Dire Dawa and Harar in Eastern Ethiopia. Includes roundtrip air between Addis Ababa and Harar
Day 01 Addis Ababa to Harar
Fly from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa on Ethiopian Airlines. Continue by vehicle from Dire Dawa to Harar. Stroll through the 16th century walled city of Harar, the fourth most important city in the Islamic World. See the home of Arthur Rimbuad, renowned French poet who worked and lived in Harar as a “gun-runner” during the 19th century.
Day 02 Harar
Visit the colorful Islamic market. Tour the National and Harari museums and the house of Ras Mekonnen (father of Haile Selassie.) In the evening see the “Hyena Man” feeding the hyenas that gather nightly outside the town.
Day 03 Harar – Addis Ababa
Drive from Harar to Dire Dawa with optional stop at Ethiopia’s largest “chat” market in Aweday. From Dire Dawa, fly to Addis Ababa. Transfer to airport for late night departure if needed.
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