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Ethiopia - A Whole Country to Discover!

Posted by Marco on Tue September 20, 2022 in Get inspired.

I planned to write a classical report about the hiking trip of last weekend, but when I thought about the title of this blog article, I changed plans and decided to put the focus on the endless possibilities to discover new places in Ethiopia.

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New Ride The Rift Adventures in Autumn 2022

Posted by Marco on Wed August 31, 2022 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 2022.

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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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