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BIHAR DAR: is located on the southern shores of lake Tana from where excursions by boat can be made to the lake's island and peninsulas as well as to the "Tissisat Falls." (the most spectacular water falls of the country). The Blue Nile River draws its strength from the large reservoir, Lake Tana, set at 1,830m above sea level. The lake includes more than 30 islands and peninsulas, most of which hold ancient monasteries, decorated with wonderful wall paintings from the 12th to the 20th centaury. Among its multitude of monasteries, some can only be visited by men.


GONDAR , surrounded by the lower hills of the southern semien
mountains, lies at 2,200m above sea level. "The city of the castles" is one of Ethiopia's most fascinating cities, founded by Emperor Fasilidas in 1635 A.D. At this time, Gondar became the royal capital city of the country. In subsequent years, several castles were built, each unique in size and architecture. Gondar is a city rich in fabulous history and ancient monuments. For many centuries it was the center of fine arts, music, science, religion, commerce and administration. The most interesting church of Gondar is "Debre Berehan Selassie "Light of Mount trinity). This Trinity church is built in a rectangular shape, its ceilings are decorated with beautiful winged angles and its walls with impressive scenes depicting from biblical events.


LALIBELA, Set at 2,600 m above sea level in the rugged mountains in the northern end of Wollo, is the most exciting attraction of the country, from where the Zagwe Dynasty ruled the country for more than 2 centuries. Lalibella formerly known as Roha, the town of Lalibela bears the name of its most famous king "Lalibela" (1181 - 1221A.D). There are eleven rock hewn monolithic churches, believed to have been built by king Lalibela, which are architecturally unique buildings, finely carved, some decorated with beautiful paintings. There is nothing that could be more attractive than the fascinating and impressive churches with their ancient architecture and carving. The churches of Lalibela are the eighth wonders of the world.


Axum is one of the most important archeological sites of Ethiopia. It is well known for its ruins of the palace of the legendary Queen of Sheba who reigned about 1000 B.C. The greatest mystery of all, however, is that the son of the Queen of Sheba, Menelik I, first king from the Solomonic Dynasty brought with him the Arc of the covenant is believed still to be kept in the church of St. Mary Zion of Axum erected on the original location of the oldest church in Ethiopia. The Axumite kings conversion to Christianity in the 4th century makes Ethiopia, after Armenia and Georgia, the third oldest Christian county. The site of the country's most ancient city, shields and shelters a great number of priceless relic. Other ancient sites are the 2000 years old stele (some are even much older), which are made from single blocks of granite carved to represent multi-storey houses .


 The ancient monasteries  of Debre-Damo is considered to be one of the oldest monastery  in the country. Unlike other monasteries and churches, Debre-Damo is built on the of the Amba. The Amba of Debre-Damo has half square kilo meter in area and it altitude rises to 3000m above sea level. In the 16th century, emperor Lebne Dengel took a refuge on the Amba during the wars of Ahmed Gragn. Currently the monastery hosts more than 300 monks and deacons. The style of construction is depicting from the earliest Axumite architecture. The accessible to the Monastery is only by way of rope and open only for men.



AFAR REGION: the Afar region is part of the Ethiopian portion of the Great Rift Valley. Since the late 1960s it has attracted the attention of researchers because of its uniqueness as the world's only active, superior triple junction where the complex tectonics and volcanism of an area between three separating lithosphere plates (African, Eastern African, and Arabian) can be observed on dry land. From archaeological point of view it was from this region that LUCY, the most important hominid skeleton dated at about 3.5 million years discovered. Any one who wants to visit the homeland of this Great, Great, Great Grandmother of the 6 Billion people of the world have to travel to the Afar region. The Denakil Depression, at 120 meters below sea level is one of the lowest points on earth's surface and the permanent active volcano site of Erta' Ale are found in the Afar region.


The walled city of Harrrar is found in eastern parts of Ethiopia 511km east from the capital.

Harrar the 4th Holiest Islamic center in the world after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem.

The Jeggol compound of Harrar hosts more than 100 mosques and make them the city the ideal tourist destination for the colorful religious festivals, either Eid-Al Fetir or any other Islamic religious celebration.


Awash National Park lying in the lowlands 220km due east of Addis Ababa, and striding the Awash River, the Awash National Park is one of the finest reserves in Ethiopia. The Awash River, one of the major rivers of the Horn of Africa, its water is using for agricultural activities, Hydro Electric power production and finally drains to  the north- eastern part of Ethiopia into the wilderness of Danakil Depression. The dramatic Awash Falls as the river tumbles into its gorge, is the site not to be missed in the national park. A special attraction is the beautiful clear pools of the hot springs (Filwoha). Awash National Park, surrounding the dormant volcano of Fantale, is a reserve of arid and semi-arid woodland and Savannah, with reverie forests along the Awash River. Forty-six species of animals have been identified here, including Beisa Oryx (the most visible mammal in the national park) ,animus baboon, hamadryads baboon and Swayne's Hartebeest are just only to name a few. The bird life is prolific specially along the river and amongst the 392 species are recorded.


RIFT VALLEY LAKES: The Ethiopian portion of the Great Rift Valley is known to be one of the biggest birds sanctuaries in Africa. Each of the seven lakes has its own attractions, shelters different species of birds and many wild animals. The Rift Valley is also the habitat for a variety of flora and fauna.

The Road East from Addis Ababa leads you to Debre-Zeyit, an exotic small town with spectacular crater lakes. Proceed to lake Ziway, the shallowest from the Rift Valley lakes, lake Abijata and Shalla National park is ideal place for bird watching. A good place to view Crocodiles is on the shore of lake Chamo, just south of the town of Arba Minch, at a place popularly referred to as the "AZZO GEBEYA" or crocodile Market. This spot offers one of Africa's most impressive displays of big crocodiles, large number of Hippopotamus and birds.


Bale Mountains National Park has an area of 2,000km2 and set with the high altitude plateau that is broken by numerous spectacular volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and rushing mountain streams that descend into deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands below. As you ascend into the mountains you will experience changes in the vegetation with altitude, from juniper forests to heather moorlands and alpine meadows, which at various times of year exhibit an abundance of colorful wildflowers. Bale Mountains National Park is the largest area of Afro-Alpine habitat in the whole of the continent. It gives to visitor opportunities for unsurpassed mountain walking, horse trekking, scenic driving and the chances to view many of Ethiopia's endemic mammals, in particular the Ethiopian Wolf , Mountain Nyala, Menelik's Bush Buck and many other species of animals and Endemic birds, such as Roget Rail AND the Harenna forest is unique vegetation in the National Park.

SEMIEN FOX( Ethiopian Wolf)

Semien Fox (the  Ethiopian Wolf) -despite its name, is more common here in Bale than it is in Semien. It is found nowhere in between these two isolated mountain areas, and nowhere else in the world. The animal is the size and color of a European Red Fox, but with long legs, longer muzzle, and a striking black and white tail.



Omo Valley is dominated mainly by many ethnic groups who speak omotic language as classified by linguistics. The region and the people of this area is one of the least affected by the modern world. The life style of the people has hardly changed for centuries. People still live in simple make shift huts, dress animal skins and drink with calabashes. The area is a veritable paradise for photographers and naturalists.

The people of the Omo Valley and their culture have been source of fascination for travelers. The Hammar who are well known for their sense of elegance are one of  the major ethnic group in the region. The Surma and Mursi women, who wear lip plates by piercing their lower lip have been compelling tourists to travel to their land to see what seems impossible.