Found in the breathtaking mountains close to Hawzien in Northern Ethiopia, Korkor Lodge is contemporary, stylish base for exploring this often ignored corner of the country which has some of the most stunning rock churches that Ethiopia has to offer. Each of the spacious, stone-built bungalows has a large sleeping and living area inside as well as a well-appointed en suite bathroom with all of the amenities one could wish for. The shaded verandas at the front of each bungalow are a popular place to relax during the afternoons and take in the stunning views which are synonymous with the region. The main part of the lodge is home to a lovely lounger, bar and dining room area where delicious meals, offering both European and Ethiopian cuisine, are served. The Italian owners have trained their staff superbly well to ensure that guests are brilliantly looked after and make Korkor Lodge one of the most desirable places to stay in Ethiopia. The main attraction of the local area is of course the chance to see some of the stunning rock churches for which the Tigray renowned, but there is also plenty of scope to relax during a stay here and enjoy the spectacular views from all around the lodge.
When you are in Gondar - go for dinner at the Four Sisters restaurant. This is a wonderful locally- run authentic spot, which serves great food and a lively atmosphere.