1. Meet your ancient ancestor the hominoid skeleton ‘Lucy’ at the National Museum.
  2. Marvel at the mystical churches of Lalibela, hand-hewen from rock to create the Jerusalem of Africa.
  3. Find out where he biblical Ark of the Covenant is kept in Aksum and walk in the footsteps of the Queen of Sheba.
  4. Visit the castles of Gondar, unique in Africa, and go back to a time of powerful kings.
  5. Discover the astonishing mix of ethnic groups in Southern Ethiopia and learn about their traditional ways of living.
  6. Wander in colorful Harar, the old walled city of more than 80 mosques, and the fourth most holy site in Islam.
  7. Trek the Semien Mountains, the roof of Africa, and enjoy endless vistas or hike in the Gheralta to experience the spirituality of centuries old churches dotted among steep pink cliffs.
  8. Explore the out-of-this-world landscapes of the Danakil Depression, the lowest and hottest place on earth, and climb the Erta Ale volcano.
  9. Explore the lakes and parks along the Great Rift Valley – the only geographical feature visible from the moon.
  10. Take a boat trip on Lake Tana, the source of the mighty Blue Nile, to discover its islands and monasteries

Source: Ethiopia Land of Origins Brochure