Food Tour of Addis Ababa 6 hours

  • Visit Merkato or Shola market
  • Taste delicious local food at carefully selected restaurants
  • Take part in preparation of traditional Ethiopian food at a local home
  • Learn traditional coffee ceremony and how to make injera
  • Ideal for a limited time spent in Addis such as stopover
  • Possible morning, afternoon and evening dedicated tour

On this culinary tour First visit either Merkato or Shola market. Next go to three different traditional restaurants in Addis Ababa and taste different types of traditional food while getting to know the culture of Ethiopia. You can also get involved in the preparation and making of Ethiopian food (i.e. baking of enjera and traditional coffee ceremony at a local home) but if you are taking this activity, you will have to skip going to one of the restaurants.

If your program is inclusive of  dinner, you will get a chance to see traditional dancing ceremony at Dessanech Kitfo near the airport.

The tour is specially suitable for tourists who are in transit and who have limited amount of time to spend in Addis. All of this is inclusive of airport transfers only before and after you finished your sightseeing.

Start time can be adjusted to your arrival/ departure times.

Tour highlights

Country: Ethiopia

Start city: Addis Ababa

Nearest airport: Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD)

Duration: 6 hours

Starts at: 8:00,12:00 at Your hotel, Bole International Airport or Taitu Hotel - your choice

Ends at: Your hotel, Bole International Airport or Taitu Hotel - your choice

Available for: Students, Adults, Seniors

Guide speaks: English
* Other languages possible on request

  • Coffee ceremony
  • Food
  • Coffee
  • Injera
  • Culinary tour
  • Food preparation
  • Traditional cuisine
  • Culinary experience

Our clients say:

This was out first visit to Addis Ababa. The city is very busy but with the great service from Meklit, we were given a great tour of the city.
In particular we asked for a food tour in Addis Ababa e she perfectly guided us into merkato and other many local restaurant!
She also hosted us in her home to make us tried the best injera in all the city!
( her mom's one).

Great experience,
We will never forget!

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Gabriele