Free Transit Tour of Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa ("New Flower" in Amharic) is the third highest capital in the world with an altitude of 2,400 m. Founded in 1887 by Emperor Menelik II; it is also known as the capital of Africa for hosting multiple international institutions such as the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

Travelers for business or leisure enjoy Africa’s bustling and vibrant capital city while in Addis Ababa. It’s ethnically diverse with a population of more than 5 million. The people of Ethiopia in general are known for their friendliness and hospitality and a readiness to help travelers create experiences that will become long lasting memories. This tour will take you to:

  • National Museum:

    It is one of the most popular museums where Ethiopia’s oldest and most complete fossils are displayed. You will also enjoy collections from the pre – Aksumite time to date.

  • Cultural Coffee Ceremony:

    Ethiopia's coffee ceremony is an integral part of our social and cultural life. An invitation to attend a coffee ceremony is considered a mark of friendship or respect and is an excellent example of Ethiopian hospitality.

  • Shopping:

    Experience shopping in Addis Ababa where you can purchase local and homemade crafts including but not limited to scarfs made of cotton and other craft

Eligible Passengers

Transit passengers whose flights arriving Addis Ababa airport from Ethiopian flights in the morning before 08:00 AM and have transit time of 6- 8 hours.

Passengers who are interested to take the free transit tour of Addis Ababa must contact Ethiopian Airlines office before their departure and get the free transit tour voucher. 

Transit Tour Meeting Point

Transit tour staff will regularly show up from 06:00am-08:00am local time at transfer Area and will guide you to the free transit tour Information desk.

The tour will start at 08:30am

Please be here 30 minutes before the start of your tour. 

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