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Ethiopia Tour to the Semien Mountain National Park (11 Days/10 Nights)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Cultural Journey  
Season: September - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 995 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1375 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and meet one of our representatives in the Airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight Ghion Hotel.

Day 2: Gondar Castles and Churches. Fly to Gondar, (2,200 m above sea level) which was the imperial capital from the 17th to the mid-19th century. Visitors come to see the Imperial Compound, with the enchanting 'Fasalidas' castles, the bath of King Fasilides and the Debre Birhan Selassie church. Overnight Goha Hotel.

Day 3: Sankaber. Drive to Sankaber 3230m through a beautiful scenery and the villages of Falasha (Ethiopian Jews). Overnight Camping at Sankaber.

Day 4: Geech. Early in the morning start trek to Geech 3600m through the magnificent semien plugs and the pillars of the majestic mountain seeing the semi afro alpine vegetations, heather, thistle globe, Rosa Abyssinica and more. The trek will take 5-7hrs with plenty stops in order to make some photos and to see the endemic birds of Ethiopia. Overnight Geech camping.

Day 5: Emet Gogoand Kedadit. Early in the morning trek to mount Emet Gogo 3930m and to the breathtaking view of mount Kedadit 3760m where you will see some of the the rare endemic mammals (Red fox) and afro alpine vegetations like giant Lobelia, Rosa Abyssinica, Red hot poker and more. The trek will take about 7-9 hrs. Overnight Geech camping.

Day 6: Chenek. After breakfast trek to Chenek 3600m through bushes, falls, dawn streams and the pillars of mountains this will take 6-8hrs to the camping site. In the after noon walk around the camping area where we see the endemic Walia Ibex and Chilada baboon and birds like thick billed raven, lammergeyers, Abyssinian horn bill flanking in the semien mountain sky. Overnight camping in Chenek.

Day 7: Hambiqo. In the morning start trek to Hambiqo 3000m. Overnight Hambiqo Camping.

Day 8: Ras Dashin. In the morning trek to Ras Dashin the highest peak in Ethiopia and fourth in Africa through the smells of Afro alpine vegetations, particularly Giant Lobelia. On the way we will have the chance to see the rare Ethiopian Wolf (Red fox) fighting with vultures. Overnight Camping.

Day 9: Chenek. After breakfast trek back to Chenek and walk around in the camping site in the evening. Overnight camping in Chenek.

Day 10: Gondar. Trek to Adiarkay and meet the vehicle there and drive to Gondar. Overnight Goha hotel.

Day 11: Addis Ababa. Fly to Addis Ababa and in the evening you will have a traditional Ethiopian dinner and dance at the renowned restaurant of Addis Ababa and transfer to the Airport for your final departure.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Single Supplement:
* 2 pax: USD 1375.00
* 3 pax: USD 1238.00 - 123.00.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation
- Transportation (Mini Van From Gondar to Headquarter and back to Gondar)
- Fuel
- Driver allowance and unlimited kms and insurance
- Domestic Flight (Addis-Gondar-Addis)
- All Transfers in and out with Mini Bus 12 seater and Coaster Bus tourist standard and Air-conditioned
- All entrance fees and Porterage
- English speaking Guide services throughout the tour
- Full board
- Two large bottle of water per person per day
- All Camping Equipment in the Camping days
- Cook for the Camping Days
- All government taxes
- Mules and mules attendant.

Price Excludes:
- Airport tax
- Alcohol drinks
- Optional tours
- Tips.

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