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Abune Yosef

Abune Yosef | Highland Trekking, Lalibela On the top hill of 7olives Hotel, Ethiopia
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Abune Yosef | Highland Trekking, Lalibela On the top hill of 7olives Hotel, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our journey to the highlands of Ethiopia were organized by "Mr. Kanu" whom we have heard about him from our friends in Canada! We communicate with Kanu through E-mail and then by Whatsapp.... Thanks to his prompt reply and we managed to book our 10...More

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Reviewed May 1, 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

Thank Ori W
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Reviewed March 30, 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

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Reviewed January 23, 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

Thank dana s
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Reviewed November 28, 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

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Reviewed February 19, 2017

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

Thank Esubalew
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Reviewed February 14, 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

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was not prepared at all by Tesfa tours for how hard the trek was going to be. I would not recommend this trek unless you: -Are in peak physical condition, without injuries -Are already adjusted to high altitudes and have altitude sickness medicine and...More

Thank backwardsd4
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Reviewed February 15, 2016

We reached the highest point of our trek: Abune Yosef peak at 4300m. Just around the hill from these peak were tens of wild baboons. This was not the easiest of treks, but it certainly was one of the most beautiful. We stayed at the...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2016

We were four people travelling to Lalibela and its surrounding mountains. The two day trekking from Lalibela in the Abune Yosef highlands were definitely the best part of the trip. Walking up from Lalibela, visiting Monastery Asheten Marian, meeting friendly locals, including the children who...More

1  Thank terjeph
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Marc S
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Response from Alex L |
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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