Debre Libanos Monastery & Portuguese Bridge

Tour Description

After breakfast you will be driven 110 kms north from Addis Ababa over the Entoto Mountains passing through the Sululta Plains to the Monastery of Debre Libanos founded in the 13th century by Abune Tekle Haymanot. Overlooking Jemma River Gorge, a tributary of the Blue Nile, the Monastery owns ecclesiastical, cultural and historical relics, and boasts a rare grove of trees that have disappeared from elsewhere in the region. Lunch at Ethio-Germany Lodge.

Drive to a 16th Century Bridge still in use today and said to have been built by Portuguese.