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The Marvel East and Bale Mountains

Embracing the sweltering volcanoes of the Danakil Depression to the misty peaks of the Bale Mountains, eastern Ethiopia is also home to Harar, the world’s fourth-holiest Islamic city.

What to see?

Ethiopia’s second-largest city, Dire Dawa was established in 1902 as a major stop along the railway between Addis Ababa and Djibouti as it traversed the …
Ethiopia’s most important biodiversity hotspot, Bale Mountains National Park supports a rich mosaic of high-altitude habitats including lush evergreen …
Extending over almost 7,000 square kilometers to the southeast of Harar, Babile Elephant Sanctuary is a vast and spectacular reserve comprising wide …
With its 368 alleyways squeezed into just 1 sq.km., Harar is believed to be the fourth holiest city after Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. The 82 mosques …