Classic Ethiopia Tours

Semien Trekking

Tour Code:- CET-202

Trekking in the Se-mien Mountains 12 Nights/13 days

Day 01:- -Arriving Addis Ababa transfer to the hotel. After noon program would be sightseeing tour in Addis Ababa.

Drive to Entoto Mountain with view over the capital & St. Mary church, with adjunct Imperial objects museum too. Then, visit the National Museum. Overnight stay in Addis Ababa.

Day 02:- Fly to Gonder. Visit to the 17th century Castles and churches.

Day 03:- Drive to Semien mountains up to Sankaber (3200 mts above sea level) where we start trekking on the next day. Camping at Sankaber.

Day 04:- Trek from Sankaber to Geech for about 6 hours along breathtaking escarpment and wonderful scenery over looking great volcanic hills and Rocky Mountains of unusual land formation. Camping at Geech (3,600 mts a.s.l).

Day 05:- Walking up to the peak of Immeitgogo (5 hrs round trip) about 3900 mts with a wonderful over looking scenery of the Semien Mountains. Camping at Geech.

Day 06:- We trek from Geech to Cheneck (about seven to 8 hours) along the cliffs of the mountain range. Today there is an opportunity of seeing the endemic Walia Ibex. Overnight camping at Cheneck (3600 meters above sea level).

Day 07:- Trek from Cheneck to Ambiko via the summits of Buhait (4,432 mts ASL) a special site for the rare and endemic Walia Ibex. Overnight camping at Ambiko .

Day 08:- Trek up to the summit of Ras Dashen, the highest peak in Ethiopia (4562 mts ASL), and then trek back to Ambiko on the same day.

Day 09:- Trek from Ambiko to Sona escarpment via a small village of Arquazziye. Overnight camping at Sona.

Day 10:- Descending to the low land via Ayinza River valley. Overnight camping at Mekarebia .

Day 11:- Trek to Mulit via Derek Wanz and Awazza village. Overnight camping at Mulit village

Day 12:- Walk from Mulit to Adiarky for about three hrs where we finish trekking and meet our vehicle. Then drive back to Gonder for an overnight stay.

Day 13:- Fly back to Addis Ababa.