Tour to Debre Libanos & the Jemma Gorge 1Day

Tour to Debre Libanos & the Jemma Gorge

Tour to Debre Libanos & the Jemma Gorge

Program: Debre Libanos and the Jemma River Gorge

Tour Code: Entoto 04

Duration: Full Day
Transportation: Land

Day1: After Breakfast, we drive to north on the Gojjam road to Debre Libanos, about 110 km from Addis Ababa .Debre Libanos is an important monastic center for Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, the monastery was founded by the renowned 13th century mystic, Saint Teclehaimanot and there is a small cave near the church where he is said to have stood for seven years on one leg, until the other wasted away and dropped off. On this tour, you can watch several birds as you are passing through the Sululta Plain: Expected birds Black-winged plovers, Wattled Ibis, Blue-winged geese, Common Cranes and Wheat ears. On arrival at Debre Libanos, first stop at the Jemma River gorge which is tributary to Nile.

Itinerary can be amended upon request

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