News about Ethiopian visas

Ethiopia’s cities contain a wealth of exciting attractions and festivities for tourists to explore, such as the unique Meskel True Cross celebration in Addis Ababa. However, to really delve into the culture and history, visitors should head to the countryside to explore some of the many stunning World Heritage attractions in Ethiopia. Many of these […]

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Ethiopia is one of the most incredible places to visit in Africa. Known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’, it has a long and fascinating history, a rich and diverse culture, breathtaking landscapes, and a jaw-dropping range of wildlife. Though you may imagine Ethiopia being a hot, dry country which is uncomfortable to visit, this is […]

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Ethiopia is one of the world’s oldest societies and intrigues many travelers every year to visit with its remarkable landscapes and an extraordinary history. There are unlimited activities and adventures that visitors can embark on, as well as plenty of sights to see whilst in Ethiopia. Enjoy animal safaris, river rafting and architectural attractions are […]

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Anyone who has ever been to Ethiopia knows that time works differently there. Just like Ethiopia has its own language, Amharic, so too does it have its own calendar. For example, while most of the rest of the world celebrates the end of the year on December 31st, Ethiopian New Year falls on September 11th […]

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Ethiopia’s popularity as a holiday destination continues to grow. It is a truly breathtaking country and ideal for safari and wildlife-lovers. Thankfully getting there has never been easier. There are 2 types of visas for tourists which are also very easy to obtain: the visa on arrival and the eVisa. Many nationalities are eligible for […]

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“The limits of my language means the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein Languages are not simply a tool for communication but offer an insight into a different world, culture and way of living. We have developed language as a means to transfer messages in a fast and efficient way but in such a […]

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Ethiopia follows a different calendar to the rest of the world, with the Ethiopian New Year falling on the 11th of September, or the 12th of September in leap years. However, the biggest celebration of the Ethiopian religious year comes later in the month. On September 26th, the True Cross celebration in Ethiopia is celebrated […]

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On September 11th, 2018 the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea finally reopened after being closed for 20 years. The opening of two points on the Eritrea-Ethiopia border marks an important turning point in a long shared history of conflict, and ties between the two countries are already firmly on the mend. For the first time […]

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Ethiopia has 43 embassies and 49 consulates around the world. There are a number of reasons why you might need to go to an embassy, there is a range of processes and applications which can only be completed there. However, for tourists wanting to visit Ethiopia, there is no need to go to an embassy […]

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Travelers who transit through Ethiopia don’t need a visa as long as they remain in the permitted transit area and depart within 12 hours. However, if someone has to wait for their connecting flight for longer than 12 hours, or wants to leave the airport, then they need to obtain a transit visa for Ethiopia. […]

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