tour the old town of harrar

Tour Operator in Chicago, America Tours, Africa Safari Tours

Horizon Africa Safari is an owner-managed travel operation (LLC) specializing in East Africa and based in Chicago, IL.

Tour The Old Town of Harrar

  • Price
  • Package Duration
    4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Destination Covered:
    Addis Ababa - Awash National Park - Harrar - Museums of Harrai House

Tour Highlights:

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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Addis to Awash National park

Breakfast 7:00 - 07:30
08:00 - Drive from Addis early morning to Awash National park through the industrious town of Nazareth and enjoy volcanically formed calderas, Cone shaped mountains and the Savanna grass land of east Africa in the rift valley system and different kinds of birds life’s like secretary bird, bustards, vultures etc and animal life including Oryx, Gazelle’s kudu, water back. Awash waterfalls and the hot water spring are also some of the other attraction in Awash
Lunch 12:30 - 13:30 on the way
Dinner will be at 19:00 in your hotel O/N Awash Fall Lodge/Boufet de La Gare /Genet Hotel.



Day 2: Awash valley

Breakfast will be 7:00 to 07:30
8:00 - Drive through the Awash valley and eastern escarpment of the rift valley to the old town of Harrar.
Lunch 13:00 to 14:00 on the way
Dinner at 19:00 in your hotel O/N Rawda Gust House / Heritage plaza



Day 3: City tour of Harrar

Breakfast will be 7:30 to 8:00
Starting from 8:30, you will have full day city tour of Harrar to visit, Muslim culture that dates back to the 7th century, Museums of Harrai house.
The Walled town of Harrar has both the Christian and Muslim culture & Hyena man show at the evening 
Lunch will be 13:00 to 14:00 in Local Restaurant
Dinner at 19:00 O/N Rawda Gust House/ Heritage plaza



Day 4: Departure

Breakfast 6:30 to 7:00 A.M
Start driving at 07:30 to Addis Ababa and transfer out for your international flight. (NO HOTEL IN ADDIS ABABA)

Tour Detail:

The fortified historic town of Harar is located in the eastern part of the country on a plateau with deep gorges surrounded by deserts and savannah. The walls surrounding this sacred Muslim city were built between the 13th and 16th centuries. Harar Jagol, is the fourth holiest city of Islam. It has 82 mosques, three of which date from the 10th century and 102 shrines. The townhouses of Harar with their exceptional interior design constitute the most spectacular part of it's cultural heritage. The impact of African and Islamic traditions on the development of the town's building types and urban layout make for its particular character and uniqueness.

Includes :

  • Local Guide for visiting Sites
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • Mineral water



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