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Full-Day Private City Tour of Addis Ababa
"You will be met at your hotel in Addis Ababa and received a brief about Ethiopia in general and the tour for about 10 minutes. Then you will drive to the National Archaeological Musem of Ethiopia to visit the fossil remains of Lucy. Next you drive for about 30 minutes to the peak of Mount Entoto to have a panoramic view of Addis and we visit St. Raguel church which is the oldest in Addis (138 years old) and it is famous for its beautiful hand painted wall paintings which is as old as the church. Then you descend the mountains and head to Merkato which is the largest open air market in Africa. At Merkato you spend about an hour visiting the spice secondhand and basket sections. You will then have a lunch break at one of the best traditional Ethiopian restaurants in Addis where you will taste delicious Ethiopian meals. Finally
From $250.00
 
Museum Highlights Guided Day Tour in Addis Ababa
"You will be picked up from your hotel between 8am and 9am. Accompanied by a driver and a local guide you will head to Holy Trinity Cathedral Church; the highest ranking cathedral church in Addis with its own museum and distinct architecture. After exploring the church you will be taken to National Museum Ethiopia's most important museum and home to our ancestor Lucy. Typical Ethiopian lunch will be served at Ethiopia's oldest hotel Taitu Hotel (not included in price). After lunch you will be taken to St. George Cathedral and Museum which is famous for its distinct octagonal architecture and location in the center of Addis. Following this you will have the chance to view the Ethnological museum set within Haile Selassie's former palace and surrounded by the beautiful gardents and fountains of Addis Ababa University. Bringing the tour to a conclusion
From $99.00
 
Addis Ababa Highlights: Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a hotel pick up between 7:30am and 8am and start your trip to Entoto mountain where after a short drive up hill and some light trekking you will have the chance to visit the historic Entoto Church & Museum and Menelik's palace. Heading back to the city from the mountain you will make a short stop at Shiromeda textile market the largest traditional clothing market in Addis. You will have the opportunity to socialize with the world famous traditional textile craftsmen and shop for souvenirs. After exploring Shiromeda you will visit the National Museum which is the home of the fossil replica of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) and some other historical artifacts. This is followed by a typical Ethiopian lunch at the oldest hotel in Ethiopia
From $99.00

More Things to Do in Awasa

Drving to Awasa

For me half the fun was getting here. It's about a 3-4 hour drive depending on traffic. Heading back to Addis at night can take a bit longer and after seeing all the traffic accidents on my way down...
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flynboxes
Jan 07, 2008

Bird watching

The Shoreline Trail runs about 3.4 km around the lake. You can either hike/walk or bike it.While I saw the eagle from a boat you could see it and others from the trail, it's a great way to see the...
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flynboxes
Jan 07, 2008

See the hippos

For about 200 bir (try to haggle with them to get it lower) and they will take you out to see the hippos on the Northern shore of the lake (if you don't see hippos you don't pay). The boat is a flat...
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flynboxes
Jan 06, 2008

Fishmarket in Awasa, Ethiopia

its a fishmarket with the Lake Awasa. You have to go in the morning. Take a horse taxi from town. Look at the horse, some of them are soooo skinny!! try to pick one who have had food lately. In the...
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eli034
Apr 13, 2007

Boating on Awasa

Boats can be rented cheap here and as with my hippo tip the more people you have the cheaper it is. Driver/skipper sits in the back and you can fit about 6 others on them.
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flynboxes
Jan 07, 2008
 
 
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