Half Day Addis Ababa City Tour Package | Ethiopia
Duration: Approximately 4-5 hours
Discover the vibrant capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, with our Half Day City Tour Package. Immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, and traditions of this bustling metropolis. From ancient landmarks to modern attractions, this tour offers a glimpse into the heart and soul of Addis Ababa.
1. National Museum of Ethiopia:
Start your tour by visiting the National Museum of Ethiopia, located in the heart of Addis Ababa. Explore the museum’s extensive collection, including the famous fossilized remains of “Lucy,” a 3.2 million-year-old hominid. Learn about Ethiopia’s ancient civilizations, art, and cultural heritage.
2. Holy Trinity Cathedral:
Next, we will visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral, one of the most important religious sites in Addis Ababa. Admire the stunning architecture and intricate artwork of this Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Explore the beautiful gardens surrounding the cathedral and learn about its historical significance.
3. Ethnological Museum:
Continue your journey to the Ethnological Museum, located within the former palace of Emperor Haile Selassie. Discover Ethiopia’s diverse ethnic groups, their traditions, and customs. The museum showcases a vast collection of artifacts, traditional clothing, and religious items, providing a fascinating insight into the country’s cultural diversity.
4. Merkato Market:
No visit to Addis Ababa is complete without experiencing the vibrant atmosphere of Merkato Market, one of Africa’s largest open-air markets. Stroll through the bustling streets, filled with colorful stalls selling a wide range of goods, including traditional crafts, spices, textiles, and fresh produce. Immerse yourself in the local culture and interact with friendly vendors.
5. Mount Entoto:
To conclude the tour, we will drive to Mount Entoto, offering panoramic views of Addis Ababa. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and capture memorable photos of the city skyline. Visit the Entoto Maryam Church, a significant religious site, and learn about its historical importance.
Note: The tour itinerary can be customized based on your preferences and time constraints. Additional attractions, such as the Red Terror Martyrs’ Memorial Museum or the Addis Ababa Museum, can be included upon request.
– Professional tour guide
– Transportation in a comfortable vehicle
– Entrance fees to museums and attractions
– Bottled water
– Meals and snacks
– Personal expenses
– Gratuities for the guide and driver
Please note that this is a half-day tour package, and the starting and ending times can be adjusted to fit your schedule. Our knowledgeable guides will ensure a memorable and informative experience as you explore the vibrant city of Addis Ababa.