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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, a land-locked country is situated in the Horn of Africa. The country has Islamic and Christian influences as well as foreign influences from being occupied by Italy in the past. Ethiopia is considered to be the region where modern humans first migrated to other regions of the world. Due to this, the country is famous worldwide for paleontological and archaeological discoveries and excavations. Tourism in Ethiopia mainly features serene National Parks and intriguing historical sites. Ecotourism is another growing wing of the country’s tourism industry. It is home to 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites and some of the most glorious views, unique cultures and traditions. The landscape features mountains, valleys, plateaus and more. Addis Ababa is the capital and it is situated in the foothills of mighty Mount Entoto. The cultures and people descend from one of the oldest civilisations known to us. On the African Continent, Ethiopia is considered to have the richest history of all and it will surely blow your mind. Ethiopia is considered to be the birthplace of coffee and the world’s oldest known almost-complete hominid skeleton ‘Lucy’ was found here too!

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Ethiopia

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Tourist

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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, a land-locked country is situated in the Horn of Africa. The country has Islamic and Christian influences as well as foreign influences from being occupied by Italy in the past. Ethiopia is considered to be the region where modern humans first migrated to other regions of the world. Due to this, the country is famous worldwide for paleontological and archaeological discoveries and excavations. Tourism in Ethiopia mainly features serene National Parks and intriguing historical sites. Ecotourism is another growing wing of the country’s tourism industry. It is home to 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites and some of the most glorious views, unique cultures and traditions. The landscape features mountains, valleys, plateaus and more. Addis Ababa is the capital and it is situated in the foothills of mighty Mount Entoto. The cultures and people descend from one of the oldest civilisations known to us. On the African Continent, Ethiopia is considered to have the richest history of all and it will surely blow your mind. Ethiopia is considered to be the birthplace of coffee and the world’s oldest known almost-complete hominid skeleton ‘Lucy’ was found here too!

Tourist (Standard)
Processing time:
3 Days to 4 Days
Category:
e-visa
Stay period:
15 Days
Validity:
30 Days
Entry:
Single Entry
Fees:
INR 4990
Tourist (Standard)
Processing time:
3 Days to 4 Days
Category:
e-visa
Stay period:
15 Days
Validity:
90 Days
Entry:
Single Entry
Fees:
INR 6490

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Document required for Ethiopia Tourist visa

Passport

  • Upload coloured copies of the and of the passport.
  • When you apply for a ethiopia e visa online, you must be in possession of a passport with at least 6 months validity.

Photograph

  • Upload scanned colour copy of your passport-sized photograph
  • should be taken against a white background.
  • Dimensions should be 45mm height x 35mm width.

Residence Proof

Residents of India must also provide valid residence permit in India.

Yellow-Fever Vaccination Card

A yellow fever vaccination card is required for entry into Ethiopia.

Other Document

Indian ETD’s (Emergency Travel Documents) are also accepted.

IMPORTANT VISA INFORMATION FOR Ethiopia

  • All Indian passport holders require a valid visa to enter Ethiopia.
  • Each applicant must have all the mandatory documents as mentioned in requirement tabs above.
  • In addition to the documents mentioned, our visa experts or the concerned embassy may require you to furnish additional documents to process your visa.Your cooperation in furnishing any such additional documents is essential for a positive outcome.
  • If all the documents are not ready at the time of agent visit then additional charges levied when agent visits your residence again
  • Fee may vary for country if rate of the embassy fluctuate.
  • FAQ's

    No, currently only single-entry visas are issued by Ethiopia online.

    Currently, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is the only port of entry for e-visa when you apply Ethiopian e-visa online.

    Yes, a yellow fever vaccination is required for entry into Ethiopia. Other countries listed in https://www.who.int/ith/ITH_Annex_I.pdf.

    In the event of traveling with a child, one must make sure that one is in possession of said child’s valid birth certificate and/or adoption certificate.

    You can apply Ethiopian e-visa online while still in Ethiopia, as well. Overstaying your visa can lead to fines or even imprisonment. Passengers are allowed to request an extension (before the visa expires) by traveling in person to the Head Office of The Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).

    The validity of an e-visa starts from the day you enter Ethiopia, rather than the date of issue.

    Ethiopia’s marvellous attractions

    Ethiopia has both historic and natural beauty and richness which attracts thousands of visitors here every year. The country’s 9 national parks offer visitors unique and one-of-a-kind experiences. The Mago, Gambella and Omo National Parks are the ones you should visit if you wish to be wonderstruck by African wildlife and nature. If you wish to go on an adventure or trek whilst you explore, the Simien Mountains National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site) is the best place for you! Reggae music fans must visit the Shashemen village where one can closely observe the connection between Jamaica and Ethiopia and the music. Ethiopia is very significant to followers of Rastafarianism which is depicted through their songs. You can also participate in some interesting and unique festivals like Ganna, Timkat and Enkutatash.

    Churches of Lalibela is one of the most popular tourist attractions here. The holy city has 11 ancient churches, some of which date back to the 7th century. Axum features the last remains of the mighty and powerful Aksumite Kingdom. The ruins site is also home to a Biblical artefact that attracts people from all over the world. The ruins of the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi are a sight to behold. The castles inside boast traditional Nubian architecture and designs. Other places you must visit are Harar Jugol, the Lower Awash Valley, Tiya Megaliths, Blue Nile Falls and the Erta Ale volcano.

    Post COVID-19

    The travel and tourism industry contributed about 5-6% of the country’s GDP each year. This is expected to increase as the government is trying to encourage more tourists to come explore the greatness of this land but COVID-19 put a pause on the tourism industry and caused a setback to these numbers. As the vaccines are rolled out and more people get inoculated, Ethiopia is expected to soon reopen their borders to welcome tourists from all over. Tourists and travellers must have a valid Ethiopia tourist Visa and must also make sure to follow all the rules and regulations that the authorities dictate. If you’re planning to visit, you can easily apply for an Ethiopia Visa online.

    Weather, Transportation and Culture

    Ethiopia’s weather changes according to the altitude and geographic conditions but the country has very little variations throughout the year. From November to February, the days are more pleasant and cooler and hence this is the best time to visit Ethiopia. Plan your itinerary well and then research about the places you wish to visit. You can then accordingly decide the period you want to visit Ethiopia.

    Ethiopia is fairly well-connected by different means of local transport. In the towns, minibuses are a common form of transport. Taxis operate in the larger towns but make sure to ask your accommodation or hotel for an estimate as they tend to charge foreigners extra money. Bajajs (motorised rickshaws) can be found anywhere and are very easily accessible and relatively cheap.

    Ethiopia is culturally very diverse and rich. There are over 50 unique tribes that live here along with other cultures. Tourists are also welcome to visit some of these tribes in the Omo Valley region like the Hamer Tribe. Ethiopia is a bit conservative so people, including tourists, are expected to dress appropriately with their knees and shoulders covered. Make sure you take light and breezy clothes as it does get pretty hot.

    Ethiopia Visa, Flights and Accommodations

    Ethiopia Visa on arrival services isn’t available for Indians as of now. Indians are required to apply for Ethiopia from India and then travel. A valid Ethiopia visa for Indians is mandatory to visit the country. The Ethiopia visa process is simple and you can easily apply for Ethiopia eVISA online. All you need to do is fill the Ethiopia visa application online, submit the required documents and pay the respective Ethiopia visa fees. You need to first determine the kind of visa (visitor visa Ethiopia, student visa Ethiopia, parent visa Ethiopia and business visa Ethiopia) you require. Make sure you book your flights and accommodations well in advance to avoid any hassles. You can choose from a range of different accommodations, they have budget-friendly hostels, luxury hotels as well as nature retreat-style accommodations as well. You can also choose to stay with the tribes and closely experience their cultures and lifestyles!

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