Happy trekkers on Mnt Abuna Yoseph, Wollo
Want to go on a trek but need a companion?
We have been thinking about linking solo trekkers who wish to have another person/people to join them to share costs, and be a companion on the trek.
On this post we will note down solo trekkers who are looking for others to join them. We will not post the contact info of clients or potential clients – only their name.
Start date – approx 23 June / 4 night trek / Abuna Yoseph mountain (behind Lalibela). A great trek into the Afro Alpine,
Trekking in Meket
climbing the highest mountain in Ethiopia outside of the Simien and Bale mountains. Ref Matthew Lloyd Thomas
Start date: 27 Oct / 5 night trek / Eastern Meket / client coming from Gondar but (access from Gondar, Bahir Dar or Lalibela). Gondar, Bahir Dar or Lalibela). This trek is on the Meket escarpment outside Lalibela – a walk with great views over the lowlands to the north and along the escarpment. See the rural life of the farmers along the plateau . Ref Annika Keller
Start date: 4 Nov / 4 night trek / Wof Washa forest on Rift Valley escarpment 140km N.E. of Addis Ababa. This is a stunning trek into
The forest & valley in early morning – Lik Marefya, Wof Washa forest
indigenous forest ranging from Erica Arboreal at high altitude to Juniper, Olive and Podocarps as you head lower down. Can be accessed with a drive (>3hrs) from Addis – via Debre Berhan. Ref Annika Keller
If you are interested to join on ay of these treks or would like more details please contact Mark@tesfatours.com, copy to Hlina@tesfatours.com Happy Trekking!
The caldera on Ertale – feel the heat of a live volcano
Tesfa Tours is running two Danakil trips in September.
Each is a 2 night / 3 day adventure taking in the desert with the stunning mineral deposits and Erta Ale volcano with the active lava lake.
The first departure date is 4 September from Mekele / returning on 6th September in the afternoon.
Spectacular mineral deposits at Dalol
The second trip will run starting on 28th September and return on 30 September.
Both start and end in Mekele and can include airport pickup and drop off.
We have excellent Toyota Hardtop landcruisers and experienced drivers who regular drive on Danakil trips, a first rate guide and a very good cook.
Tesfa Tours own 4WDs in Dalol
The maximum number of clients on a trip is eight! Which keeps it small, personal and flexible to your needs.
For more information please contact Danakil@tesfatours.com
For a complete holiday why not add a couple of days walking in the mountains of Eastern Tigray after your Danakil safari?
photo of Ras Dashen while on a Tesfa Trek in Simiens, curtesy of Kevin Rushby
We have one male American client flying into Ethiopia in mid May who would like to do a trek at the new Simien village guesthouses (but would also be happy to trek on other routes). He is looking for someone to team up with.
If you would also like to do some trekking in stunning scenery please contact us to arrange your trip.