Addis Ababa City Tour

Addis Ababa “New Flower” in Amharic is a vibrant cosmopolitan capital city and this Tour will give you a real taste and flavor of Ethiopia. Highlights include a visit to the National Museum, home of the world famous hominid Lucy (learn about her discovery in the Afar region of Ethiopia in 1974). Take an aromatic Spice Tour of bustling Merkato (reputedly Africa’s’ largest open air market) that will engage all of your senses! Experience a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony from roasting to brewing and savoring the taste of the drink that originated in Ethiopia.

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6 to 8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Pickup and drop-off at any location in Addis Ababa (Hotel, house or airport)
    • Ground transportation including a car, a driver and fuel
    • Accompanying English speaking guide
    • Local tour guides
    • Entry/Admission - Entoto Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Entoto Maryam Church
    • Entry/Admission - Menelik palace
    • Entry/Admission - Chiromeda Market
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
    • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Entoto
    • Entry/Admission - Entoto Maryam Church
    • Entry/Admission - Menelik palace
    • Entry/Admission - Chiromeda Market
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
    • Entry/Admission - Menelik II Square
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Tip for tour guide
    • Other cost not offered in this program
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mount Entoto, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    The tour follows a chronological order of the expansion of Addis Ababa, starting with where it all started at the famous Entoto mountain. Here, you will see the vast parts of Addis Ababa from an impressive viewpoint.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Entoto Maryam Church, North Shewa, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    You will walk around the historic Entoto Church, which in its compound has the first church in/around Addis Ababa. It is a tranquil church with typical ancient architecture of Ethiopian Churches.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Menelik palace, Entot Mountain, Addis Ababa 1000 Ethiopia

    You will visit the palace of the Mighty King who kept Ethiopia independent from Colonial Powers (Emperor Menelik II). The Emperor was so busy fighting back imperialists that his palace is a humble one.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chiromeda Market, Toward Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    One the way down from the mountains, visit Ethiopia largest textile market with displays of Ethiopia's finest hand craftsmanship

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    Here, you will get to see fossil replicas of your ancestor, Lucy

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Menelik II Square, Sres, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    You will drive through the center of Addis Ababa, called Old Piazza, where you will see old Italian buildings, and also masses of people transiting to different parts of the city. It is a good highlight of Addis Ababa's way of life.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St, Addis Ababa null Ethiopia

    Guided walking tour of the largest open air market in Ethiopia

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer free pickup from all hotels and the airport in Addis AbabaAirports
    • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by ShebaLand Tour

Activity ID: V-146092P16

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