North-West Ethiopia

The most obscure of Ethiopia’s regions, practically never visited by tourists, is Benishangul-Gumuz. The Benishangul Gumuz region is endowed with a great deal of natural and manmade attraction such as; Natural Attractions are: Famasere Mountain in Kurmuk (known for its Gold deposit), Blue Marable, Dabus River, and Hoha Waterfalls. Man made attractions are: the palace of Shiki Hojele in Assosa town, Yamesira Mosque in Tongo, Assossa cultural museum. In Asosa museum different types of tools are found specially the King of Asosa, Sheikhojjole dresses, hunting tools, jewelry and agricultural tools.

In the Benishangul Gumuz there are five different tribes these are; Berata (has beatification and scarifications are three simple straight lines in each cheek), Gumuz, Mao, Komo, and Shinasha.

Visit Benishangul Gumuz with FANOS Ethiopia Tours.