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1 Full Addis Ababa City Tour Itinerary

Highlights

The National Museum

Africa's biggest open air market (Merkato)

Trinity Church

Entoto Hill

This tour includes the National Museum home for world known early human remaining body parts of Lucy, the biggest open air market Merkato, the hill of Entoto which gives you full and spectacular view of Addis Ababa city, and the Trinity church that believed to have the tomb of HIM Hile Selassie.

Response Time:             2 hours

Tour Details

Booking Type

Instant Booking

Duration

1 Full Day

Tour Type

Group & Individual Tour

Guiding Method

Live guide/instructor

Guide Language

English

Starts/ Ends

Lalibela/ Lalibela

THE NATOINAL MUSEUM
It is the repository of an assortment of archeological and cultural artifacts of Ethiopia.
Here is the 3.2 million years old, most famous hominids skeleton, discovered in 1974 at a place called Hadar Lucy (Dinknesh) to be seen. This was a discovery which has given rise to the theory that Ethiopia is the cradle of Humankind.

ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM
This museum is a home for various types of traditional artifacts that show the lifestyles of different Ethiopian major ethnic groups. It is located in Addis Ababa University.

TRINITY CATHEDRAL
This unique and beautiful church with a baroque style of European architecture is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. Here scripts of the imperial families, statues made by Greek sculpture, Old and New Testament in the Bible  painted on a glass window, and the coffin of Emperor Haile Selassie-I; the founder of the church, and his wife, to be visited.

MERKATO
Merkato is the largest open-air market in Africa. This open market can be confusing, but fascinating glimpse with its vast range of goods and artefacts available from all parts of the country. The Ethiopian traditional trade exchange takes place in the open air and you can purchase anything you desire here.

MOUNT ENTOTO
The highest peak in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meters, which was the site for the first palace of Emperor Menelik-II, the founder of Addis Ababa. Were crowned as Emperor there is St. Mary church.
From this mountain you can enjoy the panoramic view of Addis Ababa and its surrounding forests.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Pick-up from/to Lalibela airport in a private car

1 night room at Caravan hotel

An english speaking & professional Addis Ababa City tour guide

Entrance fee for all sites to be visited

4x4 car for the whole day

Driver

Fuel

What you need to bring:

- Sun protection (strong suns-cream 50+) and hat

-Jacket for the night

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

Meals and drinks.

Tips for guides, and souvenirs.

Any international flights are not included in this price.

Travel insurance is not included.

 
 
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