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Timket in Lalibela (13 Days)

Tour code: DET05

HISTORIC TOUR WITH THE CELEBRATION OF TIMKET (ETHIOPIAN EPHIPHANY) IN LALIBELA

Duration: 13 days/ 12 nights

Transport: Surface 

Customize: This outlined itinerary can be custom tailored to meet the needs of potential customers, time frame, budget or special interest. However, time should be scheduled to be in Lalibela at least on the 18 and 19 of January for Timket celebration. 

Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival and Addis Abeba (January 15)

Day 2; Drive to Dessie 

Day 3: Drive to Lalibela. 

Day 4: In lalibela. (January 18)

Day 5: Attend the Timket -Epiphany Festival in Lalibela and visit the remaining churches. (January 19)

Day 6: Drive to Mekele 

Day 7: Drive to Axum 

Day 8: visit of historical and archaeological sites in Axum. 

Day 9: Drive to Gondar 

Day 10: Tour of Gonder and drive to Bahir Dar  

Day 11: Bahir Dar 

Day 12: Drive to Debre Markos 

Day 13: Drive Addis Ababa and departure 

Tour code: DET05

HISTORIC TOUR WITH THE CELEBRATION OF TIMKET (ETHIOPIAN EPHIPHANY) IN LALIBELA

Itinerary 

The main Highlights of this tour is to visit the celebration of Ethiopian Epiphany- Timket, on 19 January in Lalibela, one of the Holy towns in the country;  Where Timket festival is celebrated so colorfully and differently. It is the best place to attend Timket festival in Ethiopia. The tour also includes a visit of Ethiopian Historic Route.

Duration: 13 days/ 12 nights

Transport; Surface 

Customize: This outlined itinerary can be custom tailored to meet the needs of potential customers, time frame, budget or special interest. However, time should be scheduled to be in Lalibela at least on the 18 and 19 of January for Timket celebration. 

Day 1: Arrival and Addis Abeba (January 15)

Be welcomed by your guide on arrival at Addis Abeba Bole international Airport, and transfer in to your hotel. 

Beginning of the tour in Addis Ababa, Morning free (may be exchange money, when necessary briefing of the itinerary etc and be ready for the tour). 

Afternoon, tour of the capital: visit Entoto Mountains with spectacular views over the capital, the National museum and Trinity church. Overnight, on chosen hotel

Day 2; Drive to Dessie 

Drive from Addis Ababa to Dissie through another part of the Great Rift Valley. Being Sunday, admire on route the very colorful Afar & Oromo people market at Senbete village. Continue driving through Tarma Ber, viewpoint as well as the escarpment of the rift valley. You will be arriving in Dessie in early afternoon Lunch on the way; Overnight dinner on chosen hotel.

Day 3: Drive to Lalibela. 

After breakfast drive to Lalibela on the way visit Hike Estifanos monastery on the island of Lake Hike. For lunch stop at Woldia, continue to Lalibela driving through the highland area of Delb. O/N at chosen Hotel

Day 4: In lalibela  (January 18)

After breakfast visit the magnificent Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela: Bete Giorgis, Bete Medahne Alem, Bete Meskel, Bete Mariam, Bete Denagel, Bet Golegota, and Debresina, Bete Gebriel-rufael, Bete merkorewos, Betelehem, Bete Emanuael and Bete Aba Libanos.)

Afternoon attend Eve of Timket or Epiphany at Lalibela. Overnight at chosen Hotel 

 

 

 

 

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