Full Day Debre Libanos Church and Blue Nile Gorge (code MET 1004)

Tour Code : MET 1004
Duration : Full day
Transportation System : BY CAR

Tour To Debre Libanos Monastery

The Blue Nile Gorge is one of the most spectacular gorges in the world; bigger 0than the Grand Canyon in the USA. To reach the Blue Nile Gorge the road passes through green-land plateau and after one hundred kms. drive is Debre Libanos Monastery, which dates back to 13th century. The endemic mammal Gelada Baboon and Lammergeyer as well as Rupples Vultures are all habitats of the area. The Portuguese Bridge of the 16th century is also in the vicinity and worth a visit. Continue to drive through villages and farm lands till you reach the gorge, which is about one mile wide and one mile deep, taking about a 45 minutes drive to reach the riverbed. Picnic lunch on either side of the river. Early afternoon drive back to Addis to arrive before dusk.