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Things to do in Ethiopia

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Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela is one of the best spots in Ethiopia. Rock-Hewn Church is a beautiful place and there are two groups of churches that are very interesting and even more, the interconnection between them is worth to spend the day. The building themselves are very interesting to admire, but if you have the chance to visit them during the Easter or Christmas, that is even more interesting. This rock-hewn church is carved from the top down and it is a world wonder. It’s a beautiful church with all the history and unbelievable architecture; for more history about this church refer Ethiopia travel guide. For enjoying Ethiopian Christmas feast Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela is the best place and it is worth for your visit to enjoy the traditional ceremony, but it will be so crowded so you need to visit little bit early. The churches are open from 8am-12pm and 2-5pm in the evening. The entrance fee is $50 per person and the ticket is valid for four days. This is a must see cultural heritage spot in Ethiopia.

Simien Mountains National Park

Simien Mountains National Park is located in northern Ethiopia. There are numerous hikes that can be taken and there is a possibility to watch the famous gelada baboons. The Semien Mountains has a spectacular view, incredible scenery, and wildlife-filled with flora and fauna. The mountains are stunning and quite different from any other mountains. The scenery is spectacular with high altitude mountains and sweeping views of gorges, ravines, cliffs, and waterfalls, as far as the eye can see. The highest point you will reach is 3,900 meters high. Along the way, you will find the home of Ethiopian’s famous Gelada monkeys and you will be able to get within a few of meters from them. Ethiopia is a perfect travel destination for world travelers. Also, this Ethiopia travel gives you a wonderful experience.

National Museum of Ethiopia

The National Museum is located in Addis Ababa; which is the Ethiopia’s capital city. Ethiopia’s capital is most noteworthy for its “Lucy” exhibit, with the skeleton of a 3.2 million-year-old female hominid discovered in the 1970s by British scientists. The National Museum of Ethiopia also features information about rural traditions in this fascinating country. There is always the hushed respect for the former leader who was deposed in the 1970s. This is must Visit place during your Ethiopia travel. This National Museum of Ethiopia is proud of Ethiopia and it is having a brave history and tradition of Ethiopia. Don’t miss ‘Lucy’ and the other very interesting artifacts of National Museum of Ethiopia.

Blue Nile Falls

Blue Nile fall is a wonderful place and it is located 45 km away from the city of Bahir Dar. The Blue Nile fall is a natural wonder once should see in life. Locally, the fall is called ‘this-issat’ that means “smoke of fire”, for more about this place use Ethiopia travel guide. When there is a good flow of water, that spot looks spectacular. It is perhaps one of the prettiest spots in Ethiopia. The best time to visit it is during the rainy season (June- early September) because Blue Nile Falls will fully drain due to re-routing of water, for the Renaissance Dam project the waters are much less than the usual days.

Fasiladas Bath Timket

The Fasiladas Bath Timket is a fine building surrounded by a swimming pool and a great garden. This is an ideal monument to a ruler, who admired the fine architecture. The Fasiladas Bath is also known as the swimming pool of Fasiladas, it is located in Gonder town. Fasiladas Bath Timket is a rectangular shape swimming pool. They have a vacation house in the middle of the pool and also it is surrounded by big trees. The beautiful old trees and the stories of Timket made the place magical. The colorful Fasiladas Bath Timket festival is celebrated in this pool. They conduct many interesting religious ceremonies, after the celebration, around the water young people’s start to dive into the pool. Ethiopia travel gives you the best experience for travel lovers.

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