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Surrounding

3 Days

Day 1:  flay to Lalibela   

Fly to Lalibela and take the airport shuttle transfer to the Town (40minute) and visit the rock hewn churches of Lalibela. Lalibela is most famous for its churches. Visit the 12-13th century Rock hewn churches called the Eighth wonder of the world which are still active places of worship and host many major religious Ceremonies. The churches are carved out of solid rock, and each has unique architectural features. Take a wander through the tunnels and stairways linking the churches together.

drive to the site where we find a concentration of some of Ethiopians most famous Rock Hewn churches, mostly referred by many as the living wonders of the world, this churches are, they have been here for at list 900 years, an active christen shrine, the spiritual center of the counters religious life. The monolithic churches where carved out of 2600-sq natural rock terrace in the twelve century AD by king lalibela.

BeteMedhanialem, the largest monolithic Rock hewn churches of the world, Magers 37.7 ft in Height, covers an area of almost 2625 Square ft and has walls that are up to 6 feet thick. A plain building supported by 36 pillars on the inside and anther 38 pillars around the outside. Bjte Medhanialem modeled on the original st.Merryzion church build by king Ezana in 4th century at axum.

The Rock hewn churchs that we will visit today will be the first group  of churches included: Bete Medhanialem, Bete Mariam, BeteMeskel, BeteDenagl and BeteGolo gota Michal, also St.gorge

After lunch drive to Degosach  Eco lodge 3300m positioned to take in 360 degree views over the surrounding countryside. Pass through different villages and crops on different plateaus as you climb higher.  spend the reminder of the afternoon watching black Ghelada baboons grazing, plant of bird life and mountain hyrax…Etc

Watch a beautiful sunset from Eco Lodge, spend the night around the campfire with local communities, have your diner under the star and moon.

 Day 2:  Excurtion to Wedebye, 3hur 

After early Breakfast trek from Degosach to Wedebye  3600m altitude, which gives you more outstanding panoramic views of the area.   The wedebye positioned and take in  360 degree views over the surrounding countryside.

The trekking from Degosach   to wedebye is very short and easy,  you will pass through few villages and farms. This will be your first day to know how local community leave in the mountains.

After  lunch and brake You can walk  to one of the villages close to the wedebye and learn about the life of the local people including farming practices, cattle rearing and local traditions or walk to the children’s school to teach any subject you would like. Spend the remain of the afternoon enjoying the silence of wedebye and overlooking the sunset.

At night gather around the fire not only for the cold also the local people have a lovely tradition to welcome their Gusts by washing gusts feet, of course some of our client call it (foot massage). It is common for the people in the mountain when new Gust arrive  to  their house first they will give them food, then wash gusts feet and leave their bed, (of curse now they will not leave their bed for you because they  have prepared privet tukul room for our gusts.

After diner and massage, local people will present a lovely traditional dance of Highland Tribes; enjoy the music and dance till your time to bed.

The picture is Wedebye: the family House next to your room.

Accommodation at: privet Home stay at wedebye

Day 3:  Trek  to Abune Yousef park

With picnic lunch Trek from Wedebyeto top of mount Abune yousef  4300m.

Today you will spend your day at Abune Yousef community conservation area. Abune Yousef is covering 70km2 of Afroal pine habitat and spectacular scenery.

Have lunch at Rim Gedel Top of Abune Yousef (4300m)  lunch at the top of overlooking the panoramic view of the area.

After lunch continue via another direction to big and small zgit viewpoints, this view point will allow you to see the endless chain mountains of Sekota. View and to visit different fauna and flora, visit swarm of Ghelada baboons, read fox (rare chance to see), plenty of Birds and lots of Fauna and flora of the area.

After you spend most of your day at mount abune Yousef in the other direction Trek to Dewalka Village, a small village next to the park

At night, as usual you will have campfire under the star and moon. Today the dance will be by you and the staff. Enjoy the local traditional dance and music you will be invited to dance our unique Ethiopian traditional dance.

. Accommodation at: privet Home stay at  Dewalka