The Simien Mountains are a must for all those interested in wildlife, scenery and spectacular landscapes, the park has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
The Simien Mountains constitute one of the major mountain massifs in Africa. The region includes many summits above 4000 meters and culminates in the highest point in Ethiopia, Ras Dejen, at 4620 meters, fourth highest mountain in Africa.
It is home to the endemic mammals of Walia Ibex, Simien Fox (Ethiopian Wolf), Gelada Baboons (Bleeding Heart Baboon) and many species of birds and plants apart from its spectacular scenic beauty.
Maximum temperature during the day is about 150c (60 degree Fahrenheit). At night the temperature usually drops 3-50c (35-40 degree Fahrenheit).