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Photo of Second day of four of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia Photo of Blue Nile Falls Photo of Ethiopia, Bale Mountains national park, day 5, Rafu to Garba Gurracha
  • near T’ik’ur Wiha, Amhara Region (Etioopia)
    Distance
    7.66mi
    Elevation +
    2703f
    TrailRank
    47
    Photo of Second day of four of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia Photo of Second day of four of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia Photo of Second day of four of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia

    We follow the northern escarpment eastward, before we descend a little into the Kaba Valley. After that we climb up before we reach Gich Abyss and continue over a narrow ridge to a cliff where we have a spectacular view ...

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  • Blue Nile Falls

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    near T’īs Isat, Āmara (Etioopia)
    Distance
    3.37mi
    Elevation +
    374f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Blue Nile Falls Photo of Blue Nile Falls Photo of Blue Nile Falls

    You can take a bus from Bahir Dar to Tissisat (public bus can be an adventure itself). From the town there is a short circular walk to see the Blue Nile Waterfalls. There is no need to take any guide (specially non offic...

    Nice trail with a nice Fall in October the 7th!
    Guillermo GL
    bona ruta per arribar fins a les cascades.
    gufi69
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  • near Rira, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    25.70mi
    Elevation +
    581f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Bale Mountains Brilliant Tours Hiking Adventure on the altitude of 4377m asl which is Sanetti plateau Photo of Bale Mountains Brilliant Tours Hiking Adventure on the altitude of 4377m asl which is Sanetti plateau Photo of Bale Mountains Brilliant Tours Hiking Adventure on the altitude of 4377m asl which is Sanetti plateau

    Trekking to sanneti Plateau Start the day by hiking through the Afroalpine, Falcons, raptors, and possibly the Ethiopian wolf will be visible. Pass through the most beautiful Afro-alpine Moor land, beautiful wild alpine ...

    Great description of the route. Thanks
    Vildjoen S. S
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  • near Hawassa, YeDebub Bihēroch Bihēreseboch na Hizboch (Etioopia)
    Distance
    11.18mi
    Elevation +
    2034f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Ethiopia, Hawassa - Mount Corbetti Caldera Photo of Ethiopia, Hawassa - Mount Corbetti Caldera Photo of Ethiopia, Hawassa - Mount Corbetti Caldera

    I started from way down, aside the road where there are no tracks, just crossing wild areas, fields and one dry river (very steep and sandy). At the beginning of the Mount and the are marked in green on the map I found (...

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  • near Taraboc, Amhara Region (Etioopia)
    Distance
    25.80mi
    Elevation +
    7067f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Simien 3 day trek Sankaber Gich Imet Gogo Inatye Photo of Simien 3 day trek Sankaber Gich Imet Gogo Inatye Photo of Simien 3 day trek Sankaber Gich Imet Gogo Inatye

    This is a 2 night alternative to the more habitual 3 night trek from Buyit Ras to Chenek. Along the way espectacular landscapes as well as fauna like the Gelada monkey and Walya ibex were found. Following is the descript...

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  • Menagesha Mt. Wochecha Hike

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    near Moglē, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    5.07mi
    Elevation +
    1749f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Menagesha Mt. Wochecha Hike Photo of Menagesha Mt. Wochecha Hike Photo of Menagesha Mt. Wochecha Hike

    This hike starts at the abandoned nature center near the top of Menegasha Forest Park. This loop route offers two ways to get to the peak. There mostly likely are other ways to the top. The peak, Mt. Wochecha, is the hig...

    Pretty accurate. Once you are in the steep part, the path is almost non-existent, but you eventually get to the top with...
    lstgr
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  • near Āmī’ālka, Amhara Region (Etioopia)
    Distance
    5.60mi
    Elevation +
    2549f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Last day of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia Photo of Last day of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia Photo of Last day of the Simien trekking, Ethiopia

    Climb the second highest peak in the Simien mountains Buwahit, 4430m, rewarding with one of the endemic wild animals in Ethiopia particularly in the Simien mountains called Walia Ibex, a goat family, in addition to the s...

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  • near Hamer Koke, YeDebub Bihēroch Bihēreseboch na Hizboch (Etioopia)
    Distance
    14.57mi
    Elevation +
    1827f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Humu Mountains (Buska), and from Amar Koche to Lala village Photo of Humu Mountains (Buska), and from Amar Koche to Lala village Photo of Humu Mountains (Buska), and from Amar Koche to Lala village

    We went with a local person as "guide" (300birr) found on the way (you need to know somebody that speaks hamar language, no English, no amaric) to the top of the Mountain. The way up near the river is thick forest really...

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  • near Durubu, Afar Region (Etioopia)
    Distance
    6.76mi
    Elevation +
    1398f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Going to the volcano Erta Ale, Ethiopia Photo of Going to the volcano Erta Ale, Ethiopia Photo of Going to the volcano Erta Ale, Ethiopia

    Let's climb de volcano and try to get great pictures of the magma from the top of it. Get some kind of scarf, because the smoke of the volcano will hurt your eyes and lungs.

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  • Alangana-Aga

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    near ‘Alem Gena, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    8.50mi
    Elevation +
    2113f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Alangana-Aga Photo of Alangana-Aga Photo of Alangana-Aga

    Way up to Alangana by the old path through the Forest and further crossing to Aga and visit to the waterfall.

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  • near Gullele, Mirab Shewa (Etioopia)
    Distance
    5.29mi
    Elevation +
    1240f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of 171015 Kidane Mihret to Entoto Maryam and back Photo of 171015 Kidane Mihret to Entoto Maryam and back Photo of 171015 Kidane Mihret to Entoto Maryam and back

    A steep climb up from one famous church, Kidane Mihret near Shiromeda market, to another, Entoto Maryam. There are numerous paths, and it's taken us some exploring to decide this is our favourite!

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  • Ethiopian canyon near Fiche

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    near Kumando, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    11.24mi
    Elevation +
    1575f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Ethiopian canyon near Fiche Photo of Ethiopian canyon near Fiche Photo of Ethiopian canyon near Fiche

    Easy walk from the town to the canyon. It would be possible also to walk down inside the canyon, but is a long way and I have no idea if it's possible to find food, accommodation (I think 99% no, apart tent asking to the...

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  • near Turmi, YeDebub Bihēroch Bihēreseboch na Hizboch (Etioopia)
    Distance
    12.85mi
    Elevation +
    1243f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Turmi to Humu Mountains (Buska), near Dakà-k'adgià Photo of Turmi to Humu Mountains (Buska), near Dakà-k'adgià Photo of Turmi to Humu Mountains (Buska), near Dakà-k'adgià

    Day 1 Starting from the Mango campsite, good place for camping. I recommend to walk the track in early morning otherwise the sun is really strong and there is no shadow on the way. Feasible with a motorcycle, but not wit...

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  • near Dīnsho, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    6.42mi
    Elevation +
    1394f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Dinsho to Adelay Camp via Web River, Bale Mountains Photo of Dinsho to Adelay Camp via Web River, Bale Mountains Photo of Dinsho to Adelay Camp via Web River, Bale Mountains

    This hike goes from the Dinsho Lodge near the National Park headquarters to Adelay campsite. This is an indirect route along the Web River for part of the way. Our guide planned to take us up another trail to the campsit...

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  • Mount Mogle

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    near Menagesha, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    12.67mi
    Elevation +
    3612f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Mount Mogle Photo of Mount Mogle Photo of Mount Mogle

    Mount Mogle or the Mogle hills are located some 19kms West of Addis Ababa. The hills contain a spectacularly diverse landscape. With the elevation of around 3015 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in the West...

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  • Harenna Forest

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    near Rira, Oromīya (Etioopia)
    Distance
    4.86mi
    Elevation +
    0f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Harenna Forest Photo of Harenna Forest Photo of Harenna Forest

    A total of 15km Walk in one of the largest and most extensive forests remaining in Ethiopia, the Harenna Forest. Within a natural forest clearing beneath the escarpment, and enjoys breath-taking views of the mountains, ...

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  • 170409 YayaVillageWalk

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    near Int’ot’o, Ādīs Ābeba (Etioopia)
    Distance
    6.09mi
    Elevation +
    817f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of 170409 YayaVillageWalk Photo of 170409 YayaVillageWalk Photo of 170409 YayaVillageWalk

    A regular walk with a nice start and finish at Yaya Village http://www.yayavillage.com/ for a macchiato before and lunch afterwards. There's the remains of a artillery gun on the way up, and of a military camp at top. Fi...

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