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TIA “This Is Africa” tour and travel agency aims to facilitate socially responsible, eco-conscious, and culturally sensible travel experiences. At TIA, we take pride in providing you not simply with a one-size-fits-all tourist package, but instead...more
We travelled with Ephrem Gino in search of Ethiopean music. He opened so many doors, led us to so many places, got us in touch with the most interesting people and was a pleasure being around. Highly recommended!
I got to know Gino and Chapy via a mutual friend. Gino has a love for photography and took me to the biggest market in Addis and I even believe Africa. It was a great experience. I would have never gone to this market by...More
Gino and everyone that works for him was the absolute best! I will definitely be booking more tours in Ethiopia and surrounding areas with Tia Tours. Gino is so passionate about Africa and he is a wealth of good information. When we got to Lalibela...More
I have spent incredible time with Gino and all the drivers. I have visited Gondar, the inestimable Lalibela, Bahir Dar and Omo Valley absolutely the best place that I have ever seen. I don’t want bore people describing how those place are incredible, I would...More
I came to Ethiopia for almost 3 week long photography trip. Gino was highly recommended by my friend - Italian photographer and that was an excellent choice. Gino, photographer himself, really understood what I was looking for in Ethiopia. I could just focus on taking...More
I came to Ethiopia for a 3-months project work. I was completely on my own at the beginning. My project partner had contacted Gino in advance, because he was referred to us by former project participants. I was so nervous about arriving in Addis really...More
I had an amazing time in Ethiopia thanks to TIA Tours. Geno is so knowledgable about his home country he can definitely get you an experience you cant get through any other channels. I would definitely consider going with him again.
Travel with TIA was a great experience! Gino is an amazing and fun guy, everytime ready to lead new adventures, rispecting people and environment.
I visited Omo Valley in 2016. It was emotional trip, thanks to the competence, attention and care of the tour operator...More
TIA Tour & Travel is professional organisation, who care about their travellers and offer a truly enriching stay. Ephrem Gino is a great tour guide. He knows all the History of Ethiopia, exactly what i needed. He is also interested about news of his country...More