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The Simien Mountains Trek


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Trek through the chess pieces of the Gods


Arrive Addis Ababa; half-day city tour.

Fly to Gondar; tour castles and Debre Birhan Selassie church.

Drive to Debark; start trekking to Sankaber Camp.

Trek to Geech via Jinbar Waterfall.

Day walk to Imetgogo.

Trek to Chennek via Enatyie Escarpment.

Trek to Ambiko; ascend Bwuhit.

Ascent of Ras Dashen, highest point in Ethiopia.

Trek to Sona via Arkwasiye.

Descend to Ansiya Wenz River and on to Lamo Camp.

Continue to Mulit Camp.

Short walk to Adi Arkay where the trek finishes; drive to Gondar.

Fly to Addis Ababa; evening depart.

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The dramatic skyline of peaks and jagged volcanic plugs which tower over the highland plateaux of the Simien Mountains compete with rugged gorges and deep gullies to form what is, arguably, the most awe-inspiring landscape in Africa. As we trek through this distant mountain range we pass small hamlets where villagers eke out an existence from the limited arable land. We may come across large troops of Gelada baboons foraging on the escarpment; and, with luck, spot Walia ibex and Ethiopian wolves.


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13 Days



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