Drive in the beautiful tree-lined streets of Dire Dawa. See the different architecture and design of buildings in Dire Dawa which reflect the influence of the French, Greek, Arabian, and Italian. Stop for photos at Alliance Ethio-Francaise De Dire Daoua (Ethio-Djibouti Railways) founded in 1910. Have a short visit to the busy Kafira Market. Visit Chemendefer old Train Station. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Dire Dawa.
Visit interesting sites of the lively walled town of Harar (UNESCO World Heritage Site). See the Harar Jegol Wall and five gates built in the 16th Century AD. Learn the history of Harar by visiting museums like Arthur Rimbaud’s House (Casa Museo di Rimbaud) dedicated to French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Visit important sights, landmarks, mosques, squares, and tombs like the Tomb of Amir Nur, Tomb of Sheikh Abadir, Jamia Mosque, and Feres Magala Square. Meet Harari (Adere) locals at their beautiful traditional houses and the local Shoa Gate Market.
At night, you’ll meet the hyena man who feeds the hyenas every night just outside the walls of Harar. This tradition was started long ago to prevent these wild hyenas from hunting for food in the town. Guests are welcome, and encouraged, to feed the hyenas themselves.
- Tour operators can offer flexible packages with customized durations; the option of including creative experience.
- We also recommend that when organizing a trip, tour operators take into account events specifically designed for Diasporas.
- Offer: Up to 30% discount on flight tickets, accommodation, land transport, and guiding.
- Price: Depending on the tour operator’s coverage of the service.