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Full day Lalibela Churches Tour Itinerary


The world wonder rock hewn churches of Lalibela

Visit to a local family

Torpedo traditional bar

This tour includes the world famous 11 rock cut Lalibela churches,  a visit to a local family house for the special Ethiopia coffee ceremony and the traditional Honey-Wine (Tej) test in Torpedo bar.

Full day Lalibela Churches Tour Itinerary

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Tour Details


1 Full day Days

Tour Type

Group & Individual Tour

Guiding Method

Live guide/instructor

Guide Language


Starts/ Ends

Lalibela/ Lalibela

A guide from our team will meet you at Lalibela airport arrival with a car to bring you to your Hotel. The drive from the Airport to Laibela town (your hotel) is 24 k/m, and takes around 30 minutes.

After check-in, start your tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, visiting the Northwestern Cluster of churches, which is built by the symbol of the earthly Jerusalem:

-Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael & Bet Golgotha.

Laibela church priest showing one of old cross found in the church
Beautiful Lalibela church window design
Traditional Ethiopian church paintings

From 12 - 2pm the churches are closed and the key -man will go for lunch break.

We also will take you to one of the best restaurant (7olives Hotel) for lunch.

In the afternoon, after lunch continue with the South-eastern Cluster of churches, built by the symbol of heavenly Jerusalem:

–Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos.
Finally, you will visit the most famous of all the churches –Bet Giyorgis (St George), constructed in honour of the patron Saint George.

After having visited all the churches, we take you to the villages where you will see the way life of the locals very closely, and get invited for our famous traditional coffee ceremony in one of the local family house.

In the Evening after dinner in Kana or Ben Abeba restaurant, we will bring you to one of the best traditional bar we have in town called Torpido. There you will try our famous home-made traditional Honey wine, see the way the Amhara tribes dance, and enjoy our traditional music live. Then we bring you to your hotel.

Next day morning transfer to the airport.


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One of the underground tunnel that connects Bete Gabriel and Merkorious churches
The famous church of St George
Bete Emanuel church


Pick-up from/to Lalibela airport in a private car

1 night room at cliff Edge hotel

An english speaking & professional Lalibela churches tour guide

Coffee ceremony in a local family house

Entrance fee to Lalibela chruches

Any transfer in town

What you need to bring:

-Closed, comfortable shoes (trekking shoes), and Sandals

- Sun protection (strong suns-cream 50+) and hat

-Jacket for the night


Meals and drinks.

Tips for guides, and souvenirs.

Any international, and Domestic flights are not included in this price.

Travel insurance is not included.

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