General

Explore Ethiopia’s world-famed cuisine on this full-day tour. While immersing yourself deep into the culture of Ethiopia, we promise your taste buds will have a busy day in the office. On this popular tour, you will be presented with the challenge of baking the spongy bread injera with local mothers, experience a full Ethiopian coffee ceremony and learn to bargain with the savvy spice dealers in Africa’s largest open air market, Merkato.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Before Lunch:

  • Atikilt tera – The biggest vegetable and fruit market in Addis Ababa located between the two largest market areas, piazza and Merkato
  • Spice market, Merkato – the largest open air market in Africa
  • injera baking challenge – Do you dare to bake injera perfectly? A group of expert women will be waiting for you

Lunch at Taitu Hotel:

  • We take you to the oldest hotel in Ethiopia for a typical Ethiopian lunch experience

After Lunch:

  • Sightseeing Addis Ababa’s mesmeric old town, Piassa, as we venture out to a city by the mountains called Sululta for the drinks part of the food tour
  • Traditional coffee ceremony – You will get to see the entire coffee process in front of you, from roasting to enjoying a cup of coffee
  • Sululta’s organic honeywine – You will get to taste the best honey-wine around Addis Ababa

WHAT’S INCLUDED [IN THE PRICE]:

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Local tour guide
  • Lunch, including a bottle of water and hot drinks
  • Fees for all parts of the tour (including the injera baking challenge, honey-wine, coffee ceremony, etc)

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Alcoholic beverages other than honey-wine)
  • Tip for tour guide
  • Other cost not offered in this program

Tips

To ensure a pleasant experience, we recommend you carry the following:

  • Passport/National ID
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Light dress/cloth
  • Comfortable shoes for walking

Available departures

Hotel pick-up: 7.30am
Tour starts: 8am
Tour ends: 4pm
Note: Minimum of TWO people is required for the tour. This tour is closed during public holidays
Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment