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Lalibela

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This rural town is known around the world for its monolithic churches, which were built during the reign of Saint Lalibela (a member of the Zagwe Dynasty ruled Ethiopia from the end of the kingdome fo Axum to 1270) who ruled the Ethiopia in the 13th century. There are 11 churches, assembled in three groups. The eight wonder of the world: The Northern Group: Bete Medhane Alem, home to the Lalibela Cross and believed to be the largest monolithic church in the world, probably a copy of St Mary of Zion in Aksum. It is linked to Bete Maryam (possibly the oldest of the churches), Bete Golgotha (known for its arts and said to contain the tomb of King Lalibela).
During Lalibelas reign, the current town of Lalibela was known as Roha. "Lalibela" itself means "the bees recognise his sovereignty. Lalibela has always been a place of pilgrimage largly known in Ethiopia. The term primarily refers to the complex of eleven churches in Lalibela, Ethiopia believed to have been created in the 12th century, the most famous of which is the cross-shaped Church of St. George.

Historical Tour Guide Program

Tour guide service to the ancient historical places and ancient holy churches. You will be able to visit the statue of Axum, the Gondar Castles, churches and monasteries arround Bahir Dar, the old city Harar, 12 churches of the Lalibela and many more

Ethnological Tour Guide Program

A tour guide that will enable you to view and experience what other ethnic groups people life-style is and their culture. There are more than 80 ethnic groups in Ethiopia. Each ethnic group will have different way of living and different culture.

Trekking Tour Guide Program

In this tour program there will be trekking activities on the highest mountain of Ethiopia, specially at the north the Semien Mountain and at the south the Bale Mountain. In connection with this tour you will see some endemic animals of Ethiopia

Denakel Tour Guide Program

A tour guide program to the hotest place on earth, the Denakel Depression. You will also see an active volcano at the north western of Ethiopia at the Afar Region. The place has been viewed by the national geography and named one of the hottest place on earth

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