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Full Day Tour to Melka-Kuntare, Adadi-Mariam &Tiya - 1 Day

These three different attractions are located with only 90 Km distance from Addis.  Erected between the 12th and 14th centuries as grave markers, Tiya standing stones are classified as a World Heritage Site registered by UNESCO. Melka Kunture, that lies near the Awash River Gorge, is one among the most important Neolithic sites in Ethiopia, where different pre-historic structures & civilization tools are found. Driving about 5 km further, this tour includes the historic rock hewn church of Adadi Mariam. The tour ends with beer tasting at the oldest brewery in Addis Ababa.

Day 1
Trip Outline (The Itinerary)

7:00 – Pick up from your destination/home.

8:00 – Meet with the guide/driver and briefing about the tour.

8:30 – Drive to Melka-Kuntare archeological site (50 km from Addis Ababa).

9:30 – Visit Melak-Kuntare archeological site.

10:30 – Drive to the rock-hewn church of Adadi Mariam (18 km from Melka Kuntare)

11:00 – Visit the rock-hewn church of Adadi Mariam.

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch. Packed lunch.

14:00 – Drive to Tiya (35 km from Adadi Mariam)

15:30 – Visit Tiya Steles and museum.

16:00 – Stop at a rural village for local life visit.

16:30 – Drive back to Addis Ababa.

17:30 – Arrival in Addis. Beer tasting at St. George Brewery.

19:00 – Cultural authentic Ethiopian cultural food buffet along with cultural drinks, live music and dances of the diverse nations and nationalities of Ethiopia.

21:00 – Drop off to your destination/home.

Price Includes

  • Pick up from & drop off to the hotel/where you stay, air-conditioned 2016 minivan for land transport, professional English speaking tour guide, all applicable entrance fees at the museums and churches, beer tasting, lunch, bottled natural water.
  • starting from USD 120 per person
  • Add-Ons: authentic Ethiopian cultural dinner for 20 USD per person.

Price Excludes

  • Drinks unless specified. Tours not mentioned above. Tips to guides & driver.

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Trip Facts

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  • Full day. 7:00 to 18:30 without dinner. 7:00 to 21:00 with dinner.