Harar, a holy Islamic city in eastern Ethiopia, surrounded by a centuries-old wall, has many mosques. Harar Jugol I said to be the forth holy city next to Mecca, Medina and Jerualem. There are 82 Mosques and 102 shrines inside the old walled town ( Jugal) .The city is known for its narrow passages and traditional houses decorated with hanging baskets are exceptional interior design constitute the most spectacular part of Harar’s cultural heritage.
Hyena feeding station is one of the prime attractions in Harar. The Hyena man calls them, commonly two or four Hyenas that make an appearance. If none of them turn up, visitors will be taken to the nearby Hyena den where the Hyenas can be seen along with their cubs.
There re museums in Harar including Rimbaud’s House and Museum, Sherif Private Museum and Harar regional Museum.
Today, fly from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa. Our driver meet you up on arrival, you will walk around Dire Dawa city to see the highlight of the city. Have lunch here (self-pay). Afternoon, drive to the Harar check in your hotel. Late in the afternoon, go to the Hyena sites to see the Hyena man feeding the Hyena.
Explore Holy city, Harar. After breakfast, City tour of Harar including the colorful market, the French poet –Rimbaud house, the Harari museum and the tomb of Emir Nur who built the Harar walls known Jugol.
Drive back to Dire Dawa city and return to Addis Ababa. Transfer to your hotel. In the evening go to traditional restaurant to have dinner where you will have a chance to taste several national dishes and at the same time watch dances of the various ethnic groups of Ethiopia. Enjoy the beautiful Ethiopia traditional coffee ceremony. Later you will be transferred back to your hotel
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