Meskel Festival in Gondar

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The festival Meskal – Discovery of the True Cross is an Ethiopian national holiday which is celebrated on September 27 , the country famous Meskel lighting a huge fire which represents the ” cross” called ” Demera ” in Amharic. Unique opportunity for Ethiopians to come together in moments of great joy, singing and dancing .

Main features


ATE 602


10 days / 9 nights


hotel / lodges


Addis Ababa - Gondar - Bhirdar - Mountains Simien - Lalibela - Axum


• Meskel Festival in Gondar or an other city of your choice
• Discovery Gondar BhirDar
• private boat trip on Lake Tana
• Simien Mountains

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From 2 660 €. Prices are subject to a minimum basis of 9 to 12 participants

The Meskel festival or “the true cross” represents a very important moment for Ethiopians.

You will visit Lalibela, Bhardar, Axum and Gondar where you will attend this ceremony.

A foray into the Simien Mountains where families of Gelada baboons will welcome you will allow you to take the measure of these sumptuous landscapes and take a huge bowl of nature.

Like all religious holidays, these are celebrated throughout the country. We remain at your disposal if you wish to experience this event in another city in Ethiopia.

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