what are the must see destinations in Ethiopia
1, Danakil Depression :
The Danakil depression shares the Eritrean border on the east of the Tigrian highlands in the North East of Ethiopia. It has been officially listed as one of the hottest and driest area on earth having an average temperature of 35+ degree Celsius. It is an impressive area of geological fascination, a place dotted with active volcanoes, hot springs, lava lake, salted basins and above all lunar landscapes. It is a vast unpopulated region that lies below the sea level, it’s the lowest point in all of Africa and the second lowest in the world (second to the Dead Sea in Jordan/Israel. Visiting here is no walk in the park, you need to book a separate tour or drive yourself and thanks to the harshness of it’s atmosphere, people have actually died here when coming unprepared – makes me wanna go even more!
2, Lalibela :
Lalibela Must be in list of 7 wonder of the earth. its rock curved artistic monolithic churches numbering 11 are build by King Lalibela in the 12 century.
3, Omo Valley Tribes