Rock hewn churches of Tigray tour


  • Explore the marvel of the stunning rock-hewn churches of Tigray, Ethiopia.
  • Discover the secrets of Ethiopia's ancient civilizations.
  • visit the breathtaking Abuna Yemata Guh church, one of the most unique and awe-inspiring religious sites in Ethiopia.


Explore the remarkable rock churches of Tigray with our 2-Day Tigray Rock Hewn Churches Tour. Accompanied by our friendly and knowledgeable guides, you will journey through sites such as Aboun Yemeta, Guh Abrha, We Atsbha, and other ancient churches. Gain captivating insights into their historical significance and unique architecture. This tour is essential for those intrigued by the profound cultural heritage of the Tigray region.

  • Day 1 - Mekele - Hawzen

    Embark on our journey from Mekelle as we explore some of the region's most significant sites. Prepare to be awestruck by the rock-hewn churches of Mikale Imba, a destination requiring a brief 20-minute walk and a short ladder climb. Delight in the accessible beauty of Wikro Cherkos, and marvel at the church of Abreha We Asebeha, meticulously carved from a single mountain rock between 335 and 340 AD by the renowned twin-brothers kings Ezana and Sayzana. Uncover the mysteries of Ethiopia's ancient civilizations as we make our way to Hawzen, where we will conclude the day with an overnight stay.

  • Day 2 - Hawzen - Mekelle

    Go on an extraordinary adventure as we explore the awe-inspiring Abuna Yemata Guh church, a truly unique and captivating religious site in Ethiopia. Perched at the summit of a 2,000-foot cliff, reaching this incredible church involves a challenging hike, yet the breathtaking views and rich history make the journey immensely rewarding. Additionally, we will visit the Maryam Korkor churches, concluding our exploration before returning to Mekelle. Join us on this unforgettable tour and be prepared to marvel at the architectural masterpieces of ancient Ethiopia.

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