News about Ethiopian visas

Each year, thousands of runners from across the world take part in the Great Ethiopian Run. The 10km road race around Addis Ababa offers a unique way to explore the Ethiopian capital. Situated at an altitude of over 2,300 meters above sea level, it is a challenging yet rewarding route. From world-class athletes to keen […]

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Ethiopia has much to offer to international tourists: from the Blue Nile Falls to world-class archaeological sites and friendly and welcoming people, Ethiopia is a country many fall in love with. The African nation is also home to one of the planet’s most famous destinations for adrenaline-seekers: Erta Ale volcano. A continuously active volcano in […]

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When making an Ethiopia packing list, international travelers should choose clothing that is appropriate both for the weather and for what is culturally acceptable in the country. One of the important things to know about Ethiopian culture is that people are expected to dress a certain way, including foreign visitors. While not as conservative as […]

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Christmas in Ethiopia is called Ganna (or Genna) and is celebrated on January 7th. An important Ethiopian holiday, visitors in the country can get an insight into the religious traditions and culture of the African nation. Ganna comes 12 days before the Timkat festival, another important holiday. Travelers with an Ethiopian eVisa can spend up […]

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One of the most important festivals on the Ethiopian calendar, Timkat (Timket) is celebrated across the country. Tourists in Ethiopia during Timkat are treated to 3 days of festivities. Timkat is an Orthodox Christian occasion to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. People travel to Ethiopia to take part in Timkat […]

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Although it is tiny, the Ethiopian market town of Turmi is an important hub of transport and local culture in the south-west of the country. Surrounded by the villages of the Hamer people and close to the famous Omo Valley and its tribes, it is the perfect location for visitors looking to experience the heart […]

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Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Ethiopia has joined the list of countries that have introduced additional entry requirements to protect public health. The temporary travel restrictions are intended to help contain the virus and stop it from spreading. See below the measures Ethiopia has taken to control the COVID-19 outbreak and flatten the curve in […]

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Whether you are planning a trip to Ethiopia to volunteer, experience its wildlife parks, or visit its historical attractions, you will need to get familiar with the nation’s calendar. According to the Ethiopian calendar, New Year —or Enkutatash, as it is known in Amharic, the country’s official language— is typically celebrated on September 11th or […]

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As Ethiopia’s main aviation hub, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (IATA: ADD, ICAO: HAAB) is the first port of call for the majority of overseas visitors. Addis Ababa Airport is situated just under 4 miles (6km) from the city center, in the Bole area. It serves the Ethiopian capital and surrounding area and is well […]

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Getting around Ethiopia by car is a popular option amongst tourists who want to see as much of the country as possible. From the nation’s beautiful natural landscapes, vibrant cities and interesting architecture, there is a great deal to see and do whilst on vacation in Ethiopia, and traveling by car is one of the […]

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