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Fesival Tours in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a country where so many cultures come together as one to form a fascinating nation. Its cultural diversity, has been existent since the beginning of time, and is incomparably unique. 

With more than 80 different ethnic groups living together with a tradition as old as humanity itself, Ethiopia is a melting pot of cultures. Many people visit Ethiopia - or hope to do so one day - because of the remarkable manner in which ancient historical traditions have been preserved. And, indeed, the ceremonies and rituals of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, open a window on the authentic world of the Old Testament. Like nowhere else, in this country you will find yourself so dramatically transported back in time or to participate with such freedom in the sacred rituals of an ancient faith.

The following festival tours are designed around some of the most important and colourful festivals on the Ethiopian Calendar together with a visit to the highlights of the Classic Historic Route of Ethiopia. 

Ethiopian Christmas Festival Celebration at St. Lalibela 28.Dec 17 - 09.Jan 18

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F05
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days - 28.Dec 17 - 09.Jan 18
  • Ethiopian Christmas Festival Tour- A cultural tour to the Historic Route of Ethiopia. Step back in time and explore thousands of years of history, legend, and lore as you take this trip to the Historic Route of Ethiopia to witness one of the most colorful and ancient festivals celebrated around the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

Ethiopian Easter Festival with the Historic Route of Ethiopia & Simien Mountains 04.-16.Apr 2017

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F04
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days - Apr 04.-16.Apr 2017
  • Join us on this trip of discover as we witness an ancient way celebrating Easter and explore the world of the ancient Ethiopians. Step back in time and celebrate Easter the way it has been performed centuries and centuries back. You will be amazed to witness how ancient historical traditions and unique African culture have been preserved in an incredible manner.

Ethiopian Timket Festival Tour with the Historic Route & Simien Mountains 09.-21.Jan 2018

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F03
  • Private Journey
  • 13 Days - Jan 09 - Jan 21 2018
  • On this tour you are privileged to witness one of the most colorful and ancient festivals celebrated in Ethiopia, Timket Festival. Commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ, this is an extremely colorful three-day festival celebrated on the Ethiopian Calendar and you will attend this festival around the rock-hewn churches of St. Lalibela where it is celebrated in a unique way.

Sebaratmu Festival Tour-Cultural Tour to the Historic Route of Ethiopia 15.-29.Jan 18

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F02
  • Cultural and Festival Tour
  • 13 Days - Jan 15 - Jan 29 2018
  • This cultural tour takes you on the Ethiopia‚Äôs Historic North with Sebartmu Giorgis Festival, one of the most colorful festivals celebrated at St. Lalibela. This festival is less famous, but equaly absorbing as Timket Festival and it is celebrated colorfully around one of the most famous rock-hewn church, St. George with just one week after Timket.

Meskel Festival with the Historic Route of Ethiopia 17.-29.Sep 17

  • Trip Type Cultural and Festival Tour
  • GHET-F01
  • Private Journey
  • 17.-29.Sep 17
  • The Meskel Festival with the Historic Route of Ethiopia this is one of the most colorful festivals celebrated in Ethiopia for more than 1600 years. Meskel always have been celebrated in a beautiful weather at the end of the rain 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.

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