5-Days Tours of Cave Painting to Dire Dawa including Harar

Tour Description

Tour Code: 5-Days Tours of Cave Painting to Dire Dawa including Harar

Attractions: History, Religion, Cave painting& Scenery

Duration: 5 Days &4 Nights

Transportation: Surface drive

 

Day 1: Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport& Addis Ababa City Tour

Meet and greet you FANOS Ethiopia Tours representative at exit of luggage claim and transfer you to the hotel.

Depending on your arrival visit/city tour in Addis Ababa. You will have an early breakfast and your first visit in Addis Ababa will be the National Museum. It houses numerous antiquarian relics and archaeological artifacts (most famous exhibit is the 3.5 million year old skeleton of Lucy). Then you will continue to visit Mount Entoto (3,200 above sea level. The Church of St Mary (1885) and Emperor Menelik II Palace. The Entoto Museum, with its historical exhibits is well worth a visit.

 

After lunch you will visit Trinity Cathedral. It was constructed by Emperor Haile Selassie in 1947 (ornamented with carvings and mosaic and other artistic works such as paintings of saints and the apostles on the stained glass) and visit Merkato, the largest open market in Africa. In the evening, you will have dinner at the hotel and you will rest.Overnight stay in Bole Ambassador hotel, Addis Ababa.

 

Day 2: Drive to Dire Dawa

After a relaxed breakfastyou will drive to Dire Dawa (515 Km from Addis Ababa). Dire Dawa (known to be the mosaic of culture and the museum of people as most culture from around the country, and culture of the French, the Bulgarian, the Greek, the Armenian and the Indian are displayed in this remarkable city with the diverse architectural style of the buildings.

In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night in the hotel.  Overnight stay in Selam or Blossom hotel.

 

Day 3: Excursion to Lega Oda

In the morning, after breakfast, you will drive to Lega Oda (38 Km from Dire Dawa). You will visit to the Lega Oda (a pre-historic cave painting). You will drive back to Dire Dawa & have a lunch. In the afternoon rest & relax. Early in the evening make walk around Kezira and enjoy the night life. In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night in the hotel. Overnight stay in Selam or Blossom hotel

 

In the evening, you will have dinner and stay the night in the hotel.  Overnight stay in Selam or Blossom hotel.

 

Day 4: Drive to Harar &Visit the Walled town of Harar

You will have an early breakfast & a drive to Harar (50km from Dire Dawa) and visit the walled city of Jegol, the house of Arthur Rimbaud (a French poetry who lived 1880’s in Harar), Emperor Haile Selassie home (where he was born & raised) and Harari Cultural Museum.

Early in the evening, you will visit man feeding wild hyenas. Then you will have dinner & spend the night there.Overnight stay in Ras or Heritage Plaza Hotel.

 

Day 5: Drive back to Addis Ababa 

After a relaxed breakfast, you will drive back to Addis Ababa.You will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs.

Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner to Ethiopian (Habesha 2000 or YOD Abyssinia) traditional restaurant where you will taste Ethiopian food & drinks and a live music & dance.

Then depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.

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Rate:

Starting from: $ 475 USD per persons

Single Supplement: $ 65

 

Price includes:

 

  • Well-maintained and insured 4WD vehicles  Model 2013-2015
  • Fuel
  • All transfers in & out
  • Hotel Room on Double  Occupancy basis including Breakfast (B&B)
  • All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
  • Bottled natural water every day,
  • Service tax

 

Price DOES NOT include:

  • Entry visa
  • International flights
  • Domestic flight (Addis Ababa –Dire Dawa – Addis Ababa)
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Photography & Video fees,
  • Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)