On this day trip away from the hectic life of Addis Ababa, you will get to experience the impressive Debre Libanos Monastery, beautiful mountain and countryside scenery, the famed ‘Portuguese Bridge’ built in the 1890s, the Nile Gorge with its abundant endemic birdlife and gelada baboons and much more. Please note spotting the Gelada Baboons can be a matter of luck, as they tend to be quite mobile from day to day.
• 9 hours
Take an 8-hour tour of Addis Ababa City with guide. See several points of interest and landmarks. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
• 8 hours
This private day tour from Addis Ababa takes you through the scenic East African Rift Valley part of Ethiopia to the unique rock carved church of Adadi Mariam, ancient grave site of Tiya (UNESCO World Heritage), and experience the daily life of locals with family visit. Appreciate interesting places and activities such as the unique still operational church of Adadi Mariam which is cut out of a single piece of rock in the 13th Century AD, an ancient cemetery of Tiya, and a traditional village of the Oromo people. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Ethiopian part of the Great East African Rift Valley and learn also how to cook Enjera, an Ethiopian pancake. This is a Tour limited to a maximum of 6 people.This is 9-hour long tour with an English speaking guide in a private comfortable Toyota Minivan for a drive of 196 km.
• 9 hours
One can say that every tourist who decides to visit our country comes here and sees these quite remarkable and also strange monolithic, semi-monolithic and cave 'buildings, churches of Lalibela' which still leave the scientists puzzled about their possible creation process and are therefore often called the 8th wonder of the world. The style of the excavation is unique: most of the churches are below ground level. Roha - Lalibelas old name - is around 800 years old and after Axum the second holiest city in Ethiopia.It is a medieval town and one of the greatest historical sites in the Christian world. For the Ethiopian Christmas in January there are tens of thousands of pilgrims in town, sometimes walking for a month to reach the churches. In 1978 Lalibela, which lays at an altitude of 2520m, was listed as a world heritage site...
• 2 days
After you meet Daniel at his home, visit the Keta/Asco market, a daily local market known for its spices, cereals and vegetables, located about a 15-20min walk from his house. Here, you will be introduced to local ingredients that you will use in your cooking class.Join Daniel and his wife for a hands-on cooking experience in their home kitchen in Addis Ababa. During your 1.5 hour class, Tigist will show you how to make a traditional Ethiopian dish like shiro or tibs as well as how to pour and cook the perfect injera, a traditional fermented bread people in Ethiopia use as an edible plate with other dishes served on top of it. You will also learn to roast coffee beans and enjoy a traditional coffee ceremony after your meal. On days that Daniel is traveling, his partner Yadassa will host you along with Daniel's wife at their home.
• 4 hours
This full day city tour is to visit Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's capital and Africa's political capital. It is the seat of HQ of African Union, HQ of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and more than 100 embassies. This is about 8 hours sightseeing tour of Addis Ababa to visit the National Archeological Museum of Ethiopia - where you will see the fossil remains of Lucy (3.25 million years old), Merkato - the largest open air market in Africa, the Ethnological Museum which was the former residence of Emperor Haile Selassie I, the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, and drive to Mt. Entoto( 3,200 meters above sea level) to have a panoramic view of Addis. Finally, drive in the city to visit the various historical monuments of Addis.
• 9 hours
Looking for a day trip outside Addis Ababa? Taking a trip to Wenchi Crater Lake is a nice choice for spending your weekend vacation. Wenchi Crater Lake is 155 km west of Addis Ababa, between Ambo and Weliso. An extinct volcano, the top of which is 3380 meters above sea level, is a crater that contains a large lake, hot mineral springs, waterfalls, beautiful valleys and farmland. There is an old monastery with a church situated on one of the lake islands.
• 1 day
Debre Libanos is a monastery in Ethiopia which is lying northwest of Addis Ababa and it was Founded in the 13th century by Saint Tekle Haymanot we will visit the museums that have a lot of ancient bible books collection with religious crosses later we will see the internal parts of the church with the tombs of the founder of the monastery then we will have a 10 min hiking to the cave(served like a praying area for the founder of the monastery ST Tekle Haymanot) finally we will take you to the portugse bridge lying at the Blue Nile George to see the wonderful landscapes and Ethiopian endemic baboons which is called the Chelada Baboon and you will have a chance of seeing Ethiopian Birds. In the evening attends a folkloric dinner where you will have a chance to taste several national dishes and watch dances of the various ethnic groups of Ethiopia. The traditional coffee ceremony will also be served.
• 10 hours
Located around 60 km from Addis Ababa, Debre Zeyit is the most popular resort town near Addis Ababa. It is famed for its beautiful weather, scenic landscapes and five crater lakes. It has several resorts with different types of amenities to suit your needs. On this tour, you will breakaway from Addis into a day of traditional spa, massage and scenic countryside.
• 6 hours
Explore Ethiopia’s world-famed cuisine on this full-day tour. While immersing yourself deep in the culture of Ethiopia, your taste buds will have a busy day in the office. On this popular tour, you will be presented with the challenge of baking the spongy bread injera with local mothers, experience a full Ethiopian coffee ceremony and learn to bargain with the savvy spice dealers in Africa’s largest open air market, Merkato.
• 8 hours