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Paragliding flights are now available in Ethiopia!

Posted by Marco on Sat January 1, 2022 in Get inspired.

Welcome to the highlands of Ethiopia: contrasting terrain, vital nature, breath-taking landscapes, comfortable climate, beautiful people, ancient history - all ready to be explored with the wings!
Paragliding in Ethiopia offers a wide variety of conditions, breath-taking altitudes, many undiscovered sites and virgin cross-country routes. The mountain terrain and sunny climate in Ethiopia make it truly one of the best places for paragliding.

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SimienEcoTours is welcoming the Ethiopian Diaspora

Posted by Marco on Fri December 17, 2021 in Get inspired.

In support of the call of PM Dr. Abiy for the Ethiopian diaspora around the world to join the Great Ethiopian Home Coming, we have developed some special offers to give the diaspora some great options to get out and enjoy Ethiopia.
The packages can be booked by anyone interested, but the Ethiopian diaspora will get a 30% discount on the normal prices. This is because all tourism stakeholders (tour operators, Ethiopian Airlines, hotels and lodges, guides,...) are highly supporting this initiative and offering attractive offers and discounts.

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SimienEcoTours got the Evaneos Local Hero Award

Posted by Marco on Tue October 26, 2021 in Sustainability.

We are proud to announce that our agency has been awarded the "Local Hero Award" by Evaneos, one of the major OTAs. This award highlights our commitment to creating Better Trips - for our travellers and for the world!

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SimienEcoTours got awarded for Sustainability

Posted by Christian on Wed August 4, 2021 in Sustainability.

Looking for a true sustainable travel experience to Ethiopia? SimienEcoTours is striving towards a responsible and more sustainable travel approach ever since our foundation in 2014 and recently got awarded with the Travelife Partner level standard. With small steps we walked on this new path for Ethiopian tourism. There has been not so much understanding about Corporate Social Responsibility in tourism including environment, biodiversity, human rights and labour relation when we started, but nowadays SimienEcoTours is on a good way to offer truly better travel adventures. Learn more about our way and read on.

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Clean-up initiative in Danakil Depression

Posted by Christian on Wed April 28, 2021 in Sustainability.

Many of our destinations facing more severe waste problems due to a lack of awareness of local service providers and careless travelers and tour companies that leave behind their non-composable waste. However, it could be so easy to reduce waste while traveling by training drivers and guides accordingly and making guests aware of the problem and offer them plastic-free alternatives. SimienEcoTours strives towards greener tours. Ever since it has been one of our principles with concrete measures and initiatives we support. Another great achievement these days is the support of the clean-up in Danakil Depression that we support.

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