Full-Day Private City Tour Of Addis Ababa

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    6am, 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm NOTE - Please, inform the exact time and meeting place you want to start the tour.   Thank you!
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport if visitors are just arriving OR ANY HOTEL/LODGE in Addis Ababa, , Airports, , Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, ,.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This full day city tour is to visit Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's capital and Africa's political capital. It is the seat of HQ of African Union, HQ of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and more than 100 embassies. This is about 8 hours sightseeing tour of Addis Ababa to visit the National Archeological Museum of Ethiopia - where you will see the fossil remains of Lucy (3.25 million years old), Merkato - the largest open air market in Africa, the Ethnological Museum which was the former residence of Emperor Haile Selassie I, the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, and drive to Mt. Entoto( 3,200 meters above sea level) to have a panoramic view of Addis. Finally, drive in the city to visit the various historical monuments of Addis.


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa

Learn about the Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity by visiting the Holy Trinity Cathedral - one of the most important religious sites in Addis Ababa. Admire the beautiful window stained glass works, the unique architecture, see the tombs of Emperor Haile Sillassie I and visit the small museum.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa

At the National Museum of Ethiopia, see the fossil remains of Lucy (3.18 million years old) and some of the oldest stone tools human beings ever made and used. Learn about the historical and cultural background of Ethiopia and its people.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa

Drive through the Eucalyptus forest to Entoto Hill (3,200 meters above sea level) to enjoy the panoramic view of Addis Ababa, for a LOCAL FAMILY VISIT and to attend TYPICAL ETHIOPIAN COFFEE CEREMONY

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kiddus Raguel Church, Addis Ababa

Visit the oldest church in Addis Ababa (140 years old) to see the beautiful hand painted colorful wall paintings as old as the church. Stop at the abandoned small rock church which was used 700 years ago.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Addis Ababa

Visit Merkato - the biggest outdoor market in Africa. Walk at the Spice Market, Second-hand items market, handwoven basket market, and the recycling part of the market.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Meskel Square, Addis Ababa

Stop at Meskel Square - the main square in Addis Ababa which is named after a colorful religious ceremony of Meskel (finding of the True Cross of Jesus Christ)

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Lion of Judah, Addis Ababa

Drive on the main streets of Addis Ababa to visit historical monuments such as the Lion of Judah

Stop At: Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, Addis Ababa

Learn Ethiopian modern history of 1974 - 1991

Duration: 1 hour


Air-conditioned vehicle

Professional experienced English speaking tour guide

Tour escort/host

Hotel pickup

Hotel drop-off

Bottled water and local snacks in the van

Comfortable private vehicle equipped with air conditioning and shoulder seat belts

Bottled water - Bottled water, local snacks, coffee and tea

Parking Fees

Traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Attendance

Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia

Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato


Food and drinks, unless specified


Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral

Entry/Admission - Kiddus Raguel Church

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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