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Gheralta Rock: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Hawzen, Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Gheralta has amazing whether, landscape, and spirit up lifting History and in Gheralta area there are a lot of amazing rock hewn ancient churches. Every one must visit this place. I recommend everyone to go with a tour guide. and my favorite is Yemane Redae...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Romanat H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I recently spent 3 weeks in Ethiopia, and while we did most of it on our own, we hired Berhanu for a few days to take us through the Gheralta region and do not regret it. Our first day, he took us...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank K2975UScolinm
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hired Berhanu to be our guide for four days and three nights in Gheralta and he was fabulous! He was very easy to communicate with via WhatsApp ahead of the trip and arranged all of our transport from Mekelle and to Axum at the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank F4816FK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

gheralta has amazing landscapes for photography. I hiked 3 churches : abuna yemata guh, maryam korkor, and daniel korkor in one day. enjoyed breathtaking views during hiked to maryam korkor and daniel korkor. so tiring but really worth it. accompanied by a local guide and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JunasF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Actually got to visit the Rock hewn churches of tigray By default as Urta ale sadly was to smokey to explore . My guide was Aregawi who was fantastic and as an alternative offered a trip to Tigray , the churches were simply stunning......More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank christy440
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged with Berhanu Welday (+251914861090) a 3 day trip to visit Gheralta churches and Danakil depression. On the first day, after having agreed conditions and prices, when we were about to pay the negotiated amount, he said we never agreed those conditions and went...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank marta_adh
Reviewed 12 August 2019

I really recommend the Gheralta region for the gorgeous scenery and incredible rock-hewn chruches. I had an amazing two day experience thanks to a great guide, Berhanu Welday (whatsapp +251 91 486 1090, email birwel21@gmail.com), whom I was recommended by friends. I decided last minute...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank webejowlin
Reviewed 4 August 2019

Fisseha Tsegay Gebrehiwot promised to be our tour guide in Ethiopia. We agreed on track and price. He asked that we transfer money to him, so that he could purchase domestic flights for us and book hotel rooms. After we transferred *$1400* to his bank...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GalitLip
Reviewed 4 August 2019

My friend and I organized a last minute trip to Gheralta through Berhanu after hearing great things about him from others and he truly is an outstanding guide! I have done many other tours in Ethiopia but never have I had such an excellent experience....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank zrs19
Reviewed 4 June 2019

After living in Ethiopia for 2 years, two friends and I finally did the rock-hewn churches of Gheralta 3 weeks before I left. And it was definitely the highlight of my time in Ethiopia! We ran into Birhanu (+251 91 486 1090) in our hotel,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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21 March 2019|
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Response from Nametx2 N | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a unique answer. It all depends on your physical fitness and on the time you have at your disposition. We did it in one day and it was good.
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18 December 2018|
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Response from johnquinterophoto | Reviewed this property |
If you are talking about climbing to Abune Yemata Church, the climbing part is short and you will do it with a harness. Also, there are local men there every day helping people to climb. This would not take longer than 5... More
29 October 2016|
Response from 524trip | Reviewed this property |
You can get from Mekele bus station to Hawuzein using public transportation.You can call by this number +251920337314 when you are Mekele.