Excursion to Melka Kuntre, Tiya and Adadi Mariam

8 hr

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Our clients will have escaping tour from Addis Ababa and see the countryside part of Ethiopia with scenic drive to the sites of Melka Kuntre Stone Age site then drive to Adadi Mariam heading to Tiya (ancient stele field and UNESCO World Heritage site)
- You will have the chance immerse in the village of Tiya and learn how they make Ensset
(kocho) from the falls banana tree. It is staple food for the southern...
Our clients will have escaping tour from Addis Ababa and see the countryside part of Ethiopia with scenic drive to the sites of Melka Kuntre Stone Age site then drive to Adadi Mariam heading to Tiya (ancient stele field and UNESCO World Heritage site)
- You will have the chance immerse in the village of Tiya and learn how they make Ensset
(kocho) from the falls banana tree. It is staple food for the southern people.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Melka Kunture, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Melka Kuntre, Stone Age site (between 1.5 and 1.8 Million years old), contains many samples of
Stone Age tools of the early Homo sapiens. The collections are results of the excavations of the
last four decades. The samples are well exhibited in show rooms and there is very good scientific
explanation about Stone Age tools in general and the site in particular.


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tiya, Tiya, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

You will drive about 83 km to you will visit the archaeological sites of Tiya (ancient stele field
and UNESCO World Heritage site) remarkable for its large stone pillars, many of which bear
some form of decoration.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Adadi Maryam, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Adadi Mariam, also lies along this road and it is the only...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Melka Kunture, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Melka Kuntre, Stone Age site (between 1.5 and 1.8 Million years old), contains many samples of
Stone Age tools of the early Homo sapiens. The collections are results of the excavations of the
last four decades. The samples are well exhibited in show rooms and there is very good scientific
explanation about Stone Age tools in general and the site in particular.


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tiya, Tiya, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region

You will drive about 83 km to you will visit the archaeological sites of Tiya (ancient stele field
and UNESCO World Heritage site) remarkable for its large stone pillars, many of which bear
some form of decoration.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Adadi Maryam, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Adadi Mariam, also lies along this road and it is the only rock hewn church to exist as
this region. The church is not carefully carved as the rock-hewn churches in Lalibela but it has a
lot of similarities with most of them and the rock-hewn churches of Tigray.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Melka Kunture
  • Lunch
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Adadi Maryam
Not Included
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our clients from Hotel, Apartment, Airport

Airports

  • Bole Airport, Addis Ababa Ethiopia


7:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.