Things to do in Gondar
- 22 reviews
The scenery is nothing short of amazing and the wildlife is unforgettable. You can take multi-day trekking trips in these incredible mountains where you'll most likely run into huge troops of endemic gelada monkeys, possibly see bearded vultures, and if you're really, really lucky Nubian ibex or Simien wolves. Even if you aren't a wildlife buff the hiking alone is ...Popular withOutdoorAdventure
- 31 review
Lovely building set in the midst of a reflecting pool (which is empty except at festival times). Doesn't take long to see but well worth a visit. The trees and birds here are almost as much of an attraction as the sight itself.Popular withBackpackersHistory
- 41 review
The external facade of this church is quite simple but the paintings on the inside are among the best we saw in Ethiopia. Truly stunning. The winged cherubs will immediately grab your attention but this is the one place where it really does make sense to have your guide walk you through some of the murals. Ask to see the ...
- 61 review
This village is historically relevant because it is where the Jewish community lived before they were driven out. Today, this is a collection of tourist shops that offers very little to visitors. It would be great to see a museum here but, for now, this sight is completely avoidable.