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Day-Trip Church of Adadi Mariam from Addis Ababa

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It is about 8 hours private guided day tour from Addis Ababa. With this day tour: - - Stop at few best viewpoints to enjoy the great scenery the Rift Valley - Visit the unique still-functioning rock carved church of Adadi Mariam (13th Century AD) - Explore the ancient grave site of Tiya (UNESCO World Heritage dating back to 12th - 14th Century AD) to see huge stone grave markers decorated with carvings - Experience the daily life of locals with family visit and learn how to make Enjera (Ethiopian bread) - Take part in a typical traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and learn how Coffee is enjoyed with a ceremony This private day tour from Addis Ababa is limited to a maximum of 6 people. Day Tour to Adadi Mariam Rock Church and Steles of Tiya takes about 8 to 9 hours. The day tour is accompanied with professional experienced English-speaking tour guide. Day tour is with a private comfortable air conditioned vehicle for total drive of 196 km. Have a great tour!

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Adadi Maryam

Drive 62 south of Addis Ababa to Adadi Mariam. On the way stop at viewpoints to see the Geat East African Rift Valley. At Adadi Mariam, visit the unique still functional church which was carved out of a single piece of rock in the 13th Century AD by the famous King Lalibela.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tiya World Heritage Site

At Tiya World Heritage Site, visit about 40 huge stone grave markers erected in memory of local heros between the 12th to the 14th Century AD.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Melka Kunture

Take a guided tour to visit exhibits of ancient stone tools and fossils displayed in four sections. Focus of the exhibits and archaeological findings are on Prehistoric Africa, Geology, Paleoanthropology, and Prehistory of Melka Kunture. Visit also the “Open Air Museum’, actual excavation site, which is older than 800,000 years.

Duration: 1 hour