Ethiopia, a land of diverse and ancient civilizations with adventurous excursions through breathtaking landscapes. The country has a rich tapestry of culture and history with facinating tribes.

Ethiopia tribesman

The iconic ancient city of Aksum, was once the heart of a powerful empire and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore ancient tombs, towering obelisks and the ruins of royal palaces of one of the world’s oldest Christian nations.

There are many historians that believe Ethiopia may be the birthplace of humanity since the fossilized bones of the oldest hominid “Lucy” were discovered, dating back over 3 million years.

Ethiopia cultural ruins

In the highlands lies Lalibela, another UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its magnificent rock-hewn churches. Carved from solid rock in the 12th century, these churches are marvels of engineering, attracting pilgrims and tourists alike. See the grass-roofed monasteries of Bahir Dar and Mariamtsion chapel, the supposed resting place of Moses’s tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments. Also visit Lalibela’s churches with detailed craftsmanship and spiritual significance.

Ethiopia waterfall

The captivating natural beauty of the Simien Mountains is yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to rare wildlife such as the Ethiopian wolf and Walia ibex.

Experiencing the vibrant culture of the people in the bustling capital city of Addis Ababa. Traditional Ethiopian music and dance fill the air. Sample authentic cuisine in the colorful markets, including injera (sourdough flatbread) served with flavorful stews (wats). Museums and galleries showcase the country’s artistic heritage.

Ethiopia castle

With nine World Heritage Sites, fascinating tribe people, centuries-old monasteries full of historical treasures, and hundreds of religious architectural marvels throughout the country, an Ethiopia vacation is essential on any Donna Salerno Travel Africa travel bucket list.

Contact a Donna Salerno Travel luxury travel expert today to begin planning your travel to Ethiopia.

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