Tour Code: VET050
Transport: Air, drive & on foot
Duration: 14 days &13 days
Attractions highlight- Addis Ababa ,Gonder, Goba, Great Rift Valley, lakes castles, Ethiopian Jews, endemic wild life, Walia Ibex, Ethiopian Wolf, the Gelada Baboon, People, alpine lake ,vegetation, birds of prays, Nature ,National Park, UNSCO site, stunning scenery, breathtaking mountains and much more.
Day 1: Arrivals at Addis Ababa airport meet by our staff transfer to hotel, overnight hotel.
Day 2: Fly to Gondar; visit the castle compound of Gonder, Baths of Fasildes and the Debre Berhan Selassie Church famous for its “winged angels” that adorn the ceiling, overnight hotel.
Day 3:Drive to Sankaber, boundary of the Simien Mts. National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its dramatic highland scenery, it is also world renowned for its endemic wild life of Walia Ibex, Ethiopian Wolf and the Gelada Baboon, overnight Sankaber.
Day 4: Trek Sankaber to Geech (5-6hrs) en route view and admire the endemic Gelada Baboon, overnight camping at Geech.
Day 5: Continue trekking the peaks of Imet GoGo and Saha, to see the dramatic view of the Simien Mountain National Park. Then Trek back, overnight Geech camping.
Day 6: Trek Geech- Chenek (8-9 hrs) on the way observing the endemic Walia Ibex, overnight Camping at Chenek.
Day 7: Trek Chenek- Bwahit Ras the second highest pick in the park (4430m) then trek back meet the car at Chenek base camp drive back to Gonder on the way visit the Felasha Village (Ethiopia Jews) overnight hotel.
Day 8: Fly back to Addis and Afternoon, city tour and shopping, overnight hotel.
Day 9: Drive Addis Ababa- Dinsho head quarter of Bale Mountain National park, Arrival late afternoon trek around the compound to see the endemic Mountain Nyala, Menilk Bush back and other endemic birds, overnight camping/guest house.
Day 10: Trek from Dinsho to Kotera which is about (3200m asl) and about 5 hrs trekking arrival Fuji Bara Waterfalls, overnight camping.
Day 11: Trek from Kotare to Wassama (4000masl) and takes 5-8 hrs walk, overnight camping.
Day 12: Continue trekking from Wassama to Gebreguracha an alpine lake on the top of the mountain (takes 8 hrs) passing by Batu Mount possibly observe Ethiopian wolf, overnight camping.
Day 13: Trek from Gebreguracha to Sanete (about 4 hrs trekking) to meet the car on the way observe Ethiopian wolf, lammergeyer and other birds of prey and then drive to Goba, overnight hotel.
Day 14: Drive back to Addis on the way visit the rift valley lake, evening cultural dinner in traditional restaurant dinner then departure.