Fly from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa on Ethiopian Airlines. Continue by vehicle from Dire Dawa to Harar. Stroll through the 16th century walled city of Harar, the fourth most important city in the Islamic World. See the home of Arthur Rimbuad, renowned French poet who worked and lived in Harar as a “gun-runner” during the 19th century. Visit the colorful Islamic market. Tour the National and Harari museums and the house of Ras Mekonnen (father of Haile Selassie.) In the evening see the “Hyena Man” feeding the hyenas that gather nightly outside the town. Overnight Hotel – Harar
Day 02: Visit more of Harar and fly to Addis Ababa
Morning visit oh Harar. Drive from Harar to Dire Dawa Visit the largest market of Dire Kefira, often attended by rural Oromo and Afar in traditional garb, the Awadai chat market and the Ethio – Djibouti railway station. From Dire Dawa, fly to Addis Ababa.