EthiopiaSimien Mountains

Take a tour back in time see mud huts and cows ploughing fields and horse and carts taking food to market. Ethiopia is certainly a country you'll never forget. On this trip you'll visit remote mountains and climb up to 4620m.

Day 1: Get picked up from the airport in Addis Ababa. Spend the night in a hotel in Addis.
Day 2: Fly from Addis to Gondar
>Day 3:
Transfer from Gondar to Sankabar camp. You can be dropped off two hours walk from the campsite. Sankabar is at 3250m.
Day 4:
Trek from Sanakabar camp to Gich camp via Jinibar falls, which takes around 6 hours. Gich
camp is at 3600m.
Day 5:
Based at Gich camp you will do a day trek to Imet Gogo from where there are excellent
views of th Simien escarpment.
Day 6:
Trek from Gich to Chennek (3620m). At Chennek there are again exellent views of the
escarpment and you should see more Gelada monkeys, Walia ibex and if you lucky the
Ethiopian wolf.
Day 7:
Trek from Chennek camp to Ambiko camp (3200m), the base camp for the climb up Ras
Dejen, Ethiopia's highest peak. Trekking time of around 9 hours.
Day 8:
An early pre-dawn start to climb Ras Dejen (4543m). This is a long day, with around 12
hours of trekking and returning to Ambiko.Simien mountains
Day 9: Trek from Ambiko to Sona camp, 10 hours of trekking.
Day 10:
Today descends into the lowlands as you leave Sona to Mekarbiya camp, which is at
2065m, around 5 hours trek.
Day 11: Trek from Mekarbiya to Mulit camp (2100m), a 5 hour trek.
Day 12: Short morning trek to Adiarkay where you will be met and transferred back to Gondar and fly to addis

Day 13: Fly home


The expedition is led by our incountry team for group smaller than 8 people unless otherwise arranged. Groups of 8 people or more are led by a European qualified leader.

A remote medic/leader can be added to the trip for for £2,000

Note: You will need to budget for personel travel insurance as this is a requirement for climbing with us.

The above expedition is just a guide contact us at to discuss your needs.


Dates: All year round but recommended between September to November or December through to April

Requires 4 or more people.

13 days

The trip costs £1,200exc. international Flights.

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