10 Reasons to visit Ethiopia

  • The spectacular cultural diversity of the Lower Omo people
  • The rock-hewn Orthodox churches of Lalibela often referred to as ‘New Jerusalem’.
  • The diverse makeup of more than 80 ethnic groups and their culture, traditions and rituals
  • Coffee ceremony is a social event in each community
  • There’s no better place to check out the continent’s wildlife than Ethiopia and is home to unique species of Ethiopian wolf and the Gelada baboon,
  • Ethiopia has plenty of mountainous areas to hike for experiencing real adventure
  • 3000-year-old ancient city of Axum, the land of the Queen of Sheba, and the last resting place of the Ark of the Covenant.
  • The ancient fabulous castles of Gondar
  • Lake Tana and some of the ancient island monasteries and the source of the mighty Blue Nile River
  • Numerous festivals  including Timkat, Genna and Meskel and Adwa.