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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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Injhera

Injhera is the NATIONAL food in Ethiopia and sometimes the only food you will find. It is a soft humid pancake made of cereal that serves both as tablecloth and food. It is the base of most of the...
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SirRichard
Aug 22, 2006

In restaurants or invited at someone's house

After a meal in a restaurant or invited at a family's house you will for sure experience a coffee-ceremony during your visit in Ethiopia. Your host sits on a stool with her charcoal stove. To create a...
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sachara
Jul 03, 2004

Spaghetti

If you are desperate about injhera and there is no international restaurant around, spaghetti and pasta dishes are a good option, as it is a common meal in all menus. Italian heritage I guess......
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Aug 22, 2006

Sheraton Bar

We stopped at this road bar for a drink during one of the bus rides. If I had a slight doubt about it belonging to the world famous hotels chain, it certainly disappeared after going in! I had a...
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SirRichard
Aug 25, 2006

Pastry shop in Debre Birhan

If you like to have a quick lunch, you can go to a pastryshop. We did in Debre Birhan, after we had some delay because a blocked road caused by an accident north of the town. You can order different...
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sachara
Jul 10, 2004

Quara Hotel & Restaurant-Gondar

The most convenient central hotel in Gondar is Quara Hotel & Restaurant which has small but nice rooms. I didn't stay there but I can recommend it as a restaurant because I had both breakfast and...
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elsadran
Jul 03, 2010
 
 
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In almost every restaurant in the country.

Injera is the national staple, serving as a base for a meal. Injera, made of the local cereal tef, looks like a thin pancake and tastes a little sour. The food like vegetables, meat, sauces is heaped...
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Jul 02, 2004

Dib Andessa Hotel & Restaurant - Bahir Dar

If you are tired of local food go to Dib Andessa Hotel. I liked the food there, especially because the grilled food is really grilled, with no oil as it usually happens in Ethiopia. The hotel rooms...
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Jun 28, 2010

Olympiacos Greek Club, Addis Ababa

Olympiacos Greek Club has a beautiful restaurant which really saved my life! I am not exaggerating because I had reached the limits of starvation. I couldn't take anything more of local food – I heard...
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elsadran
Oct 12, 2014

Rodeo Bar and Restaurant, Addis Ababa

This elegant bar-restaurant is located in a small side street of Africa avenue, ( Bole Road) across Shoa Shopping Center, and next to Edsonatra Hotel. It is warm and relaxed. It is always full because...
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elsadran
Jul 03, 2010

K.G. CORNER Cafe & Restaurant, Addis Ababa

The place was named after the father of the family, Kassahun Gebru. It is in the heart of Piazza on Dejazmach Jote Street.It has a great variety of local and Western dishes and a nice environment. The...
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elsadran
Oct 12, 2014

Omer Kayam Restaurant, Addis Ababa

This Armenian restaurant is in Piazza. There are a lot of reasons why you should try it. First of all you can taste some different dishes from other restaurants, the prices are really low and there is...
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elsadran
Oct 12, 2014

Oslo Cafe, Addis Ababa

This modern cafe is always busy with locals and tourists. Besides the usual things we have for breakfast it has a variety of pastries displayed and you can have your pick. There are different kinds of...
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elsadran
Oct 12, 2014

Tomoca, Addis Ababa

"Tomoca" is the best coffee house in Addis. The beans are roasted in front of your eyes and the smell of real coffee covers all your senses. Try it just for the experience...There are no chairs to...
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elsadran
Jul 03, 2010

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Top Things to Do in Ethiopia

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Museum

The National Museum of Ethiopia is a rather small, three story building that houses a wide variety of artifacts from some of the earliest pre-human bones right through to some very recent art pieces...
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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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Royal Enclosure

The town of Gonder is often described as ‘The Camelot of Ethiopia’, and when you approach the Royal Enclosure, situated in the middle of the town, it’s easy to understand why. The city itself was...
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Saturday Market

Every saturday in Lalibela is market day. It is very crowded mostly selling livestok like goats, sheeps and chicken, but also local textiles. People from the surrounding villages come to sell their...
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Omo valley

If you plan to travel in the Omo River Valley, there is only one thing you must bring: Emmanuel Cheneke. Emany is hands down the best guide working in/around Jinka and perhaps in all of Ethiopia. I...
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Danakil Depression

The Dalol area is pretty desolate but does have a few amazing things to see which you must simply see and experience. A little bit about the area which is situated in the Afar region of Ethiopia....
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