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Ethiopia in 4 days

Ethiopia in 4 days

Ethiopia stands out as a truly unique country within the African continent. Notably, for coffee enthusiasts, it is the birthplace of coffee, with its origins deeply rooted in Ethiopian soil. Ethiopia holds the distinction of being the only African nation never subjected to colonial control.Adding to its uniqueness, Ethiopia operates on its own calendar, featuring 13 months. Ethiopians celebrate their New Year on September 11, and their calendar lags eight years behind the Western world. Ethiopia boasts a distinct alphabet and language, setting it apart from other African countries. Significantly, Ethiopia is home to the oldest fossil of Early man, a testament to its rich archaeological history. Established in 980 B.C., Ethiopia ranks among the oldest countries on the planet.We extend a warm welcome to you to explore the beauty of Ethiopia and uncover the treasures of this country as we guide you through its rich tapestry. Welcome to Ethiopia!

Day 1: Addis Ababa full day tour

 

 Explore the vibrant cultural and historical landmarks of Addis Ababa with our guided tour:

Addis Ababa Museum and Ethiopian National Museum:

 

Begin your day by visiting the Addis Ababa Museum and the Ethiopian National Museum, home to the renowned 3.2 million years old hominid fossil, Lucy!

Trinity Cathedral Church:

 

Experience the grandeur of Trinity Cathedral Church, one of Ethiopia's most impressive cathedrals and a significant religious site in Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity.

 

Ethnographic Museum:

 

Next, delve into the Ethnographic Museum, located in the former palace of Emperor Haile Selassie. Explore Royal enclosures and gain insights into Ethiopia's rich cultural heritage.

 

Merkato - Africa's Largest Open-Air Market:

 

After a satisfying lunch break, wander through Merkato, the largest open-air market in Africa. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and discover a wide array of goods.

 

Mount Entoto:

 

Climb Mount Entoto for a breathtaking panoramic view of Addis Ababa. Capture memorable moments and appreciate the scenic beauty that unfolds from this vantage point.Conclude your day by returning to your hotel, having experienced the diverse and fascinating facets of Addis Ababa's history, culture, and landscapes.

 

Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day

No accommodation included on this day

 

Day 2: Hawassa

 

Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee, invites you on a tour to explore the origins of this beloved beverage. Our journey takes us to the Sidamo region, where you'll delve into the intricacies of coffee processing, visit plantations, and uncover the charms of Hawassa city.For a comfortable overnight stay, we'll be at Haile Resort by the Lake in Hawassa. Enjoy optional activities by the lake, including boat rides or horse riding, and a visit to the vibrant fish market. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and natural tapestry of Ethiopia during this coffee-centric adventure.

 

Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.

Accommodation included: Haile Resort by the Lake Awassa 

Day 3: Hawassa

 

You'll have an additional day to unwind by the serene Lake Awassa at Haile Resort Hotel. Revel in the lakeside ambiance with leisurely strolls, optional activities like horse riding, or a delightful boat trip (optional). Your morning will start with a delicious breakfast.Following your time in Hawassa, we will provide transportation back to Addis Ababa. Please note, accommodation in Addis Ababa is not included

 

Duration: 1 day

Meals included: • Breakfast

Accommodation included: Haile Resort by the Lake Awassa 

 

Day 4: Debre Libanos

 

Embark on a fascinating day trip to Debre Libanos, a historic monastery in Ethiopia situated north of Addis Ababa. Founded by Saint Tekle Haymanot in the 13th century, this monastery holds a rich religious and cultural heritage. Enjoy a guided tour within the monastery, delving into the profound history of Christianity in Ethiopia.

Following the monastery visit, we'll proceed to explore a remarkable rock bridge constructed by the Portuguese in the 16th century, considered Africa's first bridge. Climb this unique structure to witness a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire hill—prepare to be captivated by the scenery. Finally, we'll drive back to Addis Ababa, concluding a day filled with cultural and historical exploration

 

Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.

No accommodation included on this day.

This will conclude your 4 days trip discovering Ethiopia. All prices are per person

 

Cancellation policy: Full refund within 7 days of booking, minus credit card processing fees. After that no refund will be provided.

 

    2 000,00$Цена
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