- Dates: 20-26 of September
- This Meskal Festival can also be combined with Eastern Ethiopia Tour Package or Omo Valley Tours.
Day 1: Arrival then fly to Bahir Dar. Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International airport and transfer to hotel for check in. in the afternoon catch the flight to Bahir Dar. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 2: Island Churches & Blue Nile Fall. On board on the boat for the trip to visit the Island churches of Ura Kidanemeheret and Azewa Mariam. When you return back, pay a time to see the departure joint of Blue Nile river from the Lake Tana for its journey to Egypt. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Gonder. Drive Bahir Dar to Gondar. Visit the 17th century capital city of Ethiopia which is the home for many Royal Palaces and buildings in one vicinity. Visit the bathing pool of Fasil. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 4: Fly to Lalibela. Fly Gondar to Lalibela. After lunch visit the 12th century hewned churches of King Lalibela. You will visit only the first groups of the churches. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 5: 2nd Group of the Rock Churches. Visit the second groups of the churches and the Cross shaped church of St. George. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 6: Fly to Axum. Fly Lalibela to Axum. Site seeing tour of the city. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 7: Back to Addis & “Meskal” Celebration. Fly back to Addis Ababa. Half day city tour then attend Meskal (September 26), join with the local people to participate the celebration to lit the huge bone fire set in the middle of Meskal Square. In the evening departure.
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