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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 Tour
Safari Tour
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 Tour
Safari Tour
Trekking Tour
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