Addis Ababa City Tour

Half Day

Cost: USD $80 per person | Tour Time: 09:30AM to 4PM | Group Size: 1-6 Travellers


This is our half-day tour of Addis Ababa from 9:30am to 4pm (we can customise the time based on your schedule)

On our Half Day Addis-Ababa Tour we will take you around our beautiful capital city with our private tour guide and driver. This tour is the perfect way to experience Addis Ababa in half-a-day visiting all the key attractions, experiencing local culture.

With our tour, you’ll really get a chance to see our city and we’ll make sure to pack in so much that you’re able to get a good feeling of Addis Ababa.

We’ll be visiting the tallest point in the city, the market, the Piasa neighbourhood, a museum and church of your choice.

This tour excludes our Addis Ababa Food Tour which is included in our Full-Day Addis Ababa City Tour and takes guests also to our favourite restaurants and coffee shops to get a true taste of Ethiopian Food.

“An action-packed half-day of sightseeing and exploring Addis Ababa”

Book your half-dayAddis Ababa City Tour right here

Tour Information:

Our Half-Day Addis Tour includes the following attractions:

– Entoto Mountain (the best place viewpoint to see Addis Ababa)
– Piasa (an area built by Italians during their failed quest of concurring Ethiopia)
– Holy Trinity Cathedral or St. George Church (it’s your choice which Church we’ll visit)
– National Museum or Ethnological Museum or Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
– Shola Market (a bustling market)

We run the All-Day Addis Ababa daily from 9:30am to 4pm  (we can customise the time based on your schedule).

If you have more time you can always checkout our Full-Day Addis Ababa tour which includes our signature Addis Ababa Food Tour or opt to explore our Ethiopian Coffee Experience.

In case the above timings don’t work with your schedule, let us know and we can see what can be done to customise this experience to you.

✅ Tour Guide: Friendly & Professional Tour Guide
✅ Transportation: Comfortable Air Conditioned Transportation with professional driver
✅ Entrance Fees: All entrance fees are covered by us

✖️ Pick-Up: We can provide a private pickup for an extra fee. Alternatively simply book your ride via your Hotel or by using the Ride Passenger App (local UBER)
✖️ Gratuities & Spending Money: If you’d like to tip any of the restaurants or buy some souvenirs for home, please bring some USD or Ethiopian Birr along.
✖️  Food & Drink: This tour does not include our Food & Drink tour but you’re able to buy things throughout the day along our tour route.

Our Addis Ababa Half-Day City Tour costs USD $80 per participant.

The tour starts at 9:30am and you can meet us at our meeting place called La Parisienne Cafe on Sheger Building bole branch (, or we’re happy to arrange a pick-up at your hotel (not included) or even the hotel (for those transiting past Addis Ababa).

Of course we’re happy to make the timing work with your schedule, just let us know.


The tour will finish at 4pm and we’ll take you back to your hotel or the airport.
Of course we’re happy to make the timing work with your schedule, just let us know.

Comfortable walking shoes, the right clothing for the weather, some Ethiopian Birr (or USD) for shopping (buy some coffee beans for home) and for miscellaneous tips & expenses.

➕ Hotel or Airport Pickup (up to 4 guests) @ USD $15 

If you need to cancel your booking, you can do so for a full refund by letting us know at least 48 hours prior to your tour start time.

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