Coffee Visiting Sites
As it is already known coffee Arabica first originated in Ethiopia in SNNPRS in Kaffa Zone in the place known as Makira. Ethiopia is one of major coffee producer nation in Africa. Coffee is harvested in different parts of the country. Above all the Southern regional State accounts over half of the nations coffee harvesting. The main coffee growing areas in the region include Gedo, Kaffa, & BenchiMaji Zones. As land of discovery Coffee harvesting & processing is an amazing part of Agro tourism.
The Gedo(yirgachife) coffee are well known at International market for their finest quality of production & have their own brands of selling. It is very pleasant enjoyable to visit coffee in its harvesting &processing period which usually annually extends from September to January. Although it is accessible to visit in most parts of these Zones, the most appropriate areas for visiting are:-