Many African countries have managed to draw the attention of the world tourist population these days. These tourists attractions are visited by people interested in exploring the national parks, wildlife, and nature reserves. But when you are looking for a more prominent tourist destination in Africa where you can feel very safe to visit and explore places, you should opt for the Ethiopia transition tour. This African country is the most populous landlocked country in this world. It shares its boundaries with African nations like Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, and South Sudan.
Ethiopia is famous for a wide range of things. Apart from being known as the largest producer of coffee and honey in Africa, this place is also a cultural, commercial, and political hub. Gondar and Axum-like cities are here which are best known for the imposing fortresses and palaces. It’s the capital city of Addis Ababa where you can find the National Museum of Ethiopia. The replica of the remains of the famous hominid is still there. When it comes to the cultural attraction in Ethiopia, the events and festivals of this country can make you mesmerized once you attend them.
In this part of the world, locals celebrate vibrant festivals, like Genna, Meskal, and Timkat Feast. Custom tours can be arranged for you by Africas Jewel Tours so that you can take part in these festivals and explore a distinct traveling experience. This leading tour operator in Ethiopia also arranges the Ethiopia transition tour in cheap and this type of tour is in demand. When it comes to the cultural attractions in Ethiopia, those breathtaking churches located at the Gheralta can make you feel mesmerized. There are also certain World Heritage Sites located in Ethiopia which are best known for their cultural significance such as the Tiya archeological region, Harar Jugol, Konso culture landscape, Lalibela, the lower valleys of Awash and Omo. These are the most famous cultural attraction in Ethiopia that you should visit for sure when you are in Ethiopia.
Sharing its borders with Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti, Ethiopia formerly known as Abyssinia, is a landlocked country situated in the horn of Africa.
With archaeological records going back more than 4 million years, Ethiopia’s history is closely connected with the history of human evolution. It was in the Awash Valley that in 1974 one of (if not THE) most famous hominid remains were found – Lucy – dated back to 3.2 millions years ago. A replica of those remains can be seen in the National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.
Along the centuries, a series of emperors and kings have establish Ethiopia as a major political, commercial and cultural center establishing cities such as Axum and Gondar with imposing palaces and fortresses.
These two regions together with the Lower Valleys of Omo and Awash, Lalibela, the Konso Cultural Landscape, Harar Jugol and Tiya archaeological area are World Heritage Sites for their cultural significance.
Christianity has had a major influence in Ethiopia’s history and no more than in the town of Lalibela where the religious fervour can be seen in the stoned carved churches and tombs as well as the yearly Timkat festival.
Ethiopia’s cuisine is also something not to miss. One can take the chance to try injera bread, Doro Wat, Mesir Wat or Shiro, and finish enjoying the ceremonial preparation of your coffee from beans to the cup.
With untouched landscapes ranging from some of the harshest deserts to the greenest forests, Ethiopia is also home to breathtaking mountain ranges and a variety of wildlife. The Blue Nile, Danakil Desert, Semien Mountains, Lake Tana, Omo Valley or the Erta Ale are just a few examples of the diverse landscape and wildlife reserves you can discover.
Here you can also experience the interconnection of wildlife and city life. In Harar, every night, local men call for and feed the wild hienas that roam Harar surroundings.