Bike and Hike - from the Highlands to Danakil Depression
Ready for a unique trip on the mountain bike through the Simien National Park and some scenic hiking in Ethiopia’s yet undiscovered landscapes? This tour is a great multi-active adventure where you discover the natural beauty of Northern Ethiopia from the Ethiopian highlands down to Danakil depression in the Great African Rift Valley. And don’t miss the UNESCO World Heritages in the ancient city of Axum and the 17th century castles of Gondar.
Accompanied by one of our experienced SimienEcoTours guides (English, Italian, Spanish, French & German available) you discover Simien National Park in the saddle through trails and gravel roads with stunning views and breathtaking downhill rides. Move on to the picturesque Gheralta province, the Arizona of Ethiopia, where sandstone pillars rise towards the skies and do some off the beaten trek hiking along green valleys and lofty mountain ridges. Last but not least, the hottest place on earth is awaiting you. Go on a trip to Danakil depression, visit the Karum salt lake, the turquoise sulphur lakes of Dallol volcano and do a desert trek along Saba Canyon.
Overnights are spent in wisely selected and mainly beautifully located mid-range to high-range hotels/lodges and also in campsites. Maybe you don’t want do it too basic? Lodge upgrades are available in some destinations. Talk to our Travel Experts.
Tour code: CU04