Detailed Gondar, Debark and Simien updates

Many thanks to Mulu Gelaye of Mulu Ethiopia Tours (www.muluethiopiatours.com or www.ethiopiasimientours.com) for the following updates: Gondar Entrance fee for the castle is now 200 birr per person. Optional guide fee is 350 birr per day Some new recommended hotels: 1. Sona Hotel, open on October 2013 - Bedrooms SGL 9, DBL 2, Twin 5, TRP 1(total 17) And have wifi … Continue reading Detailed Gondar, Debark and Simien updates

Bad experience at Teka Tesfai churches, Tigrai

Gabriella writes: On Feb 24, 2013 we wanted to visit the three rock-hewn churches at Teka Tesfai in Tigrai. Entrance fee to Petros & Paulos, Medhane Alem Kesho and Mikael Milhaizengi was increased to Birr 150 per church per person (!!!), for a group of 15 no discount of any kind could be reached thus … Continue reading Bad experience at Teka Tesfai churches, Tigrai

Some current hotel prices

Suzanne writes: Prices have all gone up, some by more than 100%. Below I've listed the page number (5th Edition) , hotel and new price in order as we travelled around. 553       Ambo            Abebech Matafaria Hotel                        Twin Room            295 B 575       Across the street from Classic Café – new … Continue reading Some current hotel prices