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Addis Ababa - Half Day Cultural Experience provided by Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours

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Addis Ababa - Half Day Cultural Experience

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Updated 01/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
With this half day private cultural guided tour of Addis Ababa - Experience Ethiopian culture with family visit - Know more of the Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity by visiting the Holy Trinity Cathedral - Enjoy the panoramic view of Addis Ababa from Mount Entoto - Attend Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and enjoy your coffee with locals - Walk and shop at the biggest outdoor market in Africa – Merkato - Learn how to cook “Enjera” – the Ethiopian national bread - Drive in Addis Ababa to see its historical monuments - Taste delicious Ethiopian meals at a cultural Ethiopian restaurant - See how Tella (Ethiopian homemade beer is made) and attend a typical Ethiopian traditional Coffee Ceremony Enjoy the flexibility of this cultural tour of Addis Ababa by visiting what interest you more Tour includes professional English speaking tour guide, private transportation, entrance (admission) fees, bottled water and local snacks in the vehicle, and local family visit.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Holy Trinity Cathedral
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Addis Mercato
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Mount Entoto
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Lion of Judah
    Stop: 45 minutes
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Duration
4–5 hours
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Experience, bottled water and local snacks in the car
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Local family visits
  • Professional Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Entoto
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Any other expense which are not mentioned in the "included" list above
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will 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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Nikolina wrote a review Nov 2020
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It was very nice. Our guide Biruk was very well informed and showed us many interesting things. :) He gave us many insides into the local culture.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from EthiopiaTours88, General Manager at Addis Ababa - Half Day Cultural Experience
Responded Nov 17, 2020
Dear Victor, Thank you very much for booking your half day city tour in Addis Ababa with Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours!! It is a pleasure to know you enjoyed visiting Addis Ababa with our tour guide Biruk. And, thank you very much again for sharing your tour experience in Addis Ababa on TripAdvisor!! We wish to see you someday for more day trips around Addis Ababa! With best wishes, Muluken
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TeddyK wrote a review Jan 2020
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo2 contributions2 helpful votes
Thank you for your service guys! We really enjoyed the tour. We had the occasion to discover Addis-abeba.
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Response from EthiopiaTours88, General Manager at Addis Ababa - Half Day Cultural Experience
Responded Jan 2, 2020
Dear Teddy, Thank you very much for booking Addis Ababa - Half Day Cultural Experience private tour in Addis Ababa with Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours!! Thanks a lot again for taking time to review your tour with us!! Keep in touch with us anytime for your tours and travel services in Addis Ababa Ethiopia Best wishes, Muluken G.
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Gusrich wrote a review Oct 2019
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Muluken Girma introduced us to Ethiopian spirit in the deepest way. His high professional level as tour guide and his excellent English skills allowed us to know in each visited places the real Ethiopian way of living.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from EthiopiaTours88, General Manager at Addis Ababa - Half Day Cultural Experience
Responded Oct 29, 2019
Dear Visitor, Thank you very much for choosing Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours for your city tour of Addis Ababa!! It is always my pleasure to make visitors’ stay and tour in Addis Ababa with me a SUCCESS. I am honored to gain such a great review. Thanks again and best wishes, Muluken G.
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By: Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours
ryansC7696YG
ryansC7696YG
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Great tour
Fantastic. I had a tour with Muluken (guide) 2.5 years ago, and this was great, just like last time. Muluken is a g
Ravi J
Ravi J
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Trip to Awash Falls
They arranged our transportation to Awash Falls. Driver (Solomon) and his van were excellent. Solomon was safe and
mulukeng2016
mulukeng2016
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Best around Addis Ababa
If in Addis Ababa for layover or more than one day, take Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours. You will enjoy it!
Talisman-for-me
Talisman-for-me
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An excellent day trip from Addis Ababa
We have had a fantastic experience with Muluken, who has organised a personalised day tour from Addis Ababa on the
rigschon
rigschon
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Memory lane
For the first time after 63 years I was happy to return to Addis Abeba. I got in contact with Muluken Girma, the mo
cas2468
cas2468
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A wonderful day in Addis Ababa! Muluken is a great guide!
Muluken was a wonderful and informative guide. He and our driver helped us see a lot of Addis Ababba in just one da
323berits
323berits
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Perfect Addis in one day!
Very nice and relaxed trip, with loads of experiences. Really feel like we got to see the best of Addis. Love the f
F1652QGdavidw
F1652QGdavidw
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Well organised and professional service
We found Muluken through Trip Advisor. We wanted a local guide to help us plan trips in Ethiopia as we were visitin
alexandertG6306AN
alexandertG6306AN
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Fantastic Tour in Addis Abeba !
The tour was fantastic for the stop over we had in Addis. Biruk our guide was well educated and told us a lot about
Meander268789
Meander268789
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A great first day in Addis
Really great day with Getahun and Jamal. We were two friends traveling together and although we usually don’t do or
Hawkosky
Hawkosky
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Flexible and Engaged
Muluken ensures that every one of his clients has a unique experience. We visited multiple sites over the course o
JourneyToSee
JourneyToSee
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Most enjoyable tour of northern Ethiopia.
We enjoyed our private tour of Northern Ethiopia with Muluken. He was very professional, punctual and accommodatin
Mark L
Mark L
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An Excellent Tour From A Superb English Speaking Guide
If you are looking to see and understand more about the Ethiopia outside of Addis then look no further. Muluken is
Mark L
Mark L
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Fantastic tour and great value for money
Mulukan is a superb guide. He knows the city inside-out. The depth of his knowledge is quite remarkable and he has
BrewerBarnes
BrewerBarnes
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Great Tour
Like many, we took advantage of a long layover is Addis by doing a city tour. The guys that took us around were out
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