6-Days Tour to Genna (Ethiopian Christmas) Celebration at Lalibela; January 7 with Historical Routes
Day 1: Upon your arrival at Bole International Airport, you will be welcomed by YOD Abyssinia's representatives. In the evening, you will have dinner at the hotel and you will rest.
Day 2: Early morning, a short flight will take you to Bahir dar. Upon arrival, you will be met by our tour guides, drive by a minivan to a hotel where you will check. Your first visit will be a boat ride to Lake Tana and Blue Nile Falls.
Day 3: Early morning, a short flight will take you to Lalibela. You will visit to the eleven Rock-hewn Monolithic (carved from a single rock) Churches of Lalibela. Attend also the annual celebration of Genna (Ethiopian Christ mass) which commemorate the birthday of Christ.
OPTIONAL: With one additional day: You can visit historical churches around Lalibela; Asheton Mariam, Yimerhane Kirsotos, or Nakute LeAb or Genete Maryam.
Day 4: Early morning, another short flight will take you to Axum where you will check into a hotel. You will visit the Steale of Axum, the Inscription of Ezana, and Queen Sheba's Palace.
OPTIONAL: With one additional day: You can visit the Temple of Yeha, & Monastery of Debre Damo.
Day 5: After breakfast, you will fly to Gonder. There you will check into a hotel and after a brief break, you will visit to the Royal Castles (built in the 17th Century A.D.), the Bath of Emperor Fasiledes, and the Historic Debre Birhan Selassie Church.
Day 6: After a relaxed breakfast, a flight will take you back to Addis Ababa. After dinner, you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.