Debre Libanos Monastery

Debre Libanos Monastery is located 112 KMs North from Addis Ababa. It is over the Entoto mountain, passing through the Sululta plains.  Debre libanos monastery was founded in the 13th Century. Certainly, Abune Teklehaymanot founded the monastery. Here, you have a situation overlooking “Jema gorge”. Jema gorge is a tributary of the Blue Nile. Also, boasts a rare grove of trees that have disappeared from elsewhere in the region. Furthermore, you can walk across a 16th Century Bridge. Probably, Portuguese have built the Bridge. Most noteworthy, it Provides a spectacular view point of overlooking the gorge.

Even more, you may see Gelada Monkeys.  “Gelada Monkeys” are unique grass eating primate found only in Ethiopia. GEAET suggest a weekend trip to Debre libanos monastery. Overnight will be in the nearby and beautiful situated traditional Lodge or camp. Reroute you can also visit the Mugar gorge with the Durba waterfall and Jema Valley.

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