Timket festival in Lalibela or Gondar and historic route

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 601

Duration

17 days / 16 nights

Accommodation

hotel / lodges

Itinerary

Addis Ababa - Kombolcha - Axum - Semien - Gondar - Bhirdar - Lalibela - Awash

Highlights:

• Timket Festival in Lalibela or Gondar
• Picturesque scenery of the historic Route
• Discovery of the royal cities of Abyssinia
• private boat trip on Lake Tana

Price

From 2 295 €. Prices are subject to a minimum basis of 9 to 12 participants

You will attend the festival in one of the meccas of Orthodoxy around the rock churches of Lalibela or around the pool king Fassiledes Gondar. Depending on your choice or your trip will start on 10 or 15 January.

You can also attend the ceremony in Addis Ababa ( should be a link to the route concerned)

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.

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