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This is private Airport-Hotel one way transfer in Addis Ababa with comfortable Toyota Minivan with English speaking driver.
With this 24-hours available ground transport, you don’t have to wait or look or bargain for price with taxis. Meet your driver easily on time, be assisted with your baggage, and head to your hotel in Addis Ababa safely and comfortably.
This transfer is best for mainly: -
• Senior Travelers
• Families and friends and
• Transit passengers
This private shuttle service from the airport to any hotel in Addis Ababa is with a comfortable Toyota Minivan equipped with air conditioning and seatbelts. The ride is planned to take you with the route which makes you see as many interesting sites of Addis Ababa as possible which you may save to visit later.
Pick up after breakfast, and we then head south-west on the Jimma road, before turning due south on to the Butajira Road. Melka Kunture lies near the Awash River Gorge and is one of the most important neolithic sites in Ethiopia. Hand axes and various other implements have been found here. There is a museum at the site.
About 5 km further on the Butajira Road, is the rock hewn church of Adadi Mariam, contemporaneous with those of Lalibela - in fact local tradition ascribes it to King Lalibela who is said to have had it built on his visit to Mount Zuqwala in 1106. Damaged during the wars with Ahmed Gragn in the 16th century, it fell into disuse and was only reopened in the time of Menelik II. It is today in regular use.
Our final stop today is at Tiya, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, where we can see the northernmost example of a peculiar type of engraved, standing stellae which stretch across parts of southern Ethiopia. -
If you are looking for a short safari experience with a focus on wildlife near Addis Ababa, Awash National Park is for you. One of the oldest and largest parks in the Country, Awash is known for its abundant wildlife, bird watching activity and its beautiful landscapes.
We are One of the best Tour company in Ethiopia and take pride in offering the best insight into Ethiopian culture and history, while taking care of the finer details to make sure your experiences are seamless.
Debre Libanos is an important monastic center for Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, the monastery there was founded by the renowned 13th century mystic, Saint Teclehaimanot and there is a small cave near the church (which is of recent construction) where he is said to have stood for seven years on one leg, until the other wasted away and dropped off.
On arrival at Debre Libanos, we will first stop at the Jemma gorge. The Jemma River is one of the tributaries of the Nile, and there is a drop of nearly 1000 meters to the valley below. Here at the gorge (and in the forest around the church) we can expect to see the Banded Barbet, the Black-headed Forest Oriole, the White-billed Starling, the Red-billed Starling, the White-winged Cliff Chat, the White-backed Black Tit, the White-cheeked Turaco and Hemprich’s Hornbill. We will also see one of Ethiopia’s endemic mammals, the Gelada or bleeding-heart baboon.
I will offer my services to travelers who come to see Addis Ababa. I will show them the true colours of the city- with the National Museum being among the sights.
I offer this service of mine with great enthusiasm and price my guests would be very happy to pay.
Enjoy this private arrival or departure transfer from bole international airport and from your hotel, airbnb. The driver will be waiting for you at the exit of Bole international airport with holding a sign with your name on it. Free waiting time is up to 1 hour at the airport after your flight arrives, counting from the actual landing time. Otherwise, you will be considered as a no-show. This is a private transfer service can booked for anytime of the day.
The best historical hertiges and natural attraction site of Ethiopia. On this specific package you will have a chance to touch Addis Ababa city, Lake Tana Monasteries and Blue Nile Falls, Gondar and its Castle, Simien Mountains National park, Axum and its civilization and Lalibela and its Eleven rock hewn churches.
Timket or Epiphany is one of the largest religious holidays celebrated in Ethiopia every year on the 18th or 19th or 20th of January (depends on the calendar of the year but in 2020 the exact day is planned to be on Monday 20th January) to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Chris by St John the Baptist in Jordan. The ceremony begins with the feast of the holiday season in the early afternoon and Christians gather around the churches to witness the ceremony of the release of the copies of the Ark of the Covenant, also known as the "Tabotes". During the procession, the Tabotes (wooden altar, like the Ark of the Covenant, which is kept out of sight of the faithful) are covered by a cloth and are worn on the heads of the people. priests from each church to place them in a tent mounted near a water tank.The next morning OR the day of the feast, the faithful who attended the Mass around this sacred place, plunges or returns to the water to purify itself.
Merkato is not only Addis Ababa’s commercial centers; it is the dynamo of the country’s development in tread and industry, fascinating glimpse of the very vast range of goods and artifacts available from all parts of the country and one can enjoy the Ethiopian trade exchange tradition in the open-air and can purchase anything you need.
2.Ethiopian Coffee ceremony Tour and Vegan friendly Food Tours.
The coffee powder is poured into a “Jebena” Ethiopian traditional coffee brewing pot, with water and placed on a wooden charcoal to brew it. It is common for Ethiopians to spice their coffee with cardamoms, cloves and honey to attain a distinctive flavor. Guests or family members are also served with popcorn, bread, and nuts as they wait for their coffee to brew.
3. Walking City Tour
Visit the old part of Addis Ababa (Piassa) where the facist Italians used to live and explore the typical and historical central part of the city.
Guassa Community Conservation Area is one of Ethiopia’s significant remaining examples of a high altitude Afroalpine ecosystem, and it has been the focus of a community-based natural resource management system known as “quero” for at least 400 years. This natural management system makes it one of the oldest known conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Guassa Area covers some 100 km2 and is located 265km from Addis Ababa. It supports important plant species, including Guassa grass (Festuca), giant lobelia, Erica moorland, Helichrsyum and Alchemilla. This diverse habitat supports an apparently stable but threatened population of the Ethiopian wolf. Seven other endemic mammals and 13 endemic birds are found in the area. There are also large populations of geladas and other mammals including duiker, klipspringer, Abyssinian hare, common jackal, leopard, spotted hyena, civet and serval cat.
You can taste varieties of vegan and non vegetarian delicious Ethiopian meals, attend a typical Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, and see the LIVE dance show of the different tribal people of the country. The dancers are dressed with costumes of the tribes.
I pick up travelers and drop off at the cheapest homestays, guesthouses, Pensions.My service solves the problem of looking for good accommodation but also high rent.My customers can expect clean,neat and comfortable rooms to stay in only for 12 usd -15 usd a night depending on how far from the airport the accommodation is located.
Join us on this unique, personalized and authentic tour of Addis to see the rich Ethiopian cuisine! Ethiopian cuisine characteristically consists of vegetable and often very spicy meat dishes. This is usually in the form of wat, a thick stew, served atop Enjera, a large sourdough flatbread, which is about 50 centimeters (20 inches) in diameter and made out of fermented teff flour.
Our walking food tours take you to several restaurants where we highlight their best dish. Our expertise Beki will lead you and tell you the story behind the food and the traditions involved in cooking each dish.
Food tours are focused in many neighborhoods where we walk between each stop. In total, we spend around 1 hour on one stop. The tour lasts approximately four up to five hours
Situated in the Rift Valley, Awash National Park is home to a diverse range of plains wildlife and offers tremendous birdwatching opportunities, with over 400 species recorded here.
The park covers an area of 756 square kilometres, comprised mainly of acacia and grassland, but with an interesting range of volcanic landscapes. In the open areas and grass plains you should see grazing zebra alongside Beisa oryx, kudu, Soemmerring's gazelle and Swayne’s hartebeest.
hiking ot Fantale mountain and crater
Towards the west end of the park, 600m above the plains, lies Fantale Crater (2007m). With its terrific vistas, total quiet and cool air, this dormant volcano makes a great trek. At the top (a three-hour walk uphill; the 4WD track is no longer driveable) the 360-degree view is phenomenal and the elliptical caldera, which measures an enormous 3.5km in diameter, is quite an eerie sight in the morning when the steam vents can be seen.
My name is Gashaw Assefa, I was born in the historical town of Lalibela. I have a degree in tour guide and im a member of the “Lalibela tour association”. I work in Ethiopia as a tour operator and guide for the last 8 years in differnet parts of the country. (Bale Mountains, Hawassa, Lalibela, Gondar, Simien Mountains, etc) Owing to my exposure to different parts of Ethiopa as a tour operator and guide I am highly interested in promoting my country to the rest of the world.
Mein Name ist Gashaw Assefa, ich bin in der historischen Stadt Lalibela geboren. Ich habe einen Abschluss in Reiseleitung und bin Mitglied der "Lalibela Tour Association". Seit 8 Jahren arbeite ich als Reiseveranstalter und Reiseleiter in verschiedenen Regionen in Äthiopien. (Bale Mountains, Hawassa, Lalibela, Gondar, Simien Mountains, etc) Aufgrund meiner vielen Reisen durch Ethiopien als Reiseveranstalter bin ich sehr daran interessiert, mein Land dem Rest der Welt bekannt zu machen.
ELMI TOUR is one of the most trusted tour companies in Ethiopia with experienced and well-trained managers and staff. We are proud to offer the best customer service in the country, and we always strive to be client-oriented and flexible for our guests' safety and maximum satisfaction. To reveal a secret behind our quality standard, one of the owners is Japanese. As you may know, Japan is famous for its best customer service in the world. ELMI TOUR is benefiting from the coaching and advice provided by this Japanese owner and continuously improving its services.
- We use new and well-maintained vehicles based on the group size
- We use well-experienced drivers
- Our drivers knows very well Addis Ababa city
- Our drivers are happy to wait in case of flight delays or if the visa line takes longer than expected
- The customer service phone number is on 7 days and 24 hours; You can call in case of any problems.
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