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3-Day Harar City Tour From Addis Ababa
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Museum, Wildlife

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language



The fortified historic town of Harar is located in the eastern part of the country. The walls surrounding this Muslim city were built in the 16th century. Harar Jugol is said to be the fourth holiest city of Islam. The townhouses with their exceptional interior design constitute the most spectacular part of Harar's cultural heritage. Visit the Babile Elephant Sanctuary and the biggest camel market as well!

  • Day 1 : Arrival expand_more
    • Fly from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa on Ethiopian Airlines. 
    • Continue by car (D4D) from Dire Dawa to Harar with an optional stop at Ethiopians largest chat market. 
    • See the “Hyena Man” feeding the hyenas that gather nightly outside the town in the evening. With a little courage, you may also feed the hyenas yourself!


  • Day 2 : City Tour of Harar expand_more
    • After breakfast, take a trip to stroll through the 16th-century walled city of Harar, which is considered the fourth most important city in the Islamic world. 
    • View the five gates and markets near the gates and the Old Awmeshed Mosque built in the 10th century. 
    • Visit the home of Arthur Rimbaud, the renowned French poet who lived in Harar. 
    • Also, see the National and Harari museums, the house of Ras Mekonnen (the father of Haile Selassie), traditional Harari homes, and many more interesting places. 
    • Return to the hotel. 
  • Day 3 : Babile Elephant Sanctuary & Departure expand_more
    • In the morning, drive to the Babile Elephant Sanctuary, located 25km away from town. The sanctuary was created to conserve the native elephant sub-specials and is also home to around 400 elephants. 
    • Visit the biggest camel market in Africa, the Daketa Stone, Marvel's Valley, and Koromi village. (Monday or Thursday)
    • Drive from Harar to Dire Dawa and catch the flight to Addis Ababa. Transfer to the airport for late night departure if needed.
What's Included
  • Private transportation
  • All entrance tickets
  • English speaking guide in Ethiopia
  • Professional guide
What's Excluded
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 10 USD 35 Per Person

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