Day 1 – Addis Ababa
Be welcomed by your guide on arrival at Addis Ababa Bole international airport and transfer in to your hotel.
Day 2 – Lalibela
Fly to Lalibela and take the airport shuttle transfers to the town (25minute) and visit the rock hewn churches of Lalibela. Lalibela is most famous for its churches. Visit the 12-13th century rock hewn churches called the Eighth wonder of the world, which are still active places of worship and host many major religious ceremonies. The churches are carved out of solid rock, and each has unique architectural features. Take a wander through the tunnels and stairways linking the churches together. Over night top 12 hotel or similar.
Day 3 – Hudad
Early morning we start our walk to Hudad lodge via Asheten Maryam, is ruggedly carved out of a cleft on the clifs of Asheten. The monastery is between the historic Ethiopian town Lalibela and the Hudad Eco-Lodge. Built in the 11th century, King Lalibela’s original plan was to build the rock hewn churches in Asheten Maryam. The setting of the monastery is particularly riveting with 360 degree views of the valley and town below, 4 hours walking. Over night at Hudad lodge.
Day 4 – Hudad
Today we can take it easy and explore the area around the lodge or we embark on a strenuous hike up to the Abuna Yosef Mountain (4260 m). The latter option is a full day hike (at least 9 hours) which should not be underestimated. But it is a great hike and you will be rewarded with extraordinary views and might be lucky to see the endangered Ethiopian wolf. You will have coffee in the local tukuls house and enjoy the social life’s of the farmers. Overnight at Hudad lodge.
Day 5 – Lalibela
Early morning we will hike to Yimrehane Kristos church in about 6 hours. This is a beautiful decorated church and called 'build up' church, which differs from the rock-hewn churches from Lalibela town. After visiting the church, our car will wait us there and takes us in about 2 hours to Lalibela. Overnight Top 12 hotel or similar
Day 6 – Addis Ababa
Fly back to Addis and have a sightseeing of Addis Ababa.