Guides and Vehicles

Our Tour Guides

Absolute Ethiopia Tours understand that tour guides greatly influence the quality of your holidays. Hence, we gathered a group of licensed travel experts who are impressively geared with wide-range relevant experiences in tourism and customer service as well as the charm and wit to create fun and unforgettable experiences for you and your travel buddies.

Our tour guides know exactly where to go and what to do but, every tour is personalized according to your desires. With much gusto, our guides will take you to what you want to see and experience and even make suggestions and show you how to “tour like a local”. Each guide can tell engaging stories, intriguing facts and can take you to secret magical spots.

Possess years of

Born and raised as locals, we have acquired superior knowledge rooted from our local as well as guiding experience over the years.

Professional Training & Education

We are all professionally trained and certified to handle travel and tours around our beautiful country.

Fluent in several languages

Each staff is well-versed and able to speak multiple languages fluently including English.

Trained in Customer Service

Equipped with exemplary customer service skills that will make sure you will have the optimum African holiday experience.

Our Professional Group Leaders

Kibrom Tesfay

Kibrom was born in Tigray region, northern Ethiopia, often considered as an open air museum.

Aside modern education, he was made to follow religious education, a golden opportunity that had familiarized him with church treasures, ancient religious paintings and murals, the different arts and styles of Ethiopian crosses, and a lot more about the interesting peculiar Ethiopian traditions.

Kibrom is extremely sensitive to details and provides extra-care for the comfort of each and every member in the group he guides. His intensely caring personality makes him an exceptional guide that stays within the memories of many travelers.

Samson Tilahun

Sammy graduated from Hawassa University as well as the Institute of Tourism in Addis Ababa, specializing in Ethiopian History & Cultures, Agriculture and Tourism. He speaks English, Amharic, Oromifa (the national and local language of Ethiopia). He has lead tours for numerous passengers including journalists, photographers and film crews from all over the world.

Sammy has recently been acknowledged in a published novel by Manola Lizy entitled “Ethiopian Highlands” and also in an articles by Anna Murphy titles “Holy Days and Highland Rock Churches of Ethiopia”.

With Sammy’s passion for History, Archaeology, Photography, Anthropology and Birdwatching combined with his incredible guiding experience, you will have an unforgettable adventure!

Our Vehicles

Regularly Maintained – Our vehicles are in strict regular maintenance to ensure an optimized performance & safety.

Insured Vehicles – Each vehicle is on a reliable motor insurance with 24/7 access to an emergency helpline.

Thoroughly Cleaned – Before every tour, we make sure each vehicle is cleaned inside-out to guarantee comfort throughout.