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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.

<p>7:00 - Pick up from your destination/home. </p><p>8:00 - Meet with the guide/driver and briefing about the tour.</p><p>8:30 - Drive to Melka-Kuntare archeological site (50 km from Addis Ababa).</p><p>9:30 - Visit Melak-Kuntare archeological site.</p><p>10:30 - Drive to the rock-hewn church of Adadi Mariam (18 km from Melka Kuntare)</p><p>11:00 - Visit the rock-hewn church of Adadi Mariam. </p><p>12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch. Packed lunch.</p><p>14:00 - Drive to Tiya (35 km from Adadi Mariam) </p><p>15:30 - Visit Tiya Steles and museum.</p><p>16:00 - Stop at a rural village for local life visit.</p><p>16:30 - Drive back to Addis Ababa. </p><p>17:30 - Arrival in Addis. Beer tasting at St. George Brewery. </p><p>19:00 - Cultural authentic Ethiopian cultural food buffet along with cultural drinks, live music and dances of the diverse nations and nationalities of Ethiopia.</p><p>21:00 - Drop off to your destination/home.</p>

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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Full Day Tour to Melka-Kuntare, Adadi-Mariam &Tiya
From $ 120
/ Adult