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One day tours in Addis Ababa and one day trips (excursions) out of Addis Ababa with Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours [MEET].Taste Ethiopian meals in 1 Day Tours in Addis Ababa

This page lists top notch tour destinations to visit in and around Addis Ababa in one day. Find also our bookable day trip packages Perfect for first-time travelers to Addis Ababa, our short (4 to 5 hours) and long (about 9 hours) private tours in Addis mentioned below. 

We also offer interesting evening stopover tour of Addis Ababa to enjoy best things-to-do in the city after sunset. Get the checklist of private one day tours with start and end at Addis Ababa.

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Keep reading and find out more our one day tours near Addis Ababa.Best Places to Visit near Addis Ababa


Private customizable sightseeing tour in Addis Ababa with professional local tour guide.

City Tours of Addis Ababa last from 3 to 5 hours (half day) to 10 hours (full day). Sightseeing tours in Addis Ababa are to visit the most important sites of the city. The half day city tour is ideal for transit passengers at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa to visit city tours

The full day city tour includes visiting museums, churches, and local markets in Addis Ababa. Local activities like attending Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and cooking Ethiopian meals are part of Addis tours.

Visiting Addis Ababa with our city tours is organized for half day Addis Ababa city tour (4 - 6 hours) or full day tour of Addis Ababa (8 - 9 hours). The short visit of the city is best for trippers who wish to have the highlights of Addis Ababa in few hours. Our tour guides arrange your visit by including top sites you wish to visit in Addis Ababa.

The Full Day Addis Ababa City Tour takes the entire day with a local tour escort. You will be driving with private car to selected top ranking museums, churches, outlooks, local markets, and other activities you want to try in Addis Ababa. This long layover tour in Addis helps you have a deeper insight to Ethiopia's history and Addis Ababa.

For visitors who want to experience the nightlife of Addis Ababa, we organize private Cultural LIVE Tour at one of the best traditional restaurants in Addis Ababa. At Yod Abyssinia Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant or 2000 Habesha Cultural Ethiopian Restaurant, visitors can taste delicious Ethiopian meals, attend coffee ceremony, try "Tej" - Ethiopian Honey Wine, and see cultural dances of Ethiopians LIVE.

Contact us for details on how we can help perfecting your holidays in Addis Ababa!

DAY TOURS NEAR ADDIS ABABAWhat to do with day tours from Addis Ababa

Excursions near Addis Ababa with knowledgable English speaking Ethiopian tour guide.

This is a list of day trips from Addis Ababa to see the natural resources, experience local culture, visit historical and religious sites, enjoy views of breathtaking scenery, and discover wildlife around Addis Ababa.

What you are doing when you book and take a day out of Addis Ababa?
- Have a better insight of people’s culture and way of living as you visit rural villages
- Admire breathtaking sceneries like the Jemma River Gorge and the Ethiopian section of East African Rift Valley
- Learn Ethiopia’s long and interesting history as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Steles of Tiya
- And, a lot more.

Adadi Mariam Rock Carved Church near Addis AbabaMajor attractions and things to do include in the day tours from Addis Ababa are: -

  • Adadi Mariam Rock Carved Church (13th Century AD) and Steles (Obelisks) of Tiya (14th Century AD and UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Debre Libanos Monastery (13th Century AD and the biggest in Ethiopia)
  • Scenic view of Jemma River Gorge and Portuguese Bridge (16th Century AD)
  • Visiting three of the crater lakes of Bishoftu (Debre Ziet)
  • Rift Valley of Ethiopia and boat ride on Lake Ziway


All day tours from Addis Ababa are private, small group, customizable, accompanied with professional English speaking tour guide and by drive with comfortable Toyota Corolla (1 and 2 people) and Toyota Minivan (2 – 6 people) which are equipped with air conditioning and shoulder seat belts.

See the list of day trips from Addis Ababa offered by Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours: -Gelada-Baboon-around-Debre-Libanos-Day-Trip-from-Addis-Ababa.jpg

Day tours near Addis Ababa are flexible to fit visitor’s time limit, and expectations, and be combined with others.

Whatever day trip you choose, let Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours take the hassle out of it by arranging private transportation, flexible pick-up and drop-off in Addis Ababa city. Let our professional, English-speaking guide explain places you visit as you travel and enjoy the freedom to explore attractions you like deeper.

Please, contact us for details.


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