Correct – there is no scuba diving in land locked Ethiopia. But there is plenty to see topside nature and culture and Addis Ababa is a major connection hub for flying around Africa (to all the places where you can dive!). Here are some trips we did in Ethiopia

Awash national park – road trip 200km East of Addis Ababa to Awash National Park to see oryxes, excellent birdlife and crocodiles along Awash river, striking landscapes. Read more

Bahir Dar , Blue Nile falls and lake Tana– from a base in the city of Bahir Dar trips to see Blue Nile falls, historical monasteries, birdwatching and hippos on Lake Tana. Read more

Blue Nile Gorge – a day trip from Addis Ababa to one of the largest canyons in the world. Read more

Gonder and Simien Mountains national park – medieval castles in Gonder and out of this world mountain scenery in Simiens with Gelada monkeys and Walia ibex. Read more

Lakes Langano, Abijatta, Shalla and Ziway – roadtrip through four lakes along East Africa Rift Valley about 200km from Addis Ababa. Read more

Lalibela churches and monasteries – UNESCO world heritage site, medieval churches carved out of rock. Read more