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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
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Entoto Mountain Guided Day Tour from Addis Ababa
"Hotel pick-up is between 7:30am and 8am. Accompanied by a tour guide and driver the trip to Entoto mountain will start at 8am. After a 30 - 45 min drive you will arrive at the bottom of Entoto mountain. a short drive and some light trekking up the mountain will lead you to the historic Entoto Mariam (St. Mary) Church and Museum. From here you will be able to see the vast parts of Addis Ababa from an impressive viewpoint. After exploring the historic church you will head towards King Menelik's palace whose empress founded Addis Ababa. The palace was established when Menelik moved from Ankober to Addis. The palace and museum both testify to the simple taste Emperor Menelik and Empress Taitu had. Moving away from the palace you will be engaged in a long walk towards the historical St. Raguel and St Elias Churches
From $90.00
 
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

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THE MARKET

You cannot miss the main market here in Bahir Dar. This place is massive. Everything is sold here from food, spices, clothes, plastic goods, you name it. Unlike Addis Ababa part of the market is open...
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Apr 10, 2008

LOCAL KIDS

At some of the Lake Monasteries you will be greeted by kids who want to sell you models of reed boats. These are neat miniatures of the real thing and they are hand made. The kids will ask you for...
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Apr 10, 2008

Market

The Bahir Dar market is a typical African, dense Market with a lot of vegetables, clothes, tools, spices and so on. Need I say more? Easy to loose yourself here.
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Boat Trip

There are different boat trips possible, the cheapest would be by ferry, 6.30 am 50 Birr to Zege peninsula walk there past some monasteries (Ura Kidane Meret, Bete Maryam) to Azwa village, back from...
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