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|Bega Tours Ethiopia is one of a private owned national tour operators; which the name “Bega” in local language means, none season dependant, always possible and expressing the motto of Ethiopia “a land of 13 months of sunshine”. Where its head office is located in Addis Ababa and work with the local community at the destinations to address globally demanded that tourism should be “pro-poor” to ensure the existence of sustainable environment, social, cultural values and mutual share of economical benefits.
The staffs are qualified hold, MA and BA in Tourism Management and Ecotourism with long years experience, well acquainted to the country’s, indigenous natural, social and culture values, and share an extensive knowledge, maintaining the utmost respect of customers for mutual benefit and carry responsible tour operations.
Bega Tours Ethiopia offers a variety choice of well designed tailored or package tours based on individual and/or group request.
Nature Based Tours
Ethiopia’s land formation is in between from the earth’s lowest point -125 meter to the highest mountain peak 4600 meter the highest in the country and the fourth highest in Africa in which
fauna and flora can be discover along the high altitude plateau, volcanic lakes, forests, alpine moor land and trout filled streams.
From a day to three months trekking tours can be organize. The three month trekking was practiced with the British in 1998 through the North West and Central highland and lowlands of the country (the most dramatic mountain scenery and Nile valley in Africa),
The well coming of Blue Nile for white water rafting beside many other rivers well coming for rafting in the country.
Rock climbing is not an indigenous sport, but there are excellent sites, which are offering for rock climbers with marvelous scenic views around and on top.
Ethiopia has suitable temperature for any living things as a result there are a lot of forests where forest bee are existing in real wilderness where a honey harvesting could be practice in the wild jungle forest as a great experience.
Forest coffee picking
A coffee tour increasingly become popular, which this tour is organizes in collaboration with the Coffee Farmers and cooperatives in the coffee growing areas where a picking with the farmers organize in the forest.
Both natural honeys harvested and natural coffee picked will take by the tourist back home.
Historic and Cultural Tour
The sites from 800 BC to recent, temples, stales, rock hewn churches, caves paintings, castles, palaces, fortress, parchments and manuscripts seeing is inviting throughout the country.
Traditional lifestyle and Festivals;
staying in a unique local Tukul (house) and eating typical local foods an in-depth visiting to the local culture, folk, markets, watching events of rituals, dance, cousins, painting, dressing, and lip plates and stick fighting . Visitors with an interest in observing pre-materialist cultures and in anthropology will find much to fascinate different ethnic groups, prominent for their bamboo bee-hive shaped houses, weaving, hillside terraces and the wooden totems with which they adorn their cemeteries.
Spiritual celebrations take place everywhere in the country, in every village and town, besides there are more famous pilgrimage celebrations held only in a specific church or Mosque and be an offer.
There are national, regional and local museums, where they offer to be visit.
Galleries and Handcrafts
Handcrafts are a traditional unique identity of the country such as, weaving, pottery, basketry and many more. And galleries are offering especially in the towns where it can be visit along the destinations,
Ethiopia is a land of mystery, which offering a study and research in different field of areas such as, archaeological, environmental, social, historical and cultural studies. The study can be organized on private or with partnerships relations between national and oversea universities and research institutes.
Business and Conferences Tour
Ethiopia is using as the main capital city of Africa, where International organization in relation to Africa and Diplomats to Ethiopia reside and where many conferences in a year carrying. In order to get conference participants and business travels insight to the country and their stay enjoyable, a half, full and/or couple of days of sightseeing and short excursion tour can be organize.
There are jungles, beaches, and unique memorable sites, where a family, youth, romantic and honeymooners could spent their holyday, relaxing and enjoying, raiding, swimming, practicing traditional and others locally practiced games.
In order to well facilitate these, Bega Tours also provide complementary service of;