Visiting Kafa is a stimulating experience for those seeking a beautiful destination off the beaten tourist path in Ethiopia. Travelling to Kafa may require extra preparations as it is a remote area but these preparations will certainly pay off as soon as you realize that Kafa is a truly unique and authentic place to visit. This undiscovered region offers historical, cultural, and natural wealth for tourists. The historic Kafa Kingdom left a legacy that has helped to shape the region and its people into what it is today. The area is home of numerous animal species including endemic birds, mammals, amphibians, and an impressive diversity of plants. In the Kafa Biosphere Reserve you can hike in forested mountains that are intersected by flowing rivers, feel the spray of dramatic waterfalls and explore deep valleys that lead to hot springs or caves. The Kafa Biosphere Reserve will provide a memorable stay in the birthplace of coffee.