Ethiopian Holidays Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sight-Seeing Tours
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sight-Seeing Tours

Off-Road Ethiopia tour is a destination management company established by an experienced fellow who have deep knowledge of the country's attraction sites.

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Activity/Tour

The major attraction sites of Ethiopia can be broadly divided in to the Historical one that includes the Rock-hewn churches of Laliblela, the ancient city of Axum, the castles compound of Gondar and the vibrant city of Bahir dar that harbors the source of the longest River, Blue Nile and also the medieval period monasteries dotted on the islands. also the walled city of Harer and the rock churches of Tigray are among this list of historical attractions.

Most of these attraction sites can be covered by taking a domestic flight from Ethiopian airlines to have the general glimpse of them or can be well explored overland where one will also have a chance to admire the breath taking scenery of chain mountains and also time of interaction with the local community.

The other cultural attraction of the country for which Ethiopia is termed as a melting pot of different cultures are located along the Omo Valley in the south of the country and also the south western region of Surma. Tribes such as the lip plating Mursi, the body decorating karo, the bull jumping hamer and other more are along the list to be covered in this trip.

The trip is mainly done by overland and will give the Chance for travelers to personal interaction of the tribal people,their huts, farms and ways of life in general.

The other major attraction sites in Ethiopia are the natural beauties of the country including the breath taking and trekkers paradise of Simien mountains & Bale park, the lowest point on earth measuring 120 meters below sea level and named Danakil depresiion or Dallol and the active volcano of Erta'ale. The visit to the park will also give a chance to spot the country's endemic and common bird and mammals, wild trees and plants.

Also the more than 10 Parks and additional reserves of the country will give one the chance to spent time in spotting variety of bird out of the country's 826 species. That is why Ethiopia is mainly attracting a good number of bird watchers every year.

Erbore women

Typical Day

The most colorful festival of Ethiopia in an open-air where one can see the jubilation, festivity, dancing and chanting on the air is Timket or Epiphany. The literal meaning of “Timket” is baptism. The festival is celebrated for the remembrance of the day where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist in river Jordan. For the year 2017, it will fall on January 20th.

Due to the custom of practicing the Julian calendar in Ethiopia, Ethiopian Christmas or locally called “Genna” or “Lidet” falls a week after the rest of the world, around January 07th mainly.

Meskel, literarily means cross is the second colorfully celebrated festival according to the Ethiopian calendar following the New Year; Enkutatash.Ethiopians welcomes September 26 & 27th colorfully as the only Christian nation to mark the memorial of finding of the cross and call the festival, “Meskel”. September 26th is the day where a big bonfire, called in the native language “Demera” will be made at big squares, churches and villages and will be lit together with music, dancing and spirit of festivity. The direction where the pillar of the fire falls also has a tradition interpretation of peace, war and good harvest.

Lalibela rock-church

Map & Directions

Haile Gebre Selasse avenue. Getahun Besha building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1766/1250
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Off-Road Ethiopia Tour
Haile Gebre Selasse Avenue, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Off-Road
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Nearby Attractions and Services

DistanceDescription
about 760KmsSurma Route
about 600kmsDanakil depression
about 560KmsHistorical route
about 500KsOmo Valley
about 600KsBenishangul Gumz
about 5KmsTimket festival
about 400KmsCoffee tour

Rates & Availability

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May-September
800
1000
Per person for minimum of 5 Pax
October-April
1300
1550
Per person for minimum of 5 Pax

depending the type of tour and number of people, price can range from 80.00 USD per night per person ad above. Please request for detail information on prices

For groups Traveling between the month of May-August we give big discounts

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