Explore the stelae fields and crumbling ruins of Aksum

This small town in the north of Ethiopia is the most ancient of capitals and the holiest city of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Here you can see the towering stelaes placed there for kings, crumbling palaces built for queens and hidden tombs dedicated to the deceased royalty.

Get lost in the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela

The isolated mountain town of Lalibela is famous for it's complex of rock-hewn churches, the perfect symmetry and intricate details carved out of the cliffs from the roof down. Get lost in the connecting tunnels, catch a morning mass and enjoy the clean air, this is one place you cannot miss.