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Day trek to Simien Mountain provided by Danakil Tour and Travel

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This program offers tough but immensely rewarding trekking along the ridge that falls sheer to the plains far below. It’s not just the scenery (and altitude) that will leave you speechless, but also the excitement of sitting among a group of gelada monkeys, or watching magnificent walia ibex joust on rock ledges.
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    Simien Mountains National Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    We will meet you in the morning at Gondar Airport or your hotel in Gondar. Drive from Gondar to Debark, which is the headquarter town for the national park. We will stop here to get a permission to enter the park and meet the scout. We will have tea and coffee break and visit the local market if we have time. The local market is open every day, and every Wednesday and Saturday is the big market day. From Debark town, we will drive to the park gate, which is about 16km from the town. Then, we are heading about 6km to Buit Ras, the first area of the national park. From Buit Ras, we will trek for about 3, 4 hours to Chilkuwanit which is one of the most beautiful viewpoints. This area offers stunning views over the escarpment dropping vertically. You will most certainly encounter troops of the endemic Gelada Baboons and see them up-close. You may also see common jackal, klipspringer and more. There are a lot of birds such as Thick-billed Raven, Augar Buzard, Black Kites, Lammergeyer and different plant species such as Abyssinian Rose, Erica Arboria tree, Euphorbia Species, St. Johns Worttree(Hypercumrevoltum) and so on. Our car will pick you up at Chilkuwanit and drive to Gondar
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Duration
6–8 hours
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional Guide
  • Security and Scout
  • Entry/Admission - Simien Mountains National Park
Exclusions
  • Services which are not mentioned on the above section
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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suon wrote a review Feb. 2020
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We recently did a 3 days Danakil and day trek Simien mountain and it was really wonderful experience.The crew is extremely kind with all his friendly response. it was lovely trip with an amazing service. Hopefully we will come back to meet again to use this company service.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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catrina wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Me and my husband were in the semien mountain it was amazing we have a great experience with Danakil tours and travel and his team was very helpful if anyone want to explore Ethiopia you should contact Danakil tour and travel to organized your Trip. the team is professional and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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  • Duration: 6–8 hours
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