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Ethiopian Christmas & our team trip to Lalibela

Posted by Marco on Sat January 8, 2022 in Get inspired.

After several months of occupation the holy town of Lalibela has been freed from the occupation by the Tigrayan soldiers. The Ethiopian Christmas called "Genna", since centuries celebrated most importantly and in a particular way in Lalibela, represented the best occasion for us to return there. While before the pandemic and civil war we used to travel there with clients almost every week, it's too long time we've not been in Lalibela and this visit was long overdue.

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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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New Ride The Rift Adventures in Autumn 2021

Posted by Marco on Fri July 30, 2021 in Get inspired.

Learn how to combine community trekking, mountain biking, running and some classical visits all in one exciting outdoor adventure with Ride the Rift, a collaborative response to the Corona pandemic by SimienEcoTours and three other tour companies to re-energize the tourism sector.
These tours are designed for active travellers and outdoor freaks, and we present you here plenty of options to choose from among the Ride the Rift Special Offers we're planning to stage in autumn 2021.

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Ethiopia's colorful Easter Holiday

Posted by Lorenzo on Fri April 2, 2021 in Get inspired.

While celebrating Easter in Europe this weekend, here in Ethiopia we still have a month to go for our Ethiopian Easter holiday. 'Fasika' how we call it is certainly one of the most colorful holidays during the religious year and a trip to Ethiopia is truly a feast for photographers and culture lovers.
Ethiopia is known for its stunning religious holidays and as traveling is not so easy these days, we would love to share some impressions from our Easter.

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