Tour Debre Libanos, Jemma Gorge
Tour Debre Libanos , Jemma Gorge
Tour to Debre Libanos & the Jemma Gorge
Program: Debre Libanos and the Jemma River Gorge
Tour Code: Addis 04
Duration: Full Day
Full Day: After Breakfast, we drive to north on the Gojjam road to Debre Libanos, about 110 km from Addis Ababa .Debre Libanos is an important monastic center for Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, the monastery was founded by the renowned 13th century mystic, Saint Teclehaimanot and there is a small cave near the church where he is said to have stood for seven years on one leg, until the other wasted away and dropped off. On this tour, you can watch several birds as you are passing through the Sululta Plain: Expected birds Black-winged plovers, Wattled Ibis, Blue-winged geese, Common Cranes and Wheatears. On arrival at Debre Libanos, first stop at the Jemma River gorge which is tributary to River Nile.
Itinerary can be amended upon request