Attractions

Konso Cultural Landscape

Konso Cultural Landscape is a 55km2 arid property of stone walled terraces and fortified settlements in the Konso highlands of Ethiopia. It constitutes a spectacular example of a living cultural tradition stretching back 21 generations (more than 400 years) adapted to its dry hostile environment.

Lalibela

Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage for much of the country. Unlike Aksum, the population of Lalibela is almost completely Ethiopian Orthodox Christian.

Axum or Aksum

Axum or Aksum is a city in northern Ethiopia. The original capital of the kingdom of Axum it is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in Africa. The town has a population of 56,500 residents (2010), and is governed as an urban woreda.

Monolithic Church

A monolithic church or rock-hewn church is a church made from a single block of stone. The churches are usually hewn into the ground or into the side of a hill or mountain[why?] and can be of comparable architectural complexity to constructed buildings.

Bale Mountains National Park

Bale Mountains National Park Nominated in 2009 to the World Heritage Tentative List, Bale Mountains National Park (BMNP) is a national park in Ethiopia with one of the highest incidences of animal endemicity of any terrestrial habitat in the world.

Nechisar National Park

Nechisar National Park(also spelled as Nech Sar) is one of the National Parks of Ethiopia. Located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR) immediately to the east of Arba Minch,

Bishoftu

Bishoftu is a town and separate woreda of Ethiopia, lying south east of Addis Ababa. It was formerly known as Debre Zeyit however since the late 1990s it has been officially known by the Oromo name, Bishoftu,

Debre Damo

Debre Damo is the name of a flat-topped mountain, or amba, and a 6th-century monastery in northern Ethiopia. The mountain is a steeply rising plateau of trapezoidal shape, about 1000 by 400 meters in dimension. It sits at an elevation of 2216 meters above sea level.

Negash

Negash is a village in the Tigray Region (or kilil) of Ethiopia, which straddles the Adigrat - Makele road 10 kilometers north of Wukro. Located in Wukro woreda. Negash is known as the earliest Muslim settlement in Africa; a seventh-century cemetery has been excavated inside the village boundaries.

Ethiopia

In every way Ethiopia is unique!  It has its own languages, its own calendar, its own brand of Christianity and a landscape that is unparalleled.

Ethiopia uses 220 volts and 50 Hz. It is best to bring your own round, two-prong adapter.