Tour Code = HTTA 0021
Tour Category = Trekking Tours
Day 01: In the morning Flight to Gondar. Then drive to Debark where you will get a permit for the National park and arrange Mule and scout for the trekking. Then drive to Sankaber (3230 meters above sea level) overnight camping at Sankaber.
Day 02: From Sankaber you will go for an easy hike to the Geech Abyss (3600 meters above sea level), where you will see a large waterfall where the Jinbar River plunges into the abyss. This area is also a great place for viewing the endemic gelada baboon, also known as the ‘bleeding heart baboon’ due to the red patch of skin on its chest. Overnight: camping at Geech.
Day 03: Start trekking to Chenek (3624 meters above sea level) through the Simien Mountain scenery and appreciate the different afro alpine plant species, and you will visit also Imet Gogo (3930 meters above sea level) where you will have opportunities to admire the local wildlife, such as the gelada baboons, lammergeyers, and the rare endemic Walia ibex. Overnight: Camping Chenek.
Day 04: We make our way from Cheneck to Ambiko (3300 meters above sea level) via Bwahit (4400 meters above sea level). It is much a long day trek. If we are lucky you have chance to see the endemic Walia Ibex, overnight camping at Ambiko.
Day 05: A full day trek to the peak of Ras Dashen (4546 m ASL). This is most difficult day of the trip: Ras Dashen is the highest mountain peak in Ethiopia. Then back to Ambiko, overnight camping at Ambiko.
Day 06: Walking back to Cheneck, where we meet your vehicle then drive to Gondar, overnight Goha hotel.
Day 07: After breakfast flight back to Addis, after arrival; you will start a city tour of Addis Ababa which include National (Archaeological) Museum where, among other archaeological findings, the oldest hominid fossil (Lucy) is exhibited, the Ethnological Museum in the former palace of King Hailesillassie, then after lunch visit the superb Holy Trinity Cathedral, and departure.
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