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Best of Addis Ababa Guided City Tour

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    Stop At: Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    The tour follows a chronological order of the expansion of Addis Ababa, starting with where it all started at the famous Entoto mountain. Here, you will see the vast parts of Addis Ababa from an impressive viewpoint.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Entoto Maryam Church, North Shewa, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    You will walk around the historic Entoto Church, which in its compound has the first church in/around Addis Ababa. It is a tranquil church with typical ancient architecture of Ethiopian Churches.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Menelik palace, Entot Mountain, Addis Ababa 1000 Ethiopia

    You will visit the palace of the Mighty King who kept Ethiopia independent from Colonial Powers (Emperor Menelik II). The Emperor was so busy fighting back imperialists that his palace is a humble one.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chiromeda Market, Toward Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    One the way down from the mountains, visit Ethiopia largest textile market with displays of Ethiopia's finest hand craftsmanship

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    Here, you will get to see fossil replicas of your ancestor, Lucy

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Menelik II Square, Sres, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    You will drive through the center of Addis Ababa, called Old Piazza, where you will see old Italian buildings, and also masses of people transiting to different parts of the city. It is a good highlight of Addis Ababa's way of life.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    Guided walking tour of the largest open air market in Ethiopia

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer free pickup from all hotels and the airport in Addis Ababa
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 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 - Entoto Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Entoto Maryam Church
    • Entry/Admission - Menelik palace
    • Entry/Admission - Chiromeda Market
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia
    • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    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...More

    Thank theadahapalla
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank renatafreirega
    Reviewed January 30, 2019

    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...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank DilliSingh001
    myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at myGuzo, responded to this reviewResponded February 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...More

    Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

    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...More

    1  Thank eschindler
    myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at myGuzo, responded to this reviewResponded February 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...More

    Reviewed January 2, 2019

    I had the pleasure to join the Best of Addis Ababa in 1 day tour. It was a great experience, and the myGuzo team can be characterized as knowledgeable, friendly, and highly responsive to one's requests.More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank ccms1983
    myGuzo, Guest Relations Manager at myGuzo, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

    Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on our service. It was a pleasure hosting you and showing you the real Ethiopia through crafted authentic Ethiopian travel experiences. We look forward to seeing you in Ethiopia again. Warmest regards, the...More

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