Travel in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Museums Support Association (EMSA) has launched a website promoting its activities, and providing a solid overview of Ethiopian museums. Les mer

Unknown to many outside of Ethiopia, there are numerous hot springs where travelers can wash off the dust during the warm season, and cover from the cold during the rainy season. Les mer

The regional capital of Tigray is the door to ”Tigray Open Air Museum”, telling ancient as well as contemporary history of Ethiopia. Les mer

Abba Jifar II was king of the Gibe Kingdom of Jimma (reigned 1878 - 1932).   Today his castle (see picture) is being rehabilitated and is well worth a visit. You find Jimma 335 km southwest from Addis Ababa in a beautiful, fertile area at the end of a very good road (read more) Les mer

One and a half kilometers fra Hawzien town in Tigray you find Gheralta Lodge (see picture), named after the Gheralta Mountain range which the lodge oversees. Read more. Les mer

Tigray is recognized as the craddle of the ancient Ethiopian civilization.The Yeha temple and the Axumite monolithic steleas testify to this. Numerous archeological sites underlines the long history of the region, where the first Christian state in the world was established in the fourth century. Thus the old churches of Tigray are the testimony to this history. Les mer

Tigray has so many wellknown and much visited tourist destinations; Axum, Adwa and Debre Damo just to mention a few. The capital Mekelle though is not always mentioned among them. Read more about Mekelle. Les mer

Visit the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region (SNNPR) and meet the gamos - one of Ethiopia's most hospitable people. Les mer

Walking to a crystal clear blue sky, you sit atop a rocky outcrop, the early morning rays warming your back as your eyes scan the wide expanse of alpine splendour in front of you. Through the crisp morning air your gaze is suspended as a flash of movement catches your eye. A family of wolves trots into view, prancing, nipping, sniffing. The lead wolf halts, your red jacket has caught her eye, n... Les mer

Tiya is among the most important of the roughly 160 archaeological sites discovered so far in the Soddo region, south of Addis Ababa. The site contains 36 monuments, including 32 carved stelae covered with symbols, most of which are difficult to decipher. They are the remains of an ancient Ethiopian culture whose age has not yet been precisely determined. Les mer