5 Days Yirgacheffe Coffee Tour

Route: Addis Ababa – Awassa – Yirgacheffe – Addis Ababa

Note: Itinerary can be amended upon request 


Day 1

Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport & City Tour

Arrive at Bole International airport, meet & greet with the Freeland team and transfer to the hotel.

Visit Addis Ababa:

  • Visit Mount Entoto(3,300 above sea level. The Church of St Mary (1885) and Emperor Menelik II Palace. The Entoto Museum, with its historical exhibits, is well worth a visit. The Panoramic View of Addis here is spectacular.
  • Ethnological Museum (within Addis Ababa University) that exhibits the culture and handicrafts of various Ethiopian ethnic groups,
  • National Museum in which you are visiting different archaeological findings (including Lucy’s replica Skeleton).
  • Visit the Trinity Cathedral, Mausoleum of emperor MenelikII at Bààta Church
  • The Unity Park – in the Menelik II’s Grand Palace
  • Merkato– the largest open market in Africa.
  • Visit one of the famous coffee shops like Tomoca.

Overnight – Hotel, Addis Ababa

Day 2

Addis Ababa – Awassa – Yirgacheffe

Fly from Addis Ababa to Awassa and drive to Yirgacheffe area for coffee farms and coffee union then testing the best coffee proceeds.

Overnight – Aregash Lodge, Yirgalem

Day 3

Excursion to Aleta-Wendo

Excursion to Aleta Wendo area coffee farms and coffee union then testing the best coffee.

Overnight – Aregash Lodge

Day 4

Return to Awassa

Drive back to Awassa. Visit Awassa around Lake Awassa, interesting for bird watching.

Overnight – Hotel, Awassa

Day 5

Awassa – Addis Ababa – Departure

Fly from Awassa to Addis Ababa and departure (end of the trip)