WOLAYTA - A Place Where Music and Dance Combines!

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Ajora Falls

A worthwhile diversion for those driving between Hosaina and Sodo are the scenic Ajora Falls, which lie to the west of the main road.

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Coffee Plantations

Coffee plantation is one for the natural attraction in the Woalyta and constitutes the base of the economy of the people. Coffee is grown in almost all parts the Wolayta region.

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Meskel festival

Although most of the present generation celebrate Meskel with the finding of the True Cross. It is also more related with the beginning of the bright season or the New Year.

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Wolayta Landmark

Wolayta is a beautiful green land still not completely opened and known for different activity, which potentially offers a great variety of economic activities.

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Wolayta Music and Dance

Wolayta music plays a prominent role in national entertainment in Ethiopia. The unique and fast-paced Wolayta tunes have influenced several styles and rhythm as it continues to shape ...

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Coffee plantation in wolayta

Coffee Plantations

Coffee is grown in almost all parts the Wolayta region.

Wolayta Dance

Music and Dance

Music plays a prominent role in national entertainment in Ethiopia.

Worrior Wolayta Men

Wolayta Peoples

The Wolayta people are one of the indigenous people of Ethiopia ...

meskel festivals in wolayta

Meskel festival

It is the most important holiday of the Wolayta people ...

The Term Wolayta (ወላይታ)

The term Wolayta (spelled sometimes as Wolaita, Walayat, Welayta, Wolayita, Wolaitta, & Wolaytta) refers to a region, people, ethnicity and language.

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Enset Enset

Enset (Ensete ventricosum)

Enset (Ensete ventricosum), is a perennial crop related to or resembling the banana plant. It is the main staple food crop that ensures food security in a country that is food deficient.

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Livestock Livestock

Livestock Production

The main livestock in the region are cattle, sheep (predominantly in the highlands), goats (predominantly in the lowlands), mules, horses and donkeys.

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Ajora Falls Ajora Falls

Ajora Falls

A worthwhile diversion for those driving between Hosaina and Sodo are the scenic Ajora Falls, which lie to the west of the main road.

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hot springs
Hot springs

Hot Springs in Wolayta

Hot springs are natural attractions that are found in Wolayta zone at different woredas.

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Music & Dance Meskel Festival

Festivals and special events

Although most of the present generation celebrate Meskel with the finding of the True Cross. It is also more related with the beginning of the bright season or the New Year.

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Church Church

Churches & Monasteries

The Ethiopian Orthodox is the oldest modern religion in Wolayta area. Its introduction goes back to at least Menelik's conquest of the area.

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Nov 26 2012

Welcome to Visit Wolayta

visit wolaytaWolayta, Ethiopia is a beautiful green land still not completely opened for tourism activity, which potentially offers a great variety of attractions for tourists. Actually, a visit to Wolayta attractions and villages are highly requested by the tourists and tour operators but has not been readily available.

So this, an all inclusive tourism directory web site of the Wolayta region,we will give you some basic facts, figures, & anecdotes and provide a general information about the Wolayta tribe in particular and Ethiopia in general. Read more...

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If you need a driver and tour guide who speak Wolayta Contact us.

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