This spectacular UNESCO protected site will not fail to take your breath away, especially from the top of Ras Dashen, Ethiopia's, highest point at 4543m above sea level. Be awestruck in the landscape's every direction, from the deep valleys to the jagged mountain peaks. Once again, wildlife lovers will get a thrill from Ethiopia's animal range: over 20 large mammal species and over 130 bird species reside in the park. Amongst these, you can spot the gelada baboon, the carcal (large cat), and the three metre wing-spanned lammergeier (bearded vulture). Endangered species can also be found, including the Ethiopian wolf and the Walia Ibex, a wild goat found nowhere else in the world. Some say the Simien Mountains are the rival of Colorado's Grand Canyon; the only way to find out is to see them for yourself.
Drive from Gondar (pick up from the air port) or from Debark, to Sankaber but before we arrive to the camp we will have 3 to 4 hrs walk then we camp at Sankaber (3250m).
Walk from Sankaber to Geech (3600m) via the Jin Bahir waterfall 5 to 6 hrs. Once we arrive at the Geech camp have a tea and coffee break we can go to the nearest view point to see the sun set it takes about 1h both way.
Walk from Geech to Ambaras via Imet Gogo (3926m) which is the best view in the whole Simien Mountains 5 to 6 hrs. The same day from Ambaras we drive back to Gondar so we will be in Gondar around 5 o'clock in the after noon.
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Start city: Gondar
Nearest airport: Gondar Airport
Duration: 3 days
Available for: Adults
Guide speaks: English
* Other languages possible on request
This was out first visit to Addis Ababa. The city is very busy but with the great service from Meklit, we were given a great tour of the city.
In particular we asked for a food tour in Addis Ababa e she perfectly guided us into merkato and other many local restaurant!
She also hosted us in her home to make us tried the best injera in all the city!
( her mom's one).
We will never forget!