Simien Mountains 3Days

Walia Ibex

Simien MountainsNational Park

Simien Mountains National Park, Walia Ibex, gelada Baboons, Lammergeyer and landscapes in Semen Mountains
Program: Nature, Wildlife & History
Tour Code: Ibex 08
Duration: 2Nights (3 Days)
Transportation: Drive, trekking & Flight
Tour starts: Addis Ababa
Tour ends: Addis Ababa
Day1: Castles of Gondar & Simien Mountains National Park
After breakfast; fly from Addis to Gondar and visit the Castles of emperor Fassiladas, his swimming pool, the empress Minitab’s Palace, the Banquet Room of Emperor Bakaffa… the 17century church of Debre Birhan Silassie (Light of Trinity). After lunch; drive to the Semien Mountains national Park. On the way; visit the Felasha/Jews village, discover the endemic Gelada Baboon, Walia Ibex at Chennek. Overnight – Semen Lodge or tented Camp – Chennek
Day2: drive back to Gondar. Overnight – Hotel – Gondar
Day3: Gondar – Addis – Departure
Morning, fly from Gondar to Addis Ababa and City tour of Addis. Depending on the remaining time & interest, drive to the Entoto Mountain for a panoramic view of Addis, Entoto Museum and the old palace of MenelikII (at Entoto Mountain), the National Museum, where one can see different archaeological findings, trinity Museum, Mausoleum of emperor MenelikII and finally Merkato – the largest open market in Africa. Evening, dinner at ethnical live dance club to observe different cultural dances (Habesha Cultural Restaurant or Yod Abyssinia Restaurant) & transfer to Bole International Airport for departure (end of the trip)

The itinerary can be amended up on request

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