Gena and Timket Festival, Historical Route and Harar extension

This trip allows you to be the privileged witness of the oldest and most colorful festival celebrated in Ethiopia Timket Festival . It commemorates the baptism of Christ for three days of religious fervor culminating takes place on January 19.
These exceptional festivities are punctuated by prayers, songs, dances, are ready dressed in their embroidered and colorful umbrellas and capes . Processions Tabot – replica of the Ark of the Covenant ” complete these commemorations.

Main features

Code

ATE 600

Duration

18 days / 17 nights

Accommodation

hotel / lodges

Itinerary

Addis Ababa - Kombolcha - Axum - Gondar - Bhirdar - Lalibela - Awash - Dire Dawa - Harar

Highlights:

• Gena Festival in Lalibela and Timket in Addis Ababa
• Picturesque scenery of the historic Route
• Discovery of the royal cities of Abyssinia
• private boat trip on Lake Tana
. Awash National Park
• Harar and the house of Arthur Rimbaud

Price

From 3.600 €/personne. Prices are subject to a minimum basis of participants

You will attend GenaOrthodox Christmas – with ” Eve ” in the wake of the rock churches of Lalibela and Timket ceremony in Addis Ababa.

You can attend the festival in several hotspots of Orthodoxy around the rock churches of Lalibela , the pool or the king Fassiledes Gondar ( should be links to the relevant route )

During this voyage of discovery, you will visit the incomparable sites of the historic route of Ethiopia including four sites are listed in the World Heritage List of UNESCO , including: Axum, Lalibela , Gondar , the island monasteries lake Tana , the palace of the Queen of Sheba .

With an extension to Harar east of Ethiopia , the city was ruled by 72 successive Imams since its inception from 1500 until 1900 through a strong and authentic Muslim tradition at découlée . You’ll love getting lost in its narrow streets and discover its houses hararie style unique home decor and colorful facades or Arthur Rimbaud lived.

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Itinéraire circuit ATE600

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