Yehualashet dawit

Dawit Yehualashet

Dawit Yehualashet is a graduate of Bahar Dar Teachers College, where he studied history and graduated with distinction. He spent two years teaching at a secondary school, then joined Addis Ababa University in 1997 to begin his degree in history. He also earned a Masters degree in political science from Indiana State University. Dawit has been a WT Trip Leader since 2001, and continues to live up to his reputation as a fine guide with an impressive ability to impart historical, cultural, and archaeological knowledge, with great proficiency in English. He also loves traveling the wilder corners of Ethiopia and sharing his knowledge of the ethnic groups in the southern reaches of the country.

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Client Testimonials


Dawit is a superior leader by any measure, always giving his clients the best of care while sharing his vast knowledge of and concern for his country. The whole trip was brilliantly planned in order to include the breadth of exposure he wanted us to have.
— Elsie M., Providence, RI
Lost Worlds of Ethiopia
His knowledge would match a university professor. His passion for his country is admirable. He is a jewel for you to have as a guide.
— Susan C., Colorado Springs, CO
Lost Worlds of Ethiopia
Dawit was exceptional - extremely knowledgeable, excellent English, great sense of humor.
— Irene Devine, San Marcos, CA
Dawit appears to know all the "right" people at each destination, including the small villages, and these people knew his name and treated him with gracious respect and even with love. Overall, the trip was extraordinary.
— Chuck Palluck, Black Diamond, WA