Let Us Introduce You to Ethiopia!


Awaze Tours is a privately owned company that seeks to promote tourism to Ethiopia and to provide its clients with a memorable and enjoyable Ethiopian vacation experience.  With friendly, safety-concious drivers and multilingual, experienced guides, Awaze Tours is committed to giving visitors to Ethiopia an appreciation for and better understanding of its people and many natural and historical wonders.

Consider letting Awaze organize your Ethiopian tour and discover why so many of our clients enthusiastically recommend us.  (Please visit our comments page or look for our reviews on Trip Advisor.)  



Ethiopia (Abyssinia), the land of a thousand smiles; home of the Ark of the Covenant; custodian of one of the world's first great civilizations; the only African country never to lose its independence; a country whose ancient cultures and magnificent landscapes reflect an extraordinary past that has left an indelible mark on the people and their colorful festivals.  Ethiopia is a country of great antiquity with a culture and tradition dating back more than 3,000 years; it is truly a tourist's paradise - beautiful and mysterious.  This is Ethiopia; it is a history that begins at the beginning of time, in the very birthplace of mankind.  Let Awaze Tours introduce you to one of the last great 'undiscovered' destinations.    

Habte Fentaw; Manager and Founder, Awaze Tours

Awaze, pronounced "a-wáh-zee", is a fiery sauce that is commonly served with Ethiopian meals.  Every variety has its own unique ingredients, but nearly all start with berebere, or Ethiopian red chile powder.  Our logo is inspired by the wood carved pattern from the ceiling of the 11th century church Yimrehanna Kristos near Lalibela

Our Guides:
Our guides are professional and knowledgeable.  Each has received their license after passing a regimen of training and courses required  by the Ethiopian government.  All are proficient in English and Amharic.  We can also contract with guides who speak, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Italian.

Contact Information:


Haile Gebrselassie Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

PO Box 21662, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Postal Code 1000

Office: +251-11-663-4439    Mobile: +251-91-162-3376    Fax: +251-11-662-9677

Toll Free Voice Mail: 877-717-0939 (US and Canada)

Group PIC1

Awaze Tours’ drivers and office staff recently underwent basic CPR and First Aid training.  Many thanks to Lydia Yeshitla (2nd from left), an Ethiopian-American, for providing this important training.

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