Axum Walk 1

Axum Walk

Walk:Axum Walk 1
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The Walk

What should we know?

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Environment type:countryside, hills
Location type:rural, town

What can we see or do there?

Attractions:, , ,
 
Services:Yared Zema International Hotel
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Animals:chickens, cows, donkeys, goats
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Ethiopian Birr
 
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:2 hours, 30 minutes
 
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Language(s):Amharic, English
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:251

How can we get there?

Coordinates:14.13206, 38.71935
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End location:Yared Zema International Hotel
 
Transportation type:foot
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The Directions

When facing the , take the road on your far right for roughly two kilometres out of town.
You will pass the Sheba Pool and the and then eventually reach . Here you will turn right and see a blue sign pointing toward the . Follow this dirt trail, taking a right at the first fork in the road.
 
Before too long you should see the monastery in the distance high on the hill. From here, you may need to ask friendly locals exactly which path to take.At the monastery, you will have fantastic views of below. A variety of paths will take you down into town. With a bit of luck, you should pop out on the main road roughly near to the Yared Zema International Hotel.

The Directions

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The Directions

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What are the numbers and averages?

Distance:7km
Altitude:
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Top Descriptions

This is a very rural and pleasant walk that takes in a number of local attractions along the way. It’s only a short walk out of to a dusty and rocky path that winds around the local mountain and up to . There are excellent views at the top down to the ancient city and on a clear day the surrounding countryside is really quite pretty.
 
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Top Tips

Take plenty of supplies as there are no services along the way and plenty of opportunities for a beautiful picnic spot.
Don’t be afraid to ask the friendly locals for directions or pay a local child a small fee to show you the way.
Make sure you’ve bought the Department of Antiquities entrance ticket beforehand so that you can enjoy the sites along the way.
 
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Reviews & Amenities

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