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Trekking in the Semien Mountains

Tour Code : Roots – 020
Tour Title : Trekking in the Semien Mountains
Duration : ( 13 Nights/ 14 days)


Day 1 : Arrive Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour. O/N hotel

Day 2: Flight to Bahir Dar and excursion to Lake Tana and Blue Nile fall visit.
Bahirdar is the jumping-off point for visits to the spectacular scenic Blue Nile Falls named "Tis Issat" and monastries on the islands of Lake Tana. O/N hotel

Day 3: Drive to Gondar. Today we visit Debre Brehane Sellassie church, which is known for its ceiling paintings and the Royal enclosure or castles. O/N hotel

Day 4: Drive to Debark and start trekking via Zengwa peak. Accomodation Camping at Buyit Ras with the stunning scenery.

Day 5: Trek to Geech via Sankaber. Today we expect to see a lot of birds as well as having a good view of the endemic Gelada Baboon. Accomodation Camping at Geech

Day 6: This morning we walk up to Immetgogo peak, one of the scenic parts of the Semien Mountain. Then after we walk back to the campsite for Lunch and afternoon will be free. Accomodation Camping at Geech

Day 7: Trek from Geech to Cheneck via Amba Ras. Accomodation Camping at Geech

Day 8: Leave Cheneck for Ambiko. We trek up to the submit of Buahit (4430mts.) where we expect to see the endemic Walia Ibex. Then we continue to Ambiko for two nights camping. Accomodation Camping at Ambiko

Day 9: To day we trek up to the submit of Ras Dashen, the highest peak (4562 mts) in the country, and trek back to Ambiko on the same day. Accomodation: Camping at Ambiko.

Day 10: Trek from Ambiko to Sona via the small village of Arguaziye. Overnight camping at Sona escarpment. Accomodation: Camping at Sona

Day 11: Descending down to the lowland where we are seeing different bird species including the endemic white-billed starling and Abyssinian woodpecker. Accomodation: Camping at Mekarebia

Day 12: Trek to Mulit via Derek Wanze and Awaza Rock Pillars. Overnight camping at Mulit. Accomodation: Camping at Mulit

Day 13: Walk to Adiarkay where we finish trekking and meet our vehicle. After lunch we drive to Gonder for an overnight staying. O/N hotel

Day 14: Fly back to Addis Ababa. Departure to home.

 

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