Christmas Festival Celebration in Lalibela

Tour Overview

Christmas Festival Celebration in Lalibela

Ethiopia is a country of numerous interesting and wonderful tourist attractions. There are eight world heritage sites representing nature, architecture, archaeology, prehistory, art, culture and many more. The best time to make a holiday to Ethiopia is on the date of its festivals.

This historical route tour is designed in such a way to coincide with the colorful festival celebration of Ethiopia Christmas on 7 January in Lalibela. Ethiopian Christmas is celebrates seriously by a church service that goes on throughout the night, with people moving from one church to another. The celebration is so colorful and spectacular in Lalibela as the date is also the birth date of King Lalibela of the Zagwe dynasty, the founder of the eleven rock hewn churches.

Tour Itinerary

TOUR CODE: OLET 6003

DURATION: 17 DAYS AND 16 NIGHTS MEANS OF

TRANSPORT: ALL THE WAY SURFACE

Day 1: December 28: Arrive at Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 2: December 29: Journey to Bahir Dar. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: December 30: Trip around Bahir Dar. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: December 31: Head north to Gonder. Overnight Hotel

Day 5: January 01: Head to Simien Mountain. Overnight Hotel

Day 6: January 02: Continue driving to Axum. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: January 03: Sightseeing tour of Axum. Overnight Hotel

Day 8: January 04: Continue drive to Adigrat. Overnight Hotel

Day 9: January 05: Drive to town of Mekelle. Overnight Hotel

Day 10: January 06: Journey towards Lalibela. Overnight Hotel

Day 11: January 07: Attend Christmas holiday. Overnight Hotel

Day 12: January 08: Visit rock hewn churches. Overnight Hotel

Day 13: January 09: Head towards Kombolcha. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: January 10: Continue driving to Awash. Overnight Hotel

Day 15: January 11: Back to the capital; and evening departure.

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