Ethiopia, the cradle of civilization, is a
country with a long and storied history and the home of unparalleled
natural beauty. Ethiopia offers a wide range of tourism opportunities,
and all visitors experience first-hand the warm hospitality for which
the Ethiopian people are famous.
Ethiopia - The Birthplace of Man
Ethiopia has a proud history which can be traced to the
beginnings of mankind. Among the most remarkable evidence of Ethiopia's
status as the cradle of civilization was the discovery of "Lucy," a
female hominid whose 3.2 million-year-old skeleton was found in 1974
near the Awash River at Hadar. Lucy is currently traveling to museums in
the United States, introducing millions of Americans to Ethiopia and its
remarkable past and future.
Learn more about Lucy and see why her traveling exhibit is amazing
Ethiopia's Historical Treasures
Travelers to Ethiopia have a unique opportunity to
experience a rich and diverse array of historical sites. From the
towering obelisks of ancient Axum to the staggering rock-hewn churches
of Lalibela to the medieval castles at Gondar, Ethiopia does not
Learn more about Ethiopia's many historical attractions.
Ethiopia's Natural Beauty
All across Ethiopia are pristine national parks of
unmatched splendor. Travelers who appreciate the rugged beauty of Africa
and are looking to add an element of adventure to their trip can tap
into Ethiopia's unique opportunities for adventure or ecotourism
Learn more about Ethiopia's natural attractions.