Lalibela

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Lalibela

Lalibela, formerly known as Roha, is a remote town in northern Ethiopia considered to be the country's holiest site after Axum. Built in response to the capture of Jerusalem by the Muslims, Lalibela was originally intended to be a New Jerusalem, with many of its buildings modelled after sites in Jerusalem.

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kenya

Thank you for arranging such a memorable holiday again, and doing it with efficiency and patience.

Carol from Perth

Featured itineraries

Ethiopia's Historic Route

This guided Historic Route tour visits Axum, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Bahir Dar and Gondar. The programme can be extended to include more elements, such as the rock churches of Tigray, the Rift Valley lakes, Omo Valley and southern Ethiopia, and the Bale and Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£1690 pp

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Ethiopia's Historic Route (with Tigray and Simiens)

Comprehensive guided tour of Ethiopia's famous Historic Route (Axum, Gondar, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Addis Ababa), extended to include remote Tigray and the Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£3095 pp

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Simien Mountains Full Trek with Historic Route

A full Simien Mountains trek to remote parts of the Ethiopian Highlands. This Ethiopia trekking tour includes as standard some aspects of the Historic Route: Gondar, Lalibela and Addis. You may extend the trip to add more elements, for instance Axum, the Rift Valley Lakes, Omo Valley, or Bale Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£2455 pp

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Accommodation

Tukul Village

Situated within walking distance of Lalibela’s famous rock churches, Tukul Village is the region’s best hotel, offering comfortable accommodation and attentive service.

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Testimonial

Thank you, Clare, for your patience as we worked our way through the planning of it all.

Susan