Ethiopia

Ethiopia Tourism

Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. Ethiopia tourism offers archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, and some of the oldest evidence for anatomically modern humans has been found here this is a place of ancient culture. Ethiopia derived prestige with its uniquely successful military resistance during the late 19th-century Scramble for Africa, becoming the only African country to defeat a European colonial power and retain its sovereignty.

The modern capital located in Addis Ababa, is in the foothills of Mount Entoto and experiences a rather enjoyable and pleasant climate all year. With these consistent temperatures the seasons in the area are largely defined by rainfall, a dry season from October to February, a light rainy season from March to May, and a heavy rainy season from June to September.

Some of its important historical tour sites include: Aksum, or Axum, They mark the location of the heart of ancient Ethiopia, when the Kingdom of Aksum was the most powerful state between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia. The massive ruins, dating from between the 1st and the 13th century A.D., include monolithic obelisks, giant stelae, royal tombs and the ruins of ancient castles. Also Lalibela in northern Ethiopia famous for monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and a center of pilgrimage.

Make sure while you are visiting to go trekking in Bale Mountains, and Simen Mountains National Parks. Catch a glimpse of the Red Fox in these mountain  that offer one of the most spectacular landscapes to be found anywhere. Enjoy bird watching at the Rift Valley lakes and white water rafting on the Omo River. All while experiencing cultural experiences with the local tribes.