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Gheralta rock

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Amazing, a must!

We stayed two nights in Hawzen and from there did a collection of rock hew churches. Abuna Yemata... read more

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Gheralta rock tour

My friend and I went up there with Rock Ethiopia tours, (email: aregawigebrehiwet6@gmail.com), and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Hawzen, Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed two nights in Hawzen and from there did a collection of rock hew churches. Abuna Yemata is the hardest climb but absolutely worth it. I am not great with heights but I did it. At some point you have to leave your shoes...More

Thank lottesahar
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I went up there with Rock Ethiopia tours, (email: aregawigebrehiwet6@gmail.com), and it was amazing! The churches are incredible, the view was fantastic! Truly an incredible experience!

Thank Linus B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is incredible and others churches also are worth of visiting. I vistited this area with Rock Ethiopia tours with Tomas, he showed me many beautiful places in this area. If you want visit this area with responsible giude you should contact with Tomas....More

Thank Jaro-JakosToBedzie
Reviewed 10 October 2018

great and challenging walk .very nice view, interesting paintings very colourful.,the price of the rope and the scout (and how many )has to be settled before with the guide

Thank Eitan H
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I visited the tigray churchs with "Rock ethiopia tours" and was amazing. There was very good guide, he speaks clear English and has a lot of knowlege. They took us from Mekele to hauzen and we visited in Mariam korkor and Daniel korkor. We slept...More

Thank Curious816530
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you go to Ethiopia and take the normal tour of Omo Valley and Lalibela only, you are missing a real gem. Gheralta (not only the rock but the whole area) is breathtaking! Such a beautiful landscape with a lot of local people working in...More

Thank johnquinterophoto
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a remarkable tourist attraction area with ancient Reck-hewn churches. Travelers need to hike to see some of these monasteries

Thank asaa_roman
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Beautiful views of the Tigray countryside, fresh air, and refreshing hikes all only 2 hours away from Mekelle.

Thank Kristi N
Reviewed 26 July 2018

When your guide points out a tiny white speck high up in the Gherelta Mountain and tells you this is your destination….well, it is hard to believe. Until you start to hike. I'll tell you from the outset: this is one tough hike because the...More

1  Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This wasn't my first time in this region and also this time it was outstanding. Unattached culture, lovely, smiling people and hours of walking to visit remote villages. The landscape is breathtaking. Church buna Yemata Guh that you have to climb to get there isn't...More

Thank Shalvia
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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.