SIMIEN MOUNTAINS TREKKING AND TOURS
Simien Mountains – 1 Day trek
Day trip introducing, the Simien Mountains National park
Drive from Gondar to Debark, the headquarters of the Simien Mountains National Park. The first day of proper hiking starts with breakfast before you head out to the trail along the ridge. There’s a wonderful vantage point offering incredible views over the foothills ~800 metres below. The mountains are known worldwide for their biodiversity and your guide will point out all point out flora and fauna of note. Along the trail, Gelada Monkeys, Klipspringer and Walia Ibex make regular appearances and birds soar on the thermals beneath you as you look out over the views.
The highlight of today’s trek is Genbar Falls, a waterfall over a sobering 500m sheer drop. The falls plummet into the Geech Abyss – a vast canyon cut into the main wall of the escarpment. After a break for lunch and enjoying the view, you’ll will be transferred back to Gondar.