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Arba Minch

Exploring the Arba Minch If you want to see a fleet of crocodiles in one place both in the water and on the land, Arba Minch is the best place to do this while on a visit to the Ethiopia. It is 500 kilometers away from the capital city of Ethiopia Addis Ababa. Arba Minch…

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Ethiopia Mountains

Ethiopia is located in the Northern part of the African continent and it is one of the countries in the country that has a unique landscape due to the presence of the Great Rift Valley which led to the formation of almost all the Mountains that are found in the country. The county’s landscape alone…

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Ethiopia Festival Tours

Ethiopia as a country is located at the horn of the African continent and it is filled with a lot of things that will make your tour memorable. The country is filled with mostly Orthodox people and they carry out most of the festivals that you get to enjoy while in the country. And since…

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Luxury Tours In Ethiopia

Fly in safaris in Ethiopia As a country that is located at the horn of Africa, the landscape of Ethiopia makes it a bit hard for some tourist destinations to be accessed and this has led to the introduction of fly in tours which enable tourists to at least get to most of the difficult…

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Tigray Churches

Hiking up the Tigray churches The Tigray churches are located in the highlands of Ethiopia in the North Eastern part in the towns of Axum and Makele. They were declared a UNESCO heritage and they are the oldest Orthodox churches in Ethiopia and they are a bit hard to access especially if it is your…

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Chebera Churchura National Park

The Chebera Churchura National Park is located in the western part of Ethiopia in the Omo region covering over 1215 square kilometers. The Park is the best place to view elephants and this is because the park has a large number of elephants that habitate in it. The park is filled with savannah grasslands and…

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The Ethiopian Highlands

The Ethiopian highlands are a group of towns and landscapes that are worth your time when you visit the Country. In the past years all these were just rocky structures that had not faced any civilization but at the moment, they have been upgraded and they have become some of the best places for all…

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Lake Tana Monastries

The Lake Tana monasteries Lake Tana was formed due to a volcanic eruption that took place millions of years ago and cause lava to flow blocking over 60 Rivers and streams of water which led to the formation of the Tana Lake. The lake is a habitant of different aqua species, animals and birds and…

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Northern Ethiopia

The Northern route tour in Ethiopia Ethiopia is known to have one of the best tourist destination places on the African continent and one of the best regions to visit in is the Northern part of the county. The Northern route has a lot to offer due to the presence of the different tourist attractions…

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Dallol Tours Ethiopia

Exploring Dallol in Ethiopia The hottest place in the world is nestled in one of the remote places in the country and it is known as Dallol city and it is located in Northern Ethiopia. It is 328 feet below sea level and it is also the only place in the world that has a…

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Gondar City

Gondar city is referred to as the Camelot of Africa because of the way that it was constructed and the beauty that it emits. Many tourists have visited the city just so that they get a proper look at the city which is also known as the city of royal blood and this name came…

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Harar City Tours Ethiopia

Exploring the Harar city in Ethiopia The journey from the capital city of Ethiopia Addis Ababa to the Harar city is not an easy one so you should be ready for it. When you get to the airport you will need to get a tuk-tuk so that it takes you to the bus stop where…

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Ethiopia Market Tours

There are numerous markets that can be visited and they all offer either different or the same things but they all have unique things about them that make them the best destinations for anyone who wants to go for a market tour in Ethiopia. Below are some of the any markets that you can visit…

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Rivers in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a landlocked country located in the Northern part of the African continent and one of the largest countries in Africa. Ethiopia has water bodies within but it’s bordered by South Sudan, Kenya, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia. The different Lakes and Rivers that are found in the country have features that vary from each…

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Ethiopia Cave Tours

Ethiopia is a country that is filled with beautiful landscapes that everyone admires once they visit the country and these can be seen in the Mountains and hills that are found in the country, the valleys and not forgetting the caves that are found in the country. The caving experience is one that you do…

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Getting Around Ethiopia

When we visit a country either for educational purposes or leisure, we all expect to find proper transportation that takes us to the various destinations within the country so that getting around the country is easy. The tourism sector in Ethiopia is just on the verge of growing and therefore their transportation sector is not…

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Ethiopia Wildlife Safaris

Ethiopia is a country that is filled with uniqueness from the wildlife, plants and the people living in the country. The country was the only country in Africa that was never colonized despite the fact that Italians lived in the country for some time. They were defeated by the Emperor’s army and that is why…

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Timkat Festival Ethiopia

The Timket festival is one of the ancient festivals that have been celebrated for many years in Ethiopia by almost everyone in the country. Ethiopia has one of the most amazing landscapes on the African continent and with all the other tourist attraction sites that are found in the country like UNESCO heritage sites that…

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Religious Tours in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has a rich history when it comes to the religion and some people end up making pilgrimages to the different religious sites that are found in the different parts of the country. Ethiopia’s religious sect is mostly filled with Orthodox Christians and Moslems and other Christian sects cover like 1% of the total population…

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Ethiopia Photo Tours

Blessed with good and beautiful landscapes, rare animals and many things that you cannot see anywhere else in the world besides Ethiopia, the country has become a top destination for many photographers. Photo tours can be done at any time of the day in Ethiopia but you will need good lighting and good equipment in…

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Maze National Park

The Maze National Park is one of the newest Parks in Ethiopia as it was created and opened in 2005 and it is located in the south western Part of the country in the region of Gamo Gofa which is about 460 kilometers away from the capital city of Ethiopia Addis Ababa. The Park got…

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Ethiopia Walking Safaris

Walking safaris in Ethiopia are not that common but they are one of the few ways that one can see the country through a different angle. During the walking safaris one can easily get a close up to all the things that they want to see and it gives tourists a chance to visit all…

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Ethiopian Food & Cuisine

When we talk about Ethiopian culture this involves their way of life and not forgetting their tasty food. The fact that the country was never colonized by any European country, all that they have including their unique food is basically local food that they have been feeding on for more than 100 years. Ethiopians are…

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Bahir Dar

Acting as the best way to get to the Lake Tana monasteries, the Bahir Dar is a city that is found in the south east of the Lake Tana making it one of the main cities in Ethiopia. Getting to Bahir Dar is quite easy as you can either use air transport or a bus…

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Ethiopia Coffee Tours

There are various coffee farms that are found in Ethiopia and these are scattered in the different parts of the country and a simple coffee trip to any of the regions will give you an insight on how the locals grow the coffee, pick it from the farms, the sorting and washing process and the…

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Cycling Tours in Ethiopia

There is no better way to experience what a country has to offer other than by going to the different places that a car cannot get to and that can only be one by using a to wheel in form of a bicycle. Cycling through Ethiopia can be done in different parts of the country…

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Stelae In Ethiopia

Large look alike (the famous Tiya stelae) can be seen when you visit the Tiya town where they are found with their weird markings that no one knows where they came from but they have become a top tourist attraction in Ethiopia. There are several stelae that are located in the area and these amount…

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When To Visit Ethiopia

Ethiopia is one country that you can visit almost throughput the year but this all depends on the activities that you and to carry out. Most of the activities and the places that you want to visit are highly determined by the weather because there are some activities that are carried out during the dry…

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Ethiopia Museums

Ever wondered how Ethiopia looks looked like in the ancient times and during the Emperors’ reign or how a country that is much connected to King Solomon of the bible and queen Sheba looks like? Then this is your chance to know all about that by visiting the country’s museums that are scattered all over.…

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Western Ethiopia

A trip to Western Ethiopia If you ever want to experience the Wild West in Ethiopia, this is your lucky day. Western Ethiopia has some of the best tourist attraction sites in the country from the Danakil Depression which is the hottest place in the world, the awash valley and all that you can find…

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Southern Ethiopia

A trip to Southern Ethiopia A trip to the southern part of Ethiopia will have you see different tourist attraction sites that will make your trip to the country worth it. Some of the highlights as you head to southern Ethiopia include: Exploring the Weyto village The Weyto village is a home to the Tsamai…

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Archaeological Sites in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is one of the oldest archaeological sites in the world. The fossils of Australopithecus Afarensis (homo sapiens species) were discovered in Hadar Afar region in 1974. The exact origin is now a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located some 160km from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. The skulls and bones belonged to…

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Ethiopia Culture and Lifestyles

As a country with more than 1000 year behind its history and heritage, there is a lot to discover about its people and culture. Ethiopia is home to nearly 80 different ethnic groups that have unique cultural traits, religious beliefs, languages and traditions. Ethiopian People and tribal groups The Ethiopian people can be grouped into…

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Lalibella Ethiopia

Lalibella is a small town found in the northern Ethiopia highlands and is acclaimed as the holiest city in Ethiopia after Aksum. The area is mostly a rocky highland area where many pilgrims flock to some of the oldest churches in the world. The town lifestyle resembles the life in Jerusalem although many of the people…

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Nech Sar National Park Ethiopia

Located between the rift valley lakes of Chamo and Abaya, Nech Sar Park ranks top among the most visited Ethiopia safari National parks. Established in 1974, the park covers a small area of 514sq km of savannah, swamps and muddy lakeshore and rolling hill plains of up to 1650m above sea level on Amaro Mountains. Kulfo…

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Axum Ethiopia

Visiting Aksum in Ethiopia Aksum is not a very big city but it is considered to be one of the most historical places in Ethiopia. Many Emperors of the country were blessed from Aksum and even after the collapse of the kingdom, there were a lot of historical monuments that were lefts behind without being…

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Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Exploring Addis Ababa Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia and a home to the African union and many other important things that make it a unique place to visit. It is a home to many people who converge into the city to do numerous things and they create a culture that you would…

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Gambela National Park, Ethiopia

The Gambella National Park is one of the few parks in the country that has not been visited so much by tourists and this makes it an exciting place for you to visit since it has the much needed peace that you find in the wild. It is located in an extremely remote area in…

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Bale Mountains National Park

The Bale mountains National Park is located next to the Bales Mountain making it one of the top tourist destinations in Ethiopia. It has been on the list of becoming a UNESCO heritage since 2009 because of the unique scenery it gives to all the people who visit the area. The Bale National park has…

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Abijata-Shalla Lakes National Park Ethiopia

This Ethiopia Wildlife Park is formed in between the lakes of Abijata-Shalla Lakes. Formed by the Great Rift Valley activity, these lakes are a significant sight in Abijata-Shalla National Park. In total, the park coves some 800sq m of which half is under water. Wildlife in Abijata-Shalla More than 70 different animals are found in this…

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Ethiopia Travel Guide

Ethiopia is located in the horn of Africa, bordered on the west by the Sudan, to the north by Eritrea, to the south east by Djibouti, the east by Somalia, the south by Kenya and Sudan 7 South Sudan to the west. As one of the fore independent nations in Africa, Ethiopia is one of…

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Ethiopia Flights

With Ethiopia holidays or tours, you have a Land of Timeless Appeal that was established with several years as seen from Biblical literature. Although it is found from the political disturbed area from the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is easy to reach by air Flights to Ethiopia Ethiopia has several major and regional airports that…

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Ethiopia Tours

A complete guide to Visiting Ethiopia, when to go , the various attractions to find, getting around the country,  Trekking in Ethiopia, flights, accommodation and hotels, food and culture, Ethiopian national parks, the best tour operators, Popular spots such as Simien Mountains, Bale Mountains and Omo Valley. Why Visit Ethiopia? Ethiopia is a land of differences, from…

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Suri Ethiopia

Suri also referred to as the Surma people stay in the southwestern Ethiopia plains.  They look after cattle as well as farm if the land is fertile.  To the Suri people, Cattle are crucial since they give them status.  Actually the more cattle a man possess, the wealthier he is. For a man to in…

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Awash National Park

Awash National Park is located in the Great Rift Valley and it covers over 756 kilometers. It has a variety of wildlife that can be seen when you visit the area and not forgetting the high vegetation that is found in the area. There are several things within the Awash National Park that act as…

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The Bumi Tribe Ethiopia

The Bumi or the Bume people are as well called the Nyangatom. They stay south of Omo National Park, however from time to time move down to the lower areas in case food or even water is in short supply.  Well-known to be tough fighters, they are usually at war with the Hamer as well…

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Dassanech Tribe Ethiopia

Also called the Galeb or te Geleb, this tribe stays immediately north of Lake Turkana found in Kenya.  Their bordering tribe is the Turkana people.  Generally the Daasanech are cattle herders - pastoralists, however because of the tough territory, they've moved south to cultivate crops plus fish.  the tribesmen use the Cattle for their meat…

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Bena Ethiopia

Bena, as well as Benna are additional spellings for these Bena people.  These people are neighbors to the Hamer tribe and its thought that the Bena in fact descends from them several centuries ago.  The two markets within Key Afer plus Jinka are frequently visited by these people. Similar to most of the local tribes within…

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Arbore tribe Ethiopia

The Arbore tribe is really a small tribe which lives within the southwest part of the Omo Valley.  These people have ancestral as well as cultural associations with the Borenna plus Konso people and carry out a number of ritual dances plus singing.  They are neighbored by the Tsemay people. The Arbore are pastoralists (cattle keepers). …

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The Konso Ethiopia

Konso, given its name after the people of Konso , is renowned for its religious traditions, waga sculptures, and close by fossil beds (the aforementioned is an archaeological site of ancient hominids). This site was included among the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1997 on September 30, because of its supposed international cultural value of…

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The Mursi Ethiopia

The Mursi are an ethnic nomadic cattle keeping group found in the Debub Omo Zone in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR) part in Ethiopia, near the Sudanese border. Based on the 2007 country's census, in number they were estimated to be 7,500. These Mursi people are the most famous in the Omo Valley. …

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Hammer Ethiopia

The Hamer is an ethnical tribal group found in southwestern Ethiopia. These people stay within the district of Hamer Bena woreda a fertile area in the Omo River valley, within the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR). The Hamer are mainly pastoralists, therefore cattle is of great value to…

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Dorze Tribe

Dorze are a tiny ethnic group within Ethiopia whose language falls within the Omotic family. being around 28000 in number, they live mainly in the southern area of Ethiopia, although a number of them have moved to Addis Ababa plus other areas . most Dorze are in villages close to the cities ofArbaminch plus  Chencha…

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Surma People Ethiopia

The Surma people reside in a far off part of southwestern Ethiopia, practically untouched by the contemporary world. These Surma stay near to the boundary with Sudan however the international frontier implies little too many people - particularly those who stay from the area's sole road. Because of their geographical remoteness, they are in a position…

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Tsemay Tribe Ethiopia

Also written as Tsamai, these people live in the semi-arid area of the Omo Valley.  The people are agro-pastoralist who survive on their livestock and agriculture.  Among the Commonly cultivated crops here are sorghum, millet plus cotton plantation all irrigated by River Weyto. Similar to the Hamer tribe, the boys of the Tsemay have to effectively…

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Danakil Depression

The Danakil Depression The Danakil Depression is the hottest place in the world and it is located in Ethiopia in the region of Afar near the border of Eritrea. It is the lowest region below the sea level and receives a minimum of 100 millimeters per year. Scientists have also proven that it is one…

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Blue Nile Falls Ethiopia

The Blue Nile Falls are a top tourist destination in the north western part of Ethiopia near Bahir Dar due to their enormous beauty that they add to the city of Bahir Dar. The Blue Nile falls get their water from the Blue Nile River whose source is the Lake Tana that is also located…

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Lake Tana Ethiopia

Lake Tana which is Ethiopia’s largest lake is the source as well as from which the famous Blue Nile begins its long journey up to Khartoum, and further to the Mediterranean. The Thirty seven islands which are scattered around the surface of this lake shelter extraordinary churches plus monasteries, many of which possess histories going…

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Ethiopia Birding Tours

Ornithology (birding) In Ethiopia a heaven for Ornithology are approximately 835 birds species of  recognized to exist in Ethiopia, Twenty three are found specifically inside the boundaries of the country . The majority of these Twenty three endemic birds are broadly distributed, mainly on the southern as well as western highland plateau. Most of the…

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Debre Damo

Debre Damo monastery is located on an cut off mountain within the northern section of Tigray. Just 3 hours drive coming from Axum on the not long ago refurbished road plus an extra hour on foot ascending from the spot where this road ends. (Based on your fitness), then you will find the magnificent monastery…

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Bahir Dar Ethiopia

Found on the extreme southern shore of Lake Tana, the Bahir Dar is a unquestionably attractive town having avenues lined with palms and beautiful lakeside views. Close by Lake Tana at 1,800m above sea level, is among the long concealed source of the great Blue Nile. The stunning Tiss Isat falls (which means water which…

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Yeha Ethiopia

Yeha the  historic tales of Ethiopia starts with a review of the appealing remnants of Yeha-the hub of the very first civilization within northern Ethiopia .this historical journey leads you to the rugged tracks over the remarkable highland scenery concluding in a peaceful agricultural town- Yeha that is found north-east of Axum. Yeha is the site…

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Harar Ethiopia

Found in the eastern section of the country, the Harar is similar to no other area in Ethiopia.  This walled-city dates way back to the Seventh century and was an important commercial crossroads within the area and a facility for Islamic scholarship.  This wall, locally referred to as Jugol, was constructed as a defensive measure…

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Lakes of Ethiopia

Ethiopia as a country is covered with a large part of the Great Rift Valley and this led to the creation of many lakes that are found in the country. From the diverse landscape and National parks in Ethiopia , it is worth visiting. The country has over ten Lakes that can be found…

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The Omo Valley Ethiopia

A visit to the Omo Valley The Omo Valley is located in the southern part of Ethiopia and it is one of the few regions in the country that is filled with a sub Saharan touch and tropical feel in Ethiopia. The border of Kenya is just 30 kilometers away from Ethiopia and it is…

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Ethiopia Hotels, Accommodation, Lodges And Where To Stay

Hotels in Ethiopia are renowned for their good hospitality and wonderful services. Ethiopia is endowed with a vast diversity of wildlife. Furthermore, it receives plenty of sunshine all year hence the common tourism slogan “Ethiopia; thirteen months of sunshine.” Several tourisms visit the country annually hence the tourism industry is doing very well. Tourists are…

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Ethiopia Luxury Tours

You could be wondering which of the following is the most luxurious destination in the world; is it Rome, Milan, Tokyo, Paris or is it a secreted treasure, like Ethiopia? If in your own understanding luxury means incomparable natural beauty with a rich and diverse culture, an obligation to the ancient traditions, luxurious and serene…

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Facts About Ethiopia

All countries have unique things that separate them from the rest and these are some of the new things that you need to know before you visit a country and with Ethiopia and its beautiful landscape and rich history, the culture and traditions that are practiced in the country before you travel to the country…

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Simien Mountains National Park Trekking

Simien Mountains National Park , Trekking & Wildlife Tours The Simiens National Park was founded in 1961 is located in Gondar a city in Ethiopia and it is one of the most astonishing parks in the country. The Park is located within the same vicinity as the Simien National Park and due to the rugged…

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Ethiopia National Parks

National Parks in Ethiopia Ethiopia is a country that is filled with various tourist attractions and the most visited in the country are the different National Parks that are a home to numerous wild animals and different bird species and not forgetting the beautiful vegetation that is found in the Parks. We provide good deals when…

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Mago National Park

Mago National Park which is an extremely isolated place is situated eastern shores of river Omo. The park stretches over of 2,162 sq km of land and its landscape is dotted with thick acacia shrubs, Ethiopian deserts and rising and falling grasslands. Its possession of a rich wildlife population is credited for its presenting the…

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Ethiopia Tourist Attractions

Ethiopia’s exclusivity makes it a charming destination for every tourist to visit. It has a lot more it  offers to its travelers. Ethiopian is well known for its historical sites including Museums that cover a wide area of the Sub-Saharan Africa. Specialists argue that these sites are only a portion of what actually…

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Ethiopia Trekking & Hiking Holidays

Ethiopia as a country has one of the best hiking destination places in the whole world due to the diverse landscape that it has to offer. The country is filled with many mountains where you can go for a hike, ridges and valleys and many more other places where hiking takes place and all you…

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