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7 Days Semien Mountains Trekking

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What to Expect

Leave Gondar at 7:30 am and arrive Simien Mountains National Park after around 3 hours of driving. 

Once we are in the park, the car will drop us two hours before the first camp site of Sankaber. For two hours, hike along the cliff edge towards the campsite of Sankaber. Along the route, stop for a picnic lunch. Overnight camping in Sankaber

DAY 2: Sankaber-Geech

Hike about 5 to 6 hours from Sankaber to Geech. We will pass through a spectacular scenery that winds between the cliff edge and forests. Along the way we pass the 500 M high Jinbar waterfall and stop for lunch on the banks of the Jinbar river. We pass through Geech village where we can have coffee with a local family in their traditional tukul hut. This is a great way to glimpse the day to day life of the mountain people. Overnight Camping at Geech 


From Geech to Chennek camp takes around 7 to 8 hours. On the way we visit Imet Gogo, which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the whole of the Simien mountain range. Imet Gogo, at 3926 M, has incomparable 360 degree views of canyons, cliffs and valleys that look as if they go on forever. Overnight Camping at Chennek


Today we will trek to Sona via Buwhit passing 4200 M. This is a good opportunity to spot the magnificent walia ibex as well as the endemic, but rare, Simien fox. Wonderful views along the way before we descend to Sona, which is renowned for its fantastic sunsets. Overnight Camping at Sona


After trekking around 5 hours we will reach at Mekarebya, and it’s downhill almost all of the way.  As we are descending a lot, you notice the temperature go up. The vegetation also changes to that which you would have seen in the highlands. Overnight Camping at Mekarebya


From Mekarebya we will hike for about 5/6 hours to Mulit. This is an interesting hike where you will likely see vervet monkeys. We cross the Insya river a couple of times before a final steep hike to the campsite. Overnight Camping at Mulit


From Mulit we make our way, mostly downhill, for 2.5 hours to Adiarkay. Once we reach the main road we’ll then start driving to Gondar. 

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Important Information
Departure Point
Ethiopia, Ethiopia

Traveler pickup is offered
We could pick do pick ups at the hotel or Gondar airport
Departure Time
8:00 AM
7 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Accommodations
  • Transfer in and out from Airport;
  • Meal (lunch And dinner
  • Local guides service
  • Surface using latest model cars including fuel and driver’s allowance;
  • Professional English speaking guide service;
  • Bottle water
  • All applicable government taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Visa expenses;
  • Video or photographing fees or tips at different sites;
  • Any alcoholic drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I planned for short trip and went to Merkato, Mount entoto as was bored with routine work and need some family trip. Trip was good because Simien mountain helped us end to end. Everyone from family enjoyed a small vacation. Excellent Simien mountain.
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Response from 1896-1855, Owner at 7 Days Semien Mountains Trekking
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for taking your time & leaving your feedback on our TripAdvisor link. It is really an encouraging one & very uplifting for whatever booking we take on ahead. Alex
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Sali guided us for 6 nights and 7 days through the simian mountains and he gave us an unbelievably wonderful experience. He has a friendly manner and is eager to please without being over the top or overbearing. He is also a very genuine character. Sali was knowledgeable about
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By: Simien Mountains Tours
London, United Kingdom
Excellent service, trustful guide
Abel was by far the best guide we had plan our trip in Ethiopia. He arranged our 3 days hike in the Simiens
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simply the best tour company in Ethiopia
for someone who is well-traveled and often an independent one at that, I cannot fault the level of organisation
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Very well organized
We were a group of 8 people, having a limited transit in Addis Ababa to visit numerous places in Addis. But
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Pen H
Laguna Niguel, California
20 Day Cultural Tour
We spent 20 days traveling by 4x4 from the North to the South and then the East.. we saw everything we came to
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Authentic, engaging and insightful - for residents and tourists!
First Class company. Mr, Alex is great with set up and VERY cost competitive. local tour guide extraordinaire and
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Munich, Germany
Vacation of a lifetime Thanks to Simien Mountains Tours
Great 11-days Tour to North Ethiopia, Simien National park and Danakil depression Big Thanks to Mr Alex, and your
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Absolutely FANTASTIC company!
We booked a custom 13 day trip, with Simiens Mountains Tour Ethiopia, to both the historical route in the North
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Darshan k
Good trip
I planned for short trip and went to Merkato, Mount entoto as was bored with routine work and need some family
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Tyler J
Awesome experience.....Enjoyed a lot
I was planning for the trip with friends and was looking for some tripadvisor and came across Simien mountains.
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George D
Thanks to Eco travel agency
I was planning for the trip in Addis Abeba, I was the only person to handle entire team of 19 persons so I
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Key Details
  • Simien Mountains Tours
  • Duration: 7 days
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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