Harar Tour

What to expect

 Duration: three nights and Four days. The itinerary is customized to go at your own pace. The first day, you will visit the Dre Dawa railway station, Colourful Harar Markets, the Harar Museum and the Hyena feeding site performance.  The second day, you will visit Babile Elephant Sanctuary and the Babile rock formation. Day three, Harar Jugol a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Old Walled city, traditional Harari houses and Explore the French Poet Arthur Rimbaud's House. Day Four,  After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Dire Dawa airport.

About this activity 

infants and children friendly. Infants must sit on laps. Parents and guardians are responsible to look after their children.

No wheelchair accessible

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What is Included

Airport transfers, Round trip Domestic flights, private Surface transport for all tours destination, Parking fees, English speaker Tour Guide, Entry/ Admission fees except optional ceremonial and photo fees, Accommodation with  breakfast, 

What is not included

Lunch and Dinner.

 Tips for tour guides, hotel, staff and drivers.

 Personal expenses & Medical Insurance.

 Price starts

price varies by group size

 1 Pax:- $ 1,401

2 Pax:-$ 1973 or $ 987 per person

4 pax:-$ 3,117 or $ 779 per person

 Note: Remember to pack your sunscreen lotion, sunglass, hat. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Time may vary depending on the circumstance, flight and traffic jam time  or date.

                                                                   General Itinerary

Animated Market

Early in the morning, the driver or the hotel shuttle bus will drop you off at the Addis Ababa Bole airport to fly to Dirdawa.   Day 1: Morning:

Start your day by visiting the Dre Dawa railway station. It is a crucial transportation hub in Ethiopia, facilitating the movement of people and goods between various regions within the country and connecting Ethiopia to international trade routes.have a lunch break then after driving to Harar. Check in your hotel.

Day 1: Afternoon 

Visit colourful Harar Markets, where you can browse through a variety of goods including spices, traditional clothing, and local crafts. Get to know the techniques and traditions of the local vendors by interacting with them.

-Visit the Harar Museum, located in Ras Mekonnen's palace, to learn about the history and culture of the Harari people.

Day 1: Evening

Visit the Hyena Feeding Site, an exhilarating experience where you can witness locals feed wild hyenas by hand. Take a close look at these fascinating creatures with the help of trained individuals. Back to your hotel.

 Babile Elephant sanctuary is a reserved area for wildlife sanctuary. it is located in East Hararghe.  

Day 2: Morning:

Take a short trip to Babile Elephant Sanctuary, located approximately 46 kilometres from Harar. Experience a safari and witness the majestic elephants in their natural habitat. Enjoy lunch and unwind at your hotel.

Day 2: Afternoon :

After lunch visit The Babile Rock Formation. The Babile rock formation is a unique and breathtaking natural landmark located in eastern Ethiopia, near the city of Harar. The Babile rock formation is primarily composed of sandstone and volcanic rocks that have been shaped by wind and water erosion over millions of years. Combined with the colours of the strangely shaped rocks, it creates an enchanting and unique landscape that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.

Harar Jugol Wall 

It is the only walled city of Ethiopia and was built between  the 13th and th 16th centuries. It is 5 m high and 3.5 Km long. It was built as a defense wall in medieval times. The wall has five gates to enter into five different directions to the city.  

Day 3: Morning: 

-Visit Harar Jugol, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the old walled city. Explore the narrow winding streets filled with colourful murals, mosques, and traditional Harari houses.  You can witness the unique architecture and intricate Harari decoration in some of them that are open to the public.

Have lunch and return to your hotel for relaxation.

Day 3: Afternoon:

Explore Arthur Rimbaud's House, the French poet who lived in Harar in the late 19th century. The house has been converted into a museum that displays his works and the cultural exchange between Europe and Harar.

Day 3: Evening:

Enjoy a relaxing sunset walk along the Harar city walls, taking in the panoramic views of the city and the surrounding landscape.

Back to your hotel and prepare for your departure the next day.