Explore Simien Tours
A do-it-all agency with an excellent reputation.
Though its early history is murky (it was likely built in the 17th century though some say 18th) this attractive palace once served as a...
Explore Abyssinia Travel
This excellent company behind Circle Hotel, which also owns Lodge du Chateau, leads walking and horse-riding trips to the villages...
A dark and cosy modern club where the band plays and the people dance until at least 2am.
While the menu doesn’t break the mould, it does offer a few meals not often available in Ethiopia like curry-spiced noodles....
Shewe Beye information
Gonder produces Ethiopia’s best azmaris . While many end up starring in Addis Ababa, there are still some good azmari bets (bars) here. This is the most fun and packed. Look for the signs with the lutes.