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Market Tour and Cooking Class with a Coffee Ceremony at a Home in Addis Ababa provided by Traveling Spoon

Market Tour and Cooking Class with a Coffee Ceremony at a Home in Addis Ababa

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2 adults
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Departure Point
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Beverages
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Private market tour, cooking class and coffee ceremony with your hosts Daniel and Tigist
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Menu may vary depending on the season
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • Please note, this is not a commercial cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into a Addis Ababa home to meet locals who are expert cooks, and share Ethiopian culture and cuisine together.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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elizablanchard wrote a review Mar 2020
Brookline, Massachusetts3 contributions
Daniel and Tigris were wonderful hosts and guides to their culture. The tour was very informative, the cooking lesson lots of fun and lunch delicious. To top it off, Tigris created a coffee ceremony for us, and we enjoyed their knowledge in answering our questions over great
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Date of experience: March 2020
Audrey D wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada8 contributions1 helpful vote
It was lovely to meet Daniel and his family in their home -- to see a bit of Ethiopian daily life. It was fun to try my hand at pouring an injera. Tigist showed how to make six different fillings for injera. And lunch was delicious. It was a very professionally run experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Sami P wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions
Really cool experience! Very warm and lovely family and even though I cook Ethiopian already, was able to learn new recipes and techniques. I was supposed to go on the Monday of Timkat, but due to the parades and celebrations, I was not able to leave the neighborhood I was at.
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Date of experience: January 2020
gbmb wrote a review Feb 2020
London18 contributions14 helpful votes
I arranged this experience as a way to explore the flavours of Ethiopia and I was not disappointed. I enjoyed the opportunity to wander through the local market, and learn about local foods. Daniel and his family were warm and welcoming when I visited their home. I had an
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Date of experience: January 2020
anazapella wrote a review Jan 2020
london3 contributions
Daniel welcomed us and drove us to his neighbourhood. We parked near his local market and walked around; looking at all the food and homeware etc for sale there. It remains one of the highlights of our time in Addis Ababa. We bought a clay coffee pot but could have bought so
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Traveling Spoon
Excellent experience learning to cook with Daniel and his family
We had an excellent time with Daniel and his family on our trip in 1/2020. We started off in the market which was v
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Authentic and Memorable Experience
The afternoon we spent going to the market and cooking with Daniel and Tigist was a definite highlight of our trip
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Thanksgiving To Remember
What an amazing way to spend our Thanksgiving! Our family of 6 with adult children had the most lovely evening. Dan
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Marea G
We had an amazing experience
Our afternoon with Daniel and Tigist was one of the highlights of our trip. We loved learning to make shiro wat, an
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Authentic and Educational Experience
Our small group enjoyed our time in the home of this fantastic family. They were very welcoming and graciously shar
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A very beautiful experience
Daniel picked us up at the hotel lobby and we left Addis to move to Anco, the place where he and his beautiful fami
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Fantastic cuisine and wonderful people
It was truly a lovely experience spending time with Daniel and Tigist in their kitchen learning how to cook Shiro
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Once in a lifetime
Daniel and his family shared a once in a lifetime experience in their home showing me how to cook Ethiopian food in
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Good Food
One of the reason we picked this class was because he picked us up. It was a little trip but worth it. Daniel was v
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Jocelyn W
Divine food and coffee - this experience is a must for all visitors to Addis Ababa
If you’re traveling to Addis Ababa, visiting Daniel’s home is a must! A friend of mine in New Zealand found Daniel
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good experience but overpriced
The organisation and communication of this cooking class was not the best. Pick-up/drop-off place on the schedule w
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Really special experience
I can’t recommend Daniel & Tigist’s cooking class highly enough! My husband and I took this cooking class as a part
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Amazing cooking experience in Addis
We had a wonderful visit with Daniel and his wife and 3 adorable and kind boys. We learned a lot about Ethiopia, th
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Not to be missed!
Daniel and his wife Tigist were warm and welcoming, and their young son who joined us was adorable and entertaining
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Highly Recommended!!!!!
This truly was a special and unique experience and I would highly recommend it to any traveler! Daniel and his wif
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