Trekking in Ethiopia’s Lalibela Wollo Highland 6 Days / 5 Nights

Arrival   Bole International Airport

Extraordinary Ethiopia Tours will meet all clients arriving at the airport regardless of arrival time. 

DAY 01: Addis Ababa

Visit the Ethnographic Museum, a great introduction to Ethiopian culture and history.  Tour the Mercato, one of Africa’s largest outdoor markets, and Trinity Cathedral, resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie.

Overnight at Ararat  hotel or similar in Addis Ababa

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 02 Addis Ababa – Lalibela

Fly to Lalibela on Ethiopian Airlines.  Tour the magnificent rock-hewn churches, a UNESCO World Heritage site.  This group of eleven monolithic churches were carved directly into the stone mountainside at least 900 years ago.  This complex boasts the largest monolithic church in the world, a maze of passageways and tunnels, intricately carved reliefs, and fabulous examples of icon paintings.

Overnight Sora lodge or similar in Lalibela

Meals (B, L, D) 

Day 03 Trekking in Meket Escarpment

Breakfast at lalibela and drive 2 hours to Flakit. Lunch at Warkahye, hiking 3 hours to the first site that is Mekuat Maryam which is 2820 meter above sea level and set on a promontory of the plateau, jutting out to the southwest with spectacular views across the rural landscape.  Dinner at the community guest house.

Overnight at Mekuat Mariam community guest house

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 04 Trekking in Meket Escarpment

Breakfast at Mekuat community Guest house Hiking for three hours to Meskel. At Meskel you will see different type of birds and one of the Ethiopian endemic mammals called Gelada Baboon. Lunch at Meskel and trek 2:30 hours to Wajela.

Dinner at wajela is noted for its beautiful wood of Acacia trees, and numerous stands of Eucalyptus in the surrounding village.

Overnight at Wajela community guest house

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 05 Lalibela

Breakfast at Wajela community guest house and walk 1 hour to meet your driver, drive for 2 hours to Lalibela,

Lunch at the hotel and in the afternoon you will just relax

Overnight at Roha hotel,Lalibela

Meals (B, L, D)

Day 06: Fly Lalibela – Addis

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Addis.

In the evening, there will be Extraordinary Ethiopia Tours complimentary farewell dinner party with traditional special buffet and local drinks (flight schedule permitting). At the end of the farewell dinner, transfer to Addis Ababa airport for the flight back.

Meals (B.L.D)