Harar, Ethiopia: 3 Days / 2 Nights


Itinerary, Tour HA-02

This excursion can also be added to the end of other tours that go to different parts of the country, such as the Omo Valley or Historic North.  This tour does not always have pre-scheduled departure dates.  However, if flights and hotels are available we can guarantee a departure on the dates you request.   

Day 01  Addis Ababa - 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. 
Overnight Hotel - Harar

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. 
Overnight Hotel - Harar  

Day 03  Harar to 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.

  • For arrivals before the tour begins or for later departures, additional hotel bookings can be made upon request.
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