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Day trip to Debre Libanos Monastery and Portuguese Bridge

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Stop At: Portuguese Bridge, Near the Blue Nile Water Fall, Debre Libanos Ethiopia

Morning (7:30 - 8:00 am), meet your driver/guide at preferred departure point, then drive 110 km north from Addis over the Entoto Mountains passing through the Sululta Plains to the Monastery of Debre Libanos established in the 13th century by Saint Tekle Haymanot, overlooking Jemma River Gorge, a tributary of the Blue Nile.

Take a short walk to observe the endemic Gelada Baboon and 16th century Portuguese bridge. Further drive to admire the Blue Nile Gorge, at some point depending on visiting time, have a picnic lunch and drive back to Addis Ababa.

On this trip you have the chance to buy local souvenir/handcrafts and other religious materials such as wooden cross.

The price includes:

Transfers and transport

Entrance fee

• Afternoon tea/coffee

Duration: 9 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Bole Addis Ababa international airport,
Any hotel in Addis Ababa or
Any place within Addis Ababa
Departure Time
8:00 AM
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Driver/guide
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Portuguese Bridge
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
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  • Languages Offered: English
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