Koyeta Tour Operator offering a variety of tours that highlight the country’s indigenous cultures, fascinating history, and natural wonders.  Koyeta Tours organizes custom tours for groups of any size and pre-set itineraries that individuals may join.
With friendly, safety-conscious drivers and multilingual, experienced guides, Koyeta Tours is committed to giving you a better understanding of the Ethiopian people and Ethiopia’s unique history and cultures.

Koyeta is an outstanding tour company combining the best service with the most customized and tailor-made tour packages designed according to our clients’ needs (budget oriented or higher end, natural or cultural focus, etc.). We have several years of experience working with individual tourists, groups of tourists, journalists, documentary film makers, university researchers, UN organizations, embassies, etc. We organize special package and tailor made tours to Axum, Lalibela, Gondar Castles, Bahir Dar & Lake Tana, Tigray Rock-Hewn Churches, the Danakil Depression and Omo valley.

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Addis Ababa (“New flower” in amharic) is the third highest capital in the world with an altitude of 2,400 m. Founded in 1887 by Emperor Menelik II, it is also known as the capital of Africa for hosting multiple international institutions such as the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

Northern Ethiopia can be divided into two geographical regions: the highlands to the west,
and containing Ethiopia’s highest peak at Ras Dashen, and the Afar lowlands to the east, containing the country’s lowest point in the Danakil Depression.



The Lower Omo River in south west Ethiopia is home to eight different tribes whose population is about 200,000. They have lived there for centuries. The Lower Omo Valley is a spectacularly beautiful area with diverse ecosystems including grasslands, volcanic outcrops


It is some measure of the Danakil geological activity that more than 30 active or dormant volcanoes-roughly one-quarter of the African total are listed by the Smithsonian Institute Global Volcanism Program.



Mainly known for Rainforests & coffee plantations share the landscape with savannah grasslands also low quality natural coffees, and includes coffee areas (zones) like Limu Kaffa, Jimma, Illubabor, Wellega and others.


Ethiopia’s landscape is more inevitable for hiking and trekking koyeta tour provides a trekking route to semien mountain and different part of the country. 

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Client Testimony

Mario was my guide for a recent trip to Lalibela, and I couldn’t have asked for more. He knows a lot about the churches and also found a really special place for us to visit outside the city. He took care of all the logistics (which can be very challenging in Ethiopia!) and made everything work seamlessly. He is also an ace photographer and we walked away with wonderful photos from the trip. I highly recommend him!

Mary P
New Delhi, India

My husband and I met Mario on our first trip to Lalibela in October 2019 and we enthusiastically recommend his services to everyone planning a visit to Lalibela. He is an amazing guide and person. Mario is so knowledgeable and articulate (his English is excellent) and he has a wonderful sense of humor. He is also a fabulous photographer- just give him your phone or camera and you will have stunning photo memories of your time in Lalibela. We have returned to Lalibela with friends from the U.S. on three more occasions, most recently a couple of weeks ago, and each time we hire Mario to be our guide, and always our friends love him! If you are planning to hire a guide in Lalibela, we wholeheartedly recommend that you hire Mario.

Kenneth K

“Mario is a wonderful tour guide, I had a fantastic 2 days with him showing me around Lalibela and beyond. He designed the perfect itinerary to fit with my flight timings and make the most of my short stay. He has a real passion for the area and helped me to understand and learn so much. He also takes amazing photos! Thanks Mario”

Beth M

We had a one day tour with Mario around some of Lalibela’s beautiful churches from 9:30am-12pm then 2:30-5pm. Mario is a brilliant guide and person. He was very knowledgeable about the place and had a clear passion also. He made our day interactive through asking us questions and taking great photos of us and the churches.

Ally Stens
Menorca, Spain

Dearest HailMaryam (Mario)
We just wanted to say “Thank you so much”for your exceptional service you provided us while traveling in Ethiopia Lalibela . Your knowledge and fun-loving personality are such wonderful assets and immediately put your clients at ease when traveling in unknown territories!
Me and my little sisters from Switzerland we really love our vacation January 2020
We love it 🙏
Thank you again

Betty Migora

I recently spent 3 days in Lalibela with Hailemariam (Mario) as my guide and cannot recommend him highly enough! My friend and I were very impressed not only by Mario’s knowledge of local history (both modern and ancient), but also by his passion for Lalibela’s beautiful churches and traditions. Mario’s English was perfect and it’s obvious that he is highlight trained and professional as a guide. He listened to the things my friend and I wanted to prioritize during our short time and he went above and beyond to make sure we were safe, comfortable, and that we experienced all Lalibela has to offer. He provided us with helpful guidance on local etiquette as well. As a bonus, Mario is a patient photographer and helped me and my friend get some really neat photos.

If you are going to Lalibela, I can’t imagine a better guide than Mario!

Long Beach, California

We spent 3 days being shown round Lalibela with Mario. He is an exceptional guide. He has a deep knowledge and about Lalibela and is engaging and passionate about the history, which brought it to life for us.

He is a kind and conscientious person, always quick to help others and even picks up rubbish along the paths to keep them clean.

Mario is also very fun to hang out with and will make sure you leave Lalibela with a unique collection of beautiful photos!

Overall our trip to Lalibela wouldn’t have been as special without Mario. Thank you so much 🙂

Annie M

Hailemariam is very passionate, knowledgeable and meets all your needs. If you go to Lalibela, chose him or you miss the most important part


When planning my trip to Lalibela I heard the quality of the guides in the area varied a lot. Mario came recommended to us and he could not have been a better guide! He was easy to communicate with, incredibly informative and spoke perfect English. He also had a great sense of humour and we had a lot of fun taking creative photos. It was a highlight of our visit. Thank you!!

Rose Pose

We spent 3 days with Mario visiting the sights in and around Lalibela. He was a pleasure to be with, knowledgeable about the history of the churches we visited and gave good advice about where to eat. He speaks good English and was an attentive and careful guide.

Diana B

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