simien mountains trek- 2 days


2 Days 1 Night

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size



Amharic, English


The Simien Mountains in Ethiopia are simply put one of the best trekking destinations in the world. Jaw dropping views, wall to wall sunshine, generous hospitality and rare wildlife combine to make an unforgettable trek.
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Day 1

Gondar to Sankaber

You will depart early morning from Gondar to Debark. In debark you will arrange your visit with the park office and receive a scout and guide then drive into the park to arrive at Sankaber. You can either drive all the way in to Sankaber or have the car drop you off near Buyit Ras for a short hike. If you choose to hike in you will take in beautiful views of the landscape and the endless mountain ridges, and you likely see some gelada baboons. When you arrive in Sankaber you will be met with your supplies. Sankaber will be the first campsite on your trip.
Day 2

Today is an early morning(2am) departure to the Jenbar waterfall. From here you will go for aneasy trek to the Geech Abyss, where you will see alarge waterfall where the Jinbar River plunges intothe abyss. This area is also a great place forviewing the endemic gelada baboon, also known asthe bleeding heart baboon due to the red patch ofskin on its chest. Overnight in the Simien Mountains (lodge) or in Debark (hotel).


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