News about Ethiopian visas

Arba Minch is a district and city in southern Ethiopia. It consists of 2 areas: Schecha, the uptown administrative center, and Sikela, a commercial and residential zone 8 miles away. The greatest attraction for tourists in the area is Nechisar National Park, an opportunity to see Ethiopia’s varied wildlife and plant species up close. The […]

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The birr (ETB) is the official currency of Ethiopia. One, 5, 10, 50 and 100 birr notes are in circulation, however, the 1 birr note is becoming increasingly less common as it is replaced by a coin. Although many major towns and cities now have ATMs, tourists should bring currency to exchange in case cash […]

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali jointly announced that officials and diplomats of both states will be respectively granted visa-free travel. This bilateral agreement between the countries simplifies travel for holders of Diplomatic Official and Service passports from both nations. The document was presented during an official visit by […]

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Ethiopia is well known for being the cradle of African civilization. Naturally, this makes it a top destination for travelers eager to explore unique local celebrations. One of the most interesting of those celebrated in the country is the Irreecha festival. This article examines a little about what makes Irreecha an unmissable celebration in Ethiopia. […]

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Completed in 2017, the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway has been an enormous success, transporting passengers and goods across the 759 km journey and boosting Ethiopia’s import-export sector. The fully-electrified line doesn’t only benefit the economy but also makes traveling way more convenient for people. It used to take 3 days to move from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia’s capital […]

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Bahir Dar is the third biggest city in Ethiopia and it lies on the southern shore of Lake Tana, the country’s biggest lake. It is the capital of the Amhara region and it has a population of around 250,000. It is an established tourist destination which is often referred to as the “Ethiopian Riviera”. It […]

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Simien Mountains National Park is a dramatic wilderness in the north of Ethiopia. Its jagged landscape, complete with soaring peaks and hidden valleys, is home to alien flowers and rare creatures. It is the perfect adventure for visitors who love trekking, nature, and stunning views. Read on to discover the best things to see at […]

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As tourism grows in Ethiopia and more and more international travelers are attracted to the African nation because of its natural wonders and archaeological sites, Ethiopia is experiencing the largest tourism economy growth in the world.  And it’s not by chance. The government has implemented a series of measures to make the country more welcoming […]

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Traveling to Ethiopia has taken a much easier turn since 2017, when the Ethiopia electronic visa program was introduced for the first time. The new electronic visa system made obtaining a permit to enter the country quick and easy for international travelers. Eligible foreigners can apply for a visa for Ethiopia entirely online, all they […]

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