Simien Mountains- 3 Days Trek

Start and end in Gondar! With the hiking & trekking tour The Simien Mountains Trek, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Gondar, Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains Trek includes 4WD transportation to and from Gondar, cook & cooking materials, mule(s) & mule handler, sleeping bags & mattresses all park entrance fees plenty of food & bottled mineral water and more.

Additional information
Semien Mountains National Park (SMNP) is dubbed as the "Roof of Africa," Ethiopia has the highest elevated portion of landmass on the continent. The SMNP is part of this landmass, it was declared as a World Heritage site by UNESO in 1978.

per adult from

$570

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 4WD transportation to and from Gonda
    • Cook & cooking materials
    • Meal
    • Professional English speaking guide
    • bottled mineral water
    • mule(s) & mule handler
    • sleeping bags & mattresses
    • tent
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Simien Mountains National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Tips.

  • Day 1: Day 1 Gondar to Sankobar (Axum can be a starting point as well)

    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: 1 day

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

    Day 2: 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: 10 hours

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

    Day 3: 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: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: not included
  • Departure Point :
    Gondar, Ethiopia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by TANKWA TOURS & TRAVEL AGENCY

Activity ID: V-125268P20

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