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The Simien Mountains Trek: Timkat Festival

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The Simien Mountains Trek: Timkat Festival - Exodus Travels
The Simien Mountains Trek: Timkat Festival - Exodus Travels
Starts
Addis Ababa
+10 Destinations
Amhara
Ends
Addis Ababa
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Highlights

Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the hiking & trekking tour The Simien Mountains Trek: Timkat Festival, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 8 other destinations in Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains Trek: Timkat Festival includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
16

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa; half-day city tour.
  2. Day 2: Fly to Gondar; tour castles and Debre Birhan Selassie church.
  3. Day 3: Timkat Festival
  4. Day 4: Drive to Debark; start trekking to Sankaber Camp.
  5. Day 5: Trek to Geech via Jinbar Waterfall.
  6. Day 6: Day walk to Imetgogo.
  7. Day 7: Trek to Chennek via Enatyie Escarpment.
  8. Day 8: Trek to Ambiko; ascend Bwuhit.
  9. Day 9: Ascent of Ras Dashen, highest point in Ethiopia.
  10. Day 10: Trek to Sona via Arkwasiye.
  11. Day 11: Descend to Ansiya Wenz River and on to Lamo Camp.
  12. Day 12: Continue to Mulit Camp.
  13. Day 13: Short walk to Adi Arkay where the trek finishes; drive to Gondar.
  14. Day 14: Fly to Addis Ababa; evening depart.

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

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Visa

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ethiopia. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Addis Ababa.
Hold my space
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 July 2018 the full payment of $3,955 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3955 for The Simien Mountains Trek: Timkat Festival, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,135 km.
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 425 km
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)
  • 76 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 26 km
  • Geech (Ethiopia)
  • 4 km
  • Imet Gogo (Ethiopia)
  • 6 km
  • Chenek (Ethiopia)
  • 3 km
  • Mount Bwahit (Ethiopia)
  • 16 km
  • Mt Ras Dashen (Ethiopia)
  • 41 km
  • Addi Arkay (Ethiopia)
  • 37 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
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