Day Trip in Addis Ababa

Day Trips & Excursions in Eritrea

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The largest city of Ethiopia and its capital city at the same time is Addis Abeba, which in Amharic means "a new flower". It is located in the center of the country, 2400 above the sea level. It is one of the highest-located capital cities in the world.This is a one-day visit schedule.If possible we can include some other attractions of the capital city of Ethiopia.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis AbabaIt is the most important church in Ethiopia. In this church, there is a mausoleum of the last emperor of Ethiopia - "Haile Selassie". His wife is also buried there. We will also attend some spiritual ceremonies at the same time. Duration: 1 hourStop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, Addis AbabaIs one of the most important museums in whole Sub-Saharian Africa. 3, 2 million-years old bones of our grand ancestor - Lucy, are one of the most famous exhibit of their collection. The attention of visitors is drawn by a rich collection of insignia of emperor and churches, costumes and weapons.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Addis Ababa Museum, Addis AbabaThe ethnographic museum, that is a next stop on our trip in Addis Abeba, is located in the University. It was found and managed by Polish scientists, Professor Stanislaw Chojnacki. Probably the most interesting part of the exhibition is a collection of crosses and icons. The museum should be visited by amateurs of folklore instruments, since the collection of them gathered in the museum is impressive.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Entoto Hill, Addis AbabaIt is located 3200 m above the sea. Here located was the capital city of Ethiopia, before Menelik II moved it to Addis Abeba. The king's palace remained until today. The local museum exhibits crowns belonging to kings and church, costumes and insignia.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Addis Mercato, Addis AbabaThe final attraction of the day in Addis Abeba will be a trip through Merkato, which is believed to be the biggest marketplace in Africa.After visiting, we will escort you to the chosen hotel or to the airport.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Professional English speaking guide fees
  • Comfortable car with AC , its fuel and driver allowance
  • Meals (Lunch and Traditional Dinner with variety of folk dance)
  • Water throughout the tour
  • All government taxes
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Ababa Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Entoto Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato

What’s not included

  • International flight fare
  • Video or photographing fees or tips at different sites;
  • Any alcoholic drinks;
  • And any other personal item expenses not mentioned in the included list above.