This festival tour is designed around the Classic Historic Route of Ethiopia with Meskel Festival Celebration at St. Lalibela. Meskel is being celebrated in Ethiopia for more than 1600 years. This is one of the most colorful festivals on the Ethiopian Calendar. Meskel always have been celebrated in a beautiful weather at the end of the rainy season, with a lot of dancing, feasting and lighting a massive bonfire to commemorate the discovery of the true cross on which Jesus Christ has been crucified.
The Meskel Festival tour with the Historic Route of Ethiopia provides the traveller with a practical image of the ancient historical mysteries and living historical facts and monuments of Ethiopia including the amazing rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, Simien Mountains, the fairy-tale castles of Gonder, the source of Blue Nile, the Blue Nile Falls, the island monasteries of Lake Tana, National Museum with Lucy, last but not least the charming and friendly people of Ethiopia.
Join us on this unique journey of discovery as we witness undiluted ancient African culture and civilization to the land where all begun.