Western Ethiopia updates

Auke Boere writes: 1. A very good place to stay in Mizan Teferi nowadays is the Kashinin Hotel (09 1755 1910) close to the university campus of Mizan - Tepi University. This means the hotel is about 2 - 3 km outside town. Rooms for 600 ETB per night. 2. In Gambella, the best hotel … Continue reading Western Ethiopia updates

Detailed Feb 2018 trip report (north & southwest)

Simon writes: Addis Ababa:- With all the tensions in the country, avoid getting into a political conversation with anyone. E Visa:- Use only official website evisa.gov.et.  However it does not seem to speed things up that much compared with 'Visa on Arrival'.  Don't rely on the ATM's to work, change some cash at the bank … Continue reading Detailed Feb 2018 trip report (north & southwest)

Gambella National Park, April 2016

Bob Francescone writes: Two of us visited the Gambella National Park in April, 2016. Our trip was set up as part of a 12 day trip to southwestern Ethiopia by Birhanu Mesele of New Ethiopia Tours (newlooktours@gmail.com). Superb Birhanu was our guide and the excellent Alex Girma was our driver. An additional guide/guard is required by … Continue reading Gambella National Park, April 2016

New Hotel in Gambella

In Chapter 29, Gambella, There are still few good places to stay but Hope Enterprise has opened it's new Guest House with accomodations that are new, clean and include one's own bathroom.  It is located on the left side of the asphalt as you leave town traveling north. The manager is Woreda and his number, in country … Continue reading New Hotel in Gambella