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The Simien Mountains Trek - Exodus Travels
The Simien Mountains Trek - Exodus Travels
Excellent
33 reviews
Starts
London
+8 Destinations
Amhara
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start and end in London! With the hiking & trekking tour The Simien Mountains Trek, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through London, England and 5 other destinations. The Simien Mountains Trek includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
16
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes

33 Reviews

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 1
    Written on October 31, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    I though my last trip with exodus was amazing, this trip far exceeded my expectations. Ethiopia Simien mountains are the most beautiful place i have been and i have visited alot of places.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The whole trip... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 2
    Written on October 22, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    This is a trip I have wanted to do for a number of years and it didn't disappoint!  Ethiopia is a fantastic country, and we were made to feel very welcome by the staff and locals alike.  The scenery is some of the most spectacular I have seen and the... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 3
    Written on January 8, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Incredible trek. Loved being so remote and having such a contrast to life back home. A real eye opener into the Ethiopian lifestyle too. The scenery was truly breath taking - too much to take in and capture on a photo!What was the most inspirational moment... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 4
    Written on December 10, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fantastic trip to a vastly under-rated country -  recommended for those who enjoy beautiful scenerey but dont mind the tough walking - plenty of culture and wildlife to enjoy too.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The scenery people and... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 5
    Written on December 10, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fantastic and extremely memorable trek. The days are long and the walking is tough; however the scenery and the many local people that you meet make it all worthwhile. The scenery is amazing and surprisingly varied. A real bonus was that at the end of... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 6
    Written on December 3, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Stunning scenery. Walking definitely at the upper end of the challenging grade.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Walking along the paths at the top of the escarpment, looking at the great views out over the lowlands 1-2000m below you.What... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 7
    Written on February 7, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely amazing trek! Superb scenery!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The trip was a perfect combination of scenery, wildlife and culture, not forgeting the trekking of course, which was quite challenging but also very enjoyable.What... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 8
    Written on February 7, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely amazing trek! Superb scenery!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The trip was a perfect combination of scenery, wildlife and culture, not forgeting the trekking of course, which was quite challenging but also very enjoyable.What... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 9
    Written on February 6, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A good holiday reasonably hard but well worth it . When you get up there it is like being on top of the world.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?For me getting to the top of Ras Dashen it is the highest i have been. Up close and personel... Read more

  • The Simien Mountains Trek reviewer 10
    Written on February 6, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A good holiday reasonably hard but well worth it . When you get up there it is like being on top of the world.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?For me getting to the top of Ras Dashen it is the highest i have been. Up close and personel... Read more

Itinerary

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

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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About the countries

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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.

Policies

Location
Start and end in London.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
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 13 January 2019 the full payment of $3,701 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 $3701 for The Simien Mountains Trek, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Exodus Travels tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 12,933 km.
  • London (England)
  • 5,901 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 425 km
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)
  • 76 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 51 km
  • Mt Ras Dashen (Ethiopia)
  • 41 km
  • Addi Arkay (Ethiopia)
  • 37 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 76 km
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)
  • 425 km
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 5,901 km
  • London (England)

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