Authentic Ethiopia Tours
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TRIP CODE: SMTO
TRIP LENGTH: 10 Days/ 9 Nights
DEPARTURE DATES: Oct-Apr
DESTINATIONS: Semen Mountain National Park
ACTIVITIES: Trek to reach the highest point in Ethiopia
MODE OF TRAVEL: Flight and trek
TOUR OPERATOR: Authentic Ethiopia Tours

DAY-01. ARRIVAL AND GONDER

Arrive in Addis Ababa and after taking a rest fly to Gonder. O/N. Hotel

DAY-02. ROYAL COMPOUND AND SEMEN PARK

A.M. visit Royal enclosure and Debre Birhan selassie Church P.M. Head to Semen mountain national park/Sankaber. O/N. Camping/Lodge.

DAY-03. SANKABER/GEECH(3600) (approx 6-8 hours)

Trek Sankaber to Geech via Geech Abyss. On the way visit Jimbahir Fall. O/N. Camping.

DAY-04. IN GEECH(approx 3-5 hours)

Acclimatization tour at Geech to different view points including Imetgogo, Saha and Kedadit. O/N. Camping

DAY-05. TREK TO CHENEK(approx 7-9 hours)

Trek Geech to Chenek, enjoy with the surrounding scenery. Spot the two endemics-Gelada Baboon and Walia Ibex. O/N. Camping. (approx 8-9 hrs)

DAY-06. CHENEK TO AMBIKWO

Trek to Ambikwo through Giant Lobelia trees (endemic) to Chenek. Spot an endemic Walia Ibex. O/N. Camping

DAY-07. SUMMIT TO RAS DASHEN(approx 8-10 hrs)

Climb the Summit of Ras Dashen(4620m), the highest mountain in Ethiopia. Trek back. O/N. Ambikwo

DAY-08. BACK TO CHENEK

Following the same trekking route, trek back to Chenek. O/N. Camping.

DAY-09. DRIVE TO GONDER /ADDIS ABABA

Meet the vehicle and return back to Gonder. Catch pm. Flight to Addis Ababa.

DAY-10. CITY TOUR AND DEPARTURE

Make a city tour of Addis Ababa, time for shopping and depart after enjoying traditional live music.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2009 14:15
 

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