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Addis Ababa

Explore the Best of Addis Ababa City Tour

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Stop At: Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, Bole Road, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Here we investigate one of the darkest periods in Ethiopia's recent history. This museum visit will also help us understand where many of the stereotypes and negative perceptions about the country came from.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Immerse yourself in one of the best and biggest open air markets in Africa. Here you explore the vegetable market, traditional spices, handicrafts, recycled parts market and everything in between.
*Please note Sunday city tours do not go to Mercato as it is closed.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Taitu hotel, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The first and oldest hotel is where we stop for a vegan buffet lunch and traditional coffee ceremony.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ethnological Museum, Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Here we learn about the diverse cultures, tribes and history of Ethiopia. We explore many historical relics, traditional and nomadic lifestyles as well as the living quarters of Emperor Haile Selassie and Empress Menen Asfaw.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Aratkilo area Addis, Addis Ababa 123 Ethiopia

Holy Trinity Cathedral is known for its historical importance, ornate features and for being the final resting place of Haile Selassie as well as numerous Imperial family members.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Located just above the capital city of Addis Ababa, Entoto Hill offers sweeping views of the whole city. We enjoy a peaceful sunset here before heading down to the city to end our city tour.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
ECA Road, ECA Rd, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch - Vegan buffet lunch and traditional coffee ceremony
  • Entry/Admission - Taitu hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Ethnological Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Entoto Hill
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our guide, Tesla, was very knowledgeable and spoke English very well. He rearranged the itinerary to fit in everything and make adjustments. Ephraim, our driver was excellent. Thank you!
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Response from travelafricatours, General Manager at Explore the Best of Addis Ababa City Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello Amy, Thanks for taking the time to review our company and staff, it is much appreciated. Best regards!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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