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Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa

At 2300-3000m above sea level with a population of just over 4 million, Addis Ababa is one of the highest cities in the world and the largest in a landlocked country. As many as 85 different languages can be heard spoken, including English.

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Arba Minch

Arba Minch

Arba Minch is a city in Ethiopia, ideal for outdoor fans. Arba Minch budget travel gives a wide range attractions to enjoy. Arba Minch backpacking tours offer the best of Ethiopia.

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Awassa

Awassa

Awassa is a city in Ethiopia. Awassa is ideal for budget travelers seeking to explore the rich cultural and historical diversity of this stunning Ethiopian city.

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Axum

Axum

Axum is an ancient capital of Ethiopia. Axum is an ideal place for budget travelers to experience ancient cultures and beautiful surroundings.

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Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar is a beautiful city in Ethiopia seeped in history and culture. Bahir Dar backpacking tours offer a chance to discover Ethiopia's ancient and fascinating cultures.

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Dinsho

Dinsho

You'll find Dinsho in Ethiopia and if you're heading to the area, you can expect a variety of great things to do and adventures to experience... you may even spot the rare Ethiopian Wolf if you hop on a safari. Dinsho can offer you walking tours, Bale Mountains National Park, the Simbirro 4x4 Track and an extremely enjoyable cultural experience.

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It's just another day in Dinsho.

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Dinsho

If you're wondering what Dinsho landscape looks like - here you are. Green-greens, brown-browns and cows somewhere in the picture.

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Children going to the market

Dinsho locals! Don't forget to wave.

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Dinsho landscape

Dinsho land at its finest...

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Montane nightjar caprimulgus poliocephalus

Here a bird is parking off for a bit for Dinsho sun on just another day in Ethiopia.

Image by Allan Drewitt

If Dinsho is in your itinerary, make sure you decide which attractions you'd like to enjoy beforehand so that you don't waste time in starting your day's adventures.

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Gondar

Gondar

Gondar is a small town in Ethiopia. Gondar backpacking tours offer a range of interesting attractions for visitors.

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Lalibela

Lalibela

Lalibela is an ancient city in Ethiopia. Lalibela backpacking tours are a highly recommended stopover on any Ethiopia adventures.

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Mago National Park

Mago National Park

Mago National Park is situated in Ethiopia and if you're in the mood for bird watching, game viewing or visiting a Mursi tribe when you're in the area, then Mago National Park is just the thing that will keep you entertained.

Murzi tribe

Meet a member of the Mursi tribe who lives within Mago National Park. This culture has its fair share of unique characteristics and traditions - that's for sure!

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Mago National Park

A scenic stretch of Mago National Park. Care for a tour?

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Murzi carrying wood

Here, a woman is carrying wood back to her village within Mago National Park.

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Mago National Park

Green, green and then some more green. Welcome to Mago National Park.

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Murzi tribe

Here we have another member of the Mursi tribe. An afternoon of interaction with the tribe is most intriguing.

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For a dose of Ethiopian wildlife and bird watching, Mago National Park is just the place to be.

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Mekele

Mekele

Rooted in Ethiopia's Tigrayan Highlands is the Tigray capital - Mekele. From here the locals feed the charming and lively atmosphere simply by going about their daily lives in the small town.

Photo by Bernard Gagnon

Mekele is a pleasant place with its tree-lined streets and easygoing locals. Walk the streets and soak up the flavour of everyday life. Mondays are market days, so if you're there at the beginning of the week, make sure you head down for a taste of how locals spend a portion of their day.

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Ethiopia is blessed with grand mountains and green vegetation. It's home to natural attractions as well as cultural and historic ones too.

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The people of the Tigrayan Highlands mainly speak their official language - Tigrigna. Befriend a local, exchange a handshake and learn how to greet in their language. There are a few other languages floating around though -  you may find your ears listening to Erob, Saho, Kunama, and some Amharic. English is also a language you'll hear rolling off many tongues in the area, so it's a place where English travellers can interact with locals easily.

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Ever been inside a church built into a mountain? Mekele's got a few. They're set within rock and are often hard to reach, but the path to getting to see them is definitely worth the effort. If you're not absolutely terrified of heights, then Abuna Yemata Guh is a church highlight.

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Ah, Makele, a place that is completely oblivious to how absolutely gorgeous it is. So humble. So modest. So beautiful.

The region isn't particularly culturally diverse with the population made up of 95% Tigray people, but travellers are welcome and can enjoy the natural, historic and cultural gems the area has to offer.

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Omorate

Omorate

Omorate is a small town in Ethiopia. Omorate budget travel offers the ideal way to experience the wonders of Ethiopia and its beautiful range of attractions and sights.

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Simien Mountains

Simien Mountains

The Simien Mountains are situated in Ethiopia. This region is a highlight of any Ethiopian backpacking tour.

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Turmi

Turmi

Turmi is a market town in Ethiopia. Turmi is a popular stopover on backpacking tours across Ethiopia's southwestern regions and areas.

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