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Asheton Maryam Monastery Day Tour

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USD 76.00
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    Asheton Maryam Monastery
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    A day before your trekking starts, you will meet us in our office which is located at the center of the town, Next to the Ethiopian Airlines Lalibela office for conformation and we will explain about the details of your trekking tour using the site map and our office will be the point where your trekking tour will start!The next morning at 7:45am your trekking guide and the porter will meet you again at the reception of your Hotel to organize and pack your materials that will be on the donkey and your trekking will began from our office!After 30 minutes, you will find yourself leaving the town and looking down Lalibela city as you take in the fresh air of the Lasta mountains. At this point you will start spotting the Rock-Hewn churches, your Hotel and village of Lalibela town from the mountain trail. Then after 2.30h walk, you will arrive to a small village located at 3,300 metres above sea level. The scenery is wonderful here, allowing the perfect opportunity to take a break, drinking in the scenery and a much-needed snack of fresh fruit to get some energy.Once we start walking again, after 15 minutes, we will be in the middle of the small village. If you wish we offer you a short time of visit the village and if you are interested, you will be invited to see the inside part of a farmer's house with an Ethiopian coffee ceremony. There is something authentic and natural about participating in a coffee ceremony in a mountain village, one opportunity not to be missed by first time visitors. The Farm house visit and coffee ceremony is a very interesting experience that we advice our guests to do, because it is a great opportunity to see how the Ethiopian houses looks like from inside, the tools we use, and how the animals and people live together in this small house!After passing through the mountain village, after the steep road which looks like a twisted rope that hugs around the mountain, will take about 4 hour on foot. The end will be a sweet rewarding experience as you will arrive to Asheton Maryam monastery church. Built on a ridge at 3,500 m altitude, 10 km from Lalibela.
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You'll return to the starting point
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Lalibela Airport during arrival.


  • Lalibela Airport, Lalibela Ethiopia
Return Details
Southern Lalibela
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Asheton Maryam Monastery
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
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