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City Tour of Addis Ababa

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours

  • Locations

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Activities

    Private Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    From: $180 USD per trip
  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Avg Distance

    About 20 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Every day

  • Price Includes

    Comfortable private Toyota minivan, professional and experienced English speaking tour guide, bottled water and local snacks in van, and related government taxes.

  • Notes

    When visiting churches, women are expected to be fully dressed and cover hairs. And, June - Mid September is the rainy season so be prepared dress wise.


  • The National Museum of Ethiopia to visit mainly the fossil remains of Lucy (3.18 million years old) and to learn about the history of Ethiopia
  • Merkato market - the largest open air market in Africa to visit its spice market, basket market, secondhand items market and the recycling section
  • Driving to Mount Entoto (3,200 meters above sea level) to enjoy the panoramic view of Addis Ababa and to visit the oldest church in Addis Ababa
  • Driving on the main streets of the city to visit the city's various historical monuments and international institutions such as the African Union
  • Enjoy the great view of Addis Ababa from Mount Entoto (3,200 meters above sea level) making Addis Ababa the highest capital city in Africa.


Trip Info

This city tour of Addis Ababa is of about 8 hours to visit the most interesting sightseeing sites of the city. Visit National Archaeological Museum of Ethiopia to see mainly the fossil remains of Lucy (3.18 mil years old). Continue tour with visiting the Holy Trinity Cathedral, the Ethnological Museum which was the former residence of Emperor Haile Sillassie.
Then, after a lunch stop at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you will taste varieties of delicious Ethiopian meals, we drive to Merkato which is the largest open air market in Africa to visit the interesting spice market, second hand market, and the recycling section. And then we drive to the peak of Mount Entoto to visit the oldest church in Addis and to have the panoramic view of the city.
Finally, we drive on the main streets of Addis to see its various historical monuments.
As I was born and raised in Addis Ababa, and with the years of experience I have, I believe I would be the perfect match for your trip in and around Addis.
Contact me soon and enjoy the best of your time in Addis!

Your adventure awaits!

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) is a local tour operator in Ethiopia based in Addis Ababa. Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) is owned and run by experienced tourism professionals. Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) strives to generate the best tour experiences visitors deserve in Ethiopia. Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) specializes in organizing tours to the historical sites of northern and eastern Ethiopia, tours to the rock hewn churches of Tigray – northern Ethiopia, and to the colourful and interesting tribal people of southern and south western Ethiopia. All the professional and motivated staffs of Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) heartily believe and wholly involve meeting customers’ expectations of their tour in Ethiopia with perfect match Ethiopian experience. Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET’s) uses insured and best conditioned vehicles for all tours in Ethiopia. Our multilingual guides, for whom travelling in Ethiopia is a way of life – not a way of making a living, lead you to all the corners of Ethiopia. To provide most satisfactory, ethical, and professional tour experience to visitors of Ethiopia, we employ tour guides who are knowledgeable, experienced and sympathetic to visitors’ interests. In addition to being mainly a local tour operator in Ethiopia, organizing package tours, Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) provides the following services: - - Hotel Room Booking - Air Seat Reservation - Car Rental - Camping Equipment & Cooking Utensils Rental - Organizing Conference Tours You can easily predetermine how exciting your tour to Ethiopia would be by examining how your one-to-one pre-tour arrangements are handled and organized professionally. Connection is the key to opportunities – Just let us know how we can help you. Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) is legally established to provide contemporary tourists to Ethiopia exceedingly satisfactory tour and travel service visitors deserve. Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours (MEET) is legally established under the license number 020/1/48457/2001 from The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Trade and Industry. GET THE SOLUTION WITH US TO HAVE IT YOUR WAY! Contact us soon and see how!!

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