Full day tour of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, where you will discover the National Museum, the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Mount Entoto, Africa's largest open air market, Merkato, Shiro Meda and Tommoca coffee with Access Eco Trekking Tours!
After breakfast, drive or hike to Mount Entoto. We arrive at a small ancient town on top of Mount Entoto which was the capital of Ethiopia before Addis Ababa.
Here you will have a panoramic view of the city with the fresh air of the eucalyptus forests. Here you will visit the Maryam Church of Entoto, the museum and the story of the famous Ethiopian Emperor Minilk II, his wife Empress Taytu and the Adwa War.
After the tour, head down to Addis Ababa via Shiro Meda, the city's largest market for traditional clothing.
Visit the Addis Ababa University Campus at the Ethnographic Museum, with major exhibitions of Ethiopia's many cultures, located in the former Haile Selassie Palace.
Continue with a visit to the National Museum, home to Ethiopia's oldest resident, Lucy.
Close to the National Museum is the Selassie (Trinity) Church, one of the most important churches in Addis Ababa and Haile Selassie's final resting place, to which a museum is dedicated on site.
Finish the day by shopping in merkato, the local market which is considered the largest open-air market in Africa, and testing Ethiopian coffee in "Tommoca".
Farewell dinner in a traditional Ethiopian restaurant where dancers and musicians representing the country's many ethnic groups perform. Transfer to the airport for late evening departure if required.
End of the tour.
Highlights of the activity
Through this one day tour you will discover the local side of Ethiopia!
Join us and Discover Addis Ababa!
We will meet with our customers from the reception of their Hotel.
At our Office in Addis Ababa, Amest Killo sub city, In front of the National Museum.
Welcome to Ethiopia and Access Eco Trekking Tours!
“Sometimes it is not the destination of a story that matter most – It is how you get there, and the community you journey with.”
Access Eco Trekking Tours is a responsible local tour operator, community based tourism, Eco trekking, outdoor activities tour and travel company in Ethiopia based on the slope of Mount Entoto in Addis Ababa, Semien Mountain National park in Gondar, Danakil Depression (Erta Ale), Bahir Dar, Abune Yosef in the town of Lalibela and Turmi Omo valley of Southern Ethiopia.
Our strategic location in the town of Addis Ababa, Lalibela and Turmi – gives us a competitive advantage of even serving our visitors better while in every corner of the country from Addis Ababa City tour, Mt. Entoto, Mt. Abune Yosef, Semien Mountain National Park, the northern historical circuit of Bahir Dar, Gonder, Lalibela, Aksum, Mek'ele, the cultural Southern Ethiopia Awassa, Arba Minch, Konso, Jinka, Turmi, Mursi, Hammer, Karo, Yangatom, Bodi, Omorate (Daasanah), Aribore Omo Valley tribal circuit and Harar city to the East and Danakil Depression (Erta Ale).
The perfect weather and community life style in the northern highlands and Southern Ethiopia makes our visitor’s plan to travel in Ethiopia even more affordable.
Our company established with a sense of the local community focus in mind and has since been a leading tour and community based Eco trekking, the best local tour and travel company to all historical, cultural, natural and adventurous attractions of Ethiopia.
Access Eco Trekking Tours is legally registered community based tourism, local tour and travel company under AM/NW/LA/1/0000203/2008 of Democratic Republic of Ethiopia with a Registration No. 686/2010 on 5th June 2008.
We organise a wildlife safaris to different National Parks Awash, Abune Yosef, Bale mountain, Semien Mountain, Lower Omo Valley tribal circuit and Nechi Sar, Gambella, Corechurcura, Wenchi, Zeway and Awassa creator Lakes.
We are also expert guides to Eco – and community based tourism programs to the Northern historical circuit on the slopes of Mt. Abune Yosef, Semien mountain National park and Southern Ethiopia Omo Valley Photography (Cultural) Tours.
Beach holidays to the Ethiopian Rift-valley lakes are another interesting place to spend sometime around Awassa, kuriftu, Babo Gaya, Langano, Debre Zeit and the lake side city of Bahir Dar – all with our local communities and community based tourism in mind.
The southwest of Ethiopia tour over the Omo Valley tribal circuit where we are an expert tour guides offer a unique combination of the local community life style discoveries and extra excitement with the natural beauty of the scenery, wildlife, Birdwatching and sunny weather.
For over 11+ years in a roll, we have marked our Anniversaries of establishment with responsible community based tourism, Eco trekking, walking tour and the best local travel company to the Northern, Southern and the Eastern Ethiopia historical circuits.
Since our establishment, we have involved and will continue to involve our clients in our local communities support initiatives on a participatory level. These development projects endeavour to empower our community on their own local initiatives in what we call “Responsible Tourism and Transforming People Lives”.
Community based tourism, walking tour, Eco trekking tour of course benefits the local communities you journey with and to deliver the best travel service in Ethiopia is why we are here today and opened our door being eager and always proud of displaying the world about the hidden beauties of Ethiopia with the story of its people from our ancient human ancestors "Lucy" to the present modern man.
Safety and security of our visitors, travelers and tourists has always been our top most priority.
Our Drivers, tour Guides and porters are well equipped with the safety and security measures, risks management, first aid and medical evacuation skills that come to play when needed. We work very close with the flying Doctors and local community Nurses in Ethiopia to help our customers during any accidents during the tour.
Our tour prices are mainly based on the budget travelers and includes medium and luxury tour packages to the classic Northern historical, Eastern cultural and southern tribal and Photography tour destinations and travel circuits of Ethiopia.
Finally, if you are looking an experienced and reliable Eco trekking, community based tourism, local tour and travel company in Ethiopia which would help you to arrange and organise your holidays in Ethiopia with a great care and professional way using the time frame-work you have had? Make sure that you are at the right place and would loved to confirm that we are here to help you plan your holidays in Ethiopia with affordable and reasonable tour price.
We have offices based in the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa and Lalibela which are open from Monday - Sunday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM.
We are experienced local tour and travel company in Ethiopia. Join us today and explore more about Ethiopia and it's people!
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