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2 Days/1 Night, Rock Hewn churches of Lalibela Tour 

 DAY 1: Fly to Lalibela and take the airport shuttle transfer to the town. we will drive to the sites 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.

Bete Medhanialem, 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: 

FIRST GROUP OF CHURCHES 

  • BET MEDHANE ALEM (House of the Redeemer of the World)

  • BET MARYAM (THE HOUSE OF MARY)

  • BET MASKAL (THE HOUSE Of THE CROSS)

  • BET DANAGHEL (THE HOUSE OF THE VIRGINS OR MARTYRS)

  • BET DEBRE SINA and BET GOLGOTA with the SELASSIE Chapel and the TOMB of ADAM

  • BET DEBRE SINA (HOUSE OF MT. SINAI)

  • BET GOLGOTA (THE HOUSE OF GOLGOTHA)

  • THE SELASSIE CHAPEL (CHAPEL OF TRINITY)

  • THE TOMB OF ADAM

SECOND GROUP OF CHURCHES 

  • BET EMANUEL (THE HOUSE OF EMANUEL)

  • BET MERCURIOS (THE HOUSE OF MERCURIOS)

  • BET ABBA LIBANOS (THE HOUSE OF ABBA LIBANOS)

  • BETLEHEM (THE CHAPEL OF BETHLEHEM)

  • BET GABRIEL-RUFA’EL (THE HOUSE OF GABRIEL AND RAPHAEL OR THE HOUSE OF THE ARCHANGELS)

Accommodation  at: Top Twelve Hotel  

Day 2: Fly back to addis Abeba 

you will attend early morning mass at one of lalibela churches. after breakfast we will drop you at the airport for your flight.