Celebrate Christmas And Epiphany

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Run by: evaneos

Reference number: I_14245

From: £3415.00

Ethiopia remains a mysterious and unique cultural destination in black Africa. His discovery or rediscovery remains a great adventure beyond the traditional tourist trails. This expedition will be rich, spectacular and unique where the way of life has hardly changed. This circuit will be made of parties, unforgettable encounters with the local people who will be happy and proud to welcome you on its land for an exciting experience.

Celebrate Genna, which means Christmas, an important festival in the heart of all Ethiopians, especially for the Ethiopian Orthodox. The faithful attend Mass all night, going from one church to another. The nimble of particular outfit for this occasion and the faithful. Timkat celebrates Jesus' baptism in the Jordan by John the Baptist and is also the day of the Ethiopian Epiphany. It is a sumptuous feast when the faithful dressed in white, in stark contrast with the rich velvet, satin and embroidered ceremonial items and priests officiating. Men churches (priests and deacons), accompanied by the faithful, head where different ceremonies will take place and where will be exposed the tabot, the eyes of the faithful in the world.

Day 1: Discovery Of Various Churches Day 2: Welcome To Ethiopia! Day 3: Interesting Holy Places In Lalibela Day 4: Celebration Of Christmas Day 5: Gondar Castle Day 6: The Palace Of Emperor Yohannes IV Day 7: Enjoy The Churches Of Tigray Troglodytiques Day 8: Meet The Locals Day 9: In The Footsteps Of Queen Of Sheba Day 10: Stele Axoumites Day 11: End Of Your Journey Day 12: Celebration Of Timkat Day 13: Massive Of Siemen And Tsellemti Day 14: Meet The Geladas Day 15: On The Eve Of Timkat Day 16: Monasteries Of Lake Tana And Blue Nile Falls

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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