Harer - East Ethiopia
Harar is a historic city located in eastern Ethiopia. It is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, ancient architecture, and vibrant atmosphere. Harar is one of the oldest Islamic cities in Africa and has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2006.
The city is known for its distinctive traditional houses with beautiful facades adorned with intricate wooden carvings and colorful paintwork. The narrow, maze-like streets of the old town, known as Jugol, are lined with bustling markets, mosques, and traditional Harari houses. The city's architecture reflects a unique blend of African, Arab, and Indian influences.
2 Nights and 3 Days
Upon arrival, we will visit the old train station of Diradawa that date about 120 years old & still runs. then we will walk through the old section of Diradawa that have a different architecture that takes you back in time. we also visit the old spice market of Kefira,ashewa market etc.we will go to visit where you mentioned you have been etc. You will have food where you need or I can recommend you some.
Overnight - you will spend where you like to be.
Drive to Dire Dawa airport & if it is a late flight I will walk you around for more experience. I am sure you will have the best experience that makes your stay especial
Drive to Harar while enjoying a beautiful landscape & we can also stop for pictures, we will stop before Harar at a town cald aweday that is one of the biggest chat markets in the world, it is 24/7 market it us good experience + a nice place to take some pictures. You can experience the morning market either the night one a coording your interest ok. Then check in at your hotel, and we will walk through a colorful market smuggling market,recycling market, and spice market in the new city. Then we continue to visit the old city of harar dating more than 1000 years old, visit the mosque, church, Arthur Rimbaud House, Palace of King hileselase,traditional house,coffee roster,falcon feeding,the 5 gates, etc with the color full street of harar. At night we can experience the hayna feeding + you can participate.the harar tour can be done in 5 hour in total but if you want to rest we can split it in 2 morning & afternoon ok.for sure I will take you good place for food too.