Hiking Simien National Park and Northern Classics
This tour looks like the classic historical northern route. In fact, this tour combines the highlights of Northern Ethiopia including the UNESCO World Heritages at Lalibela, Gondar, Axum and the naturally spectacular Gheralta region. But the tour offers much more than this. You gonna explore extensively the Simien Mountains climbing from the lofty plateaus with splendid views down to its inhabited lowlands where you going to mix up with the locals.
Accompanied by one of our experienced SimienEcoTours guides (English, Italian, Spanish, French & German available) you will visit you will visit the sights in Lalibela and Gondar before heading to the 'Roof of Africa' in the Simien Mountains National Park. Your 6 days/ 5 nights trek is accompanied by our team of muleteers and a cook that make your trekking experience unforgettable. You can enjoy the spectacular scenery of the mountains with your light backpack and get comfortable in our overnight camps with good food. The trails lead you along the lofty high plateaus with unique flora and fauna and later down into the lowlands where farmers plow their lands. There will be plenty of time to meet locals and some camps are right inside the villages.
After the trek your trip rounds up with visits in Axum and the Gheralta Region where towering sandstone mountains contrasting the world of Simiens so much. Overnights are spent in wisely selected and mainly beautifully located standard to mid-range hotels and lodges and during the trek in campsites. Upgrades to more atmospheric high-range lodges in some destinations are possible. Talk to our Travel Experts.
Tour code: CU14