The Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia is increasingly popular, with its varied tribal peoples living virtually untouched by modern society. Witnessing the local practices of living purely from natural resources is a humbling and inspiring experience. The landscape is equally spectacular, as it descends from the highlands, to wet forests, through open savannahs, and eventually to the searing desert lands on the shores of Lake Turkana.
Addis Ababa is located on a well-watered plateau surrounded by hills and mountains in the geographic centre of the country. With a population of over 3 million people (2007 census), the city is the largest in the country. There are more than 120 international missions and embassies in Addis Ababa, making the city a hub for international diplomacy in Africa.
Lake Wenchi is a peaceful place, not very far from Addis Ababa.
Located in the eastern part of the country, Harar is like no other place in Ethiopia. This walled city dates as far back as the 7th century and was a major commercial crossroads in the region as well as a center for Islamic scholarship.
The north of Ethiopia holds some of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Learn more about the historical and natural attractions of this country