Tip for Travelers
Lalibela is known as the “8th wonder of the world” due to its marvelous rock hewn churches, great food, and friendly locals. However, as it is the case with much of Africa, it is hard getting around if you don’t already know the way, and can also be a challenge without the Western amenities you’re used to back home. Our travel tips will help you know what to expect in advance so that you can enjoy you stay in Lalibela and Panoramic View Hotel.
- Visiting Lalibela, and its eleven remarkable rock-hewn churches, are easy if you choose the right location:
- The Panoramic View Hotel is located 23 short kilometers from the Lalibela Airport. The 25 minute drive will take you from the lowlands, around the Lasta Mountains, and up the escarpment to the village of Lalibela.
- The Panoramic View Hotel sits on the edge of town, overlooking a vast expanse valley, high on a mountain. In addition, out hotel is only 10 minute-walk to the center of town and the clusters of rock-hewn churches.