Addis Ababa Holidays

Dreaming of a trip to Ethiopia? Addis Ababa has everything you need for a great holiday. You could visit Addis Mercato, or how about spending an afternoon at National Museum? Better still, it doesn't need to cost you the world. We compare hundreds of flight and hotel options to find …

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How to get to Addis Ababa

Here's what you need to know about getting to Addis Ababa. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa takes 7 hours, 20 minutes.

When to go to Addis Ababa

Typical Holiday Price

£608 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Addis Ababa varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Addis Ababa.

Where to stay in Addis Ababa

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Addis Ababa, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Addis Ababa

Anisha Shah | Trip by SkyscannerAddis Mercato
Addis Mercato
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerNational Museum
National Museum
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerEntoto Mountain Viewpoint
Entoto Mountain Viewpoint
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerAdadi Mariam
Adadi Mariam
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerAfrican Jazz Village
African Jazz Village
Malee Baker Oot | Trip by SkyscannerEntoto Maryam Church
Entoto Maryam Church
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Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerTiglachin Memorial
Tiglachin Memorial

Reviews of Addis Ababa

Von Kamau
Von Kamau

I loved the Italian dishes ! So authentic!! Plus the people are Very friendly!! Did I mention the night life!

Eliza Ash
Eliza Ash

I spent two months here and I fell in love with the culture and people. There is something so special about Ethiopia. I hope to return soon. ☺️

Muluken Girma
Muluken GirmaAddis Ababa

Ethiopia's Capital city, and Africa's biggest Diplomatic base, Addis Ababa is where the HQ of the African Union, the HQ of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and more than 100 embassies are found in. In Addis Ababa, you can visit the National Archaeological Museum of Ethiopia (where the fossil remains of Lucy (3.25 million years old) is kept in), the biggest outdoor market in Africa - Merkato, and many more

Yared Gebremariam
Yared GebremariamAddis Ababa

addis abeba is one of the most historical city in the world which is started during the period of emperor menelik

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