Religious Festivals

Religion is an integral part of Ethiopian life and culture and is celebrated with impressive ceremonies, traditional dress, music and dancing providing a blanket of colorful expression across the country.


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About Ethiopia

“Explore the first foot print of Human-kind”

Ethiopia, the oldest independent state, islocated in the horn of Africa, lying between 3 & 15 degree N and 33& 48 degree E, and is bordered by the Sudan in the west, Somalia and Djibouti in the East, Eritrea in the North and Kenya in the South. She is a country rich in history, great cultural diversity as well as a country of long tradition, and interesting cuisine. 

Currently Ethiopia, Land of Origins, is becoming a famous tourist destination because she is:

  • The cradle of human kind(home of Lucy/3.5 million years old/ and homo Ramides/4.4 million years old/ fossil remains.
  • Birth place of Arabica coffee  with special flavor and aroma
  • Source of the Blue Nile, Lake Tana the largest lake in Africa
  • A mosaic of culturally diversified with more than 80 ethnic groups withmore than 200 languages and dialects are spoken with in the country. There are a bounty of fascinating customs, colorful ceremonies and celebrations, arts, crafts, music and dance; unspoiled multi ethnographic cultural heritages and way of living that distinguish Ethiopia to diminutive Africa.
  • Land of hospitality and love with her charming people
  • Home of most atmospheric, remarkable& rich religious, Nature, historic & cultural treasures at the same time.
  • Has gotten 13 UNESCO registered world   heritage sites.
  • Home of the real ark of the covenant of Moses.
  • The diplomatic capital of Africa. She is the third largest country by serving the international organizations in the world. 
  • The origin of human rights as a country that abolished the death penalty nearly 3,000 years old. 
  • Home of the oldest rock hewn churches in the world located in lalibela
  • The firsts home of Christianity as well as Islam in Africa.
  • Home of one of the oldest languages in the world---“Geez” and has her own script  (ሀለመቀቸሠ . . .)
  • Has her own calendar system which makes her seven years and eight months ‘younger than’ the rest of the Christian world. The calendar consists of 12 months of 30 days each and an extra month of five days in duration but six days in leap year ).
  • Has the most mesmerizing variety of land scape, fauna & flora. The altitude of Ethiopia ranges from 4440m above sea Level at RasDashen, in a Semein mountain, and 120 below sea level at Danakil depression which is the lowest altitude in the earth with active volcano. A land of rugged mountains /25 mountains have over 4000m peak/.This climatic variations and the isolated forbidding nature of her highlands have made Ethiopia unique habitat for many endemic fauna and flora.
  • Ethiopia hosts
  • 277 mammal species
  • 200 reptile species
  • 148 fish species
  • 63 amphibian species
  • 862 bird species

Out of which, Ethiopia has

  • 17 bird species
  • 9 reptiles species
  • 4 fish species
  • 24 amphibians species
  • 33 mammals species  of Endemic animal species

Generally Ethiopia is old beyond imagining. Its culture and traditions date back over 3,000 years. From the sun-scorched reaches of beautiful rift valley lakes, Ethiopia is a land of wonder and enchantment. It is truly a land of contrast and extremes.Besides religion has always been a major influence in Ethiopia. Undoubtedly no country in sub-Saharan Africa can trace its origins as far back.Ethiopia is mentioned more than thirty times in the Bible and many times in Qur’an.

She is rightly a tourist paradise and unique experience with unique natural beauty, different from anywhere else you have ever visited. Come and enjoy all the wonders of this astonishing destination through JULIAN Tour & Travel; we will show you the way and make your tour requests simple, attractive and unforgettable.

HISTORICAL PLACES

Ethiopia, the ancient Christian kingdom, richest historical and cultural heritage in sub-Saharan Africa,

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NATURAL ATTRACTION

Climatic variations and the isolated forbidding nature of her highlands have made Ethiopia a unique habitat

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PEOPLES AND CULTURE

Culturally Southern Ethiopia is extraordinarily rich with some 45 languages spoken by people of

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