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Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour provided by myGuzo

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Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour

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Overview
Even if you only have a day in Addis Ababa, hit the highlights with a veteran guide on this all-inclusive tour, with flexible 2-way transfers. Enjoy a vegetarian buffet lunch at Ethiopia’s original hotel, Taitu; soak up city views from Entoto Hill; see a royal palace; learn about the nation’s role in human evolution; and soak up the atmosphere or purchase souvenirs at two vast and vibrant markets.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Mount Entoto
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Entoto Maryam Church
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Menelik palace
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Chiromeda Market
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    National Museum of Ethiopia
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Menelik II Square
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Addis Mercato
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Discover the story of Addis Ababa, past and present, with a veteran guide
  • Tour a 19th-century church and eat lunch at the nation’s first ever hotel
  • See a cast of a 3-million-year-old woman at the National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Pickup and drop-off from anywhere in Addis: hotel, airport, or private home
Important Information
Duration
5–7 hours
Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off at any location in Addis Ababa (Hotel, house or airport)
  • Ground transportation including a car, a driver and fuel
  • Accompanying English speaking guide
  • Local tour guides
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Entoto
  • Entry/Admission - Entoto Maryam Church
  • Entry/Admission - Menelik palace
  • Entry/Admission - Chiromeda Market
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tip for tour guide
  • Other cost not offered in this program
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kerstin wrote a review Mar 2020
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Being in town for a three-day work engagement, we had no time to prepare for any weekend activity. Surprisingly, we could still book our one-day city tour with "My Guzo" on very short notice at 7.30pm the night before we went. Zerefa, our guide, was treating us like family
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here. As a tour company that specializes in authentic Ethiopian travel experiences, we take pride in showing you our real Ethiopia - its history, people and culture. We are glad that you were able to do this tour. We are encouraged by the positive feedback, while we promise you that we strive to improve our service every day. Warmest regards, the myGuzo Team
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Aaadah wrote a review Sep 2019
Vienna, Austria119 contributions29 helpful votes
I took this tour with Elias (tour guide) and Tame(driver) during my 18-hour layover in Addis Ababa. The tour was private, so it was customised according to my interests. Ethiopia is very rich in history and culture, so it was important for me to have a local who knows how to
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Response from myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here. As a tour company that specializes in authentic Ethiopian travel experiences, we take pride in showing you our real Ethiopia - its history, people and culture. We are glad that you were able to do this tour. We are encouraged by the positive feedback, while we promise you that we strive to improve our service every day. Warmest regards, the myGuzo Team
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renatafreirega wrote a review Sep 2019
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Out tour was just perfect! He guided us to the city with a wondeful conversation about culture, culinary, religion and so many things! He also took us to Mount Entoto, to the best coffee shop in the city, to a local restaurant, to the National Museum and he also helped us to
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here. As a tour company that specializes in authentic Ethiopian travel experiences, we take pride in showing you our real Ethiopia - its history, people and culture. We are glad that you were able to do this tour. We are encouraged by the positive feedback, while we promise you that we strive to improve our service every day. Warmest regards, the myGuzo Team
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Dilli Singh wrote a review Jan 2019
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Many of the media were describing Addis Ababa to be a NOT SAFE city that's why I had planned not to visit. But when I enquired with some of the friends who worked/visit there said that is safe. So, I visited there. I experienced no hassle any where at Addis. The one day guided
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour
Responded Feb 22, 2019
Dear Customer, Thank you very much for the positive review about your experience on the Best of Addis Ababa tour. We realize that it is hard to decide what to do in Addis Ababa when you have one day or two, which is the reason we put together the must-see places in the Best of Addis Ababa tour based on our customers feedback. Thank you for supporting us and this particular tour. We look forward to showing you more of our country on your next travel. Warmest regards, the myGuzo Team
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eschindler wrote a review Jan 2019
Tucson, Arizona100 contributions59 helpful votes
We had the pleasure of spending the day with Alex who showed us the sights and sounds of this city. He is friendly, knowledgeable and professional. We joined a diverse group of four others and got a real sense of the culture as well as the city. Make this your first activity
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Response from myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour
Responded Feb 7, 2019
Dear Customer, Thank you much for taking the time to write a detailed review about your experience with our company. We take pride in showing our customers the real Ethiopian culture. We are encouraged to continue to do so by your positive remark. Looking forward to showing you more of Ethiopia next time. Regards, the myGuzo Team
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Alex and Ashanavi The Magnificent
From the meeting of these two gentlemen I knew my day was going to be spectacular . I was greeted so kindly like i
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WeakKneeTraveler
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Well Organised
Did a day trip from Addis Ababa. Pick up was on time and guide spoke fairly good English. The tour was well paced a
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S6603CXkeiths
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Excellent but pickup communication a bit lacking
Tour was as advertised. The driver Tamira was safe (as one can be—other drivers, not so much) and both he and guide
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michaelbM7627NQ
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Great Day. Good mix of Nature, History and Life
Zerefa is a five star tour guide with empathie. We learnt so much about life in the country. Tamirat was the driver
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RichT529
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Excellent all around
A great day-long tour led by Zerefa and with Tamrat as the excellent driver. Zerefa is highly knowledgeable about
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Day Trip From Addis
An excellent way to spend a day away from Addis. On time and very pleasant, I would certainly recommend my guide A
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VinnieLondon_SE2
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Nice day out of Addis Ababa
Communication and pick up by tour company very good. Guide Alexi was very knowledgeable and very happy to talk abou
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John S
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RECOMMEND Whole-heartedly the FULL DAY Ethiopian Culinary Tour with Alex!
RECOMMEND Whole-heartedly the FULL DAY Ethiopian Culinary Tour with Alex! About to embark on an extended tour of Et
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Wonderful
It was a wonderful tour! We had a great day learning about the nature, history and architecture of Addis Abeba. The
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beris2018
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Great tour and great hosts
We had a great time, it was well planned and well hosted. Our host, Alex, was super nice and is filled with a ton o
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WhyNot61
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Our MyGuzo driver and guide, Zerefa, picked us up for our city tour at our hotel on November 6th. We began by head
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Monica W
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Fantastic day trip from the city
Highly recommend this day trip outside of Addis. We got to see beautiful landscapes, baboons and religious landmar
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Catherine M
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A different way to Addis Abeba, particularly if you like food
My injera skills were lacking but the day was a great introduction to Addis Abeba. Getting off the beaten tourist t
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Excellent tour with a wonderful guide
The 6th of february 2020 I wnet on the Food Tour with MyGuzo and that turned out to be a wonderful experience. The
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Best tour in Ethiopia
I just finished a week long tour through the major tourist traps of Ethiopia and it was amazing but by far the best
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