Addis Ababa City Tour

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.

1 day

Hotel

Program
You will be met at your hotel in Addis Ababa, and received a brief about Ethiopia in general and the tour for about 10 minutes.
Then, you will drive to the National Archaeological Musem of Ethiopia to visit the fossil remains of Lucy.
Next you drive for about 30 minutes to the peak of Mount Entoto to have a panoramic view of Addis, And we visit St. Raguel church which is the oldest in Addis (138 years old) and it is famous for its beautiful hand painted wall paintings which is as old as the church.
Then, you descend the mountains and head to Merkato which is the largest open air market in Africa. At Merkato you spend about an hour visiting the spice, secondhand, and basket sections.
You will then have a lunch break at one of the best traditional Ethiopian restaurants in Addis where you will taste delicious Ethiopian meals.
inally, visit Holy Trinity Cathedral and drive on the main streets of Addis to visit the historical monuments before heading back to the hotel.
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