Addis Ababa: the new flower found in 1988 by his majesty emperor Menlik II. It is a capital city of Ethiopia and African too with a sit of different international organizations; among this AU (African Union) head quarter, ECA (Economic commission for Africa) are most notable. Addis has lot for its visitors; some of the attraction include Maskel Square (ceremonial place for finding of true cross on September), Menlik II mausoleum, Trinity Cathedral, National Museum (home of first hominid fossil “Lucy” and other historical and cultural value items), Ethnographic museum( collection of cultural items), Merkato (biggest open market in Africa) and Entoto ( panoramic view of the city and visit of old palace). The city has a variety of international and local high standard hotels; includes Sheraton Addis (luxury collection), Hilton Addis (5 star), Intercontinental hotel, Radisson blu hotel, Marriott hotel and Ghion chain hotels from local one. Different leisure time activities can be practiced including Horseback riding from 4-8 hours within the city, playing golf and many more others
in accordance of your interest.
Addis Ababa has an excursion tour in its five gates from one to two days
To the north: Debre Libanos monastery (church plus museum) and Blue Nile gorge
To the West: Wenchi Creator Lake and Menagesh Mariam (church plus forest for bird watching)
To the East: Awash national park, City of Debrezeit with its 7 lakes and Soderae recreational center
To South: most visited place in Ethiopia which includes Lake Langano( for relax and refreshment by the beach side), Rift valley lakes for bird watching, Hot springs, Shashemenae (Village of Rastafarians) and many more which will let you to relax.