Ethiopia Timket (Epiphany) Celebration Tours
The festival of Timket is celebrated on January 19th(20 th) and it commemorates the baptism of jesus by John the Baptist in Jordan River. Ethiopia has a number of colorful festivals that attract and entertain tourists throughout the year. The most interesting festivals which attract thousands of pilgrims and visitors include: Timet (Epiphnay), Meskel ( the finding of the true cross), Genna (Christmas). Timket is observed in all places where there is Ethiopian Orthodox church. But the festival is much more colorfuol in the main religious sites in the country. If you want to participate in a more unspoiled and old age celebration of Timket. Gondare is the best place to be at. Make sure to book your flight every early as it is high time for tourist in flow. Timket celebration in Addis Ababa, at Jan Meda, is also equally the biggest mass participating holiday. Lalibela is another important place to celebrate Timket as it one of the most important sacred place in Ethiopia. Visiting Ethiopia while its annual Timkat Festival is one makes this 16 day trip truly unforgettable. This outlined itinerary can be customized to meet the needs of customers, time frame, budget or special interest.