Tour code : EB-009H

Trip Highlights

  • Visit Harar (namely the fourth holiest Islamic city in the world)
  • Visit an amazing Hyena feeding
  • Arthur Rimbaud’s former house
  • The Grand Jami Mosque
  • Wonder around the walls surrounded the ancient city of Harar
  • A traditional home in Harar with a niche adorned with Islamic Calligraphy
  • The traditional Harari Museum

Day 01:
Arrive in Addis Ababa, transfer to the hotel. If you arrive in the morning we can arrange an optional city tour.

O/N: Hotel in Addis Ababa 

 Day 02:  Addis Ababa – Harar

Our tour to the eastern Ethiopian city of Harar begins with a flight from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa on Ethiopian Airlines. Continue by vehicle from Dire Dawa to Harar. Stroll through the 16th century walled city of Harar, the fourth most important city in the Islamic World,  visit the five gates of centuries old “Jugol” defensive wall,  See the home of Arthur Rimbuad, renowned French poet who worked and lived in Harar as a “gun-runner” during the 19th century.

O/N: Hotel in Harar

 Day 03:  Harar

Visit the colorful Islamic market. Tour the National and Harari museums and the house of Ras Mekonnen (father of Haile Selassie). In the evening see the “Hyena Man” feeding the hyenas that gather nightly outside the town.

O/N: Hotel in Harar

 Day 04:  Harar to Addis Ababa

Drive from Harar to Dire Dawa with optional stop at Ethiopia’s largest “chat” market in Aweday. From Dire Dawa, fly to Addis Ababa.  Transfer to airport for late night departure if needed. End of tour!

  • The tour program can be modified differently, rearranged, combined with other itinerary and shorten or extended to suit your interest, time and budget.
  • Up on request Ethioblossoms can arrange various tour programs based on your interest.
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