Addis Ababa, which is the national capital, is situated 300 miles (483 kilometers) east of Asosa.
To get a true feel for the Ethiopia lifestyle get out and explore the wider region around Asosa. Two examples of places in the vicinity of Asosa are Mendi, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northwest, and Beica, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north.
When the weather is begging you spend the day outdoors, why not explore Ethiopia's open-air exhibits?.
One of the nicest ways to discover the great outdoors in the area around Asosa is to sign up for a mountain climbing or hiking tour.
Ethiopia cuisine has its own aromas and flavors so do try as many of the local dishes as you can. Niter kibbeh (clarified butter and ginger) and also ayibe (cottage cheese) are popular here. There are plenty of interesting meals locally. Sample gored gored (raw beef) or himbasha (bread). End with popcorn, a popular dessert. Lifter tella is a popular beer here. So find a bar, pull up a stool and see what you think. Have a taste of one of the more common drinks in the region, namely Ambo mineral water.
The closest major airport, Bole International Airport, is situated in Addis Ababa, 300 miles (483 kilometers) to the east of Asosa, which is handy to remember when booking your holiday.