Melka Kunture, Adaddi & Tiya On Only One Day - Addis Ababa

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airports
    Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
  • 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.

Overview

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 Ethiopias rich history on this door-to-door tour of three essential sites south of the city. Learn about humanitys 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.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Melka Kunture lies near the Awash River Gorge and is one of the most important Neolithic sites in Ethiopia. Melka Kunture is the site where Hand axes and other tools were excavated and has a museum on the premises where one could take a lovely tour.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
You then head towards the mystical Rock Hewn Church of Adadi Mariam which is 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. You will have a lovely picnic lunch near the Awash River Gorge.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Tiya World Heritage Site, Tiya Ethiopia
At last you will visit Tiya, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, where we can see the northernmost example of a peculiar type of engraved, standing stellae. These stellae are believed to have been erected between the 12th and 14th centuries and are almost certainly grave markers recent excavations at Tiya have revealed the remains of young people of both sexes, buried on the site. Then Back to Addis Ababa for a Traditional Dinner and transfer to your Hotel or Airport as of your plan.
Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions

  • Lunch
  • Dinner - traditional
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Tiya World Heritage Site

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic Beverages

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

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