How can we ever put into words our gratitude for your assistance to us in Ethiopia?!! Even on the last airplane
ride, Faye turned to me and said exactly what was on my heart. "I still find it hard to believe that I actually
was in Africa!"
It is our prayer that God would somehow allow us to return the favor and have you
someday visit us in Canada. We wouldn't be doing coffee ceremonies with you, but if you came in summer we would
certainly host a few barbeque suppers, which is the closest Canadian tradition I can think of in
God was gracious to keep us healthy and safe during our journey. The few stomach upsets
and insect bites were minor in comparison to the amazing experience of seeing so much beauty and making many
Brooks, AB, Canada
Places Visited Sept 27 - Oct 14, 2008:
Bahirdar - Lake Tana and Blue Nile Falls; Gonder; and Lalibela
Ethiopia houses many diverse exotic vacation spots with prolific attractions, rife endemism,
mammals, flora, amphibians, birds, reptiles, insects and even fish.
Its wide range of ecosystems range from high peaks and semitropical forest, to salt lakes and
Ethiopia is a destination of fascinating attractions and home for exotic vacation spots that are
exceptionally different from any other country on the continent.
Its incredibly diverse topography spans the highest peak of Ras Dashen (4,620m the fourth highest
mountain in Africa) to one of the lowest points on the Earth’s surface ‘the Danakil depression.’
Our exotic vacation packages are tailored to ensure you have the experience of a lifetime.
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One tour will take you on a cultural journey to the wild undisturbed and little visited Omo Valley.
This boasts not only remarkable wild life, but is home to many diverse fascinating people and
Here among Ethiopia’s more exotic vacation spots you will find an astonishing mix of small,
contrasting ethnic groups. Tribes like the Konso, Bume, Geleb, Mursi, Surma, Arbore, Hamar, Karo and many
Each are known for their fascinating and spectacular cultural beauties, like scarification for
cosmetic purposes, remarkable hairstyling and lip-plates.
Customs also involve stick fighting, body painting, personal adornment and ornate hair styles,
markets, marital ceremonies and many other spectacles that you can see as part of one of our exotic vacation
The northern historic tour one of our exotic vacation packages begins with Bahirdar - en route
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Bahirdar as its name implies, is a beautiful city siding Ethiopia’s largest lake
It is dotted with islands that house many medieval monasteries.
The Blue Nile Falls 30 km from the lake is spectacular and its showers can be felt
many kilometers away.
Gondar and Simien Mountains are the next exotic vacation spots to Bahirdar. The medieval city
Gondar is famous and a breathtaking site for its Royal enclosure, castles, and churches.
North of the city, other spectacular and exotic vacation spots are the Simien Mountains. According
to the ancient philosopher Homer, ‘they were the play ground of the Greek gods, who came here to play chess’. In
fact they are the most marvelous of all Ethiopian landscapes.
The exotic vacation spots of the northern historic route end with the marvelous rock hewn churches
of Tigray, Axum Stelae, Yeha, Debre-Damo, and rock hewn churches of Lalibela.
The remarkable monolithic stone obelisks of Axum and Lalibela rock hewn churches are skillfully
worked and expertly carved.
They show that Ethiopia is a sanctuary of exotic vacation spots and are symbols of the country’s
past greatness and cultural glory.