Walking Tour of Addis Abeba - Discover Addis the Authentic way

6 hours 30 minutes
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


We believe offering this kind of tour will enable tourists who cannot afford expensive tours, explore the city in the best possible way. Walking tour will help tourists to experience the authentic and hidden culture of the Ethiopian people.

Guests will see things that they will see if they are driving or other means. It is open for guests to improvise it based on their interest and time


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercato, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Merkato - the biggest open-air market in Africa, is melting point and it best describes the life of Addis Ababa. We believe city tell so many things about the nature of every cities.

Merkato, our guides have long time experience and will take deep into the actual/authentic part of the market: the Spice market, false Banana food preparations, the old metal and plastic recycling area, incense market, Coffee and other cereals zone. It is full of activities and definitely the best way of exploring the city.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Zoma Museum, Addis Ababa 6050 Ethiopia

This is newly added site for our customized tour, and will take our guests to one of the most beautiful and hidden live- museum, combination of architecture, botanic garden, animal husbandry and related attractions.

This newly discovered place is a private museum designed by a famous architect who is now been credited with beautifying the Grand National Palace ( the Prime Minister Palace)

We are pretty sure our guests will enjoy it

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI Street, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

As we mentioned in our many tours, the National Museum is a perfect introduction to the general history, culture and nature of Ethiopia.

This is also where the famous human skeleton, Lucy - the most complete human ancestor is displayed.

After the National Museum, we will be walking down to the central part of Addis Ababa - Piassa and see the King Menelik II Statue at the heart of the city marking the "Zero Kilometer"

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tomoca Coffee | Atlas Branch | ቶሞካ ቡና | አትላስ, 2Q4P+QFJ Medhane Alem Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

In between our walking/driving tour, we will stop to one of the oldest Coffee Shop to taste the famous Ethiopia Coffee.

Guests can choose to go here, or experience the typical Ethiopian coffee ceremony at a convenient place.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tiglachin Memorial, Churchill Avenue, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

This is the only standing memory of the 17 years of Socialism in Ethiopia. This is the Ethio-Cuba friendship monument was built to commemorate the Cuban Solders died during the Ethio-Somalian War, and helped Ethiopia to defend its sovereignty

Duration: 30 minutes


  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Zoma Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Tomoca Coffee | Atlas Branch | ቶሞካ ቡና | አትላስ
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Ethiopia


  • Lunch

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

April 2022

I was in Addis Ababa for a long flight transfer, called them last minute and was accepted for a tour right away. My guide, Gasha, had an excellent sense of hospitality and understanding of what guests want to do and see. He was able to explain history extremely well and in perfect English - incr...

November 2021

Guide was having vast knowledge of Ethiopian history. He also has his own cab he took us to national museum first he explained each and everything In the museum then we went entoto park Spend few hours then we went for city sight seen . The guide was very humble person and he charged very minimal...

February 2020

A great tour of the streets, museums and markets of Addis. Not just walking, but took the "donkey van", a taxi, uber and a street bus as well. The guide, Beki, was a treasure: friendly, informative and went out of his way to make the tour a memorable one Thanks!

February 2020

My guide Beki picked me up at my hotel on time (in fact, he was early and waited in the lobby till I was ready) and we hit the road for a wonderful walking tour. He expertly guided me through the traffic and we even road local public transport such as the "blue donkeys" and "lada" taxis. Wonderfu...

January 2020

Our guide, Gashaw, was amazing! We got to see everything we wanted, and then some! I would highly recommend booking this tour for a terrific overview of Addis. We really enjoyed it and learned so much!

November 2019

This was a truly memorable tour of Addis. Moges, our guide, was very knowledgeable, interesting and kind. He took us on a combination of public transportation and taxis. He was flexible to do what we wanted. We spent hours in the fascinating market, visited museums and had the best authentic coff...

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