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Trip with Aregawi

I visited Mekele on 02-05 January 2019. All my program was organized by Aregawi from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Krasnodar, Russia
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My favorite experience on my trip!

I loved the climb and the church itself, although I can see how people with fear of heights would... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Heather S
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hawzen, Ethiopia
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All reviews the cliff local guide fear of heights hand and foot worth the effort incredible place vertical drop narrow ledges gheralta lodge few meters an adventure three days hand holds rock face rock climbing simien mountains spectacular landscape
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Mekele on 02-05 January 2019. All my program was organized by Aregawi from rockethiopiatours@gmail.com. I had a really very good service with Aregawi. He organized all the details of my trip, helped me with the replacement of the flight, the exchange of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved the climb and the church itself, although I can see how people with fear of heights would struggle with it. My guide was Kibrom Belay (who can also be a guide for Dallo and Denakil Depression). He was great! Kibrom Belay: kibrombelay5@gmail.com +251...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Heather S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The climb to the top is extremely difficult, make sure you bring lots of water, walking sticks would help. It is very steep and treacherous with a sandstone face that is tough to traverse.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the hike/trek with my family and a friend. Not easy, one team member stayed at the bottom of the steep hill and I stayed behind when the rope started to show (fear of heights, and happy not to go too far), so it is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pascal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used Arigawi’s (Rock Ethiopia Tours) services in November for a very short trip to bridge a gap between two tours we had organised. This involved a pick up from Axum airport, drive to the Gheralta mountains, hotel stay, guided services for the next day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Anzac2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked for 4 days, 3 nights through Gheralta and saw 4 (optional 5th which we decided against because we chose coffee in a local home instead) churches. Our guide, Yemane, was incredibly thoughtful and attentive to what we wanted. He organized the trip to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsRaeLynn
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The Tigray churches are a great thing to do and I agree that it should be one of the top things to do. We travelled as a couple and had booked 2 days, but actually I think 1day would be enough with Abuna Yamata church...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank agne_bane
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I had read great reviews on Aregawi as a guide so I booked an expensive one night tour of Tigray churches. A few days before I had met a group and could do the same tour for a quarter of the price so I WhatsApped...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oliviahmorrell
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Abuna Yemata church definitely ranks among the top attractions of our Ethiopian trip. People told frightening stories about the climb but it turned out to be relatively easy and safe. There is a 45 minute climb up a steep hill, on a well defined path....More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Shaked007
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This place is incredible and others churches also are worth of visiting. I vistited this area 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. His email adress: aregawigebrehiwet6@gmail.com...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jaro-JakosToBedzie
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16 March 2017|
Response from 129mervats | Reviewed this property |
i didnot get what you mean .. sorry