Printable maps of Lalibela
Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Lalibela
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Lalibela with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Lalibela area
This Lalibela map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Lalibela and surroundings
Overview of festivals and celebrations in Ethiopia
Fasika is the term for Easter. This holiday doesn’t have a fixed date, so the date changes every year. Ethiopian Christians have a fasting period before Easter that lasts roughly two months. It is prohibited to consume meat and dairy products during this period. Some Ethiopians follow exceptionally strict fasting that permits them to eat onion and some other vegetables one time a day. On Fasika, people go to church, listen to religious songs, put on their best outfits, and light candles. This is a family holiday. Ethiopians have several festive dishes that they traditionally cook for Fasika. Baked chicken is a typical dish for this holiday. By the way, tourists, who visit Aksum a week before Easter, can witness a very interesting ceremony called Palm Tree Sunday.