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Ride the Rift charity bike ride in the Ankober Highlands

Posted by Christian on Wed November 25, 2020 in Get inspired.

Last Saturday on November 21 fifty riders climbed up the Rift Valley escarpment at Ankober for the good cause. The first edition of our charity bike ride 'Ride the Rift' from Afar to the Ankober Palace was organized by four Ethiopian tour operators - SimienEcoTours, Dynasty Ethiopia Tours, Tesfa Tours and Ethio Cycling Holidays.
‘Ride the Rift’ is an initiative to support freelance tourism providers all over Ethiopia that are worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.It was an amazing weekend with more than 500,000 ETB raised for the good cause! Participants and their families had a great time and enjoyed the great atmosphere at the camp as well as at Ankober Lodge.

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11 of Ethiopia’s Best Outdoor Experiences

Posted by Marco on Fri September 11, 2020 in Get inspired.

Ethiopia is widely known as ‘the cradle of mankind’ and home to ancient civilizations with an immense cultural heritage. But did you ever consider the country as an outdoor destination? You definitely should! In this article our Travel Expert Marco shares some of his favorite and Ethiopia’s best outdoor experiences!

The country is one of the most diverse in Africa—from rugged landscapes with deep canyons and the highest mountain ranges of Africa to evergreen rain forests with amazing endemic wildlife and deserts where the African Rift Valley pulls apart the continent and active volcanoes arise.

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Cycling Ethiopia - Best tours on the Roof of Africa

Posted by Christian on Wed July 15, 2020 in Get inspired.

Get in the saddle with our tour guide Christian that cycled wide parts of Tigray region in Northern Ethiopia - certainly an El Dorado for cyclists but yet unknown. Follow him on his first stretch between Axum and Adigrat while visiting captivating sights such as Debre Damo Monastery or the 2,700 years old Temple of the Moon in Yeha.

Cycling in Ethiopia is an absolutely stunning thing to do with challenging uphill rides in a stunning scenery and fast downhills along winding and mainly asphalted roads.

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