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Trekking in Semien Mountains Park (7 Days)

Tour code: DET012

Trekking in simien mountains National park and Gonder 

Transport: Flight/surface/walk 

Trekking Duration: 7 Days/ 7 Nights

Total Duration: 10 days

 

Customize: This outlined itinerary can be tailored to meet the needs of potential customers, time frame, budget or special interest. 

Tour Itinerary 

SEMIEN MOUNTAINS “THE ROOF OF AFRICA”

The Semien Mountain Massif is a broad plateau, cut off to the north and west by a 60 kilo Meters escarpment. Great gullies and gorges split the plateau, while old Volcanic plugs break up the skyline. The endemic Walia Ibex, Semien Fox and Gelada Baboon can be found in this spectacular splendor. The park is 120 kilo meters north of Gondar, and has been inscribed by UNESCO as a world Heritage Site. The highest peak in Ethiopia and the fourth highest in Africa, Ras Dashen which rises to 4620 meters, stands adjacent to the park. The Simien Mountains is without doubt the most popular place for serious trekking in Ethiopia. 

The itinerary below leads us to the summit of Ras Dashen, the highest point of Ethiopia. According to visitors’ preferences and available time, the first and the last nights of this itinerary can be allocated to stay on the luxurious Simien Lodge. The whole trekking will be accompanied by a local guide, scout(s), mules and their handlers to carry luggage and supplies and a chef to prepare the meals. 

Day 1: Arrival and Addis Ababa 

Day 2: Fly to Gonder

Day 3:  Sankaber - Geech  

Day 4: Gich - Chennek 

Day 5: Chennek - Ambiko 

Day 6: Ambiko –Rash Dashen-Ambiko 

Day 7: Ambiko – Chennek

Day 8: Chennek - Sankaber/ Simien Lodge/ Debark

Day 9:  Gonder

Day 10:  Gonder-Addis Abeba and Departure 

 

 

 

 

Tour code: DET012

Trekking in simien mountains National park and Gonder 

Transport: Flight/surface/walk 

Trekking Duration: 7 Days/ 7 Nights

Total Duration: 10 days

 

Customize: This outlined itinerary can be tailored to meet the needs of potential customers, time frame, budget or special interest. 

 

Tour Itinerary 

SEMIEN MOUNTAINS “THE ROOF OF AFRICA”

The Semien Mountain Massif is a broad plateau, cut off to the north and west by a 60 kilo Meters escarpment. Great gullies and gorges split the plateau, while old Volcanic plugs break up the skyline. The endemic Walia Ibex, Semien Fox and Gelada Baboon can be found in this spectacular splendor. The park is 120 kilo meters north of Gondar, and has been inscribed by UNESCO as a world Heritage Site. The highest peak in Ethiopia and the fourth highest in Africa, Ras Dashen which rises to 4620 meters, stands adjacent to the park. The Simien Mountains is without doubt the most popular place for serious trekking in Ethiopia. 

The itinerary below leads us to the summit of Ras Dashen, the highest point of Ethiopia. According to visitors’ preferences and available time, the first and the last nights of this itinerary can be allocated to stay on the luxurious Simien Lodge. The whole trekking will be accompanied by a local guide, scout(s), mules and their handlers to carry luggage and supplies and a chef to prepare the meals. 

Day 1: Arrival and Addis Ababa 

Be welcomed by your guide or representative from Dynasty Ethiopia tours on arrival at Addis Abeba Bole international Airport, and transfer in to your hotel. 

Beginning of the tour in Addis Ababa, Morning free (may be exchange money, when necessary briefing of the itinerary and be ready for the tour). 

Afternoon, tour of the capital: visit Entoto Mountains with spectacular views over the capital and the National museum. Overnight chosen hotel

 

Day 2: Fly to Gonder

Fly to Gondar and take some time visiting the castle’s compound & King Fasiladas bath. After lunch, drive from Gonder to sankaber where the trek starts. Overnight in a lodge or camping 

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