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Full Day Tour of Addis Ababa

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

You will start your city tour of Addis Ababa with the National Museum of Ethiopia. This is one of the best museums in quality and diversity of the exhibits. Archeological exhibits include the 3.5 million-year-old fossil of Lucy (or Dinkinesh – ‘thou art wonderful’- in the native language), a hominoid woman of the specious of Australopithecus Afarensis. The discovery of Lucy’s fossil in 1974 forced a complete rethink of human genealogy, providing that our ancestors were walking 2.5 million years earlier than had been supposed. The National Museum also contains many wonderful artifacts dating back to pre-Axumite civilization.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ethnological Museum, Algeria St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

We continue our tour of Addis Ababa with visit to the Ethnographic Museum which is found inside the compound of the Addis Ababa University. This museum is very different to the National Museum, but equally absorbing, this museum exhibit, a varied array of artifacts and daily objects related to most ethnic groups living in Ethiopia. 


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

we will drive uphill to Entoto, which once was Emperor Minilik II’s permanent camp. Driving the hill there is an considerable drop in altitude and the air is filled with the scent of the Eucalyptus trees which cover the area.
 From the top, there is a panoramic view of the capital and surrounding countryside.

Duration: 1 hour

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

After lunch, city tour of Addis Ababa continues with the visit to Merkato, the largest open-air market in Africa, where almost every possible commodity is on sale.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: St. George's Cathedral, Piazza, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Our visit continues with St. George Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedral in Addis Ababa and the most colorful church.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tiglachin Memorial, Churchill Avenue, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Tiglachin Memorial is a memorial to Ethiopian and Cuban soldiers involved in the Ogaden War. It was built under Mengistu Haile Mariam on Churchill Avenue in Addis Ababa.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Departure Point
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up our guests at the Airport, apartment, and any other places travelers want to be picked up...
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Entry/Admission - Ethnological Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Entoto Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
  • Entry/Admission - St. George's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Tiglachin Memorial
Exclusions
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews ethiopian coffee great guide national museum coffee shop full day tour perfect tour booked last minute knowledgeable guide answered all our questions entoto hill ethiopian history short notice would highly recommend this tour joseph highlights sights depth
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Adisu was my guide and not only was he informative, he was super friendly and easy to converse with on a variety of subjects. All the places on the tour were interesting and I was very happy to have Adisu guide me around the Mercato,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a great day and I absolutely love the markets and I am vegan so my god found somewhere vegan for me to have for lunch.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Addis, it is a great introduction to the city and high value for the price point. I had spent a few days in the city before booking the tour, but did not even come close to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Addis E, Guest Relations Manager at Addis Ethiopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Katie We hope that you are doing well, and thank you so much for sharing the experience and we appreciate it. Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 1 day free to explore the capital, and I am glad Mr. Adisu toured us around to see the wonderful landmarks of Addis Ababa: National Museum, Mt Entoto, the very first Tomoca store, etc.. Adisu shared with us the history and culture of Ethiopia,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Addis E, Public Relations Manager at Addis Ethiopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Client Thank you so much for sharing your experience, we are Glad that you had a good time with Adisu, Please don't hesitate to contact us if you comeback again...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked last minute as I stayed 1 more day after my meetings. Friendly guide Teddy came to meet me at the hotel at precisely 10 am as promised. We went via a d-tour up the hill, which was lovely. Then to the national museum where...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Addis E, Public Relations Manager at Addis Ethiopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Client Thank you for booking with us, and for sharing your experience, we are Glad that you had a good time with our guide Tedy, and as you have mentioned it well the museum, and the Church needs some renovation work. We have already...More

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Merih C
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Response from RahlaRahla | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely, please do not miss the opportunity to tour the city as a solo traveler.
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I was picked up at 10am. There is a half day tour available
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10 March 2019|
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