A tour to Debre Libanos takes only one day. We leave Addis Ababa at 8.00 am and return by 4.30 pm.
First of all we drive to the Debre Libanos monastery. Founded in 1284 by the legendary Ethiopian saint Abuna Tekle Haimanot, Debre Libanos monastery played an important part in spreading Christianity in central Ethiopia. St. Tekle Haimanot with a modern church build in 1960s
Hiking in the area of the Jemma and Gur rivers, spotting endemic Gelada baboons
The visit to the monastery will be followed by lunch in the Ethio-German Park Hotel after which we will return to Addis Ababa. On route, we’ll stop off at the Jemma River gorge and Portuguese bridge.