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, 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.