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Simien Mountains Trekking – 7 Days

Durations

5 Days

Difficulty

Medium

Min Age

5

Enjoy the Adventure

Get on on an incredible 7-day adventure to explore the Simien Mountains and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lalibela in Ethiopia. Begin in the historic city of Gonder, known for its medieval castles and churches. Trek through the stunning landscapes of the Simien Mountains, encountering wildlife like Gelada Baboons and Lammergeiers along the way. Marvel at the breathtaking views from Imet Gogo and Mount Buhawit. Discover the remarkable rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, carved into the red rock. Immerse yourself in the local culture, enjoy coffee ceremonies, and experience the warm hospitality of the Ethiopian people. This tour offers a unique blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural encounters

Included / Excluded

To help you plan your trip, we have put together a list of what's included and what's not included in your tour package. This will give you a clear understanding of what to expect and help you make any necessary arrangements before your journey begins.

Itinerary

The tour program can be modified, differently rearranged, combined with other itineraries and shorten or extended to suit your interest, time, and budget. Please contact us for further details.

You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. Refresh and begin your sightseeing of Addis with a drive up to mount Entoto for a panoramic view of Addis. Descend down and drive to National museum where you will have a chance to spot the oldest hominids of ‘Lucy’ fossil. Visit and proceed to the Holy Trinity built during the WWII. Then proceed to Ethnographic museum, which use to be the palace of Emperor Hailesellase. To wrap up you drive to merkato, the biggest market in East Africa. Overnight in Addis.

Fly to Gondar on Ethiopian Airlines.  Meet with vehicles and drive to Sankabar the gateway to the Simien Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Meet with guides and prepare for trek.

Overnight Camping

Trek Sankaber – Geech (3,600m elevation) which will take between 5-7 hours. After one and half hours, see the Jinnbar River and falls which you will cross later in the day. After crossing the river, ascend for about 2 hours to Geech. The scenery is wonderful and a herd of Gelada Baboons can be seen on the journey.

Overnight Camping

Trek Geech – Chenek (3,620m elevation); trek along the 4,000 meter breathtaking Enatye escarpment before descending to Chenek. Walia Ibex and Gelada Baboons are routinely spotted.

Overnight Camping

Day trekking from Chenek (3,200m.)

Overnight Camping

Continue with morning sightseeing in the Simien Mountains. After lunch, depart for Gondar in time for late afternoon arrival.

Overnight Hotel

After breakfast, drive to  In the evening attend a folkloric dinner where you will have a chance to taste several national dishes and watch dances of the various ethnic groups of Ethiopia. The traditional coffee ceremony will also be served.  Later you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.

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750 $

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Adults

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Children

Under 18 ( 350 $ )

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Health Insurance ( 220 $ )

Medical Insurance ( 45 $ )

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    Lalibela,Ethiopia

    Djibouti Street Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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    info@enkutatashethiopiatourandtravel.com

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    Ethiopia +251 912854945

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