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The Simien Mountains Trek - Exodus Travels
13 days

The Simien Mountains Trek

From Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33615
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Itinerary

Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the hiking & trekking tour The Simien Mountains Trek, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 4 other destinations in Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains Trek includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Camping

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  • A
    October 31, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    October 22, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    January 08, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    December 10, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    December 10, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    December 03, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    February 07, 2012
    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... Show more
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    February 07, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    February 06, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    February 06, 2012
    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... Show more
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13 days
The Simien Mountains Trek
From Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa
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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccines

    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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