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    Omo Valley Cultural Tour

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Dream your Ethiopia Tour and vacations without the stress of the ‘what ifs’, is what we do. We design our tours so you can experience Ethiopia quiet differently. You’ll get the personal service, attention-to-detail and ease you’re looking for, while enjoying the unmissable icons and one-of-a-kind experiences you’ve always dreamed of.

Discover why we call our name 'Authentic', after you get our service. We are relatively small Tour Operator in Ethiopia, have a 20 years experience in providing Trip and Travel in Ethiopia in full-time term. We have been trusted by our guests and how we craft the very best trips to Ethiopia that you’ll cherish for years to c

Never put yourself in the middle of thousands of tours in Ethiopia searching for the best holiday online.  We are here for you almost 24/7 online and ready; to make your holiday unforgettable.    Drop us your dream holiday travel to Ethiopia.  From our endless tour options, we'll craft one that meets your interest and skimmed with the best of our professional service and experience of travel to Ethiopia in authentic way.

Experiencing Ethiopia differently isn’t just what we promise, it is what we deliver.

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Ethiopia is the tenth largest country in Africa with a surface area of 1.2M Square Kilometers. It lies in eastern Africa, between the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer, in a region known as the Horn of Africa. Bordered by five countries, it is landlocked due to its separation from Eritrea.

We-Ethiopian have our own way of telling time: the first hour of the day corresponds with the rising of the sun and the last hour is around sunset. The day is divided into two parts, each lasting twelve hours. due to its location near the equator, Ethiopia allows nearly twelve hours sunlight during any season.

The Calendar is another unique feature-it has 13 months. Using the Julian Calendar, Ethiopia has twelve lunar months of thirty days, plus one month of five or six days, depending on the lap year. The Julian calendar began 7 years and 113 days after the Christian age, making the first day of the New Year September 11.

What to do in Ethiopia?

        Culture in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the only African country never to have been fully colonized, resulting in a culture little-influenced by the West. It has its own alphabet, calendar and time zone, and this strongly religious country (the second-oldest Christian country in the world) also dictates regular fasting days on which you’ll find only vegetarian or vegan food. When thinking of Ethiopian culture, though, many people think of the tribes along the Omo Valley, each with their own distinctive traditions. The Omo tribes continue to maintain their unique cultures and languages under pressure from displacement and increasing interest from tourists.

      Walking holidays in Ethiopia

Ethiopia walking holidays take you to trails that are refreshingly crowd-free and guides capable of introducing you to communities away from the main destinations. Most Ethiopia trekking is done in the north of the country, especially in the Simien Mountains National Park, where you can encounter Gelada baboons in the grasslands and rare Walia ibex. You can also explore the Bale Mountains south of Addis Ababa. The best time for walking is between October (September in the Simien Mountains) and January, and you can choose from small group or tailor-made trips.

     Northern Circuit

The Northern Circuit is the most popular – and most impressive – tourism route in Ethiopia. It takes you from Bahir Dar on the shore of Lake Tana (said to be the source of the Blue Nile) to Gondar, Axum and the ancient underground churches of Lalibela. Small group and tailor made trips normally travel in a clockwise direction, with internal flights from Addis Ababa. They last for around two weeks, so that you can get the most from a tour with some long distances involved. You can also include guided trekking in the Simien Mountains between Gondar and Axum.


Ethiopia is country registering its unique resources by UNESCO under different categories.  Most of these attractions are the main destinations are the main tourist attraction site  and some of them specially on the Biosphere reserve section and hte potential to become the main eco tourism and community based tourism.  There are 9 cultural Heritages, 2 Natural Heritages, 6 Intangible Heritages, 5 Biosphere reserves, so many ancients books and manuscripts and numbers of attractions on the tentative list. 



What our clients say

  • Sileshi was enthusiastic, trustworthy, reliable, flexible and responsive to our needs and requirements and a good communicator and organizer. He was prepared to go the extra mile to make our trip truly memorable.

    Robin & Veronica Cross

    Devon, UK

  • Sileshi is excellent in his talent to bring real authentic life into every day. It was a pleasure for us with his help to meet people, to talk with them and to learn about the way of living.We are frequent travelers and have been in many countries. It would be a pleasure for us if we could find such a guide as Mr. Tesfaye in other countries.

    Walter and Maria Stösser


  • Dear Sileshi. Margit and I do thank you for the wonderful trip we had in Ethiopia in October 2017.The magic colours on Erta Ale and in the Dallol region were unbelievably great! The second week of our tour in Lalibela and in the Semien NP were amazing as well.

    Margit and TobiasSwitzerland


  • Sileshi is very knowledgeable in all aspects of Ethiopian society and was very keen to share with us the history, the culture and customs of the various ethnic groups we visited (Konso, Hammer, Mursi, Karo and more), the food, and the music of his country. We can only praise his kindness towards us and his patience as a guide. We are also very grateful to our resourceful driver Tensaye.... Read this review

    Franoise and Sarala


  • You won’t be disappointed by Sileshi's professionalism, his competency, and his deep knowledge of Ethiopia. Plus support a local tour company!

    Sahelit Bahiru

    University of California, Berkeley

  • I had the pleasure to travel with Sileshi Tesfaye for two weeks through Ethiopia. He has an excellent understanding of the needs of his international customers and is delivering a great service.

    Dr. Dominik Meyer


About us

We offers an authentic and unique travel experiences that allow the travelers to adventure and immerse themselves in the local culture. All our Tours that offer off-the-beaten-path destinations, local food experiences, or hands-on cultural workshops are particularly appealing. And 100% personalized custom-made. Ensuring each experience is unique and not just a standard tour can make a significant difference

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