Ethiopia (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) is a country…
The Ultimate Travel Experience in Ethiopia!
Enjoy Ethiopia’s diverse tourist attractions! Simien Mountains Outstanding Nature Tours provide tour arranging services not only to the Simien Mountains but also other destinations throughout Ethiopia. We offer you the freedom to create adventures of your interests. Starting from scratch, you can build your itinerary based where you want to go and what you want to do. You would have fascinating experience other people have never experienced before. We also have the widest choice of tour packages for groups and individuals. From the famous historic routes in the north and classical adventures tours to south, from trekking in the Simien Mountains to the volcanic heat of the Danakil Depression, you have choices to enjoy Ethiopia.
Northen Ethiopia- historical route.Tourists interested in history and architecture should not miss these unique sites (Axsum, Gondar, Lalibela, Bahir Dar) of northern Ethiopia . Moreover, for nature and adventure lovers, Simien Mountains National Park and Danakil Depression are fascinating places to visit.
Southern Ethiopia- cultural route. The place where tourists find the most remote tribes whose way of living is truly African.
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Ethiopia)
With an area of above 1.1 million sq kms, Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea(north), Djibouti and Somalia(east), Sudan and South Sudan(west) and Kenya(south).
84.73 million (World Bank, 2011)
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (capital city), Bahir Dar, Mekelle, Dire Dawa Airports are entry points by Air. There is a railway called “Ethio-Djibouti Railways” which runs from Addis Ababa to Djibouti via Awash and Dire Dawa.
GMT+3 hours. Ethiopians calculate time in units of 12 hours. The day starts in the morning at 6 o’clock. 7 o’clock in Europe is 1 o’clock in Ethiopia. Summer time is not utilized.
Ethiopia follows the Julian calendar, which consists of 12 months of 30 days each and a 13th months of 5 days (6 days in leap year). The calendar is 7 years and 8 months behind Western calendar.
Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
Ethiopia uses 220V and 50Hz. Round two-pring adaptor and transformer.
The major religions are Christianity and Islam. Each religion has own holidays. When you travel on Ethiopian Christmas, Epiphany or New Year’s day, you may encounter special events.