3 Days Simien Mountains Trekking

Simien Mountains - "Chess pieces of the gods"

The Simien Mountains present the most dramatic mountain scenery in Africa: "the chess pieces of the Gods" as one writer described them, tower over precipitous gorges, river valleys and plains stretching all the way to Eritrea.

per adult from

$510

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Local guide and scout
    • mule(s) & mule handler
    • Bottled mineral water
    • Entry/Admission - Simien Mountains National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverage
    • Services which are not listed on the inclusion

  • Day 1: Gondar to Sankabar

    Stop At: Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia
    Drive from Gondar to Debark. Here we obtain a permit from the Park headquarters and collect our obligatory scout before continuing to Sankabar (3250m ASL) for the first overnight camp. An early start is needed as the drive from Gondar takes a 2-3 hours. The trek begins at Buytras (Simien Lodge), taking about 3 – 4 hours to walk to the Sankabar campsite is usually possible. During the walk there’s a good chance of seeing your first Gelada baboons.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 2: Sankabar to Geech

    Stop At: Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia
    In the morning of day 2, we will walk to Geech via the spectacular Jinbar waterfall. The trek will take approximately 5 – 7 hours. After descending down to the Jinbar Wenz (which feeds the waterfall) a short ascent remains to Geech village. A short distance beyond Geech village is the camp site. The camp site has great views of the mountains and is characterized by giant lobelia plants. The nearby Kedadit summit provides one of the best places to see the sun set. The camp site is situated at 3600m ASL.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Camping

    Day 3: Geech to Ambaras to Gondar

    Stop At: Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia
    we trek from Geech to the Imet Gogo promontory, for one of the most spectacular views in the whole mountain range. This is a great day for seeing the magnificent Lammergeier vultures. From Imet Gogo we trek back to the road near a village called Ambaras and meet the car for the drive back to Gondar. The trek will last approximately 4-5 hours.
    Or end in Axum as well.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Gondar Airport, Gonder Ethiopia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Simien Tour and Travel

Activity ID: V-237501P6

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