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Lalibela Itineraries

Lalibela Itineraries

The Panoramic View Hotel staff are ready to help you make the most of your time in Lalibela. We provide language-specific tours with professional guides for the11 rock-hewn churches of the remarkable King Lalibela. During this tour, you can visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches - Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael andBet Golgotha – and the Southeastern Cluster of Lalibela churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, you will be able to visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis - a huge, monolithic rock, carved in the shape of a cross, and constructed in honor of St. George, the patron saint of Ethiopia. If you have more time to spend, and enjoy hiking through countryside, we are also happy to guide you through AshetenMariam, Nakutoleab and Yimerhane Kirstos churches-the most beautiful churches just outside of Lalibela.

How many days do you plan to stay?”


Day 1,Friday morning: After arrival and check-in, you will visit Na’akuteLa’ab cave church.
Day 1,Friday afternoon: After lunch, visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches, including Bet Giyorgis.
Day 2,Saturday morning: Today is market day in Lalibela, and is a great way to experience the Ethiopian culture. People from the surrounding areas come to Lalibela to buy, sell, and trade goods.
Day 2,Saturday afternoon: After lunch, drive to Yimrehane Kirstos and the Bilbala churches.
Day 3,Sunday morning: Every Sunday, there are services held in the churches, but visitors are allowed to join the worship. This will be a very special visit to the Southeastern Cluster of Lalibela churches.
Day 3,Sunday afternoon: Walk (or hire a mule) to Ashetonmariam. Then, spend some time shopping and visiting the art galleries around Lalibela.
Day 3,Sunday evening: Join us for a bonfire on our rooftop terrace, accompa the Panoramic View Hotel, you will visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches in Lalibela.
Day 1, afternoon: After lunch, you will visit the Southeastern Cluster of Lalibela churches, and see a city tour of Lalibela.
Day 1, evening: Join us for a bonfire on our rooftop terrace, accompanied with a complimentary traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony and ‘tej,’ Ethiopia’s famous honey-wine.
Day 2, morning: Departure. After breakfast, you will drive to the charming semi-cave church of Nakutoleab, on the way to the Lalibela Airport.
Day 1, morning: After checking-in to the Panoramic View Hotel, you will ride a mule to the historic Ashetonmariam Monastery, located atop a hill above beautiful countryside.
Day 1, afternoon: After lunch, visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches including Bet Giyorgis.
Day 2,morning: After breakfast, drive to Yimrehane Kirstos and the Bilbala Churches.
Day 2, afternoon: Visit the Southeastern Cluster of Lalibela churches, located in town.
Day 2, evening: Join us for a bonfire on our rooftop terrace, accompanied with a complimentary traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony and ‘tej,’ Ethiopia’s famous honey-wine.
Day 3, morning: Departure. After breakfast, you will be drive to catch your flight at the Lalibela Airport.

Day 1,morning: After checking-in to the Panoramic View Hotel, you will visit the Northwestern Cluster of churches in Lalibela.
Day 1, afternoon: After lunch, you will visit the Southeastern Cluster of Lalibela churches, and see a city tour of Lalibela.
Day 1, evening: Join us for a bonfire on our rooftop terrace, accompanied with a complimentary traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony and ‘tej,’ Ethiopia’s famous honey-wine.
Day 2, morning: Departure. After breakfast, you will drive to the charming semi-cave church of Nakutoleab, on the way to the Lalibela Airport.

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