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Self-driving Addis Ababa is not for the faint-hearted. Leave navigation to your private driver while your personal guide unfolds Ethiopia’s rich history on this door-to-door tour of three essential sites south of the city. Learn about humanity’s earliest origins at prehistoric Melka Kunture; tour the 12th-century rock-cut church of Adadi Mariam; and visit ancient Tiya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy lunch, water, and hot drinks along the way.
Explore Ethiopia’s history and culture on this all-day excursion from Addis Ababa. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore the extraordinary rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and learn about their history from an informative local guide. Then, head to the UNESCO-designated archaeological site of Tiya and admire dozens of megaliths and the mysterious symbols they’re decorated with.
This tour is mainly designed and organized for those who have a very short period of time Here in Ethiopia and interested to see the Unique and Ancient pre historic tool making sites Melka Kunture a megalithic Sites the Ethiopian Stonehenge TheTiya Steala Registered by the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Take an 8-hour tour of Addis Ababa City with guide. See several points of interest and landmarks. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.The tour starts with a pick up from Bole International Airport or at your hotel, and drive to Trinity Cathedral Church which has unique architectural style. Then, you will be taken to the National Museum of Ethiopia for visiting the long age history of Ethiopia and the oldest human ancestor, Lucy. After lunch, we will go to the ethnographic museum and admire the country's different nationalities cultural materials. Finish the tour with shopping in Merkato, the local marketplace which is said to be Africa’s largest open-air market.
This is a full day trip in the ancient town of Axum. Axum is the center and cradle of Ethiopian civilization. The town of Axum is located in the northern Ethiopia in the Tigray national regional state. Axum located very close to Red Sea and Asmara the capital of Eritrea. Axum is a home to several ancient palaces, tombs, artifacts and other ancient historical objects. Axum is also believed to be the place where the original arc of the covenant is still reserved. The total duration of this tour is 11 hours. In this tour you will visit the following attractions: In the Morning: - Obelisks - Under ground tombs - Archeological museum - St. Mary Zion church (old & new monastery) - Church museum In the afternoon: - Swimming pool of Queen of Sheba - Ezana inscription -Tomb of King Kaleb and Gebremeskel - Queen of Sheba place and finally visit Judith stele fields.
We are a team of experienced professionals working for more than 10 years in this industry. So our aim is to take our customers beyond the facade, where they could really learn about the country while entertaining with appropriate payment.
Our clients will have escaping tour from Addis Ababa and see the countryside part of Ethiopia with scenic drive to the sites of Melka Kuntre Stone Age site then drive to Adadi Mariam heading to Tiya (ancient stele field and UNESCO World Heritage site)- You will have the chance immerse in the village of Tiya and learn how they make Ensset(kocho) from the falls banana tree. It is staple food for the southern people.
This trip creates an opportunity for an exchange of cultures between you and the local communities as there are various moments to discuss and interact. As you buy authentic souvenirs, arts and crafts you will support households and families to improve the quality of their life. The income they will earn as a result of your booking and further shopping will enable them to provide their children with their needs and learning materials.
A rock hewn church made of a huge single rock and more than one thousand six hundred years old.While getting to the church you get to see beautiful green trees, athletes , and you will also get a chance to hike for couple of hours to get to the hill where the cave church is located.
The best guides are full of knowledge, they are friendly and charismatic, too, You can meet fascinating fellow travellers, Most cities run a free walking tour, You're supporting an entrepreneur's business, Your tour guide can motivate you to travel more,It will inspire you to explore the destination further,You'll feel a sense of accomplishment,Tours come with ample photo opportunities,You'll have more memories of your trip because of it,you can meet a local, you will learn the history,
TIYA STELAE FIELD is an important stelae cluster at the south end of Tiya village, and a Unesco World Heritage listed site; Tiya contains 41 stelae engraved with unique symbols including swords, believed to be a mass burial site dating back to the 12th century. Adadi Mariam is a rock-hewn monolithic church located 66 km southwest of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.A popular tourist destination, the site dates from the 12th or 13th century.
In this tour you will get everything of Addis Ababa has to offer. From culture, history to Food tour. 2 professional guides through out the day to give you that needed energy. Our vihricle will be with you all day. You will have unforgettable experience of Addis Ababa.
Lower Valley Omo: Famous for its unique and fascinating tribes. Escape into Ethiopia tours will help share the real experience to these tribes. Traveling to the Omo valley will give you a chance to encounter an evidently different from your own. The trip this impressive tribes such as Mursi, Karo, Hamer, and Dasenche tribes waiting to get you inside their culture and traditions, watching Hamer Young man performing a jumping of the Bulls ceremony, seeing Mursi’s mind-blowing lip-plating and karo tribe some excelling specifically in body and face painting. Your trip to the Omo Valley will stick with you for lifetime.
As a nation with more than 3,000 years of age and 80 Ethnic groups, Ethiopia is rich in culture, history and heritage. In just 6-8 hours, this comprehensive museum tour will leave you with an appreciation for Ethiopia as a country.
Debre Libanos is a monastery in Ethiopia, lying northwest of Addis Ababa in the Semien Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region. Founded in the 13th century by Saint Tekle Haymanot, according to myth, he meditated in a cave for 29 years. The present name Debre Libanos was given by Zara Yaqob in 1445. During this time Debre Libanos and Hayek Istifanos served as the political center of the church. Of course, it retained its political significance until the Italian second time occupation and use as a shelter for many pilgrimage of Orthodox Christian. The modern church was built in the 1950 by Emperor Haile Selassie to replace the one which is destroyed by the fascist Italian during their occupation on 20 May 1937 furthermore they shot 297 and 100 young deacons within short period of time.
The beautiful Omo Valley is home to an exciting mix of many small and distinctive tribal groups. Among others, we find the Karo, the Mursi and the Hamer-all of who have retained their own unique customs and traditions. Lifestyles are as varied as the tribes themselves. Lacking any material, culture and artifacts common to other cultures, these tribes find unique ways in which to express their artistic impulses. Both the Surma and the Karo, for example, are experts at body painting, using clays and locally available vegetable pigments to trace fantastic patterns on each other's faces, chests, arms, and legs. These designs are created purely for fun and aesthetic effect, each artist vying to outdo his fellows. In this captivating region, you are privileged to witness age-old customs and rituals, learning of the symbolism that remain an integral part of everyday life, it’s absolutely a unique wilderness.
Experience Addis Ababa city , its cultural & historical attractions . Taste Ethiopian food & coffee from its origin. This Addis Ababa city tour & sightseeing tour can be customized to your need.It's a great experience to see this city filled with a mosaic of people . It has a mind blowing contrast in ways of life. Modernization and tradition could both be experienced in parallel here in Addis.The capital city of Ethiopia & Africa is more than 125 years old. Its best weather & hot spring is the reason for its establishment.
This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Northern Stelae Field, Axum, Tigray Region Pick up from hotel, airport or any of your convenient place within Axum at 8:30 (or Convenient time) in the morning.Start the tour with a visit to obelisks including the one recently back home from Rome, Italy. The obelisks are carved from single rock, one witness artistic works on the obelisks. Continue with a visit to underground tombs of different kings and royal families. Get through Axum archeological museum for the general understanding of the historical chronology. Then visit church museum and St. Mary Zion church which is believed to be a home to the original Arc of the Covenant.In the afternoon/after lunch break Queen of Sheba swimming pool, inscription of king Ezana which is written in the Sabean language. Continue with a visit to tomb of king Kaleb and Gebremeskel. Then visit Queen of Sheba palace and finally visit Judith stele fields. End of the tour.