7-Days Eastern Ethiopia tour package Ethiopia
Welcome to Eastern Ethiopia, a region rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Our tour package offers an unforgettable journey through this captivating part of the country. Here is a detailed itinerary for your Eastern Ethiopia tour:
Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa Upon your arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, our representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax and acclimate to the city.
Day 2: Addis Ababa City Tour Embark on a full-day city tour of Addis Ababa, the vibrant capital of Ethiopia. Visit the National Museum, where you can see the famous fossilized remains of Lucy, a 3.2-million-year-old hominid. Explore the Ethnological Museum, Holy Trinity Cathedral, and the bustling Merkato market, one of Africa’s largest open-air markets.
Day 3: Harar Fly to Dire Dawa and drive to the ancient walled city of Harar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the narrow alleyways, visit the colorful markets, and discover the unique cultural heritage of this Islamic city. Don’t miss the chance to feed the wild hyenas at night, a fascinating tradition of Harar.
Day 4: Harar City Tour Embark on a guided city tour of Harar, visiting attractions such as the Harar Museum, Rimbaud House (former residence of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud), and the 16th-century Jami Mosque. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Harar’s old town, known for its traditional houses and bustling markets.
Day 5: Awash National Park Drive to Awash National Park, known for its diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes. Take a game drive through the park, where you may spot animals such as oryx, gazelles, baboons, and various bird species. Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by the park’s natural beauty.
Day 6: Dire Dawa and Return to Addis Ababa Visit the city of Dire Dawa, known for its unique architecture and vibrant markets. Explore the colorful Kefira Market and the historic train station, which played a significant role in Ethiopia’s transportation history. In the afternoon, fly back to Addis Ababa.
Day 7: Departure After breakfast, transfer to Bole International Airport for your departure. If time permits, you can visit local souvenir shops to purchase traditional Ethiopian crafts and mementos before bidding farewell to this enchanting country.
Please note that this itinerary is flexible and can be customized according to your preferences and the duration of your stay. We hope you have a wonderful time exploring Eastern Ethiopia!