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We saw a lot of rock churches in our trip to Lalibela and Tigray and this was one of the major highlights. Well worth the effort if you are ok with heights and fairly narrow ledges. We were a family with 10 and 12 year...More
In all honesty this is a very scary trip up the side of the cliff. If your bad with heights like I am then beware!
There are local guides who are able to help you up the steep parts which was really helpful
This is a must do out in the Tigray region. The hike up is incredibly tough starting out almost immediately with a steep ascent over large boulders. It is recommended that you go for sunset, however if you have already done one tough ascent like...More
"There's a small rock climb, not too difficult, I'm sure you can do it," was the very accurate assessment of our archaeologist guide. A thrill to this easy climb is that it's part of a high cliff. The elderly Tigrian scouts who accompanied us were...More
Tigray churches are one of the greatest highlights when traveling in Ethiopia and Abuna Yemata is the best (also most 'interesting' to reach) out of them. We had a pretty tough travel programme so did not do our homework for this particular part of the...More
Myself and a few friends spent a week traveling throughout Ethiopia. Our hands down favorite part of the trip was the three days we spent in Tigray with our fantastic tour guide, Aregawi Gebrehiwet. Abuna Yemata is a can't be missed adventure on your trip...More
I went bby myself picking up a guide in Mekele. It was three hours and worth everystep just wish I had had someone to share it with! The last bit is a bit of an adventure, as scale the vertical face, but my gosh,. GO...More
it s not a long trekking but it s quite intense!
you should not have a vertigo, after the 20 mins hike on trail you ll take off your shoes, holy place and...climb on
maybe for 8 or 10 meters high then you ll continue...More