I promise a detailed review of my previous travel to Ethiopia but today I just want to put forth what I have learned about the country.
I have made a lot of friends in Ethiopia during my travel and was worried when I heard of all the disturbing news. Since early August I have been in regular contact with friends concerned about their wellbeing. Right now I am only concerned about the livelihood of all the nice people I met along the way.
As you scroll down on Tefera’s page https://ww…
Following reports that it is difficult to get an Ethiopian visa in Nairobi if you are not a Kenyan resident, we wanted to share our recent experience (last week). It is not that difficult, just a bit cumbersome. We thought it would be a lot worse in light of the recent protests in the country.
This is the procedure, if you intend to travel by land or fly directly to a city other than Addis Ababa: (if you fly to Addis Ababa, many nationalities can get one on arrival)
1. Get an…
Ethiopian government Tourism Organization is continuously working to give an update information about the current situation of our tourist destinations. As a result ETO has added a new feature(NEWS UPDATES) in their website www.ethiopia.travel, and are posting announcements and tourist testimonial videos from major tourist destinations inside Ethiopia,Therefore for update information, please click the link www.ethiopia.travel/news-updates, and communicate clients in source markets that…
after long conversation with our embassy and our local travel agent we decided to took 4 days, 3 nights stay with worldsun Ethiopia tours . We arrived late, but that was no problem, even we had to travel to artale on camels in the night. Camps were alright,. We really did enjoy our stay on desert, very refreshing. Food was excellent, best in Ethiopia. I could only recommend to go the danakil avoid the poetical Waring its very safe and the locals are happy to see the tourist
We had an unforgettable trip to the Omo Valley...With Mamaru guiding and organizing everything, he is not only guide for us he is like our friend he is friendly and we feel free we discover Omo Valley with great way and we never forget him, we visit Omo Valley with 8 days and we see Aribaminch chamo lake the animals hippopotamus and crocodiles, Hamer tribe, Banna tribe, Ari tribe, Mursi tribe, Dassanach tribe, Dorza tribes, we saw the bull jumping ceremony in Hamer tribe Village, and also in…
This from Mark Chapman of Tesfa Tours on the current state of tourism and tourists in Ethiopia given the State of Emergency.
One piece of advice Mark - spell advice correctly. Same for device!
My nephew (25) and me (50) will be arriving in Addis Ababa on Tuesday 3 January 2017 to visit Addis and Debre Zeit. We will leave on Saturday January 7.
Q1 What's the best area for a hotel in Addis?
Q2 What are the places we should not miss out on? We are into music!
Hope to hear from you!