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After early pick up from your hotel we will have a scenic view Ethiopia's Capital Addis Ababa at some high points 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.
This Tour will give a partial view of the Ethiopian Rural area like experiencing the local hut or grass houses of the countryside and chance of learning about the history of Ethiopia, the Life in the monastery and its museums, and also you will have a chance of seeing the Ethiopian endemic baboons called Chilada, variety of bird life which are abundant to this Place and also seeing the fabulous waterfalls at the Portuguese bridge(which is one of the oldest bridge in Ethiopia built by the Portugal people).
visit to the peaceful waters of Lake Tana is truly memorable experience for visitors from near and far. The first view will take your breath away: a vast expanse of water stretching as far as the horizon to form Ethiopia’s largest lake. The “Smoking Water” falls of the Blue Nile are one of the most spectacular sights on the whole of the Nile system. The Blue Nile leaves Lake Tana and travels for around 30 km through papyrus thickets and fields before plunging over a sheer chasm, cascading 45 meters and thundering onto the bare rocks below.
Visit three important historical sites in one day on this day trip from Addis Ababa—a great choice for exploring important places on a time budget. Travel straight from the capital to important sites including the Adai Mariam rock-hewn churches, the UNESCO-listed Tiya archaeological site, and more, all with the benefit of a guide to provide insight into each attraction as you go. This small-group tour is limited to just six people so you can ask your guide plenty of questions.
If you’re short on time, a Rift Valley day trip gives you the most bang for your buck when it comes to sightseeing. A private driver means efficient transportation and hassle-free logistics on the way to top Rift Valley attractions, including Lake Ziway and the UNESCO-listed Tiya archaeological site. This tour also includes a coffee ceremony and nature watching boat tour for additional value.
Get off the beaten track and discover two of Ethiopia’s most unmissable attractions on this full-day tour to the Debre Libanos Monastery and the Portuguese Bridge, built in the 13th and 16th centuries. Tours include lunch, door-to-door transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle, and an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, plus a meet-and-greet with a local Oromo family.
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.
This tour is unique in allowing the guests to improvise it based on their interest and time. The tour will involve some combinations of Historical, cultural and natural attractions. Apart from the touristic spots, we will show our guests the best and realistic parts of Addis Ababa. It will be full of activities that interests the guests, keeping the major sights in mind. The museums, the church, the Entoto Mountain view plus some countryside tour program will give our guests a balanced impressions of Ethiopia. The tour of Addis and Bishoftu Carter lakes with Aspire Ethiopia Tours a day to remember for every guests.
A tour to Melka Kuntre and Bachilt Archaeological Site Adadi Mariam Church and the Tiya Stelae Field takes only one day. We leave Addis Ababa at 8.00 am and return by 4.30 pm.First of all, we drive to Melka Kuntre and Bachilt Archaeological Site located around 50km outside of Addis Ababathe Adadi Mariam Church located around 7km next to Melka Kuntre. Adadi Mariam is a subterranean rock-hewn church similar to those of Lalibela.After visiting the church we’ll make the short trip to the Tiya Stelae Field. This ancient archaeology site contains 36 monuments, including 32 carved stelae.This day trip includes lunch in the town of Tiya.
we offers a full day city tour through the main attractions of Addis Ababa starting with a visit to the Entoto Mountain, where the city was first established, the Etnographic Museum, the perfect introduction to the Ethiopian culture and lifestyles, the National Museum, home to ancient fossils, the Trinity Cathedral, where Haile Selassie’s is buried and Merkato, the largest open market in Africa. We also offer half day city tours for those with limited time in the capital
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.
- Taking a cruise around the nesting grounds of Tulu Simbero,- Spot rare and endemic birds in the marshes and forests.- Spotting native birds nesting on Bird Island.- Viewing thousand-year-old relics at the sacred Maryam Tsion monastery.- See local fishermen at work on traditional reed boats.
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.
This is full day tour in and around Bahir Dar city. Bahir Dar is the capital of Amhara people regional state and one of the most beautiful cities in Ethiopia. This tour provides you a chance to catch up the ancient monasteries on Lake Tana and the blue nile fallsma waterfall on the Blue Nile river in Ethiopia. It is known as Tis Abay in Amharic, meaning "great smoke". It is situated on the upper course of the river, about 30 km downstream from the town of Bahir Dar and Lake Tana.
Debre Zeyit is Located around 60 km from Addis Ababa. It is the most popular resort town near Addis Ababa. It is famed for its beautiful weather, scenic landscapes and five crater lakes. It has several resorts with different types of amenities to suit your needs. On this tour, you will breakaway from Addis into a day of traditional spa, massage and scenic countryside.
Leave the city’s bustling streets for Wenchi Crater Lake, and enjoy the serenity of rolling farmland, lush valleys and waterfalls on a full-day tour from Addis Ababa to the heart of an extinct volcano. Walk or ride a 2.5-mile (4-km) trail to the edge of the lake, passing green fields and small villages. Take in views of the lake shore from a peaceful dock, with the chance to hike or ride a mule along the shore, or set out by boat to explore the lake’s small islands.
It will be a great day out of Addis Ababa especially on Thursdays and Sundays as there is a weekly held cultural market of the locals on those days.This is an ideal tour for visitors who want to escape the busy city life and experience the authentic life of the country side people.With the help of someone who knows the area well you will have a local family visit and attend a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony which gives visitors to share experiences and interact with locals.If time allows you may have a short visit of the archaeological site of Melka Kunture on the way back to Addis Ababa at the town of Awash Melka.If you are taking this tour on Thursday or Sunday, there is an interesting colorful cultural market of the Oromo people at the small town of Adadi, and make sure you stop at Adadi Mariam church and the market first before you drive to Tiya. Because the market would not be at its best if you are arriving later.Enjoy your tour!!
I love to travel myself and meet new people from around the world.I would just like to share my experience with the travelers who come to see my country.That is what my priority is.Making few bucks is just a by-product to cover the cost of travel.Needless to say traveling with an outsider isnt my career but my hobby.
This tour takes travelers with short holidays to one of the worlds dramatic places. In the morning , we will pick the guests from the airport or from their hotel. We take full day excursion to Dallol Depression. Dallol is one of the extraordinary places on earth. Walking around the area you feel like you are on another planet. There are, multi-colored hydro-thermal fields, and great salt pans that dazzle the eyes. It has been formed by the intrusion of basaltic magma in Miocene salt deposits and subsequent hydro thermal activity. The hot springs in the Danakil Depression are home to microorganisms called extremophiles, which as the name suggests live in extreme conditions. After having great day at the Depression, we will return back to Mekele late afternoon.
We arrange tours of rock hewn churches across Tigray region. Whether you have just one or several days we can tailor your tour so you see as many as possible of Maryam Korkor, Abuna Yemata Guh, Abuna Abraham, Debre Tsion, Abraha We Atsbeha, Wukro Cherkos etc. Enjoy the spectacular hikes up to the impossible locations of the churches built up to 1600 years ago, see the vivid religious paintings and experience the wonder of these important early christian sites.