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Visit the Exotic Melka Kunture And Tiya Including Adadi Mariam on a Guided Day Trip

Heading south-west on the Jimma road, before turning due south on to the Butajira Road, you find the most important Neolithic site in Ethiopia which is Melka Kunture. . You will also visit the museum at the site. Then heading 5Kms further on the Butajira road, you will visit the beautiful rock hewn church of Adadi Mariam , which is contemporaneous with those of Lalibela. At last, you set out to Tiya, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, where you can see the northernmost example of a peculiar type of engraved, standing stellae which stretches across parts of southern Ethiopia.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Wenchi Crater Lake Day Trip

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.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Best of Addis Ababa in One Day Guided Day Tour

A guided tour is a great way to get to know Addis Ababa in just one day. Visit top sights like the National Museum, Merkato, and St. George Cathedral along with your guide, who  provides loads of information about the city and local culture that you might miss on your own. Plus, included transportation makes reaching far-flung corners of the city a breeze.
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
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  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
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Day Trip To Debre Libanos & Blue Nile Gorge

Explore Ethiopia’s nature and culture on this guided excursion. After a airport pickup, visit one of the country’s oldest monasteries, Debre Libanos, and see its tombs, museum, and the nearby cave where its founding saint prayed. Head to the Blue Nile Gorge and admire amazing views while watching for Ethiopia’s endemic Gelada monkey. Enjoy a traditional coffee ceremony and a delicious dinner to finish your day of exploring.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Museum Highlights Guided Day Tour in Addis Ababa

Get a comprehensive overview of Addis Ababa's museums on this full-day guided tour. Journey through more than three millennia of history and learn about the country's more than 80 ethnic groups. Visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral Church, the National Museum, St. George Cathedral and Museum, and the Ethnological Museum. Round-trip transportation from Addis Ababa hotels included.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Day Trip in Addis Ababa

Experience many of Addis Ababa’s highlights on one comprehensive all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit sites like Holy Trinity Cathedral, where Ethiopia’s last emperor is buried, the National Museum, where the 3 million-year-old fossil of Lucy is kept, Enoto Hill, where you can catch amazing views of Ethiopia’s capital city, and Merkato, the giant open-air market.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Full Day Trip to Lake Wonchi

Experience the natural beauty of Ethiopia’s Lake Wenchi on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, head to this beautiful crater lake and enjoy a variety of activities, including hiking, horseback riding, and a boat ride to Deber, an island with an old monastery on it. Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch and a return trip to Addis Ababa around sunset.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Full Day Trip to Awash National Park

Awash National Park is located at the southern tip of the Afar Region, this park is 225 kilometers east of Addis Ababa. The south boundary of the park is formed by the Awash River which swings north soon after leaving the park and eventually disappears into the Afar (Danakil) region. The Park covers an area of 827 square kilometers, most of it lies at an altitude of 900 meters. In the middle of the park is the dormant volcano of Fantale, reaching a height of 2007 meters at its top. This two days private tour from Addis Ababa takes you to the Awash National Park to explore the wildlife resource of the Awash National Park mainly to see Beisa Oryx, Warthogs, Crocodiles, Kudus, Gazelles, Baboons and a number of lowland bird species.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Boat Tour on Lake Tana

Tour Overview Bahir Dar is the jumping-off point for visits to the spectacular scenic and historic attractions of Lake Tana and which the biggest lake in Ethiopia- Ethiopia's giant inland sea. It’s registered in UNESCO’s biosphere reserved areas list in May 2015. In their funerary texts, the Pharaohs referred to it as "Lake Karou of the Country of the Happy." In the middle Ages, churches sought refuge on the islands of Lake Tana and due in part to the difficult access are to this day rich in Ethiopian illuminated manuscripts, religious paintings and other treasures. Lake Tana is the source and from where the famed Blue Nile starts its long journey to Khartoum, and then feeds into Mediterranean Sea.   • 2 hours boat reed • 20-30 minutes’ walk through coffee plantation and evergreen forests. • Visit two historical monasteries • Picnic lunch • Shopping • Watching wetland birds and hippos
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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2 Days Nature Tour from Addis Ababa to Awash National Park

Explore Ethiopia’s spectacular nature and rich culture on a guided overnight adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, admire picturesque views at Bishoftu Crater Lake, visit Oromo villages, marvel at Beseka Lake, and watch for crocodiles, gazelles, warthogs, oryx, and other wildlife at Awash National Park. Participate in a traditional coffee ceremony and enjoy snacks and bottled water included in the tour price.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Guided Day Trip to the Lush Forest of Menagesha and Historic Town of Addis Alem

A fun and relaxing getaway from the city, this tour to Menagesha National Forest from Addis Ababa is a great way to visit one of Ethiopia’s most popular natural attractions. Following a picnic lunch in the forest, visit the historic town of Addis Alem for a balance of nature and culture. Booking in advance guarantees safe transportation and a reliable guide for this experience.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Day Trip To Menagesha Suba Forest

Walk through a forest of towering trees and endemic wildlife on a private tour from Addis Ababa to Menagesha Suba Forest Park. An option to meet the driver at the Addis Ababa airport or local hotels makes this an easy way to fit one more outdoor adventure into the beginning or end of your time in Ethiopia, with the chance to hike, bird watch, or picnic in a fascinating ecosystem.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-Day Tour to Debre Libanos Monastery from Addis Ababa

Spend a day at one of Ethiopia’s holiest sites as you explore Debre Libanos Monastery on a full-day trip from Addis Ababa. Visit the tomb of a priest — now a celebrated saint — that founded the monastery in the 13th-century, then step inside a 1961 church built by Haile Selassie. See a holy water spring inside a cave that’s an important pilgrimage site and stand above the Gur River as it thunders 1968 feet (600 mt) into a deep canyon, then finish your tour with hotel or airport transfer.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Entoto Mountain Guided Day Tour from Addis Ababa

Immerse yourself in rural Ethiopian life during this mountain getaway from Addis Ababa. With your guide and group, travel to Entoto Mountain, where you'll visit Entoto Mariam, King Menelik's palace, and the Yaya Athletics Village. Museum entrance fees and round-trip transportation from Addis Ababa hotels included.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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Addis Ababa Guided Walking Day Tour

A walking tour is a great way for first-time visitors to get their bearings in the busy streets of Addis Ababa. Follow your guide to top city sights including the National Museum of Ethiopia, the Ethnography Museum, and the Merkato. Lunch at the Lucy Restaurant is included as a midday pitstop.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Addis Ababa City Tour

During the day tour in Addis,you will be able to see Merkato,Entoto mounain,National museum & Silassie cathedral church
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Best of Axum in One Day: History, Culture and Adventure

Experience the history, nature and culture of Ethiopia’s ancient capital on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about Axum’s fascinating history and impressive craftsmanship from a local guide and see important sites like St. Mary Zion Church and the ruins of the Queen of Sheba’s palace. Admire local jewelry and traditional clothing, enjoy a coffee ceremony, and hike to a beautiful mountain top monastery.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
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  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
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Addis Ababa City Guide

Addis Ababa city guide will give you a chance to discover the city. Addis city guide will give you insight in to the life style of the Ethiopian people.  Addis city guides  are responsible for helping people to visit unfamiliar areas.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Best of Bahir Dar in One Day: Blue Nile Falls and Island Monastries

Bahir Dar is a pleasant city located at 1,800 meters above sea level on the shores of Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia. The city is distinctly known for its wide avenues lined with palm trees and a variety of colorful flowers. It is also considered as one of the most beautiful, well planned, and safest cities by many standards, and in 2002 it was awarded UNESCO Cities for Peace Prize for managing to address the challenges of rapid urbanization. There are 37 islands on Lake Tana and 30 of them have churches and monasteries of considerable historical and cultural interest.Blue Nile Falls is also another tourist attraction. Blue Nile Falls, which is known as locally Tissat Falls: 100 meters wide, the water plunges for 45 meters, giving rise to steam clouds and rainbows!
  • Duration: 5 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 5 to 10 hours
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Addis Ababa Spa -Day Trip To Debre Ziet(Resort Towns)

Take a relaxing vacation in the beautiful resort town of Debre Ziet. After a convenient airport pickup, travel by private vehicle to Kuriftu Resort and Spa. Enjoy access to a steam and sauna bath, a gym, swimming pool, tennis court, and kayaking equipment. Take advantage of a complimentary meals, as well as a massage, pedicure, or manicure—one per room is included daily.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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3 days 2 nights Road Trip thru The Rift Valley

Explore the nature and culture of Ethiopia’s beautiful Rift Valley on this three-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, enjoy experiences that include checking out the crater lakes and local culture of Debre zeit, learning about the influential port town of Modjo, exploring Lake Langano by horse or jet ski, and taking advantage of complimentary accommodations in Shashemane.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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Classic (Historical) Route

The rock hewn churches of Lalibela is unique and built in the 12th century and it is recorded by UNESCO as a world heritage site.The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela are exceptionally fine examples of a long-established Ethiopian building tradition. Monolithic churches are to be found all over the north and the centre of the country.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Full day Addis Ababa Private guided city tour

This tour includes the National Museum home for world known early human remaining body parts of Lucy, the biggest open air market Merkato, the hill of Entoto which gives you full and spectacular view of Addis Ababa city, and the Trinity church that believed to have the tomb of HIM Hile Selassie...
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Day Trip to Debre libanos

This 9 hours excursion (extra 1 hour for lunch) takes you to one of the oldest and remarkable monasteries of Ethiopia. The monastery complex sits on a terrace between a cliff and the gorge of one of the tributaries of the Abbay River. None of the original buildings of Debre Libanos survive, although David Buxton suspected "there are interesting things still to be found among the neighboring cliffs." Current buildings include the church over Tekle Haymanot’s tomb, which Emperor Haile Selassie ordered constructed in 1961; a slightly older Church of the Cross, where Buxton was told a fragment of the True Cross is preserved; and five religious schools. The cave where the saint lived is in the nearby cliffs. The Portuguese Bridge, The Jemma River are also the other attractions included on this program.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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