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Meskal Festival Celebration

Meskal Festival Celebration

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Festival Tours   Cultural Journey  
Season: September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 600 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 600 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Details:
- Dates: 20-26 of September
- This Meskal Festival can also be combined with Eastern Ethiopia Tour Package or Omo Valley Tours.

Tour Itinerary:

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.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Full board meals with soft drinks
- All ground transportation with AC fitted toyota LC
- All entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Boat trip on lake Tana and government tax.

Price Excludes:
- International air fare
- Domestic air fare if any
- Any alcoholic drinks
- Tipping
- Video or photographing fees
- Personal expenses.

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