Awash and the Walled city of Harer (Surface) - 4 days and 3 nights
Highlights of the Tour: Birds, Crater lakes, National Park, Arabic life, Ancient History, colorful markets, green jungle and Scenery, ………
Day 1- Arrival, Drive to Awash National Park
Drive to Awash National Park. Up on arrival have safari in the park to spot the Oryx, lesser Kudu, Baboon, Warthog and other more mammals with bird species. Also visit the Awash River falls. O/n Genet Hotel or Awash falls Lodge.
Day 2 - Visit Awash Market and Drive to Harer
In the morning admire the colorful market place of Awash (colorful on Tuesday), where one can see the Amhara, Oromo and Afar tribes mingling and head to Harer. En route also visit to the Aweday “chat”, a mildly toxic plant people chew to get high. In the evening visit to the Hyena Man. O/n Heritage Plaza Hotel.
Day 3 - Visit Harer and Drive to Dire Dawa
Site seeing of the walled city of Harer (the 4th Islamic center in the world) namely, the grand Jami mosque, the Ras Teferi`s (the last king of Ethiopia, Hailesilasse) former house, the colorful Christian and Muslim Markets, the typical Adere people house, the museum of Harer, former house of the famous French poet, Arthur Rimbaud house. Then drive to Dire Dawa O/n blue-some or Samarat Hotel
Day 4 - Visit Dire Dawa Train Station and Drive to Addis Ababa
In the morning visit to the train station built by the French during the early days of 1900 and drive back to Addis Ababa. Finally be transferred to airport.
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