Simien Mountains Trekking

Simien Mountains trekking

Overview


Day 1: Addis Ababa Arrival and City Tour
  • Arrive in Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel.
  • Visit the National Museum to see historic treasures, including the famous 'Lucy' fossil.
  • Explore the Ethnographic Museum and the Holy Trinity Church, the main cathedral of Ethiopia.
Day 2: Fly to Gondar (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Take a morning flight to Gondar, the former capital of Ethiopia.
  • Visit the Royal Enclosure, which houses well-preserved 17th-century castles.
  • Explore the Pavilion of Delight and the Debre Birhan Selassie church with its stunning ceiling and mural.
Day 3: Drive to Simien Mountains (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Drive from Gondar to Debark to begin a 10-day trek in Simien Mountains National Park.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch on the escarpment with panoramic views.
  • Trek to the Sankaber Campsite, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the mountains.
Day 4: Trek to Geech
  • Pack up and meet the muleteers before starting the trek to Geech.
  • Cross the Jinnbar River and walk along the escarpment, admiring the Geech Abyss.
  • Encounter the endemic Gelada Baboon and camp at Geech Campsite.
Day 6: Drive back to Gondar
  • After breakfast, drive back to Gondar.
  • Check into the hotel and spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 7: Fly back to Addis Ababa and Departure
  • Fly back to Addis Ababa and have free time for shopping and exploring the city.
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner with traditional Ethiopian cuisine and live stage dances.
  • Transfer to the airport for departure to your next destination. Tour ends.

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