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Ethiopia Gelila Ethiopia Tours

Bringing the fascinating history and culture of Ethiopia to life

Gelila Ethiopia Tours is a reputable Tour Operator and DMC locally based in Ethiopia, with offices in Addis Abeba and Axum. Fully run and owned by Ethiopians, we have in-depth knowledge of our country. We have been expertly delivering destination management services for individual, cultural, group, business and incentive travelers. We provide unique, safe and unforgettable travel experiences through our tailor-made itineraries and personalized service. We also offer private guided itineraries and day tours, and transport and travel arrangements for business delegations.

Our staff members speak multiple languages and work closely with each of our clients to match their specific needs and interests with our expert knowledge of Ethiopia, from the initial point of contact through to the end of their stay. We value long-term partnerships. We only work with the best hotels and guesthouses to guarantee that you stay in clean, comfortable and tourist standard accommodation.

Come and be awed by the majesty of Ethiopia! Experience the magic of Ethiopia’s religious festivities, learn about the ancient kingdoms that shaped Ethiopia on the Northern Historical Route, walk amongst the tribes of the South Omo Valley, embark on a thrilling overland adventure to the Danakil Depression, appreciate the grandeur of the Simien and Bale Mountains while camping, and observe unique bird species only found in the Rift Valley.

Contact us for comprehensive expert assistance in all four corners of Ethiopia. We look forward to partnering with you!

Top Travel Highlights in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is one of the most beautiful and fascinating countries in Africa, as well as a surprising holiday destination. From breathtaking mountain scenery and national parks to vast lakes and deserts, breathtaking wildlife and intriguing historical sites, there is something for everyone. Our bustling, fast-growing cities, rural towns and tribal regions are steeped in history and traditions. Ethiopia’s extraordinary diversity, topography, and natural wonders can all be combined in a single itinerary to amaze, inspire, and humble visitors.

  • Trek the spectacular Simien Mountains to see endemic flora, fauna and the unique Gelada baboons.
  • Take an excursion to the Danakil Depression.
  • Explore 14th-century island monasteries, 17th-century castles, awe-inspiring rock-hewn churches in Lalibela, and the ruins of an ancient civilization in the North.
  • Take a religious tour to discover the centuries-old Christian and Muslim history.
  • Witness the vibrant and colorful festival celebrations such as Enkutatash – Ethiopian New Year – on September 11 each year.
  • Visit the walled city of Harar with its colorful markets and daring hyena men.
  • Visit the National Parks to see spectacular waterfalls, flora and fauna.
  • Enjoy everything ‘Addis Ababa’, our capital city we call home, has to offer: Enjoy the views from Entoto Mountain, pay a visit to Lucy at the National Museum and haggle for your favorite item in Merkato (local market).