Trekking in Ethiopia's Simien Mountains: 6 Days / 6 Nights

Itinerary, Tour SM-06 

Day 01  Arrival
Arrive at Bole International Airport. An Awaze Tours representative will meet you and take you to your hotel. 

Overnight Hotel - Addis Ababa

Day 02  Addis Ababa - Gondar - Sankabar (3,250m)
Fly to Gondar on Ethiopian Airlines.  Meet with vehicles and drive to Sankabar the gateway to the Simien Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Meet with guides and prepare for trek. 
Overnight Camping

Day 03  Trekking Simien Mountains National Park 
Trek Sankaber - Geech (3,600m elevation) which will take between 5-7 hours. After one and half hours, see the Jinnbar River and falls which you will cross later in the day. After crossing the river, ascend for about 2 hours to Geech. The scenery is wonderful and a herd of Gelada Baboons can be seen on the journey.
Overnight Camping

Day 04  Trekking Simien Mountains National Park
Trek Geech - Chenek (3,620m elevation); trek along the 4,000 meter breathtaking Enatye escarpment before descending to Chenek. Walia Ibex and Gelada Baboons are routinely spotted.
Overnight Camping

Day 05  Trekking Simien Mountains National Park
Day trekking from Chenek (3,200m.)
Overnight Camping

Day 06  Simien Mountains National Park - Gondar 
Continue with morning sight seeing in the Simien Mountains. After lunch, depart for Gondar in time for late afternoon arrival. 
Overnight Hotel - Gondar

Day 07  Gondar - Addis
Fly to Addis Ababa. Enjoy a Farewell dinner at a traditional Ethiopian restaurant featuring dancers and musicians representing some of the country's many ethnic groups. Transfer to airport for late night departure if needed.

  • For arrivals before the tour begins or for later departures, additional hotel bookings can be made upon request.
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