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Debre Libanos and Portuguese bridge provided by Liyu Ethiopia Tours

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2 adults
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Overview
Debre Libanos is an important monastic center for Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, the monastery there was founded by the renowned 13th century mystic, Saint Teclehaimanot and there is a small cave near the church (which is of recent construction) where he is said to have stood for seven years on one leg, until the other wasted away and dropped off. On arrival at Debre Libanos, we will first stop at the Jemma gorge. The Jemma River is one of the tributaries of the Nile, and there is a drop of nearly 1000 meters to the valley below. Here at the gorge (and in the forest around the church) we can expect to see the Banded Barbet, the Black-headed Forest Oriole, the White-billed Starling, the Red-billed Starling, the White-winged Cliff Chat, the White-backed Black Tit, the White-cheeked Turaco and Hemprich’s Hornbill. We will also see one of Ethiopia’s endemic mammals, the Gelada or bleeding-heart baboon.
Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Duration
8–9 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • water
  • pick up and drop off
  • the service of local guide
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Onuris01 wrote a review Feb 2020
Houston, Texas3 contributions3 helpful votes
I made it to Addis Ababa with ni real plans in mind, just some ideas pulled from a guide recommended to me by a friend. So, when I sat and talked to Yhun, I didn't really expect much. Well, I can say I'm in love with Ethiopia because of Yhun. This man knows his country with
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from liyue2017, Manager at Debre Libanos and Portuguese bridge
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Dear Traveler Thank you for your review. We have always believed that being able to meet our customer satisfaction is our main target , and if we are able to provide customer service just like you have experienced and mentioned , then we are on the right track. thank again for your time ! We look forward to another opportunity to host you on your next trip to Ethiopia, and once again, thank you for your positive comments! Best Regards, Liyu Tours management
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Safari Solutions, Tanzania wrote a review Feb 2020
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we were group of 24 pax, went to Addis & around for Cultural Tour for 5 days, we booked all tours, transport & hotels with Liyu tours. It was amazing experience. Liyu tours has a very professional staff and we didn't had a single bad experience. we went for a Addis City tour
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from liyue2017, Owner at Debre Libanos and Portuguese bridge
Responded 12 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for your kind review. Thank you for your review. We have always believed that being able to meet our customer satisfaction is our main target , and if we are able to provide customer service just like you have experienced and mentioned , then we are on the right track. thank again for your time ! We look forward to another opportunity to host you on your next trip to Ethiopia, and once again, thank you for your positive comments! best regarding Liyu Ethiopia Tour management
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Mark T wrote a review Jan 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana10 contributions3 helpful votes
If you choose to visit the monastery at Debre Libanos and then go up to the Portuguese Bridge and the breathtaking views of the Blue Nile Gorge (which you must do to fully experience Ethiopia), Liyu is the company to choose. Our guide, Jimmy, was knowledgable and flexible. He
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from liyue2017, Owner at Debre Libanos and Portuguese bridge
Responded 9 Jan 2020
Dear Traveler Thank you for your review. We have always believed that being able to meet our customer satisfaction is our main target , and if we are able to provide customer service just like you have experienced and mentioned , then we are on the right track. thank again for your time ! We look forward to another opportunity to host you on your next trip to Ethiopia, and once again, thank you for your positive comments! Best Regards, Liyu Tours management
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By: Liyu Ethiopia Tours
Danyl1967
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Experience of a lifetime!
Amazing start to finish. City tour with Jimmy and 5 days parks and lakes with Tamarat. Amazing memories, culture, w
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SazDazzleRazzle
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Great Trip of Danakil and Simien Mountains!
Myself and my partner had 10 days to explore some of the North of Ethiopia, and we got in touch with a few tour ope
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John P
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Historic North
This trip was absolutely wonderful. They planned everything and were available whenever I needed them. I stayed at
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marktO233JB
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An eye opening tour of a fascinating city
I considered several different tour companies in Addis before choosing Liyu. I could not be more happy with my sele
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bowlilng
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Wonderful three-week tour of Ethiopia with fantastic Liyu Ethiopia Tours
We had a superb three-week tour of Ethiopia with the excellent Liyu Ethiopia Tours. We had a very good driver and
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rafp2014
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Day trip
Nice experience. Great guide and driver. Short notice and perfect arrangement. Flexible stops and non-foreseen extr
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ahammerhead
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Amazing Tour!
So impressed with my guide Yhun Enugu and his Liyu Ethiopia tour of Addis Ababa. I didn’t have much time in the cit
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mtnhombre
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Last-minute stopover at ADD ends up being one of my best vacations
The trip ran smoothly from start to finish, I had a unplanned, last-minute 5-day stopover on Ethiopia Airlines in A
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meggy3311
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15 day personalised private tour of Ethiopia - Excellent!
We recently booked a 15 day tour covering (mainly) the North of Ethiopia with Liyu and we couldn’t be happier – the
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imjuditha
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Wonderful Busy Day!
My friend and I started looking for a tour company months before our trip. Liyu was the only one that replied quick
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computer_2000
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Great Day in Addis Ababa
I probably looked at a dozen tour operators and settled on Liyu Tours. Their price was in line with other operators
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netlesha123
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Excellent Addis Ababa, Gondar and Lalibela tour
I booked a tour with Liyu Ethiopia for Addis Ababa, Gondar and Lalibela. They handled all the domestic air tickets,
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Ali32780
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Your with June
This was hands down an awesome tour. I can’t soeak for everyone in the company but June was 💯💪🏾👍🏽
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Zurich5551
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Wunderschöne Tagestouren von Addis Abeba
"I did altogether for day trips from Addis Ababa with "Liyuethiopatours" and profited very much from competent driv
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hahabon
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Awesome Ethiopia adventure with Liyu Team
I struggled finding a tour operator to help me with my 3 weeks plan to go around Ethiopia. I was grateful when Yhu
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  • Duration: 8–9 hours
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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