Green Land Tours (GLT) derives its name from the color that Ethiopia wears as a result of the fusion of three seasons of rainfall and thirteen months of sunshine.
In 1997 Green Land Tours was established to provide utmost satisfaction to its customers. Due to its outstanding service, the company has twice (2001 and 2002) won the prestigious International Award for Tourism, Hotels and Catering Industry, a trophy presented for outstanding services by the Trade Leaders Club. In addition, in December 2004 Green Land Tours and Travel, along with its cooperating businesses, was awarded the Diamond Eye Award for Quality, Commitment and Excellence in Berlin (Germany). Moreover, for two years running (2004 and 2005) the Ethiopian Tourism Commission presented Certificates of Merit to Green Land Tours for the Most Outstanding Performance in Tour Operation for years 2003 and 2004 respectively.
Our goal is to make sure that our clients enjoy the best of our services and return home with rapturous memories of fun and satisfaction. At GLT we believe the most important part of our business is you, the client. For this reason we do everything we can to satisfy and exceed our clients’ expectations.
GLT is staffed with experienced tour operators, guides, driver-guides and cooks, etc. Our drivers/tour guides have traveled widely throughout the country and beyond, and are well acquainted with all areas. We are well equipped with vehicles suitable for Ethiopia’s climate and road conditions (terrain). Since our 4x4 Land Cruisers and 4WD buses are in excellent condition, tourists and other clients are unlikely to experience any discomfort during our tours both within and across Ethiopia’s boundaries. Additionally, GLT’s cooks are experienced professionals trained in certified colleges throughout the country. They are able to prepare delicious local and international meals.
In addition to running a tour and travel company, GLT manages several resorts, hotels, eco-lodges and campsites in different parts of the country. These include Emerald Resort (Arba Minch)and Emerlad Lodge (Turmi).
Thus, our cooperation with and investment in various quality hotels and lodges around the country will make your stay cozy and affordable. Furthermore, our affiliation and membership in several associations and clubs in the world, including the Eco-tourism Association of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Hotels Association and Ethiopian Tour Operators Association, help us to acquire privileged services, tickets, etc. for you.
In addition to our regular tour itineraries, Green Land Tours and Travel offers custom-tailored tours and safaris to suit clients’ individual needs. Ethiopia has a lot to offer and GLT is prepared to show you all around this great country. GLT’s motto is "Excellence through Experience" and we definitely strive toward both.