Welcome to Addis Ababa

Since its establishment in the 19th century, Addis Ababa (አዲስ አበባ) has always seemed like a magical portal, a gateway to another world. For the rural masses of Ethiopia it was, and is, a city whose streets are paved in gold; and for a foreign visitor, the portal of Addis Ababa is at the verge of an ancient and mystical world... Read More

Top experiences in Addis Ababa

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Travel guides

Starting at $27.99

Image for Image for

Addis Ababa adventures

$3499 Small group tours

Mysteries of Ethiopia

Ethiopia holds a culturally unique place between Africa and the Middle East. Discover it for yourself over 13 days experiencing the country's diverse offerings. Trek into the unforgettably stunning Simien Mountains, get up close to the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, and introduce yourself to the residents of the innovative village of Awra Amba. Grab yourself an adventure you'll be talking about for years to come.

$2370 Small group tours

11-Day Historic Tour through Northern Ethiopia from Addis Ababa

The core of the country’s tourist industry is formed by the well-defined ‘historical circuit’ through northern Ethiopia. It is probably no exaggeration to say that 90% of travelers to Ethiopia base the bulk of their itinerary around this circuit, and rightly so. There is nothing in sub-Saharan Africa that prepares the visitor for the wealth of historical and cultural treasures, both ancient and living, contained in northern Ethiopia. The circuit pivots around four cities, all very different from each other, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Axum, and Laibela.

$1868.85 Small group tours

8-Day Cultural Tour through Ethiopia from Addis Ababa

The tribes that live in the lower Omo Valley are believed to be among the most fascinating on the continent of Africa and around the world. Tours are offered to several towns and villages.  Your drive by 4X4 Land Cruiser will take you to some of the Omo Valley Tribes; Arbore, Ari, Bena, Bodi, Bumi, Daasanech (Geleb), Dorze, Hamer (Hamar), Kara (or Karo), Konso, Kwegu (or Muguji), Mursi, Tsemay, and Turkana when you tour the valley.

$3463.97 Small group tours

11-Day Bird Watching Tour from Addis Ababa

This 11-day tour will enable you visit the best bird-watching sights in the country. Starting from Debre Libanos and Abay Gorge via Langano, Bale Mountains, Yabello, Arba Minch to Awassa. On the trip, you will also visit the Great Rift Valley Lakes of Ethiopia as well as the second highest mountain of Ethiopia which is found in Bale Mountains National Park. Within the trip, you will explore endemic and common bird species of Ethiopia. You would also possibly see the endemic mammals: Ethiopian wolf and menelik's bushbuck at Bale Mountains National Park. The drive uses a 4X4 Toyota Land Cruiser.