Are you in Transit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?

Posted: September 26, 2014 in Ethiopia - the Secret of Africa

Addis Ababa offers several interesting excursions, which could be insight tours of the country.

In the National Museum you’ll find a original skeleton of famous Lucy, (Dinkenesh in Amharic) one of our oldest ancestors and an interesting archaeological exhibition with bones of extinct animals.
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The beautiful anthropological museum is worth a visit. There is a permanent exhibition of culture and habits of many Ethiopian tribes, arranged “from cradle to grave”; traditional musical instruments, including their sounds, ancient Ethiopian art etc.

There are several cathedrals such as Holy Trinity and St.Giorgis, which are famous for their decoration and treasures.

For shopping it is best to visit Merkato “the biggest open air market of Africa” where you literally can buy everything.

The Eucalyptus trees covered Entoto Mountains which surround Addis Ababa are a beautiful place to finish the day with a walk, enjoying the splendid view on the city and the sunset. The Lion of Judah; Adids Ababa

This is also the site of Menelik’s former capital. Near the summit is the Octagonal Entoto Maryam Church, which contains mural paintings. The museum in the compound contains a large collection of religious garb, crowns and crosses dating from the Emperor.

Rate: 180 USD per person (One Hundred Eighty USD) for 3 pax

Group Size: at least three persons

Price includes:

  • Well-maintained and insured Vehicle
  • Fuel
  • All entrance fees, & local guide fee
  • Bottled natural water for a day
  • Service tax

Price DOES NOT include:

  • Photographing fees,
  • Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.),
  • Meals
  • Any other services/expenses not mentioned above.
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