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Merkato - the biggest outdoor market in Africa

Merkato - the biggest outdoor market in AfricaMerkato - the biggest outdoor market in Africa

The best cultural pockets of Merkato to experience the City Tour of Addis Ababa are visiting the Spice Market to see the varieties of the spices Ethiopians use to prepare their deliciously hot meals, the False Banana Tree Market (locally known as Enset) whose roots locals use to make bread and porridge, the hand made baskets market, and the second hand items market. This market is closed on Sundays. As it is the case on most local markets in Ethiopia, bargaining for price is the rule of … Read more ...

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Local Food Tour of Addis Ababa

Local Food Tour of Addis AbabaLocal Food Tour of Addis Ababa

This 6 hours culinary tour of Addis Ababa takes you to Merkato (the largest open air market in Africa) to visit and shop at the Spice Market, Grain Market, Dairy products market, and Enset (False Banana Tree plant). Then about half an hour drive on the main streets of Addis Ababa, visiting the historical monuments of the city, takes you to a local family house where you will be thought how to prepare Enjera ( a typical Ethiopian pancake), and try your skill of baking one. Following a … Read more ...

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Tour operator in Ethiopia

Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours

For your any tour and travel services contact Merit Ethiopian Experience Tours and our tourism professional make sure your needs are met ethically and most satisfactorily.

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Pictures of Bale mountain national park, Ethiopia

Elias Bayou

Bale Mountains National Park is an area of high altitude plateau that is broken by numerous spectacular volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and rushing mountain streams that descend into deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands below. As you ascend into the mountains you will experience changes in the vegetation with altitude, from juniper forests to heather moorlands and alpine meadows, which at various times of year exhibit an abundance of colourful wildflowers. Bale … Read more ...

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The highest road in Africa

The highest road in Africa

Bale Mountains National Park is an area of high altitude plateau that is broken by numerous spectacular volcanic plugs and peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and rushing mountain streams that descend into deep rocky gorges on their way to the lowlands below. As you ascend into the mountains you will experience changes in the vegetation with altitude, from juniper forests to heather moorlands and alpine meadows, which at various times of year exhibit an abundance of colourful wildflowers. Bale … Read more ...

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