Spending the Night in the Local Community Village at Farmer Abey’s and His Families House!
- English Speaking Guide
- Lunch and Dinner
- Bottled mineral water (Two bottles of packed water per a day) Never mind, we will offer if you need more than that.
- Fruit (Banana or Orange)
- Mango Juice
- Donkey with porter (To carry all your staffs that you wanted to use them only when you arrived in the village where you spend the night)
- Alcoholic Drinks
- Breakfast of the first day
We always arrange a Taxi service to our customers from Lalibela Airport to the city until your hotel during your arrival.
A day before your trekking starts, you will meet us in our office which is located at the center of the town, Next to the Ethiopian Airlines Lalibela office for conformation and we will give you a detailed information about your trek and our office will be the point where your trekking tour will start!
The next morning at 7:45am your trekking guide and the porter will meet you again at the reception of your Hotel to organize and pack your materials that will be on the donkey and your trekking will began from our office!
Area: Asheton Maryam monastery, Hudad via Merebarbu, Atabkit
Duration: 16 – 17 Hours
Best Season: Year Round
Altitude: 2,630 – 3,600 m
Total Trekking: 45 km.
At the morning 7:45am your trekking guide will meet you again at the reception of your Hotel and your trekking will begin. After 25 minutes, you will find yourself leaving the town and be on the top of Lalibela and wonder the fresh air of Lasta mountains and you will start spotting Lalibela town from upside down.
The difficulties of this trip is between 6 – 7 % and offers a unique combination of spectacular scenery, culture and history. After you walk for about 2:30 h, You will arrive at “Merebarbu” Which is 3,500 m and has a panoramic view of the region. Here, You will have a short minutes of break having fruits on your hand. Start waking again, You will pass through afro alpine forest, Hagenia abyssinica plants, remote villages, farm lands and looking the Gelada Baboon.
Mid day, You will arrive again to mount “Atabkit” Which is 3,600 m and has a spectacular view over the other side of the region. It is the place where you are going to eat your lunch and have some time of rest by wondering the view and looking the mountain Peoples doing the routine of life.
In the afternoon, the trek starts again and you arrive in Wodebye village at the evening where food, drinks and foot massage will be waiting for you.
After having your welcoming soup with coffee or tea, you walk round the village, with the children you can do some fun and we will take you back again to a farmers house next to your lodge for your dinner. There you will be with the families of the farmer setting beside a fire, animals and children! You can spend an optional extra acclimatization day here.
Finally, you will go to your separate room to sleep and we will see each other on the next day morning for a breakfast.
The village where your sleeping place will be!
After having your breakfast, you start the downhill walking back to Lalibela which far 22 km and that takes us about an 8 hours walk.