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Abune Yosef | Highland Trekking, Lalibela On the top hill of 7olives Hotel, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The most important thing for me in the experience of being abroad is to feel the local's life. My experience in Lalibela and Abuna Yousef was all about that. Let me just say ABEBE DIJIN was the best host, tour guide and a friend I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Siv231
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We went trekking to Abune Yossef with Tazeb for three days. At nights we stayed with a family in a highland village, spent time with them, had fun and laughed a lot. A trult special experience. The views from the trail and from the mountain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

It is a beautiful area which we visited with a great guide. My and my friend met a guide called Girma Alemu on our travel in Lalibela and he proved to be an excellent hiking guide. He knew the trails and helped us out really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Abune Yosef is a massif with an amazing Mountain View and opportunity to do off-the-beaten-path trek. The large groups of endemic Gelada baboons and the rare Ethiopian wolf are also to be spotted near the peaks of Rim Gedel and Zigit. You could hike from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Me and 5 friends went hiking to Abuna Yosef with Tazeb for 3 days. During those days Tazeb tought us so much about the people the culture the animals and the land. His English is great and he was very happy to help us with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

3 wonderful days in Abuna Yosef track with Tazeb Ebabu as a guide. Sleeping in a local village, hosted by Tazeb's friends. Amazing scenery, experiencing the rural landscape and culture of the high-land in Ethiopia, even saw baboons. Tazeb arranged everything for us, including donkeys...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Tazeb was an excellent tour guide for my friend and myself in the Abune Yosef trek for 3 wonderful days. He is a charming tour guide, great english explanations on Ethiopia and especially the nature and rural life. The trek was run by professionals and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dana s
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Is a good idea to get a tuc tuc to the top of the mountain, and do the trecking on your way down, it is a bout 3h, but mostly flat, and a couple of steep parts... doalble for not very experience treckers, but in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Wow it was amazing highland trekking and completely enjoyable and unforgettable place in my life. Abune Yosefe is 6th tallest mountain in Ethiopia

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Esubalew
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We did a two days trip in the highlands of Abune Yosef. The hikking was challenging, but one of my best experiences ever. The nature is awesome and we had a lot of fun with our tour guide Shimels Reda Tesfun. He works for a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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KDsTravels
18 September 2018|
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Response from LalibelaAdvisor | Reviewed this property |
Just saw HETT price on their website, maybe the includes made the difference. You will find their contact on their site if you google highland eco trekking tours ethiopia,
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Marc S
8 January 2018|
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1: Trek from Lalibela to Ber Metebekiya 6,hur After early Breakfast trek from Lalibela to Ber Metebekiya (3600m altitude, which gives you more outstanding panoramic views of the area. The Ber Metebekia positioned and take... More
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cate89
Hi My boyfriend and I are planning to visit Ethiopia in December. We plan to fly from Addis Ababa to Lalibela around the 13/14th December and then after head onto bahir dar and gondar. As it will be coming up to christmas we were wondering if this would affect plans? costs? accommodation availability? We plan to book a flight within Addis for Lalibela, when we arrive in Lalibela will it be easy to find somewhere to stay? or should we book ahead? Any recommendations? We like the sound of doing a three day trek of either Abune Yosef or the Simien Mountains. How much roughly do one of these treks cost? How/where is best to arrange? And any suggestions where to be for christmas? and then new years eve? Also any general advice on good routes round would be great! Afterwards we are planning to head to explore south ethiopia and then onto kenya. Thanks :)
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Response from Amantin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have never been to Ethiopia in december, but I have been on Easter this year, so I'm not an expert. In case nobody would answer, at least you got mine. My guide at the churches told me that on Christmas it must be... More
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