirstos ( marble Church) 

Day 1: Visit the lalibela Churches 
Fly to Lalibela and take the airport shuttle transfer to the
Town (40minute) and visit the rock hewn churches of Lalibela.Lalibela is most famous for its churches. Visit the 12-13th centuryRock hewn churches called the ̎Eighth wonder of the world ̋ which arestill active places of worship and host many major religiousCeremonies. The churches are carved out of solid rock, and each has unique architectural features. Take a wander through the tunnels andstairways linking the churches together.
After lunch will drive to the site where we find a concentration of some of Ethiopians most famous Rock Hewn churches, mostly referred by many as ʺthe living wonders of the worldʺ this churches are, they have been here for at list 900 years, an active christen shrine, the spiritual centre of the counters religious life. The monolithic churches where carved out of 2600-sq natural rock terrace in the twelve century AD by king lalibela.
BeteMedhanialem, the largest monolithic Rock hewn churches of the world, Magers 37.7 ft in Height, covers an area of almost 2625 Square ft and has walls that are up to 6 feet thick. A plain building supported by 36 pillars on the inside and anther 38 pillars around the outside. Bête Medhanialem modeled on the original st.Merryzion church build by king Ezana in 4th century at axum.

The Rock hewn churchs that we will visit today before lunch will be the first group of churches included: BeteMedhanialem, Bete Mariam, BeteMeskel, BeteDenagl and BeteGolo gotaMichal .
Accommodation at: Top Twelve Hotel


Day 2:Lalibela churches and yimrhanne Kirstos
After Having breakfast we will continue our journey in To Ethiopians long and marvellous past with a visit to other sent Lalibela Remarkable churches. There architecture and artistry must be seen to be believed.

The Rock Hewn Churches that we will visit this afternoon the second group of churches and St, Gorge it included: BeteGebral, BeteMerquros, BeteEmanule, Betelehiam ,Bete Aba Libanos and BeteGhiorgis .
Once we finished visiting the second group of churches and we will walk to the village so the complex bewildering labyrinth of underground Tunnels to the monastery where the monks and nuns live.

After Lunch: with 4×4 Drive to YemrehaneKirstos(2hur) visit the marble churches called Yimrhannekirstos, which predates the Lalibela churches and was built using a completely different style of construction involving marble and wood. The church is built inside a cave. Pass through different villages and learn about local crops on different plateaus, specular view till your reach the church. return to Lalibela let in the afternoon for a nice dinner at ben abeba restaurant.

Accommodation at: Top Twelve Hotel

Day 3: flay back to addis abeba.

After breakfast will drop you at the airport for your flight. 

*END OF TOUR *

 

Costing and conditions

Price  $247/per person
Price included
– Accommodation BB (Bed and Breakfast)
– Airport in and out shuttle
– City transfer
– English speaking Guide for two days
– Entrance fee (Lalibela churches and Yimrhanne kirstos)
Price will not included
– lunch and diner
– Domestic flight tickets
– anything which is not mention above