Ethiopia’s offers a vast range of historical, cultural and adventures options for travellers. The dramatic scenery and rich biodiversity of the Nationals parks and UNESCO world heritage sites and some of the worlds best-kept secrets. From the majestic Siemen Mountains and the Bale Mountains both with a wealth of endemic wildlife, while the historical sites range from the atmospheric rock-hewn churches of Lalibela to the towering stelae of Aksum and castles in Gondar.
Ethiopia’s historical and culture goes back to the dawn of time. And is a true melting pot of religions. A wonderful assembly of timeless and picturesque monasteries, mosques and rock-hewn churches many of them are still in use today can be found all over the northern and central regions of Ethiopia. These play host of the colourful array of Christian and Islamic festivals is topped by the Meskel Ceremony held in Addis Ababa and Timkat in Gondar.
For the more adventurous traveller, Ethiopia offers a diverse range of national parks. Ethiopia is a land of impressive landscapes; whose varied scenic highlights range from the jagged peaks of the Simien Mountains and chiasmic Blue Nile Gorge to the active lava lakes of the Danakil and bare sandstone cliffs of eastern Tigray.
Ethiopia has an impressive array of wildlife besides the normal safari animal’s travelers have come to expect to see in Africa, Ethiopia is home to unique species as the Ethiopian wolf (the world’s rarest dog), the Walia ibex (Africa's only indigenous goat) and the bizarre grass-eating gelada baboon and is one of Africa’s top birdwatching destinations with more than 860 species including 18 found nowhere else in the world.