Simien Mountain Trek

Visit Simien Mountains


Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

12 nights from £1,355 per person.

ID: TCL-4-389

Description

The Simien highlands of northern Ethiopia form one of the major mountain massifs in Africa. A highlight is the ascent to the summit of Ras Dashen - Ethiopia's highest peak and the fifth highest on the continent. As we trek through this isolated region we admire the spectacular scenery of rocky plateaux, spires, mesas and deep gorges.

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Package Summary
  • Simien Mountains: trek one of Africa’s most spectacular and least visited mountain ranges in Africa.
  • Ras Dashen: climb Ethiopia’s highest peak at 4543m.
  • Camping: enjoy wild camping in stunning locations.
  • Gondar: discover the medieval Fasilidas Castle and Debre Berhan Church.
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour Addis Ababa
  • Day 2 – Fly to Gondar
  • Day 3 – Drive to Simien Mountains National Park via Debark; PM trek to Sankaber
  • Day 4 – Trek to Geech Camp
  • Day 5 – Hike to Imet Gogo from Geech Camp
  • Day 6 – Trek to Chenek Camp
  • Day 7 – Trek to Ambikwa
  • Day 8 – Ascent of Ras Dashen; trek to Ambikwa
  • Day 9 – Trek to Sona
  • Day 10 Trek to Mekarebia
  • Day 11  Trek to Mulit
  • Day 12 Trek to Adi Arkay, drive to Gondar
  • Day 13 Fly to Addis; afternoon free. Tour ends

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