Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport & City Tour
Arrive at Bole International airport, meet & greet with us 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
Addis Ababa – Jimma – Bonga
Fly from Addis to Jimma, visit King Abba Jiffar at his Place in Jima and drive to Bonga, Kaffa province (about 100 km asphalt road). Visit a traditional Kaffa house and learn about the culture of the Kaffa people. Drive to Ellelo, Adiyo falls, the Dadiben, and Gora Hot spring.
Overnight- Hotel, Bonga
Trek to Mankira
Trek to Mankira Coffee Forest, the place where coffee Arabica was first discovered. Meet the local coffee farmers. On the way; visit the Adaracha Medhane Alem church and the Gurguto natural Bridge.
Overnight – Hotel, Bonga
Bebeka Coffee Plantation
Driven to Bebeka via Mizan Teferi. On the way, visit the Honey city/ village for coffee and Honey farm. The 93-sq-km Bebeka Coffee Plantation, 28 km southwest of Mizan Tafari, is Ethiopia’s largest and oldest coffee farm. Visit both wild and planted coffee farms.
Overnight – Hotel, Mizan Teferi
Mizan Teferi – Jimma
Drive to Wolaita Sodo via Gibe Hydroelectric Dam.
Overnight – Hotel, Jimma.
Fly from Jimma to Addis Ababa and Departure (end of the trip)