If you are looking to explore the best highlights of Addis Ababa in just one day, you have come to the right place! This tour will offer you the best of what Addis Ababa has to offer such as it's National Museum exhibits prehistoric fossils, including replicas of the famous early hominid known as Lucy, along with Ethiopian art and traditional crafts. The African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) are several international institutions headquartered in Addis!
Enjoy a hotel pick up between 7:30am and 8am, and start your trip to Entoto mountain, where after a short drive up hill and some light trekking, you will have the chance to visit the historic Entoto Church & Museum and Menelik's palace. Heading back to the city from the mountain, you will make a short stop at Shiromeda textile market, the largest traditional clothing market in Addis. You will have the opportunity to socialize with the world famous traditional textile craftsmen and shop for souvenirs.
After exploring Shiromeda, you will visit the National Museum which is the home of the fossil replica of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) and some other historical artifacts. This is followed by a typical Ethiopian lunch at the oldest hotel in Ethiopia, Taitu Hotel. After lunch, you will have ample time for some sightseeing of Addis Ababa's mesmeric old town Piassa. Following Piassa, you will head to Merkato, the largest open market in Africa where you will experience Ethiopia's distinct market activity and business dealings. Wrapping up the tour, you will head back to your hotel while enjoying some more of Addis's beautiful views!
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