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Interact With Ethiopia's Wildlife In The Simien Mountains On This 5-day Safari

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Gondar, Ras Dashen, Simien Mountains National Park

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Safari
Safari Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour

Trek through one of Africa's largest mountain ranges. Explore the impressive scenery of the national park including a series of dramatic cliffs, escarpments, beautiful alpine meadows, and rugged wilderness with your Simien mountains tour guide.

DAY 01

Gondar to sankaber

  • Meet the tour guide and depart from Gondar to Debark.

  • Upon arrival, meet the scout and drive all the way to Sankaber or have the car drop you off near Buyit Ras for a short hike.

  • If you choose to hike, see beautiful views of the endless mountain ridges and encounter some gelada baboons.

  • Later, arrive at Sankaber and overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 02

Sankaber to gich camp

  • From Sankaber, begin hiking following the ridge and look out over the picturesque foothills.

  • Descend down into the valley and see the Jinbar River plunging into the Gich Abyss.

  • Later, arrive at Gich village for the second camp stay.

DAY 03

Gich to kedadit

  • After breakfast, hike through the grass plateau that is home to Giant Lobelia plants.

  • After about 2 hours, reach Imet Gogo to get an amazing 360-degree view of the Simien Mountains.

  • See the canyons, distant ridges, and lush valleys.

  • Return to Gich. En route stop at Siha Gorge for a lunch break.

  • Later, go for a short sunset hike to Kedadit. 

  • Overnight at Gich campsite.

DAY 04

Gich to innatye to chennek

  • After breakfast, start the 7-hour hike to one of the most spectacular passes in the mountains.

  • Descend into a forest of Giant Hazel and pass through the open grasslands.

  • After climbing up to Innatye, view the vertical drop and learn why locals named it "Mama Mia".

  • After lunch, continue walking towards Chennek where you will be able to see wild animals like - Walia Ibex and Gelada baboons.

  • Overnight stay in Chennek.

DAY 05

Chennek to gondaR

  • Go for a 2-hour hike to Buwahit peak. Stand on the second highest peak in the Simien Mountains (4,430m) and encounter the famous Ethiopian Red Fox.

  • After spending time at the peak, hike back down to Chennek for lunch.

  • Later, transfer to Debark/Gondar. 

  • Accommodations.

  • All the 3 meals of the day according to the itinerary.

  • All transfers and city tours.

  • 4 WD Transportation.

  • Experienced Ethiopian guide.

  • Camping equipment including tents, and mattresses. 

  • Mule and Mule Handler.

  • Park entrance fees.

  • Cook and cooking materials.

  • Bonfire every night.

  • Personal expenses.

  • Child prices: less than 6 years (free of cost) and 6-9 years (half the price of the tour)

  • No refund of initial 20% deposit in case of any cancellation

Gondar, Ras Dashen, Simien Mountains National Park

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Safari
Safari Tour
Trekking
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