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Abuna Yemata Guh church

Hawzen, Hawzen, Ethiopia
+251 91 051 0910
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Best tour guide ever

In all honesty this is a very scary trip up the side of the cliff. If your bad with heights like I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alice P
via mobile
If you hike to one church in Tigray, make it this one!

This is a must do out in the Tigray region. The hike up is incredibly tough starting out almost... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HarpreetsWanderlust
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“the cliff” (8 reviews)
“local guide” (8 reviews)
“vertical drop” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hawzen, Hawzen, Ethiopia
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+251 91 051 0910
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"the cliff"
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"local guide"
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"vertical drop"
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"incredible place"
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"great scenery"
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"worth the effort"
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"few meters"
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"rock face"
in 3 reviews
"gheralta lodge"
in 2 reviews
"rock climbing"
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"afraid of heights"
in 3 reviews
"piece of cake"
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"an adventure"
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"easy climb"
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"narrow path"
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"ropes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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 I would...More

Thank Alice P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Leave all your fears behind or less you will be stopped to clim up the wall that will reach you to the top. Amazing nobody has ever got badly hurt.

2  Thank Barbaragarcg
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

"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

1  Thank nicbirt
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

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

Thank Ukrainian_Witch
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Abune Yemata Guh Rock Hewen Church is one of the mysterious church w murals with spectacular landscape located at Gheralta Cluster, Tigrai. It will be the best site for hiking lovers.

Thank JewelEthiopiaTour
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

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

1  Thank Hannah M
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

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

1  Thank LucyBrk
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

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

Thank ksarman
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

this place is really amazing, all, the landscape, the church, the paintings. We saw videos and read comments about this and we were concern about how tough could be, about vertigo etc. But to our surprise, it is not hard at all and the climbing...More

Thank martingomez2014
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KristiKvetenadze
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i didnot get what you mean .. sorry
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