- Trip Outline
Addis Ababa was founded in 1880 by Menelik II who moved his capital city from Ankober (a town 175 km to the northeast) to the top of the Entoto Mountains. The church of St. Mary where Menelik was crowned Emperor in 1882 can still be visited on top of the mountain. His wife, the Empress Taitu however, found the natural hot springs at the foot of the mountain to be more to her liking and so after a while the capital was moved to the foot of the mountains just above the hot springs. The palace he built is still there.
MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel
End Point Options: Airport, Hotel
Duration: 7 hours
9 am is the normal starting time. however if a customer prefers to start early or late it can be adjusted.
driving by 2012 high standard tourist van that can accommodate up to 8 people with professional driver.
for up to three people, we use toyota 2007 model.
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
70 birr - for personal items