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Mar 20, 2018

Current situation in Ethiopia for travellers


Ethiopia is now on another 6 months state emergency. But the situation for travellers is totally fine and safe! Just avoid areas where demonstration takes place.

And ofcourse, there may be price hike, b/c somehow Ethiopia is running out of foreign currency, and their may also be shortage of fuel.


Apr 1, 2018

Ethiopia has elected its new Prim minster (Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali). It seems most Ethiopian loves him.


Hiker 1
Jun 10, 2018Edited: Jun 10, 2018

The 6 months state emergency is lifted! Yes, seams Ethiopians are happy with Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali.

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  • Aby
    Sep 17, 2018

    Selam bus does not drive direct from Addis to Lalibela. What one can do is take the bus driving to Mekele he drop of at Woldya which is only 160km from Lalibela. There switch to a minivan to Lalibela
  • Aby
    Aug 29, 2018

    After 2 years of catastrophic war and 20 years of having no war no peace border zones, Ethiopia & Eritrea reahced a Peace deal. And borders between the 2 countries are already open, Ethiopian airline has started flight from Addis to Asmara regularly, and embassies are already open. It is indeed a very big opportunity for tourists who want to spend time at Dahilak beach in the Red Sea diving, enjoying the warm weather sweeming... after having visited Ethiopian touristic destinations like, Danakil Depression, Omo Vallez, Simien Mountains NP, Bale Mountains, Lalibela, Gondar, Bahir Dar, Axum…
  • Aby
    Jun 4, 2018

    The National afairs department, Ethiopan immigration has lunched an e-visa to all visitors in collaboration with Ethiopian Air. It has been effective since June 01, 2018. Link for the e-visa site:
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