Lalibela Hudad is on a plateau facing the church of Asheten Maryam, and the two can be visited over the course of a…
Lalibela Hudad is on a plateau facing the church of Asheten Maryam, and the two can be visited over the course of a single day.
After being picked up from your hotel in town, you will be driven part way to Asheten Maryam where you will hike the last 30 minute stretch up to this spectacularly situated church. Following a visit of its’ grounds, you will commence the hike across the mountain farmland and then up to the Hudad Plateau past the Abuchagula nature reserve. The hike takes between 1 hour and a half and 2 hours.
Upon arrival, you will be served a freshly cooked lunch, and spend the early afternoon exploring and relaxing on the Hudad plateau.
Local villagers take turn in hosting guests, and at some stage during your visit you will be invited to visit a local home and learn more about local lifestyles and traditions and take part in a coffee ceremony.
You should plan to start your descent down the mountain no later than 4pm, where you will be met by a vehicle and driven back to Lalibela in time for sunset.
All Inclusive (includes vehicular transport, mule and muleteer, guide, food, drinks, church entries and community home visit):
1 or 2 people: $174.99
3 to 5 People: $139.99
If you prefer to hike, you can omit Mule and Muleteer:
1 or 2 people: $154.99
3 to 5 people: $119.99
If you want to ride a mule directly from Lalibela, and prefer not to have a vehicular pick-up and drop off, this will add 3 to 4 hours to your day:
1 or 2 people: $149.99
3 to 5 people: $114.99
Omit Mule and Vehicular pick-up and hike the extra 3 to 4 hours:
1 or 2 people: $129.99
3 to 5 people: $94.99
1) Prices are per person.
2) Larger Groups should contact us directly to obtain further discounts.