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Hiking in the Simien Mountains- “Roof of Africa”

Hiking in the Simien Mountains- “Roof of Africa”

Package Duration
12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered
Addis Ababa - Gondar - Sanka Ber - Geech - Emiet gogo - Chenek - Ambiquo - Ras Dashen - Lalibela

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Package Excludes :
    • Lunch and dinner in Addis Ababa
    • Any alcoholic drinks
    • Domestic airfare, subject to change
    • Personal expense like souvenirs, laundry, etc
    • Tips
    • Any expense which is not stated in the ‘Included List’ above

  • Arrival in Addis Ababa

    Description :

    You will be met by MAZ ETHIOPIA TOUR guide at Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, and a
    transferred to the Hotel from where the expedition will start in the morning. If your flight arrives in Addis
    Ababa during the morning or afternoon, there may be time to take in some of the city sights before dinner at the hotel. O/N in Panorama Hotel (-, L, D)

    Fly Addis-Gondar, drive to Sanka Ber (3,200m)

    Description :

    Fly from Addis to Gondar and drive 136 km north to Sanka Ber via Debark, the headquarters of Simien
    Mountains National Park. Around Sankaber, make short walks to visit the incredible Simien Mountains
    and one of the endemic mammals of Ethiopia.
    Overnight: First class camping gear with private cook and necessary camping gears (B, L, D)

    Sankaber – Geech (3,550m)

    Description :

    Trekking time: 5 – 6 hrs
    Activities: Trek from Sanka Ber to Geech visiting the Jinbar Falls and with stops to visit the other views of
    the Simien Mountains. Overnight: Camping (B, L, D)

    Geech – Emiet gogo (3,986m) – Geech

    Description :

    Trekking time: ~ 6 hrs
    Activities: Make excursion to Emet Gogo to have one of the best views of in the Simien Mountains
    National Park.
    Overnight: First class camping gear with private cook and necessary camping gears (B, L, D)

    Geech - Chenek (3,600m)

    Description :

    Trekking time: ~ 7 hrs
    Activities: Trek from Geech to Chenek. Today you will have a chance to visit the other endemic not only to
    Ethiopia but only to the Simien Mountains – the Walia Ibex.
    Overnight: First class camping gear with private cook and necessary camping gears (B, L, D)

    Chenek – Ambiquo

    Description :

    Trekking time: 6 – 8 hrs
    Activities: Trek from Chenek to Ambiquo climbing Bwahit Mountain the 2nd highest peak next to Ras
    Dashen in Simien Mountain ranges.
    Overnight: First class camping gear with private cook and necessary camping gears. (B, L, D)

    Ambiquo – Ras Dashen (4,620m) - Ambiquo

    Description :

    Trekking time: 7 – 9 hrs
    Activities: Trek from Ambiquo climbs to the Ras Dashen the highest peak in Ethiopia (4620 m) and return to Ambiquo.
    Overnight: First class camping gear with private cook and necessary camping gears (B, L, D)

    Ambiquo – Chenek

    Description :

    Trekking time: 6 – 8 hrs
    Activities: Trek back to cheek. En route you may see some Simien Fox or the Ethiopian Wolf.
    Overnight: First class camping gear with private cook and necessary camping gears. (B, L, D)

    Chenek- Gondar

    Description :

    Driving time: 5 hours
    Activities: Drive back to Gondar, and make sightseeing tour of Gondar.
    Overnight: Florida Hotel (3* Hotel) (B, L, D)

    Gondar – Lalibela

    Description :

    After breakfast, transfer in to airport for your flight to Lalibela that is home to the 12th century handy
    carved rock churches of King Lalibela (1181 - 1221) whom the town is named after. After lunch in your
    hotel, visit the first group churches of Lalibela (UNESCO World Heritage Site) which are found northeast of a stream named ‘River Jordan’.
    Overnight: Lal / similar Hotel (3* hotel) (B, L, D)

    Lalibela (the New Jerusalem)

    Description :

    In the morning, make a mule back ride to the hill top semi monolithic church of Asheten Mariam (13th
    Century AD). The peak of the hill offers a wonderful viewpoint to have bird eye view of the surrounding
    area including the town of Lalibela. In the afternoon, visit the second and the third group of churches of
    Lalibela.
    Overnight: Lal / Similar Hotel (3* hotel) (B, L, D)

    Fly Lalibela – Addis- Departure

    Description :

    Fly back to Addis and make sightseeing tour of Addis Ababa that includes visiting the National
    Archeological Museum, Mercato (the largest open air market in East Africa). We will also have time for
    shopping. In the evening, you will be guest of Maz Ethiopia Tour at one of the famous traditional
    restaurants of Addis where you enjoy watching the folkloric dancers of the Ethiopian people, and taste
    Ethiopian meals. Evening Departure





Contact Detail

Maz Ethiopia Tour

Contact Person :-

Dawit Solomon

Address :- Bole Road, in Front of Bgm Hospital , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 56


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