In the Eastern part of Ethiopia various must visit historical, cultural, as well as natural attractions are found. Tourist attractions like the Awash National Park, the city of Harar and DireDawa, are very good places to visit to tourist.
Awash National Park is found in the eastern part of Ethiopia and is easily accessible and hosts endemic flora and fauna, and river falls.
The historical city, Harar used to be a commercial center in the 14th Century as a meeting point for Africans, Indians and Middle Easterners. It is surrounded by the famous historic wall, known locally as “Jegol”. The wall has seven (7) main gates built in 16th century.
It is also believed to be the fourth holiest city in the world having a special significant to Muslims with 87 mosques. Men feeding hyena at night is a brilliant experience for tourists and visitors.
Dire Dawa is the town with the unusual distinction of town planning of three-line streets of great Italian, French and Arabs influences. There are market places worth visiting like Kafira, Ashawa and Taiwan.
Tour Itinerary to Eastern Ethiopia