2 Nights Trip to Harar and Dire Dawa

  • 3 Days
  • Adult

From, $200.00 Per Adult

Description

Duration

3 Days

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Highlights

Experience the vibrant tapestry of culture and history in Dire Dawa and Harar, two captivating cities in eastern Ethiopia. Explore the bustling streets of Dire Dawa, where the iconic Chemin de Fer train station and diverse markets like Kefira and Chattara offer a sensory journey through local life. Immerse yourself in the welcoming atmosphere of traditional cafes and craft shops, and discover the significance of the Juma'a Mosque within the city. Harar, a UNESCO World Heritage site, delve into the rich history and architectural wonders of the Jugol Walls and traditional Harari houses. Witness unique cultural practices like feeding hyenas and explore colorful markets and mosques, including the grand Jumia Mosque.

Included

  • Two nights hotel accommodation on twin room sharing with breakfast
  • Transportation using good conditioned Minibus (including fuel, driver allowance)
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance and local guide fees

Excluded

  • Any flight expense
  • Any meals and drinks
  • Tipping for driver and guide
  • Any other personal expenses

Travel Itinerary

Day 1 - Flight to Dire Dawa - Explore Dire Dawa

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Morning, flight to Dire Dawa. Visit Chemendefer, the oldest Train Station and Kafira colorful market. Afternoon, visit the other two markets of Chattera and Tiwan in Diredawa by walking through the beautiful streets of Dire Dawa. You will also visit the Juma'a Mosque. On your way, you will also experience the delicious streets foods of the town. Overnight in Harla Inn or similar.

Day 2 - Drive to Harar - Explore Harar

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After breakfast, drive to the historic Islamic holy city of Harar. On the way, you will visit the Harla Village and Archaeological Site. In the afternoon, debut exploring the fortified city of Harar. Harar is the Holy City of Ethiopia's Muslim community, is believed to be the fourth-holiest city after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. The old City Wall of Harar is the main attraction and symbol of Islamic architecture. Harar has approximately 90 mosques, which form the largest concentration of mosques in the world. Visit the Jugal wall, the traditional Harari Houses, Colorful Streets of Harar including Makina Girgir. In the evening, you will visit and experience the Hyena Man show at night. Overnight Rewda Waber Harari Cultural Guest House / Similar

Day 3 - Explore Harar - Drive back to Dire Dawa Airport - Flight back to Addis Ababa

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After breakfast, continue the historic city of Harar. Visit the Harar Manuscript Museum, Harar National Cultural Center, the Colorful Markets, Grand Jumia Mosque, and The Tomb of Sheikh Abadir. In the afternoon, visit Harar National Museum, Arthur Rimboud Museum, and Sherif Private Muesum, Din Argoba Mosque, Emir Nurs Tomb, and experience Feeding Kites. In the late afternoon, drive to Dire Dawa Airport. According to your flight schedule, flight back to Addis Ababa. End of the trip.

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