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Ethiopia Simien Mountains and Beyond Timket Festival

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Ethiopia Simien Mountains and Beyond Timket Festival - World Expeditions
Ethiopia Simien Mountains and Beyond Timket Festival - World Expeditions
Starts
Addis Ababa
+11 Destinations
Amhara
Ends
Addis Ababa
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Highlights

Start and end in Addis Ababa! With the hiking & trekking tour Ethiopia Simien Mountains and Beyond Timket Festival, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and 11 other destinations in Ethiopia. Ethiopia Simien Mountains and Beyond Timket Festival includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Transportation
Boat
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Wildlife
  • Marius C. Ghios's review about another World Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing itinerary and amazing guide, Yishak was great!

  • Ian Millward's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    We had a fabulous time. Our party consisted of 12, from 9 different countries and we all got on really well. Gabriel and Paulus looked after us really well and were informative on our excursions. We particularly enjoyed the desert walk.

  • Review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.0 - Good

    Generally a pretty good outing. The trip was marked down for two reasons. First, the reciprocity events were overkill. One or two might be expected, but an entire day's worth of travel was lost on me because of these high reassure shopping excursions. I... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Addis Ababa (2400m)
  2. Day 2: In Addis Ababa, city tour
  3. Day 3: Fly to Bahir Dar (1830m), visit Lake Tana monastery and Blue Nile Falls
  4. Day 4: Drive to Gondar (2120m)
  5. Day 5: Timket Festival and sightseeing
  6. Day 6: Drive to Debark, commence trek to Sankabar camp (3200m)
  7. Day 7: Trek to Geech camp (3640m, approx. 6-8 hr, 13 km; ascent 928m/descent 429m)
  8. Day 8: Optional summit of Imet Gogo (3926m, approx. 5-7 hr, 10 km)
  9. Day 9: To Chenek (3620m, approx. 6-7 hr, 14.5 km; ascent 849m/descent 824m)
  10. Day 10: To Ambiko (3170m, approx. 8-10 hr, 20 km; ascent 969m/descent 1466m)
  11. Day 11: Summit Ras Dashen (4533m, 10-12hr, 26 km, ascent 1355m/descent 1355m)
  12. Day 12: To Sona (3400m, approx 8-10 hr, 23 km; ascent 1136m/descent 1158m)
  13. Day 13: To Makarabia (2000m, approx 5-6 hr, 12 km; ascent 326m/descent 1800m)
  14. Day 14: To Mulit (1800m, approx 4-5hr, 16km; ascent 690m/descent 592m)
  15. Day 15: Complete trek (approx 2 hr, 10km; ascent 78m/descent 485m), drive to Axum
  16. Day 16: In Axum
  17. Day 17: Fly to Lalibela in the morning, afternoon visit monolithic churches
  18. Day 18: Fly to Addis Ababa

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

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  • Thursday
    Jan 16, 2020
    from Addis Ababa
    18 Days
    Sunday
    Feb 2, 2020
    to Addis Ababa
    10+ seats left
    $124
    USD $3,996
    Based on Twin Share
  • Saturday
    Jan 16, 2021
    from Addis Ababa
    18 Days
    Tuesday
    Feb 2, 2021
    to Addis Ababa
    10+ seats left
    $124
    USD $3,996
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About the countries

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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.

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.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 31 May 2019 the full payment of $3,996 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3996 for Ethiopia Simien Mountains and Beyond Timket Festival, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,292 km.
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • 304 km
  • Blue Nile Falls (Ethiopia)
  • 25 km
  • Bahir Dar (Ethiopia)
  • 58 km
  • Lake Tana (Ethiopia)
  • 57 km
  • Gondar (Ethiopia)
  • 76 km
  • Debark (Ethiopia)
  • 26 km
  • Geech (Ethiopia)
  • 9 km
  • Chenek (Ethiopia)
  • 19 km
  • Mt Ras Dashen (Ethiopia)
  • 41 km
  • Addi Arkay (Ethiopia)
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