Rock-Hewn churches of Tigray

Tigray is recognized as the cradle of the ancient Ethiopian civilization. The Yeha temple and the Axumite monolithic steleas testify to this.

Temple of Yeha

It is an important pre-Axumite archaeological site mainly known by the large square temple and dated to 500B.C.

Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela

The beginning of rock-cut churches in Ethiopia is dated to the 6th century by the Nine Saints. This rock-church tradition is associated with the birth and burial places of Jesus Christ,

Axum

Axum and its ancient civilizations

For a large number of years in ancient time, Axum had been served as a political and religious center of Ethiopia.

Gondar and its medieval period

Gondar and its medieval period

The historic Gonderine town is very popular mainly because of the marvelous castles in the royal enclosure.

Harar

Harar

Harar was established by Sultan Abu Beker Mohammed in 1520. Harar, the Holy City of Ethiopia's Muslim community, is believed to be the forth-holiest city after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem.

Debre Libanos Monastery

Ethiopia’s most holy sites of Debre Libanos monastery (110km ADD) founded in the 13th century by priest Tekla Haimanot ,today one of Ethiopia’s most renowned saints.

Lake Tana and its medieval period island monasteries

Lake Tana has thirty-seven islands, twenty of which are home to churches and monasteries. Some of them dated back to the 13th century and many others are dated from the 14th century to the Gonderine period of the 17th and 18th centuries. Many of the original churches of Lake Tana are said to be renovated and reconstructed during the Gonderine period.

Debre Damo Monastery

Debre Damo Monastery

Debre Damo monastery is situated on an isolated mountain in northern part of Tigray. It is unique compared with most Ethiopian monasteries.

Our Service

Our product offering includes Historical site tour (Axum, Lalibela, Gondar, Lake Tana Monastery, Harar, Tigrai Rock hewn churches, etc), Cultural tour to the endogenous Omo valley tribes, adventure tours, wildlife safari, birding tours, photo tours, botanical tour, and agricultural tours.

About Ethiopia

Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. With archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, it’s a place of ancient culture. Among its important sites are Lalibela with its rock-cut Christian churches from the 12th–13th centuries. 

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