About Us

Selam Ethiopia Tours has officially changed its name to Gelila Ethiopia Tours. Gelila Ethiopia Tours provides the same outstanding, personalized service to our clients as before. Gelila, a majestic mountain, is the source of inspiration for delivering the best possible experience for touring Ethiopia that is possible. Come travel with us to see the beauty, the tradition, the majesty of Ethiopia.

Our commitment to you

Gelila Ethiopia Tours offers a free tourist map of the historical city of Axum and free shuttle services to and from the Axum airport.

We provide local, professional guides who are knowledgeable about the historic cultural sites.

Our drivers are among the best and they take pride in ensuring a safe journey to and from the attractions.  Our vans are clean, comfortable and well maintained.

We select hotel accommodations that provide only the best service, comfortable rooms, and amenities such as WiFi, restaurants/cafes, and lounges. 

Our tour packages are affordable and a good value.  We can be flexible to meet your scheduling needs, whether it is a single day or over a week.

Headquartered in Axum, Gelila Ethiopia Tours specializes in historic cultural sites in the surrounding areas, Gheralta, and the Danakil Depression.

Come visit our new storefront office conveniently located across from the Sabean International Hotel in Axum.  Or schedule a visit at one of our branches in Addis Ababa or Mekele.


A sampling of the many compliments received:

January 17, 2019  If you find yourself in Ethiopia, especially Aksum this is the tour for you! Enjoyed our tour guide and historical information.

April 13, 2019  The guides were extremely helpful and guided us and gave us a good cultural experience. Looking forward to another tour when I visit again!!! Highly recommended!

May 24, 2018  Very good value for your money! I was left with very nice and warm feeling after using their services! Very nice and loving people indeed! Highly recommend! 

September 7, 2018  The best travel company owned by youths.

May 11, 2018  I had a wonderful tour of Aksum through Selam Ethiopia Tours. My guide Sisay was enthusiastic to talk about the monuments and the history of the town. He knew lots of details and was generally a joy to talk to.

June 11, 2018  A+ experience. Would definitely recommend for anyone wanting to visit and find out everything you need to know about it’s history.

Asgedom Tazeze, Owner and Operator, in front of Mount Gelila