Three days extension that offers to the trekking lovers the opportunity to live an intense experience with the local community: Tesfa organizes several trekking circuits using guesthouses managed by the community. They are clean accommodations, but very simple and with sharing toilets.
The trekking in the Gashena area is the easiest and suitable for everybody (almost flat path and it is possible, if needed, to rent horses. The landscapes in Wollo are the frame to take part of the calm flow of the community daily life.
It is easy to combine it with itineraries in the North both by land and by air; the route starts at about 50 km from Lalibela going towards Gondar.
1- Gondar or Lalibela- Gashena- Aterow. 3 hours flat walk. Guesthouse .
2- Aterow – Mequet. Around 7 hours flat walk along the cliff of the massif.
3- Mequet- Lalibela or Gondar. 3 hours up to the vehicle and then transfer to the city. Hotel
Personalization and extensions:
– The circuit can be extended to include 2 more nights on the flat path.
– For expert and well trained walkers, we suggest the 3 nights variation that goes through the refuges of Boya, Aina Amba and Geneta Mariam.
– For the trekking experts there is a circuit, organized by Tesfa, that includes the climbing of the majestic Abuna Yoseph massif and the mountains in the north of Lalibela(please check our trekking section).