Day Trip To The Rock Hewan Churches Of Adadi Maryam And Tiya Stlea

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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No. It's not suitable due to the landscape

Friendly: No.
This tour is not advisable for the below
For wheelchair bound people
For blind brother and sister
For deafe brother and sister
For kids below 10 age
Because it's too hot and more adventurous

Maximum travelers: 2



English (fluent)

Tour To Tiya Stlea And Adadi Maryam Rock Hewan Church

Situated at 60 km South-West of Addis Ababa, Melka-Kunture is a famous archaeological site where fossils of pre-history age, as well as stone tools dating 1. 5 million years, have been discovered.
Few kilometres were driven to this point and can be reached Adadi Mariam Cave Church believed to date back to the 13th century. It gives a good indication of the Lalibela rock-hewn churches of the 12th century.


Melka-Kunture & Adadi Mariam.

After 60 km drive via South-west of Addis Ababa, we will see first the Melka-Kunture then visit the Adadi Mariam Cave Church. Then, we will see the Tiya stale.
Later in the day, we will be back to Addis and you will have a farewell dinner at one of the best cultural restaurants.
Then, transfers to hotel or airport.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the airport of Atse Yohanes Mekelle or at your hotel in Mekelle

End location: Mekelle airport or your hotel

Duration: 10 hours

We can adjust the schedule based on your request.


Latest model of van

What’s Included

• Private transportation
• All fuel expenses and drivers allowances
• Plenty of bottles of water and coffee or tea
• All needed Entrance fees
• Board meal with soft drinks
• Local guide service (if any).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 ETB - if you want to buy some local products.

What’s Extra

• Any drink besides water
• Personal insurance
• Personal expenses.

- What do you need?
• Light (for walking in the night)
• Small backpack for the trek to the top of the volcano
• Closed, comfortable shoes (trekking shoes)
• Sunglasses
• Sun protection like sun cream, hat
• Jacket for the night on the volcano
• Sleeping bag, pillow or blanket (It can be provided by me).


I can't guide you inside specific areas such as National parks or local villages but I will be there with you and the local licensed guides.

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