Abune Yosef, Lalibela

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#12 of 31 in Nature in Ethiopia
Embark upon a several-day trekking adventure to reach Abune Yosef, at 4,300 m (14,107 ft). Treks up this mountain offer the chance to experience the ancient Amhara culture, which may include listening to some Ethiopian folk songs while sitting around the fire. Simple facilities like restrooms, showers, and overnight guesthouses accommodate trekkers. For the climb, you will need a good equipment and lots of water. Be prepared to hike between 10-18 km (6.2-11.2 mi) in between camps. Add Abune Yosef to your Lalibela travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lalibela day trip app .
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  • As experienced hikers, we decided to take the trek alone. On the internet it was mentioned that guide or scout are required (in comparison with Simien mountains) as it’s not a national park. We made s...  more »
  • A year ago I was in Ethiopia with 5 friends. We were lucky to meet kano! He went with us few times (in the morning and in the night) to the churches. He was kind, generous and explained us a lot about...  more »
  • The most important thing for me in the experience of being abroad is to feel the local's life. My experience in Lalibela and Abuna Yousef was all about that. Let me just say ABEBE DIJIN was the best h...  more »
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  • MOUNT ABUNA YOSEF IS THE SECOND HIGHEST MOUNTIAN IN ETHIOPIA. AND ALSO HAVE SOME ENDOMIC ANIMAL AND BIRDS AROUND THOSE AREA LIKE RED FOX,CHILADA BABOON,ETC .
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