In Ethiopia there are cultures and peoples that still live in prehistory but also European-style castles, rock-cut monasteries that can only be reached by climbing vertical walls and the mythical sources of the Nile.

Ethiopia is undoubtedly one of the most iconic places in Africa and discovering it as it deserves, requires a detailed list of the best destinations in the territory.

So today, we have created for you this post with the most impressive destinations in Ethiopia.


Visit the Danakil Desert

There is a place on Earth where survival is almost impossible. In the Danakil desert, with a multicolored landscape as attractive as it is dangerous, between hyperacid springs, toxic air and an extremely hot environment. Discover and observe its extreme nature.


Visit Ahmed Ella

Ahmed Ella is a small town with a population of about 4,000 and the townspeople make a living from salt.

During the rainy season, the water accumulates in the lake, creating a beautiful landscape that is also known as the ‘Uyuni salt lake in Africa’.


Visit Lalibela

Its great attraction is the excavated churches of Lalibela, which are a set of eleven churches that have been carved under the surface of the earth on huge basalt rocks. These architectural wonders were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978.


Visit simen national park

Ethiopia’s highest peak, Mount Rasdashan, is at an altitude of 4,620 m, and other mountains are the only natural heritage sites in Ethiopia.


Visit Bahir Dar

Located on the southern shore of Lake Tana, where the source of the Blue Nile River is located. The Blue Nile that flows down from Lake Tana reaches 45 m.


Visit Gondar

Located in the northeast of Lake Tana, the altitude is 2000m. Gondar’s original architectural style is influenced by Indian, Arabic and Baroque architecture which remains to this day.




If you’ve made it this far, you probably know how much Ethiopia has to offer. So if you are ready to pack your bags and head off to this corner of Africa, click here.