Duration: 2 days and 1 nights
Category: Community Based Trekking
The trekking from lalibela to Ber Metebekiya is not an easy comparing to your 2nd or 3rd day but the view starting 5 minute you left the city is spectacular, you will pass through few villages and farms. This will be your first day to know how local community live in the mountains.
On your the way to wadebye you will take a short break for snack at Merebarbu (3300m). here we can embark to see swarm Group of Gelada baboons (endemic to Ethiopia) and other mammals, don’t wary if there is no Gelada at the time of your brake because we will see them again at mount abune Yousef Community conservation park.
After having your lunch and short brake You can walk to one of the villages close to the wedebye and learn about the life of the local people including farming practices, cattle rearing and local traditions or walk to the children’s school to teach any subject you would like. Spend the remind of the afternoon enjoying the silence of Ber metebekiya and overlooking the sunset.
At night gather around the fire not only for the cold but the local people have a lovely tradition to welcome their Gusts by washing gusts feet, of course some of our client call it (foot massage). It is common for the people in the mountain when new Gust arrive their house first they will give them food, then wash gusts feet and leave their bed for gusts, (of curse now they will not leave their bed for you because they have prepared privet Tukul Hut for you)
after your diner locals will present a lovely typical traditional dance of the Highland Tribes, you can enjoy the muisc till your time to bed. Lalibela Eco Trekking Tours Guides will give you brief about next day program & options.
Accommodation at: Privet Home stay at Ber Metebekiya
After breakfast trek to one of the of the highest peak of the area name Chebertay (3900m). looking over the beautiful valleys of Sekota mountains and mount Abune Yousef, return back to the village for lunch.
After lunch trek from Ber Metebekiya to Lalibela 3 hur, on the way have some time at Hudad to watch the Ghelada baboons.
Accommodation at: your choose Hotel.
- all Breakfast, Lunch,Diner
- Donkey for the Luggage
- English speaking Guide for the trek
- Personal cook
- Unlimited water
- Sleeping bags, mattress, blanket..etc
- Coffee and Dace ceremony
- Any experience with the Locals community’s
- Entrance fee For Abune Yousef park